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Director Of Global Transportation

Company: Chemical Guys
Location: Carson
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Director Global Transportation

Chemical Guys is more than a brand, it's a lifestyle with a worldwide following. Driven by adventure, a passion for shine, and a love for the road ahead, we welcome any and all who share this passion to become part of our family.

When we started, we decided to wipe the slate clean and start off fresh with the simple idea to make the best quality chemicals manufactured right here in California to the highest quality standard. Over the years, we have grown into so much more: a huge library of detailing knowledge, a benchmark in the industry, group of friends with one common passion.

Today, Chemical Guys has become a true omnichannel leader in automotive appearance industry with a massive social media following and product distribution around the World. But we know this is still just the beginning as we want to win in the long run, drive innovation, and refine the industry while having fun and smiling along with you. So, grab a wash mitt, some soap, put a smile on your face, and don't look back--- it's going to be an unforgettable ride!

SUMMARY: Chemical Guys is seeking a talented Director Global Transportation that will be responsible for building out a team to manage all inbound and outbound transportation, import clearance, freight bill review, duty drawback and US Customs compliance programs. -You will support an omni-channel business with customer verticals including the DTC, owned retail stores, specialty retail accounts and international distributor verticals.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Develop transportation strategies to meet the needs of our omni-channel business utilizing truckload, LTL, small package, intermodal and internal air and ocean services.
Negotiate all carrier and forwarder contracts establishing competitive rates, service, and terms & conditions while driving down overall transportation spend.
Responsible for the transportation P&L and the financial performance of our global transportation and import network.
Responsible for daily operational execution of the transportation network including: on-time pick-up and delivery, carrier capacity management, loss and damage claims and KPI metrics.
Track carrier performance on key KPI's and conduct quarterly business reviews with a goal of continuous improvement.
Manage carrier payables, claims, invoice approval and aging to minimize service interruptions.
Develop innovative transportation optimization programs to improve customer service and reduce cost (i.e., order consolidations, multi-stop truckload, parcel zone skipping, etc.).
Direct and manage all U.S. imports and exports, HTS classifications, duty drawbacks and our company compliance programs.
Formalize the internal structure and practice of document retention related to maintaining U.S. Customs compliance and the ISA (Importer Self-Assessment) program
Manage compliance with preferential trade and security programs such as C-TPAT, USMCA, and similar trade agreements.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor's Degree in a relevant field or equivalent professional experience.
7-10 years of experience with operational management and procurement of truckload, LTL, parcel and ocean shipping services.
An orientation to build organizational capability through process, training and coaching of talent
Highly organized, efficient, and self-motivated
A strong attention to detail and the ability to handle multiple competing initiatives
Ability to build effective cross functional relationships at both the individual and team levels
High learning aptitude and adaptability with systems and regulatory landscape

Keywords: Chemical Guys, Carson , Director Of Global Transportation, Professions , Carson, California

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