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Transportation Manager (Hubbell Site Flexible) - Greenville, SC

Date: Oct 16, 2021

Location: Greenville, SC, US, 29607

Company: Hubbell Incorporated

Corporate Overview

Hubbell Incorporated was founded in 1888 and has grown into an international manufacturer of quality electrical, lighting and power solutions with more than 75 brands used and recognized around the world. Our founder, Harvey Hubbell, developed tooling and equipment to serve the growing demand for new assembly and manufacturing machinery during the industrial revolution. An early, and one of many patents awarded, came for the creation of the first practical method to control electricity through the pull chain socket that remains unchanged today. As a market leader in reliable, electrical solutions, we provide more than half a million products delivered through our various business groups. Hubbell is committed to continually innovating solutions that work, transforming old products with new ideas, and ensuring that we Energize, Enlighten and Empower the communities that support us.

Brand Overview

Hubbell Incorporated was founded in 1888 and has grown into an international manufacturer of quality electrical,lighting and power solutions with more than 75 brands used and recognized around the world. Our founder, HarveyHubbell, developed tooling and equipment to serve the growing demand for new assembly and manufacturingmachinery during the industrial revolution. An early, and one of many patents awarded, came for the creation ofthe fi rst practical method to control electricity through the pull chain socket that remains unchanged today. As amarket leader in reliable, electrical solutions, we provide more than half a million products delivered through ourvarious business groups. Hubbell is committed to continually innovating solutions that work, transforming oldproducts with new ideas, and ensuring that we Energize, Enlighten and Empower the communities that support us.

Position Overview

The Transportation Manager is responsible for the development and implementation of transportation strategies, policies and programs that support the corporation's & platform's service and financial goals. This position will coordinate all modes and all movement types for all raw, WIP and finished good products for all assigned divisions in a given platform.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Working within the corporate guidelines to lead Transportation Service Providers & internal relationships for assigned platform. This includes but is not limited to:
  • Selection & negotiation of providers, rates, and service expectations - worldwide.
  • Ensuring that all Transportation Contracts are accurate and up to date.
  • Provide constant training to all buyers, product managers, customer service teams and shipping locations as to the cost opportunities efficiently utilizing sound transportation practices.
  • Perform analysis of transportation data to ensure compliance and recommendation of improvement practices.
  • Assist Hubbell with Transportation Provider RFQ initiatives. This includes but is not limited to:
  • Preparing all data vital for accurate Provider responses.
  • Analyzing results from Provider's responses and making recommendations.
  • Work with shipping locations to execute the lowest cost mode of transport.
  • Build and distribute various reports that are used to measure Hubbell's logistics performance both cost and efficiency perspectives.
  • Supervise Providers' outstanding invoices. Assure payments are processed timely and to the agreed upon contract terms.
  • Supervise execution of shipments and assure accurate shipping documents are used per corporate guidelines.
  • Work with shipping / receiving locations to ensure proper claims processes and procedures are followed.
  • Exhibit a professional and ethical attitude at all times.

Skills and Experience

  • A Bachelor's Degree is required, with a focus on Logistics or Operations preferred
  • A minimum of 3 (+) years of Transportation Management experience is needed
  • Experience with a Transportation Management System (TMS) is helpful
  • Knowledge of SAP TMS would be ideal but not required.
  • Strong digital literacy (Microsoft products, i.e., Excel, Access, etc.) and data analysis is needed
  • Must possess strong negotiation, process improvement and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to build consensus and sell your objectives within the team and to the business' you serve

Education

Bachelors Degree

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Hubbell Incorporated, its subsidiaries and affiliates, is an EO Employer AA: M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.


Nearest Major Market: Greenville
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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