Americas Logistics is seeking a talented individual to join our Distribution Center Team as a Regional Supplier Manager. As a Regional Supplier Manager, you are responsible for maintaining relationships with Apple's providers and ensuring premier delivery service at optimal cost. Additional deliverables in your role will include program management, capacity forecasting and supply chain optimization.
To be successful in this role, you will be passionate about delivering a phenomenal customer experience to Apple's customers.
Proven project & program management skills and experience
Strong communication skills and advanced analytical capabilities
Experience in multiple transportation modes including parcel, LTL (less than truckload), and FTL (Full Truckload)
Supplier management experience with knowledge around key transportation performance indicators
Knowledge of emerging delivery trends in the industry and new transportation modes and service offerings
High level of personal and professional integrity; strong work ethic with a high degree of flexibility
Ability to work in a team environment while also being able to lead key initiatives
Proven ability to drive and deliver strategic business plans and initiatives
TMS Experience preferred
Responsible for handling supplier SOW (Statement of Work) requirements and ensuring performance goals and key performance indicators are met.
Working and planning with supplier base on key events such as Peak season and New Product Introductions.
Development and implementation of transportation strategy in support of Americas Logistics region
Tactical management of critical delivery events to ensure cost optimal, on time delivery service.
Working with cross functional teams within the Americas Operations team to introduce, develop and implement new transportation programs while also providing key business management reporting on the Americas transportation network performance.
Management of weekly and monthly supplier related meetings including setting priorities and key actions.
Partnering with Finance team on identifying and implementing quantifiable cost savings.
Education & Experience