Global Logistics Manager


Grand Rapids, MI, USA

Full time

Business Operations

Jul 22

Full Job Description

As a family company, we serve people and communities. When you work at Meijer, you’re provided with career and community opportunities centered around leadership, personal growth and development. Consider joining our family – take care of your career and your community!

Meijer Rewards

  • Weekly pay
  • Scheduling flexibility
  • Paid parental leave
  • Paid education assistance
  • care assistance
  • Team member discount
  • Development programs for advancement and career growth

Please review the job profile below and apply today!

The primary purpose of this position is to support on-time delivery of products in a cost effective manner.


What You'll be Doing:

  • Carrier selection and performance management to meet 100% on-time promotion and 99% on-time replenishment.
  • Vendor Management to support on-time shipping and arrival.
  • Executing against supply chain plans at lowest transportation cost while maintaining on-time service.
  • Manage carriers to 99% or greater on-time performance.
  • Facilitate timely and accurate freight bill payment.
  • Efficiently coordinate in-bound deliveries from global origins to distribution centers; support distribution centers' operational goals.
  • Lead team in line with Meijer code of ethics and business conduct.
  • Leading team in achieving operational excellence while developing future supply chain leaders.
  • Stay current in profession, and develop and implement new ideas.
  • Collaborate with peers across the function and lead initiatives as appropriate.
  • Manage external business relationships in line with Meijer code of ethics and business conduct.
  • This job profile is not meant to be all inclusive of the responsibilities of this position; may perform other duties as assigned or required.

What You Bring with You (Qualifications):

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain or Logistics preferred.
  • 3 years of experience managing a supply chain or logistics team.
  • In depth knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, database reporting tools and Lean Logistics.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work through cross-functional challenges while problem solving.
  • Demonstrated ability to use time effectively and efficiently.
  • Demonstrated ability to set and carry out priorities effectively.
  • Demonstrated ability to be action oriented and not concerned about acting in situations where there may not be exact clarity.
  • Demonstrated ability to listen attentively and actively.
  • Demonstrated ability to pay attention to both small nuances and complex situations in a way to figure out the process necessary to get things done.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with mathematical constructs.
  • Demonstrated effective planning skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of how to measure performance standards against goals and evaluate results.
  • Demonstrated ability to marshal resources to get things done. Demonstrated ability to orchestrate multiple activities at once to accomplish goals.
  • Demonstrated conflict management skills.
  • Demonstrated skill to design practices, protocol, processes and procedures which allow managing from a distance.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of business work as it relates to supply chain operations.

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