Energy Recruiters has been engaged to support our Client in their search for a Supply and Distribution Manager
BOE, Performance Incentives, Comprehensive Benefits
The Supply and Distribution Manager develops, implements, and maintains fuel purchasing strategies to support the transportation fuels supply chain by ensuring the Company consistently purchases product for its customers at the lowest possible price. In addition, this position oversees the day-to-day operations of the Logistics Department by making certain that personnel have tools and knowledge to keep customers adequately supplied and that orders are delivered timely and information entered into the supply chain/dispatch system as required.
Duties include identification and evaluation of potential trading partners and vendors, as well at the evaluation of market and climate conditions in order to maintain adequate inventory levels while controlling costs.
Continuous communication and relationship building with suppliers.
Responsible for the purchase of liquid fuels and related transportation.
Manage the overall supply chain operations of the organization, including purchasing, inventory, and selection of vendors
Develop policies related to the procurement of fuels and carrier services to ensure best purchasing strategies
Continually analyze data to measure the financial impact of strategies and adherence to the policies by the transportation and logistics department
Conduct market analysis to identify fluctuations in cost and availability of product sources.
Develop, implement, and communicate the commodity purchasing strategy to the logistics department
Identify and secure competitive product, daily, throughout all markets, by comparing pricing structures and throughput opportunities
Build supplier relationships by attending industry functions and networking opportunities and by meeting with vendors
Represent client at events and tradeshows when required/requested
Interact with customers, as required, to ensure that all requirements are being met
Plan and manage fuel inventory processes to ensure customers have adequate stock of fuel at best possible prices
Build and maintain appropriate 3rd party carrier (trucking) relationships
Build and maintain appropriate 3rd party vendor/jobber relationships
Develop an environment that drives performance and cost saving initiatives
Set department goals and manage through KPI
Direct and manage logistics & carrier utilization in a way that ensures the best efficiency possible
Manage short, mid and long-term department goals
Assist with management, staffing, training and continual education of Logistics department employees
Interact with internal support teams to ensure adequate plans are made to meet business objectives
Work closely with other departments and ensure that processes are maintained for efficient and timely workflow
Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management and/or Logistics preferred
An equivalent combination of education and experience will be accepted
Minimum of 5 years’ procurement experience – Fuel or Trucking industry preferred
Minimum of 5 years’ management experience
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong background in procurement
Excellent attention to detail
A self-starter who takes initiative and can work independently
Understanding of supply chain/dispatch software or similar system
Capacity to collaborate with various groups inside the Company
Ability to manage emails and phone calls in a timely manner
Capability to manage numerous competing demands in a high-pressure environment
Proficient in Microsoft Office and knowledge of Salesforce
Chris Werner at 678-795-9267 or firstname.lastname@example.org