Domestic Transportation Supervisor

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GENERAL PURPOSE:

To lead, direct, develop and coordinate the inbound flow of merchandise from domestic sources to multiple retail distribution centers. This position will monitor and adjust the workflow and staff based on volume and productivity needs. The inbound flow of merchandise must be provided at an economical level according to Ross service requirements. This position will interface with carriers, vendors, and Ross departments or divisions as appropriate.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

• Responsible for the analysis and execution of optimal freight levels for multiple DCs based on budgeted productivity by product class.

• Supervise a staff of 5-7 associates coordinating the inbound supply-chain activity, routing, tracing, network optimization for $30M of transportation expenses annually.

• Develop and implement the transportation plan for inbound domestic freight from Ross vendors to DCs. Provide analysis and support to the inbound group in all areas of inbound transportation, including transportation scheduling, tracking & tracing. This will be accomplished through analysis and execution of TMS systems.

• Develop and implement cost savings and/or service improvement programs and provide analytical data to support results.

• Support customer service to multiple divisions with Ross to resolve any transportation-related issues or problems

COMPETENCIES:

• Collaboration

• Motivation

• Credibility

• Leadership

• Initiating Change

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

• Must possess strong written and oral communication skills and be able to communicate with all levels and departments both within and outside the company.

• High level working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Access

• Excellent analytical, organizational and communication skills

• 4-6 years experience in a transportation atmosphere

• 4-6 years of supervisory experience

• Bachelors Degree or equivalent in work experience

• Strong self-motivation and the ability to work aggressively to complete projects

• Experience with TMS transportation systems

QUALIFICATIONS AND SPECIAL SKILLS REQUIRED:

• College degree in Transportation or Logistics

• 7-8 years of transportation operations\staff experience with knowledge of carrier logistics.

• 7-8 years of supervisory experience

• Experience with hands-on utilization of current supply-chain software applications and systems.

• Transportation background within the retail industry

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/ADA:

Please include any additional physical requirements below the standard requirements

No unusual physical requirements. Requires no heavy lifting, and nearly all work is performed in a comfortable indoor facility.

Routine deadlines; usually sufficient lead time; variance in work volume seasonal and predictable; priorities can be anticipated; some interruptions are present; travel or other inconveniences have advance notice; involves occasional exposure to demands and pressures from persons other than immediate supervisor.

Job frequently requires sitting, handling objects with hands.

Job occasionally requires standing, walking, reaching, talking, hearing, and lifting up to 10 pounds.

Vision requirements: Ability to see information in print and/or electronically.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

1-2 Planners & 2 Inbound Coordinators

DISCLAIMER:

This job description is a summary of the primary duties and responsibilities of the job and position. It is not intended to be a comprehensive or all-inclusive listing of duties and responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at management's discretion.

Ross is an equal employment opportunity employer. We consider individuals for employment or promotion according to their skills, abilities and experience. We believe that it is an essential part of the Company's overall commitment to attract, hire and develop a strong, talented and diverse workforce. Ross is committed to complying with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry, physical, mental or developmental disability, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), veteran status, military status, marital or registered domestic partnership status, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics), genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, as well as any other category protected by federal, state or local laws.