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Transportation Manager - Elida Beauty at Unilever

Job ID:
R-76154
Category:
Supply Chain
Location:
Lewisville, Denton, TX
Date posted:
01/28/2024
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Transportation Manager - Elida Beauty at Unilever

Job Type: Full-time

Location: Dallas, TX

Remote Hybrid Role - Required 6-8 Days/Month In-office in Lewisville, TX

Who we are

Elida Beauty is a Global Business Unit of Unilever Personal Care Business Group. We proudly support and nurture 24 of Unilever's renowned legacy brands globally. Remixing classic beauty brands for a new generation, making them even bigger beauty hits than they were the first time around. Driven by creativity and agility,we unleash the true potential of beloved brands, ‘Re-Founding’ them using a start-up mentality that always ‘finds a way’. Our Brands include Q-tips, Noxema, Caress, Ponds, St.Ives and more!

Your Role & Responsibilities

We are looking for an experienced transportation manager who is fully entrenched into ‘can do’ mindset and looks to deliver value to organization, customers and stakeholders. We’re looking for someone who thrives in balancing brand, consumer, customers, with the ambition to deliver a substantial step up in profitable growth of the portfolio. 

This Individual will focus on planning & executing  Transportation within Oracles Transportation Management System (OTM) and work with partners (carriers, brokers etc.) to drive process & policy hygine. The Transportation Manager should have both Import and Export Experience as well as understanding of North America Logistics Market, ocean freight knowledge, carrier performance, and customs procedures.

This Individual will be the focal point to all other functional areas within Logistics and SC Planning including Warehousing, Transportation Analytics, Customer Support, Procurement, customer development and Finance. Being global organization, flexibility to work with different time zone teams will play a key role in driving performance. 

Your Key Responsibilities 

  • Managing transportation operations for our NA DC’s as well as monitor inbounds from our global Suppliers.

  • Partner with Customer, Warehouse, and Logistics partners to provideoptimal on time service to our customers.

  • Utilize Oracle Transportation Management (OTM) to build and execute truckload, LTL, hotshot and all other modes of transportation

  • Provide support for customer Track & Trace/POD inquiries.

  • Resolve and track customer complaints and issues.

  • Balance key KPI’s to drive efficiency and reduce costs.

  • Strategically you will be evaluating losses and looking for trends to drive overall improvement across all metrics. 

  • Partner with Elida Beauty Procurement Team for quotes, pricing, and RFP process

  • Attend all required meetings and training. Maintain regular attendance in compliance with Elida Beauty policy.

  • Comply with Elida Beauty Standards and regulations to encourage a safe and efficient workplace.

  • Maximize efforts towards productivity, identify problem areas and assist in implementing solutions.

  • Must be effective in handling problems, including anticipating, preventing, identifying, and solving opportunities as necessary.

  • Provide data interpretation and cleansing as required.

  • Monitor loads for exception and manage to closure.

  • Provide support to the carrier billing process & work through any discrepancies.

  • Provide feedback and recommendations to drive continuous improvement at account and operational level.

  • Excellent communicator and team player.

  • Other duties as assigned.

  • E2E design and execution of Warehouse and Logistics Team Strategy for all the key customers in market (10%)

What You’ll Need to Succeed

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university, preferably in business, finance or supply chain management.

  • 5+ years of experience in transportation field handling retail, consumer goods consignments  

  • Demonstrated analytical and conceptual problem-solving ability; excellent oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills

  • Ability to multi-task, meet tight deadlines and work under pressure with autonomy

  • The ability to effectively lead and engage cross functional global teams and a willingness to take responsibility and accountability

  • Demonstrated self-starter with the ability to deliver results in a lean, agile organization  and able to adapt to changing priorities

  • Strong communication, supervisory and interpersonal skills 

  • Understanding of key financials, P&L ,WMS systems and cost to serve models

Join us…

To breathe new life into iconic brands.

Embark on a transformational journey.

Act with a Re-founder mindset.

Our Mission

We are committed to revolutionizing our manufacturing, packaging, and distribution processes to benefit ourpeople and our planet. Our re-mixes democratize beauty by ensuring our products cater to all skin types and hair textures.We are for the many, not the few.Because we want everyone on the beauty dance floor.

Diversity at Elida Beauty 

Diversity at Elida Beauty is about inclusion, embracing differences, creating possibilities, and growing together for better business performance. We embrace diversity in our workforce. This means giving full and fair consideration to all applicants and continuing development of all employees regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership, and pregnancy and maternity.

Excited about the Role?

Please apply online. Your application will be reviewed against our requirements, and we will be in touch to provide you with an update on the status of your application.

Work Level 1C: Pay: The pay range for this position is $83,200 to $124,700. Unilever takes into consideration a wide range of factors that are utilized in making compensation decisions including, but not limited to, skill sets, experience and training, licensure and certifications, qualifications and education, and other business and organizational needs. Bonus: This position is bonus eligible. Long-Term Incentive (LTI): This position is LTI eligible. Benefits: Unilever employees are eligible to participate in our benefits plan. Should the employee choose to participate, they can choose from a range of benefits to include, but is not limited to, health insurance (including prescription drug, dental, and vision coverage), retirement savings benefits, life insurance and disability benefits, parental leave, sick leave, paid vacation and holidays, as well as access to numerous voluntary benefits. Any coverages for health insurance and retirement benefits will be in accordance with the terms and conditions of the applicable plans and associated governing plan documents.

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Unilever is an organization committed to diversity and inclusion to drive our business results and create a better future every day for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. 

Employment is subject to verification of pre-screening tests, which may include drug screening, background check, credit check and DMV check.

If you are an individual with a disability in need of assistance at any time during our recruitment process, please contact us at NA.Accommodations@unilever.com. Please note: This email is reserved for individuals with disabilities in need of assistance and is not a means of inquiry about positions or application statuses.

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