C.H. Robinson

LOGISTICS LEAD – Chicago – USA

Job Overview

The Logistics Lead is responsible for ensuring effective management of the customer’s supply chain information using the internal Transportation Management System. This role is typically assigned to a region, mode, business unit or small account to assist in the delegation of operational tasks. This person is accountable for achieving operational efficiency and driving continuous improvement within their area of responsibility as well as within their team. The incumbent in this role will champion and use the enterprise project-based delivery model to identify, manage, and drive projects to conclusion within their team.

Responsibilities

  • The duties and responsibilities of this position consists of, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Ensure all arrangements are made for the execution of shipments through your area of responsibility
  • Act as a resource for peers
  • Create and document standard operating processes
  • Manage complex exceptions and drive problem solving to prevent the reoccurrence of problems and improve processes
  • Assist in the facilitation of cross training within assigned team
  • Responsible for meeting operational targets within a particular region, mode, business unit, or small account
  • Lead calls, meetings, and internal systems trainings with customer, carrier and vendors
  • Utilize analytical practices to identify and solve problems
  • Build and present intermediate to complex business cases related to how customers can achieve ROI
  • Collaborate with internal service teams to meet team and customer goals
  • Apply the enterprise project-based delivery model in your day to day work
  • Lead small sized operations-focused continuous improvement projects utilizing the enterprise project-based delivery model
  • Other duties or responsibilities as assigned according to the team and/or country specific requirements

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum 2 years of professional experience
  • Ability to work flexible schedule on occasion, including overtime hours when requested
  • Ability to travel up to 25% (domestic and/or international)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge in supply chain, transportation, and/or transportation management
  • Customer service experience
  • Prior experience creating and delivering presentations to senior level management
  • Ability to think critically, perform analysis and solve problems
  • Ability to proactively identify patterns in operations and data
  • Ability to work in a team oriented and fast-paced environment
  • Ability to develop and deliver presentations to a variety of levels of leadership
  • Ability to utilize project management skills to successfully complete various sized projects
  • Ability to gather, translate and act upon voice of customer
  • Composure and poise in a customer-centric environment
  • Ability to adapt to an ambiguous and changing environment
  • Ability to direct activities of small work group
  • Demonstrated continuous improvement mindset
  • Ability to act as a subject matter expert
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite of programs
  • Values a diverse and inclusive work environment

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

C.H. Robinson is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We believe in equality for all and celebrate the diversity of our employees, customers and communities. We believe this increases creativity and innovation, drives business growth and enables engaged and thriving teams.  We’re committed to providing an inclusive environment, free from harassment and discrimination, where all employees feel welcomed, valued and respected.

Affirmative Action Employer/EOE/M/F/Disabled/Veteran 

Benefits

Your Health, Wealth and Self

Your total wellbeing is the foundation of our business, and our benefits support your financial, family and personal goals. We provide the top-tier benefits that matter to you most, including:

  • Two medical plans (including a High Deductible Health Plan)
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Enhanced Fertility benefits
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health Savings Account (including employer contribution)
  • Dental and Vision
  • Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Paid and floating holidays
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • Paid parental leave
  • Paid time off to volunteer in your community
  • Charitable Giving Match Program
  • 401(k) with 6% company matching
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Plus a broad range of career development, networking, and team-building opportunities

Why Do You Belong at C.H. Robinson?

Standing out among the world’s largest logistics platforms, C.H. Robinson solves logistics problems for companies across the globe and across industries, from the simple to the most complex. For 100+ years, our global suite of services has innovated trade to seamlessly deliver the products and goods that drive the world’s economy. With 19 million shipments annually for 105,000 customers, our people and technology literally move the world.

As a FORTUNE 200 company, FORTUNE has also named C.H. Robinson one of the World’s Most Admired Companies 2021. Headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, we are proud to be recognized as one of LinkedIn’s Top Companies in Minneapolis-St. Paul 2021. And we’re not stopping there… Join us as we collaborate, innovate, and work as one global team to make life better and more sustainable for our customers, communities, and world.

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