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Logistics Systems Manager

Posted by on September 22, 2014

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DESCRIPTION

JOB SUMMARY:  Support and coordinate corrective action required for all systems issues. Conceptualize, design, and manage the implementation of logistics programs for Hub Group / Unyson Logistics customers and system enhancement initiatives.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  
           
Systems Support:

  • Gathers data and finds root problems, alternatives, and recommends course of action
  • Demonstrates superior “hands-on” problem solving skills
  • Communicates regularly between business and IT functions, acting as the liaison
  • Possess high level of competency and demonstrable skills in Microsoft Access, Excel, Project, and PowerPoint
  • In depth knowledge of Transportation Management Systems, implementation methodologies, systems integration, communications technologies, and relational database design
  • Responsible for providing process-based solutions to existing business issues
  • Perform other responsibilities as assigned

Project Management:            

  • Provides project requirement analysis and documentation of existing and proposed business process designs for specified business functions
  • Desire to work in a highly visible role that will interact with individuals at all organizational levels, internal and external.  Responsibilities include coordination between Management, technical resources, and operations resources throughout the life-cycle of a project.
  • Deliver presentations and facilitate training that effectively communicates the content and context of logistics solutions to the customers and internal teams
  • Leads business users through the process request to project charter lifecycle
  • Gives recommendations for business process improvements and system improvements
  • Manages all aspects of testing, training, implementation and support of process and system requirements
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills as well as management of multiple projects

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 5+ years experience in the functional areas of the supply chain (i.e. Transportation, distribution, warehousing)
  • Extensive knowledge of Transportation Management System functions and how they relate to operational procedures
  • Bachelor of Science in logistics, transportation, operations management, operations research, or economics
  • Possess high level of competency in Microsoft Access, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Ability to multi-task and follow tasks through to completion
  • Excellent interpersonal and facilitation skills, organized, and detail oriented
  • Self managed and motivated to work in an independent environment
  • Moderate travel may be required throughout North America

OTHER BENEFITS:

Hub Group provides the opportunity to participate in a variety of outstanding benefits. In addition to a business casual office atmosphere, the company offers the following benefit programs:

  • 3 medical plans
  • dental plan
  • 401(k) plan
  • long term disability insurance
  • life/AD&D insurance
  • vision insurance
  • additional individual voluntary insurance plan
  • flexible spending accounts
  • scholarship award
  • paid sick time/short term disability programs
  • vacation pay
  • holiday pay

We are committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate on any legally recognized basis, including but not limited to race, age, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, non-job related handicap or disability or veteran status.   We also provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and applicable state and local law.  If you require an accommodation in the application process, please advise the Hub Group, Inc. Human Resources Department.

Info

  • Location: , Oak Brook, IL 60521, United States of America
  • Salary: Not provided
  • Clearance Required: No
  • Spouse Friendly: No

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