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Danaher Corporation North America Logistics Manager in Glen Allen, Virginia

ChemTreat, Inc. ( http://www.chemtreat.com ) is the nation's largest and fastest growing specialty chemical company dedicated solely to industrial water treatment. We have over 2,000 associates working throughout North and South America. Our entrepreneurial spirit helps drive our company's success and extends into our customers' facilities. We help our customers save millions of dollars every year, enabling us to achieve unparalleled growth in the water treatment industry.

We are looking for the right individual to step into our fast-paced, challenging environment as our Logistics Manage r. This position will oversee the company's commercial relationships for all modes of transportation. This position will also be responsible for driving continuous improvement processes and strategies that promote operational excellence and ensure optimized delivery mix while balancing risk and cost.

Through a team of 4 direct reports (Logistics Supervisor, Optimization Supervisor, and 2 Logistics Quality Field Leaders) and 11 additional indirect reports, the Logistics Manager will oversee the company's owned and 3PL transportation network. Will also own the commercial relationships, contract execution, and compliance for all transportation providers, field quality, and optimization team activities. Will manage costs for all modes as well as carrier performance against identified KPI's. If you enjoy being a part of the critical supply chain and working with all levels of staff, this could be the job for you!


  • Lead the cross functional logistics team execution efforts for startup and oversight of existing ChemTreat and 3PL delivery partners.

  • Cost effective management of carrier performance to support business strategies.

  • Develop and execute supply chains solutions to optimize delivery and transfer hazardous and non-hazardous chemicals to client sites.

  • Work with sales, operations analysts and finance to provide information so that pro forma models to determine investment strategies occur.

  • Once proforma models are approved either through ChemTreat investment or partnership model, work to ensure costs align with proforma calculations and make recommendations after startup to improve overall cost position.

  • Develop and strengthen import/export supply chain.

  • Monitor the performance of the supply chain from on-time shipment to on-time deliveries.

  • Negotiate supplier contracts with the assistance of Legal and Regulatory Affairs.

  • Develop and manage the requisite budget.

  • Use Continuous Improvement skills to improve processes and procedures to drive development of standard work.

  • Develop and execute KPI’s/Scorecards to ensure these metrics are being met or exceeded.

  • Develop direct reports through coaching and feedback.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field

  • 7 years of Logistics/Transportation/Distribution experience

  • 5 years’ experience in a Leadership role

  • Strong understanding of supply chain management, including procurement, manufacturing, warehousing and transportation.

  • International transportation experience is preferred.

  • CPSM/ APICS certification in logistics or supply chain is preferred

  • ERP/ TMS experience (D365 Kuebix)

  • Can influence without authority…builds people, teams and organizations

  • Basic knowledge of the EHS and DOT requirements for transporting, handling and transferring hazardous, flammable industrial chemicals

    Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) .