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Mgr Supply Chain Strategy

Company: Americold
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:


Americold is a global provider of temperature-controlled infrastructure. We partner with farmers and food producers to ensure their perishable and frozen product reaches foods suppliers, restaurants, and your local grocery store without spoilage. Our customers, which include some of the most respected brands in the food industry, rely on our expertise and commitment to safety in order to delivery on their commitments.

What You'll Do

Overall accountability for designing supply chain solution proposals to support revenue growth. Work with a cross-functional team to create compelling proposals for solutions that add value to the customers' supply chains and meet Americold's financial guidelines. Utilize supply chain knowledge and analytical skills to conduct comprehensive supply chain analyses of customer's businesses and company's operations

What Experience You Need

• Supply Chain Design: Serve as business matter expert for all of the design phase service offerings Americold provides for both SCS team members and other cross-functional teams.

• Network Optimization: Model, analyze and compare various supply chain scenarios using supply chain optimization tools (Llamasoft, i2 Strategist). Work directly with strategic customers in analyzing their current network, identifying opportunities/needs and determine optimal site locations/inventory levels for facilities, facilty spend, ideal transportation lanes and shipping strategies, and drive total logistics cost out of their supply chain.

• Transportation Optimization: Leader of team that is responsible for the pricing, tool development, detailed design and commercial strategy for Americold transportation program ($20mm). Service offerings include but are not limited to National Cross-Dock, Regional and Truckload Consolidation programs and MVC Pricing.

• Internal Initiatives/Continuous Improvement: Develop business cases for internal initiatives/design activities using financial modeling techniques and network optimization to support client proposals and internal initiatives. Lead corrective action where appropriate.

• Tool Development: Develop/maintain all transportation or network modeling analytical tools with an eye on improving efficiency, accuracy and flexibility of the current service offerings of the SCS team (Design templates, quarterly tariff updates, automation of model creation tools etc.).

What Could Set You Apart

• Masters of Business Admin, Supply Chain / Logistics or Engineering preferred

• 7-12 years of work experience in a related field including:

• 5+ years in related role such as Network Optimization, Design, Transportation or Solutions Engineering

• 3+ years in logistics solution design in a 3PL environment and/or Supply Chain Consulting

• Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management, Logistics, or related discipline

• Masters of Business Admin, Supply Chain / Logistics or Engineering preferred •Experience in Supply Chain Optimization/Strategy preferred (JDA Strategist, Llamasoft SupplyChainGuru)

What We Offer

Our associates know the answer to the question What's in it for me? We offer best-in-class benefit programs and continuously work with our associates to ensure that our offerings meet the needs of their health and financial well-being. When you join Americold you join a values-oriented company with a clear mission. We help our customers feed the world.

Keywords: Americold, Atlanta , Mgr Supply Chain Strategy, Professions , Atlanta, Georgia

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