The Director of International Transportation and Logistics Operations is a key member of the International Transportation leadership team responsible for managing the import supply chain, meeting service and cost objectives, development of team members and executing strategies as defined by SC Leadership. This includes origin/destination operations, managing 3 rd party Transportation and Logistics providers, procurement/contracting of services, ensuring contractual obligation are met, negotiating non-contracted, and performance/financial forecasting, reporting and analysis. The Director of International Transportation and Logistics will proactively interface with all key functional business areas including merchants, finance, procurement, PIC, distribution, and transportation to develop and manage programs to support business objectives. Supports the VP of International Transportation and Logistics and works in tandem with the Director of Imports to ensure regulatory and operational compliance.
The person in this role will:
Work closely with merchandise buyers, procurement, MIOA, broker, container management 3rd party and non-merchandise purchasing agents to create timely, cost-effective import supply chains.
Responsible for handling the technical and operational details of international transportation, multiple modes, documentation, and varying customs regulations, developing distribution strategies, and building relationships with Transportation and Logistics intermediaries.
Coordinate and direct daily logistic strategies with internal staff and external service companies.
Partners with Procurement to support VP in developing and managing and managing RFP events for Ocean, Drayage and 3PL services.
Manages all drayage/inland transportation processes (Destination port to DC), includes standing up WC ops team.
Develops/provides reporting, KPIs, scorecards, invoice payment/reconciliation, contract management and visibility to the entire import and POE processes.
Works with finance to ensure financial forecasting and accrual deadlines are accurately met.
Our ideal candidate will have:
Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain/Transportation and Logistics
Minimum 8-10 years of experience in import transportation/supply chain and 3 years leading and managing a successful transportation function.
Deep Transportation and Logistics/transportation experience - retail experience a plus.
Proven track record with progression of leadership positions in supply chain, Transportation and Logistics or transportation, specifically developing and managing successful import programs.
Experience in running and negotiating a competitive procurement activity for ocean, port drayage, and 3PL activities.
Proven track record and success driving transportation productivity and customer service.
Experience establishing key performance indicator metrics to benchmark/track performance.
Skills in financial reporting, forecasting, and analytics
Proficient with Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Import/Tracking Systems.
Demonstrated ability to inspire confidence, communicate, and operate effectively with internal (cross functionally) as well as external partners and suppliers.
Strong track record of success in people leadership including attracting, developing, and retaining industry leading talent.
Highest personal and professional integrity.
Accountability for key results and deliverables.
Self-confidence managing business issues in conflict and facilitating key stakeholders to achieve best resolution for overall business.
Demonstrated ability to focus, prioritize and manage multiple tasks and projects under deadline.
Balance of strategic and tactical thinking.
Data, process and results driven.
Strong leadership and communication skills.
High energy and enthusiasm
Travel up to 15-20% - West Coast DC
Come join our team. Youre going to like it here!
You will enjoy a competitive wage and comprehensive benefit package including a generous paid time off plan, a company matched 401(k) and an associate discount. We are a rapidly growing brand and provide a variety of professional development opportunities so our associates can grow with us. We work hard and have fun together! Burlington associates make a difference in the lives of customers, colleagues, and the communities where we live and work every day. Burlington Stores, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity.
Pay Range- $125,000-$167,500
Posting Number 2023-195329
Location US-NJ-Edgewater Park
Address 4287 Route 130 S
Zip Code 08010
Workplace Type On-Site
Position Type Regular Full-Time
Posted Date 2 months ago (2/1/2023 6:47 PM)
Career Site Category Corporate
Position Category Supply Chain