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Sr Transportation Mgr


Creve Coeur, MO, Midwest United States, USA



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Chemical, Pesticide and Fertilizer

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At Bayer we're visionaries, driven to solve the world's toughest challenges and striving for a world where ,Health for all, Hunger for none' is no longer a dream, but a real possibility. We're doing it with energy, curiosity and sheer dedication, always learning from unique perspectives of those around us, expanding our thinking, growing our capabilities and redefining 'impossible'. There are so many reasons to join us. If you're hungry to build a varied and meaningful career in a community of brilliant and diverse minds to make a real difference, there's only one choice.


Sr Transportation Mgr 




The primary responsibilities of this role, Senior Transportation Manager, are to: 


  • Collaborate cross functionally with Product Supply to develop strategies and contingency plans that enable achievement of monthly, quarterly, and yearly shipping and reverse logistics targets at defined service levels;
  • Leverage business acumen to proactively develop strategies and solutions that maximize revenue and customer experience while managing transportation costs;
  • Ensure adherence to budgets and targets;
  • Influence adjacent supply chain functions as needed;
  • Be responsible for safe and compliant transportation processes to customer, including returns, dock capacity, carrier selection that meet both customer and commercial needs;
  • Ensure critical transportation processes are standard, documented, and reviewed in compliance with internal guidelines;
  • Represent the Distribution function with cross functional project leadership;
  • Mentor other transportation professionals and coordinate training related to Transportation processes and systems, including third parties;
  • Proactively identify and lead continuous improvement initiatives to support organizational strategy and goals;
  • Develop and maintain vendor SLAs (Service-level Agreements) for assigned area of responsibility;
  • Define and track key performance indicators and metrics relative to SLA;
  • Manage the vendor performance within the assigned area(s);
  • Proactively partner with procurement as required to increase/decrease carrier capacity, and assist with vendor recruitment.


WHO YOU ARE                                         


Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE (Leadership Integrity Flexibility Efficiency) values. More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:


Required Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s Degree required.


Key Competencies:


  • Customer focus, results orientation, collaboration, agility, conflict management, decision making, strong communication, strategic mindset, advanced business knowledge, manages complexity;
  • Knowledge of IT systems and tools, e.g. SAP (Statistical Analysis Plans), WMS (Warehouse Management Systems), and SalesForce;
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications;
  • Knowledge of regulations and impact on supply chain operations (DOT hours of service, hazardous materials);
  • Ability to travel away from St. Louis 10% of time.



Preferred Qualifications:


  • Bachelor's degree preferred in Supply Chain Mgmt, Logistics, Engineering, Business or related field;
  • Minimum of eight years’ experience in supply chain with heavy transportation experience preferred;
  • Knowledge of TMS (Transportation Mandagement Systems); JDA (Java Discord API) preferred.

Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and want to impact our mission Science for a better life, we encourage you to apply now. Be part of something bigger. Be you. Be Bayer. 
To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.
Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans
Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below. 

IMPORTANT NOTE for POTENTIAL US CANDIDATES: Bayer expects its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Bayer active employees are also expected to disclose their vaccination status and if fully vaccinated, provide proof of vaccination status to Occupational Medicine. Bayer defines fully vaccinated in alignment with CDC which is two weeks after completing the two-dose vaccine regimen or two weeks after completing the one-dose regimen. Additionally, Bayer employees are also required to comply with state, local and customer requirements.  
Location: Creve Coeur     
Division: Crop Science    
Reference Code: 707103     
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Job Post Date: 08/22/22
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