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Transportation Sr. Specialist/Plano, TX

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Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1087623
Corporate Positions
Supply Chain
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Updated: Apr 7, 2020

Assists in managing the daily activities of executing transportation functions for an assigned region, ensuring freight shipment coordination

and on-time deliveries with carriers, suppliers, our distribution centers, warehouses, and retail facilities, as well as directly with consumers.

1. Assists in managing assigned facilities and suppliers in their efforts to execute day-to-day transportation operations ensuring on-time,

reliable deliveries, maximized capacity, improved utilization and productivity. Implements key transportation programs and initiatives

within assigned region to ensure the targeted savings and service objectives are met.

2. Identifies and enacts changes to delivery specifications at specific sites to drive productivity improvements, and when day-to-day

business needs require them.

3. Implements contingency and alternate plans for peak volume periods as they relate to field transportation execution, to ensure

continued timely deliveries, and ensure Company business needs are met.

4. Advises the Field Transportation Execution Manager of the operational requirements, service levels, and other specifications necessary

to meet the needs of field transportation execution for assigned region.

5. Executes operational plans and programs for assigned sites; participates in establishing criteria, standards, controls and

measurements; communicates relevant information to the Regional Field Transportation Execution Manager and other Supply Chain

management who need to know.

6. Supports the Field Transportation Execution Manager and Transportation Operations Director in implementing strategies and execution

plans that relate to Field Transportation Execution, including practices and programs to meet business objectives within their region.

7. Maintains good working relationships in the industry; stays aware of industry trends and communicates those which might have

application in our business model to improve productivity and service.

8. Directs the Team on activities and processes that enable our strategy of CustomerFirst Service ensuring that merchandise is delivered

to customers accurately and on time, the first time.

1. Has a close working relationship with distribution center, store support center, and warehouse leadership in the day-to-day

management of field transportation execution functions for assigned region.

2. Works closely with other managers and directors in the Supply Chain to support the overall objectives, and ensure that service levels

are met.

3. Works closely with carriers’ operations personnel to ensure the expected level of service is received at each facility.

Education: College degree in a business discipline preferred, logistics major desired, or equivalent work experience.

Experience: Minimum 2 – 4 years in the transportation industry, experience in field distribution centers and/or warehouses required.

Core/Positional Competencies: Logistics core competencies; proven ability and sense of urgency; able to act and make independent decisions as well as

work effectively in a team environment; well developed problem solving skills; effective communication; demonstrated

leadership ability.

Job Title: Transportation Sr. Specialist/Plano, TX
Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1087623

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Plano, Texas

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