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Transportation Sr Specialist

Location: Manchester, CT, United States -
Job ID: 1109023
Distribution/Supply Chain-Sal
Job Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: $56,000.00 - $94,000.00
Date Updated: Apr 18, 2022

Transportation Senior Specialist

The Sr Specialist Transportation will report to the Sr. Transportation Manager up to the Sr. Director Global Logistics and Transportation. The position will partner closely with leaders in Supply Chain, Finance, Merchandising, and external transportation providers to meet our cost / service objectives. The primary purpose of this role is to effectively support JCPenney's end to end domestic small parcel and furniture operations beginning with the shipment of merchandise from the supplier base / Direct Logistics Centers to the final customers. This includes ensuring service levels meet internal targets, the necessary carrier capacity is in place to support the business requirements, and control transportation expenses.

Essential Job Dities and Responsibilities

• Facilitates and executes proactive resolution of supply chain issues that optimize cost and service.

• Support execution plans for Merchandising and Allocation strategies that influence delivery of product to customers.

• Actively represents transportation in meetings with carriers.

• Play a supporting role in managing the capacity and performance of the domestic carrier base.

• Analyze cost data to determine appropriate actions to meet / exceed financial targets.

• Monitor, report, and improve KPI's across the domestic transportation network.

Basic and Preferred Qualifications

• 2 - 3 years' work experience with a preference in Transportation, Supply Chain, or in a related role.

• Proficiency with Microsoft Suite and an ability to learn new systems quickly. • Transportation management experience or direct exposure / knowledge of JCP network flow.

• Proven capability to manage a diverse carrier base / prior carrier management experience.

• Hold a degree in Business, Economics, Logistics, or in a related field. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, JOB SKILLS, ABILITIES

• Logistics core competencies; sense of urgency, strong critical thinking and analytics skillset.

• Able to act and make independent decisions as well as work effectively in a team environment.

• 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.

• Ability to multitask in fast pace environment while meeting multiple deadlines for leadership. • Continuous improvement mind set, including the ability to innovate and simplify legacy processes.

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 is the shopping destination for diverse, working American families. With inclusivity at its core, the Company's product assortment meets customers' everyday needs and helps them commemorate every special occasion with style, quality and value. JCPenney offers a broad portfolio of fashion, apparel, home, beauty and jewelry from national and private brands and provides personal services including salon, portrait and optical. The Company and its 50,000 associates worldwide serve customers where, when and how they want to shop - from jcp.com to more than 650 stores in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. In 2022, JCPenney celebrates 120 years as an iconic American brand by continuing its legacy of connecting with customers through shopping and community engagement. Please visit JCPenney's Newsroom to learn more and follow JCPenney on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn.

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

Job Title: Transportation Sr Specialist
Location: Manchester, CT, United States -
Job ID: 1109023

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