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Transportation Manager - Omni Final Mile

Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1107385
Corporate Positions
Supply Chain
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Updated: Sep 16, 2021

Transportation Manager - Omni Final Mile

Working under general supervision the Transportation Manager is responsible for an extensive cross-functional partnership with various home office, finance, field, and external partners to meet the needs of the business while identifying best practices for the field associates.  This position will be a key member of the Domestic Transportation leadership team.  The ideal candidate should be self-driven and a highly motivated and inquisitive manager that is comfortable working in a retail environment, managing internal relationships, and numerous associates in a remote environment.  He/she should have the ability to influence others with superior communication skills. The principal business outcome of this position is to meet JCPenney’s Omni / Final Mile customer’s service requirements through a reliable network while achieving a cost-effective solution for JCP business owners.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Primary contact and resource for internal and external business vertical.
  • Lead the identification, scoping, and implementation of cost / service improvements.
  • Lead weekly operations meeting with carriers and home office personnel. 
  • Manage team comprised of 1 lead and 7 associates, develop exceptional talent, and encourage your team to challenge assumptions.
  • Monitor health of network and adjust as needed to achieve reliable and cost-effective solutions.
  • Builds and maintains proactive communication with Salt Lake City Accounts Payable team.
  • Builds mutually beneficial business relationships improving near and long-term capabilities.
  • Demonstrates leadership
  • Drive results
  • Implements with excellence

Core Competencies & Accomplishments:

  • 5 - 7 years’ work experience with a preference in Transportation or Supply Chain, or in a related role
  • Direct responsibility managing external transportation providers
  • Prior experience managing a team of associates
  • Hold a degree in Business, Economics, Logistics, or in a related field 
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to build and manage a headquarters team and a remote team
  • Proactive in identifying opportunities for improvement and driving process improvements
  • Ability to dissect and determine root causes of problems and implement solutions
  • Collaborative and effective in a cross-functional environment
  • Continuous improvement mind set, including the ability to innovate and simplify legacy processes
  • Ability to manage numerous business functions simultaneously and ensure compliance to company policies and financial guidelines

What you get:

We offer a competitive benefits package including medical/dental/vision, term life insurance, paid vacation/holidays, 401(k) Savings Plan with company match, and an associate discount on JCPenney merchandise.

About JCPenney: 

JCPenney proudly serves customers at more than 650 stores across the United States and Puerto Rico, and at the Company’s flagship store, jcp.com. JCPenney is one of the nation’s largest retailers of apparel, home, jewelry, and beauty merchandise with a growing portfolio of private and national brands. Guided by the Golden Rule, JCPenney employs more than 60,000 associates worldwide and has served customers for over 119 years, playing a vital role in the communities it serves. For additional information, please visit jcp.com and follow JCPenney on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter. 

For more opportunities to join our team please visit our careers page. 

Job Title: Transportation Manager - Omni Final Mile
Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1107385

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Plano, Texas

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