Logistics Leader - ES Services NAM at SUEZ - Water Technologies & Solutions in NORFOLK, Virginia

Posted in Other 5 days ago.

Job Description:

With 90,000 people on five continents, SUEZ is a world leader in smart and sustainable resource management. We provide water and waste management solutions that enable cities and industries optimize their resource management and strengthen their environmental and economic performances.

The Logistics Manager will demonstrate leadership in communicating business goals, programs, and processes for an area or business segment. In this role, you will utilize your experience or expertise to solve problems, develop and execute objectives for self and others, and have the ability to effect short-term and some long-term business goals.

* Ensure coordination and optimization of all inbound, domestic, and outbound shipments for region

* Supervise the creation of shipping documents (from Equipment Master updates to Order Entry to Order Completion and Invoice processing) in SAP or related/supporting system

* Responsible for NAM Logistics activity execution to include, but not limited to:

  • Order Entry, Processing & Tracking

  • Driver Dispatching

  • Call Routing

  • Customer Service

  • Order Scheduling

  • 3rd party logistics vendor/partner management

* Develop, own and maintain budget encompassing all fields of Logistics activities

* Maintain/enhance training for logistics team to ensure own and maintain budget encompassing all fields of Logistics activities

* Identify and reduce cost and process variation by developing strategy and applying Lean Six Sigma tools and tactics

* Define, scope and select projects that will positively impact Logistics Cost

* Apply for and get all customs related permits for smooth operation of the facility

* Work with business customs team and if necessary, act as a customs Leader, responsible for all import and export customs clearances, customs inspections and corporate customs audits; Train back-up within organization

* Ensure smooth and safe environment to meet criteria from customs point of view

* Conduct regular project reviews with project leaders and champions to assure accomplishment of key results

* Communicate progress, status, and issues to champions, cross-functional teams, and business leaders

* Deliver breakthrough levels of Logistic Process and Cost improvements

* Lead a team of logistics specialists to meet or exceed customer schedule and delivery requirements

* Monitor and update team plan to schedule and coordinate equipment

* Drive formal project reviews prior to shipment to ensure all deliverables have been met on time and under budget

* Ensure that critical milestones for projects are noted, recognized and met in both time and costs


* Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college

* At least 5 years of experience in logistics

* At least 3 years in a leadership role

Desired Characteristics

* Prior experience in managing change, implementation of new processes

* Degree in Business Administration / Supply Chain / Industrial Engineering or related field

* Strong problem solving, quantitative, and analytical skills

* Ability to lead and direct multi-functional teams

* Ability to work in high stress situations

* Strong negotiation skills

* Strong planning/program management skills with forecasting capabilities

* Lean Six Sigma training

* Experience in broader supply chain environment/organization

* Ability to organize and prioritize work and to meet deadlines

* Ability to handle multiple simultaneous projects

* Demonstrated oral and written communication skills

* Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

Join the Resource Revolution! SUEZ Water Technologies & Solutions looks for innovation everywhere. For more than 100 years, SUEZ has been at the forefront of innovation, from the SUEZ Canal to addressing water scarcity. Finding solutions to the world's biggest problems has never been more important than right now. Join us today and become an essential part of the Resource Revolution!

SUEZ's Water Technologies and Solutions (SWTS) offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. SWTS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.

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