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Sr Logistics Manager

Kelly Services
Richmond, VA 23274
Kelly Services is seeking an experienced Sr Logistics manager for the Richmond, Va area. Career opportunity with fulltime benefits. To be considered submit your resume to with subject line as "Logistics manager". For more details give us a call to 540-246-7968.

Salary: $156,000 yearly

Schedule: Remote work (Work from home) Monday - Friday 8AM-5PM,

***Must be flexible as corporate office is located in Singapore***


+ Act as leader for logistics service

+ Proactively manage and measure supplier base performance to ensure seamless logistics with no adverse impact on deliveries to customers

+ Hands-on leader in critical situations; must personally engage around urgent shipments and risky situations

+ Coordinate aggregation of customer demand for service provider forecasting and leveraging for cost reduction

+ Drive long term logistics optimization and warehouse management (through 3PL) improvements in terms of cost reduction and efficiency. Lead automation and system development efforts

+ Reports and manages additional spend. Actively lead cost reduction and cost avoidance projects

+ Suppliers Management and Development

+ Manage ongoing operational relationships with service providers

+ Stock accuracy

+ Develop and implement domestic sourcing with specific negotiation strategies to achieve cost, capacity assurance, and risk mitigation objectives.

+ Lead commercial negotiations with managed service providers.

+ Utilize formal benchmarking methods to determine best in class processes and drive improvement.

+ Measure and track service provider performance and spend.

+ Lead cross functional team and manage domestic logistics and supply chain goals for quality, technology, cost, flexibility, and service.

+ Selects, evaluates, and develops objectives in areas of processes, quality, cost, flexibility, and service.

+ Effectively communicate with appropriate management levels both internally and externally.

+ Demonstrate project management skills in leading cross functional teams.

+ Conduct business dealings with the highest level of integrity and regard for legal and environmental

+ Work closely and productively with the Trade Compliance organization and with various Customs and regulatory agencies as required.


Technical/ Professional:

+ Bachelors degree in Supply Chain or related field.

+ Minimum 10 years experience in logistics related functions; at least 5 years in people leadership positions

+ Experienced in dealing or worked in forwarding/3PL Warehouse company

+ Thorough knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within global organization, specific global logistics knowledge/education is a plus.

+ ISM and APICS Certification a plus

+ Extensive knowledge of logistics operations management including procurement, operations management & optimization, carrier relationship management and international trade.

+ Strong organizational skills with both strategic and tactical responsibilities.

+ Mentoring skills and the ability to accept and delegate accountability.

+ Evidence of customer-focused, both internal and external, and result-oriented management style.


+ Capable of writing SOP & WI required for freight management and operations.

+ Knowledge of SAP, WMS, 3PL/4PL Solutions

+ Highly Proficient with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, etc.)

+ Knowledge of tools and methodologies like SPC, Fish-Bone Analysis, TPM, etc. will be an added advantage.


+ Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills in developing, implementing, and assessing key metrics and process indicators for effective team and materials program management.

+ Able to influence peers, internal customers, and service providers to achieve mutually beneficial solutions.

+ Continuous Improvement: Utilize formal benchmarking methods to determine best in class processes and drive improvement


+ A passionate and high energy leader, who possesses diplomacy and cooperative style necessary to positively influence others

+ Ability to write, speak and present effectively and persuasively at all levels.

+ High fluency in both spoken and written communication

+ High energy and drive, with a positive, proactive attitude

+ Willing to learn with challenging spirit to improve current condition.


+ Dynamic & committed with proactive working attitude

+ Strong passion for cost reduction, process improvement, organizational, analytical and interpersonal & people management skills

+ Intermediate to advance experience in operating ERP system for inventory management and analysis


**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

As a worker today, its up to you to take charge of your career and look for opportunities to learn, grow, and achieve your potential. Helping you find whats next is what were all about. We know whats going on in the evolving world of workjust ask the 440,000 people we employ each year. Connecting with us means getting the support, guidance, and opportunities needed to take your career where you may have never imagined.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kellys Human Resource Knowledge Center.
Kelly complies with the requirements of Californias state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.


Posted: 2022-09-19 Expires: 2022-10-20

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