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Transportation Manager

San Leandro, CA 94577

Posted: 12/01/2023 Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Operations Job Number: BN678502121

Job Description


Transportation Manager
Do you have what it takes to help Torani infuse flavor all over the world?  We’re seeking a seasoned Transportation Manager that can inspire the transportation team to find effective and efficient ways to solve our logistics opportunities.
As the leader of the transportation team, you ensure that our products are picked up and delivered on time, to the right location, and at the right cost. With a firm knowledge of transportation and logistics, amazing communication skills, and dedication to accuracy, you drive the transportation team to ensure our customers are happy and our team is advised of strategies implemented to support the growth of the business. From sales and marketing, to supply chain and operations, you work cross functionally with almost every department at Torani, and you are our in-house expert for anything related to transportation. 
Your leadership helps keep our team calm, motivated, and focused on supporting the business and our changing needs.  Being able to share your wealth of knowledge to help elevate our team brings you great joy! You don’t shy away from challenges and take pride in your team utilizing you as a resource to support their decision making and personal development. Your willingness to take on tasks outside of your normal scope prove that you truly are a person that leads by example. 
  • Logistics Process Architect: Your focus is centered on delivering our product safely, at an optimal cost, and on time to our customers. Working cross-functionally with our Flavor Operations and Sales teams, you will lead strategic initiatives that support efficient, cost effective, and sustainable processes that will contribute to fostering Torani’s growth. You carefully evaluate which process improvements you’d like to make for the short and long term. With that, you’ve delivered on MABD, cost per case, cost per pound, and other relevant metrics. Your expertise and experience will contribute to the development of processes that will ultimately enable an in-house Transportation Management System (TMS).
  • People Leadership: As an experienced and inspiring leader, you take pride in developing high performing team. You work to grow your team in close partnership with the People Team – recruiting, engaging, guiding, and mentoring your people in support of their growth and increased contribution. You’ve developed clear accountabilities and set objectives for each role to help the team progress and motivate them to achieve their goals. You inspire collaboration and constant learning through coaching and feedback with a laser focus on building the contributions of the team. 
  • Logistics Business Partner: Torani productare moving down the road, by ocean, and in the air You oversee the transportation and delivery of completed product orders to our customers while also guaranteeing the timely availability of raw materials and packaging supplies for our in-house production. You monitor the effective movement of finished goods within our network of co-manufacturers and 3PLs. You bolster our international business due to your extensive expertise in ocean freight and strong connections with local ports. You create success by involving our carriers and cultivating robust vendor partnerships and ensuring they deliver to our service standards.  
  • Own Our Freight: Your expertise in managing freight operations will elevate Torani to the next level in product delivery. An expert in negotiating and handling RFPs with carriers, you play a crucial role in ensuring that we take into account "Torani Fit" alongside competitive freight rates when making decisions. You ensure carrier accountability by monitoring invoice discrepancies and promptly addressing any inconsistencies when detected. You source and vet new carriers for our network, which positions Torani in a place to succeed in all things freight.
  • Maximize Efficiencies: Your continuous improvement mindset allows for you to easily identify non-value add processes to substitute with highly efficient business practices. You and your team exemplify our good manufacturing and distribution practices, high standards of food quality, safety, and food defense. As our operation increases in volume, you shift the way we work so that we are prepared for any challenge. You remain focused on continuous improvement—always looking for ways to improve our on-time delivery results.
  • Have FUN!
Minimum Qualifications:
At least 5+ years’ experience working with freight carriers
At least 4+ years of progressive people leadership 
Experience with implementing and maintaining a TMS system 
Managed several projects to completion, simultaneously
Proficient with MS Office Suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
 Base Salary Range: $115,920-$141,680 

Meet Your Recruiter

Britt Noyes

Britt has over 8 years of retail management experience. People are her passion and she has invested her time and focus on finding, developing, and supporting those in the fashion retail arena.

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