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Danaher Corporation North America Logistics & Transportation Manager in Wood Dale, Illinois

Danaher Company Description
Videojet Technologies, Inc. is the global leader in the manufacturing of coding, printing and marking products. This high technology product prints variable information, such as expiration dates on grocery products, packaged goods, pharmaceuticals or catalogues. As the market share leader, we have operations in over 30 countries with 2600 employees worldwide. A wholly owned subsidiary of Danaher Corporation (www.danaher.com), Videojet is the core of the $800 million Product Identification Platform. We offer an entrepreneurial environment that is team-centered, customer-driven, quality-focused and growth-oriented, guided by the phenomenally successful Danaher Business System. Working at Videojet, gives you access to a robust career development process and challenging, “stretch” opportunities.

North America Logistic & Transportation Manager

TheNorth America Logistics Managerprimarily will focus on developing and implementing tactical and strategic initiatives to support and improve the operational capability and efficiency of transportation and warehousing inbound and outbound for our US and Canada locations. Preferred candidates are those which have multi-mode knowledge and experience; with a proven record of improving commercial ground transportation networks.

The position requires the ability to1)solve complex transportation & logistics issues;2)develop, manage, and execute projects including the coordination and completion of projects on time within budget and within scope;3)lead and work effectively with all cross functional teams;4)coordinate effectively and align with the Operations on freight movement.

Occasional travel within the US and Canada is required. This position reports to the Director of Operations – North America.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES * * * Developed and managed logistics suppliers and scorecards on continuous improvement in the areas of cost, performance and service level ( QDIP) * Handle transportation deliveries, freight claims, track shipments, exception management and issue resolution with key partners for operations and customers * Forecast, monitor and manage the T&L operations budget (i.e. spend by mode) inbound and outbound * Understand and enhance transportation networks that transport and deliver hazardous flammable and non-flammable chemicals to client sites; some of which are remote or off-shore. * Identify and execute T&L savings project planning and implementation * Negotiate carrier prices, handle contracts, review quarterly business of carrier critical metrics, and drive continuous improvement initiatives with carriers. * Advocate Danaher Business System (DBS) principles by leading and facilitating problem solving activities. * Coordinate and execute Danaher corporate transportation initiatives. * Support customer services on rates and transportation deliveries to end customers * Collaborate with Sales and Services to meet Videojet Freight Revenue initiatives

REQUIRED KNOWLEGE & SKILLS: ** * Demonstrated strong capability to drive change via collaboration across organizational levels, global geography, and regional operations. * Strong understanding of current global logistic trends, markets, benchmarking price and rates, with in-depth knowledge of Domestic and International global logistic suppliers * Professional communication and strong presentation skill with visibility to VP level * Ability to gather information, analyze data, prepare and lead negotiations as well as deliver a recommendation * Demonstrated and delivered cost savings strategy y-o-y

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS ** * BS/BA in Business Administration, Supply Chain, Materials Management * 5 or more years of demonstrated work experience in Global Logistics (external packaging, transportation, warehousing, and distribution) role at a management level * Develop and implement global commodity strategies for logistics and transportation and drive the execution at the regional level * Ability to manage savings project from identification to implementation stages * Meet or exceed profit plan goals related to commodities including cost savings, OBFR improvement, supplier optimization, working capital improvements, and other KPI * Lead, motivate and influence cross-functional stakeholders to drive KPI * Maintain and update weekly cost saving funnel * Support accurate and timely reporting of key measurable (cost savings, air freight reductions) * Support implementation of standardizing global activities * Ability to gather information, analyze data, prepare and lead negotiations as well as deliver a recommendation * Relevant TMS knowledge * Self-starter that is well organized and able to make sound decisions from proper analysis of data.

Danaher Corporation Overview
Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 71,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $19.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 5,200% over 25 years.

At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We're innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you'll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.

Danaher is committed to competitive compensation that typically has key components including base salary, variable annual incentive compensation based on personal and company performance, and long-term incentive.

Organization: Videojet Technologies
Job Function: Supply Chain & Logistics
Primary Location: North America-North America-United States-IL-Wood Dale
Schedule: Full-time
Req ID: VID005646