Project Manager

Freightquote Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 2 weeks ago

Project Manager

Office location for this position: 315 N Racine, Chicago , IL 60607 USA

What's the opportunity?

The Project Manager is responsible for identifying, developing and implementing end-to-end supply chain solutions for a TMC customer. A successful candidate will have experience in various areas of the supply chain, change management, network/data analysis, and continuous improvement. This role will require excellent organization, documentation, critical thinking and communication skills, as well as the ability to design innovative solutions when faced with complex supply chain issues.

This person's primary responsibility will be to identify and propose cost savings improvements to the customer and, once approved, facilitate the implementation and monitor if the expected results were met.

What will you be doing?

  • Responsible for analyzing historic and forecasted data to identify cost & service improvement opportunities

  • Designs and develops supply chain solutions aligned to a strategic roadmap

  • Communicates complex solutions to a variety of stakeholders effectively and concisely

  • Leads and manages multiple projects to deliver cost and service improvements using a PDCA based methodology

  • Maintains all project related documentation, including project plans, process flows/VSM's, resource requirements and business cases

  • Communicates project progress and facilitates project-related meetings to meet deliverables; escalate quickly as necessary

  • Lead change management with all stakeholders. Lead without authority and be confident and assertive with a willingness to challenge appropriately

  • Facilitates implementation of solutions

  • Delivers projects successfully, and on time with quality solutions

  • Build rapport with project teams and customer stakeholders (this role is on-site at customer)

  • Develops metrics and dashboards to track results of implemented solutions

What are we looking for?

  • Bachelor's degree in supply chain management, engineering or related discipline

  • Equivalent work experience may be considered

  • 2+ years of experience in an analytics based problem solving role

  • Project management experience is preferred

  • Supply Chain, Logistics, and/or Transportation experience preferred

  • Proven analytical and problem solving skills are required to be successful in this role

  • Ability to understand the "story in the data", tell the story and connect to your audience

  • Project management experience with the proven ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

  • Excellent experience with Microsoft Excel is essential and experience with Tableau or Power BI is highly preferred

Benefits

We are proud to offer a top-tier benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, prescription drug coverage, paid parental leave, paid holidays and paid time off (PTO), 401K with company match, employee stock purchase plan, as well as a broad range of career development opportunities.

About TMC

Global supply chains are growing increasingly complex. Businesses need the latest technology and industry expertise to advance and stay ahead of the competition. At TMC, a division of C.H. Robinson, we understand what makes supply chains faster, stronger, and more efficient. As a leader in global logistics management, we combine industry expertise with our global technology platform, Navisphere, to support the world's most complex supply chains. Our logistics experts are located in six Control Tower locations around the world: Amsterdam, Chicago, Mumbai, So Paulo, Shanghai, and Wrocaw. This Control Tower network, supported by our technology platform, connects our customers to their suppliers and supply chain partners. Our customers leverage these capabilities to manage their logistics in over 170 countries across all modes of transportation. For more information, visit www.mytmc.com.

Equal Opportunity Employer

C.H. Robinson - Affirmative Action Employer/EOE/M/F/Disabled/Veteran


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