Global Logistics Manager

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Lexington, KY
Job Type
Direct Hire
Dec 12, 2017
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Job/Company Description:
This person will be based out of this company’s headquarters in Lexington, KY. The office is an impressive facility that houses executive, administrative, logistics, supply chain, global engineering and human resources personnel. This company employs approximately 4,500 employees Worldwide and operates ~80 manufacturing facilities throughout the World. This position is open because the person who is currently in this role, and who has been with the company for 25 years, is retiring in January/February. This person will be responsible for managing global logistics, specifically with regard to freight forwarders and container shipping. The things being moved will vary widely – everything from equipment to materials and more. Overall, this person will provide company-wide leadership over logistics at both the National and International level. This person will report to the Director of Global Supply Chain who also has an office in Lexington. Travel for this role will be 20-40% including some International travel. Relocation assistance is available.
Minimum Requirements:
  • B.S./B.A. in Logistics, Supply Chain, Economics, Business, etc. required
  • Minimum of 12-15 years of experience in logistics and supply chain
  • Must have global import/export experience, the particular industry background is not as important as having significant global experience
  • For consideration – candidates must have some domestic and/or International regulatory experience
  • Must have experience/relationships with freight forwarders and steamship lines
  • Generally – this company is looking for someone who has a strong leadership profile and who will be able to guide the organization
Salary Range: $120,000 to $150,000/yr. base salary
This company does not have a bonus program, but they tend to pay higher base salaries. They have relocation assistance available and a competitive benefits program.