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Director of Transportation

Bimbo Bakeries USA | Charlotte NC 28299 USA | Full Time | Posted: 07/30/2021

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Have you ever enjoyed Arnold ®, Brownberry ® or Oroweat ® bread? A Thomas ® English muffin or bagel? Or perhaps snacked on a Sara Lee ®, Entenmann s ® or Marinela ® cake or donut? If the answer is yes, then you know Bimbo Bakeries USA!

Bimbo Bakeries USA is part of Grupo Bimbo, the world s largest baking company with operations in 33 countries. Bimbo Bakeries USA (BBU) employs 20,000 associates across the U.S. in bakeries, sales centers, corporate offices and on sales routes to ensure our consumers have the freshest products to feed their families at every meal. But our associates come to work for much more the chance to feed their own lives through exciting work that offers the opportunity to make a real difference in their professional and personal lives every day.

Lead all new East Transportation responsibilities across the bakery, co-packer, cross-dock/DC, Sales center, and Direct store delivery network which consists of 5,000+ runs/wk and approximately $150 million in budgeted spend.  Director of Transportation is a member of the East Business Unit Supply Chain team and works cross functionally with East BU, BBU and GB teams to implement highly complex projects.

Location for this role is flexible and can be based out of any BBU location on the East Coast.

Key Job Responsibilities:

  •  Develop and execute key strategic Transportation vision with key 3PL s (GHI, Saddle-Creek & NFI) to include Transformation scope which includes store door delivery expansion and future autonomous technology.
  •  Hold Transportation Managers and Distribution teams accountable to partnering with the major carriers GHI, Saddle-Creek & NFI to execute the current governance structure: Daily, weekly, monthly run right venues; Transportation Management System (TMS) to bright.
  • Central Dispatch execution.
  • Lead Cross-functional Transport safety team.
  • Own and Grow Backhaul Revenue Program:  Lead Sr. Transportation Managers, Backhaul Revenue Manager & 3PL partners in achieving profit targets.
  • Support BU s external to the East to implement and improve national backhaul revenue program.
  • On-Time Delivery point for Northeast, Southeast and national cake network.
  • Optimize/improve inbound/outbound on-time delivery execution that is visible and enables growth/freshness/unsold goals to be delivered each year.
  • Develop/Lead all Transportation and Distribution leaders both in BBU and 3PL partner organizations in executing on-time delivery programs.
  • Directly manage & develop customer service leaders across the EAST to execute service processes and proactive/reactive service communication.
  • Own and Execute Tractor / Trailer Asset optimization strategy.
  • Span:  Direct - 2 Senior Transportation Managers, Backhaul Revenue Manager that cover the East BU geography. Indirect Plant and DC DM s / GHI, Saddlecreek and NFI 3PL partnership scope which includes 600+ dedicated drivers, dozens of Transport Managers, 25+ dispatchers and their senior teams of leaders and engineers.

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Location Charlotte, NC, 28299, United States
Categories Manufacturing/Production/Operations
Experience Years 7 yrs

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