Director of Transportation & Logistics

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Queretaro Mexico, QU
$140,000 - $150,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Aug 01, 2017
Job ID
Director of Transportation and Logistics      
$140K – 150K USD
Queretaro, Mexico
Other compensation: Car allowance - $6,240 USD Annual, Annual Bonus- 20% of the salary

Our client offers global logistics solutions in warehousing, transportation and supply chain. They operate worldwide in more than 30 countries.  Currently, they are looking for a North American or Mexican to direct their operations in Mexico.

Job description

This position provides support and technical expertise to a Retail Distribution center and transportation management operation with a +5,000 square feet facility. The director focused business efforts are to impact areas including operations, incentives, finance modeling, pricing, financial reporting, staffing, budget and forecast development, and new business ventures. 

Duties include:
  • Meeting daily customer shipping expectations, delivering against customer contract metrics, budget adherence, labor and asset management, and developing operational improvement programs to drive efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Negotiate with customer, follow up and achieve KPI’s
  • Develop operational performance, financial goals, and growth plans with Account Management Directors
  • Ensure daily shipping activities are executed and accountable for performance shortfalls –develop corrective action plans when performance falls below target
  • Optimize short and long range labor and asset pool for the region and leverage regions
  • Build and improve relationships with suppliers of services –carriers, temp agencies, realtors, etc. to improve regional execution performance
  • Ensure efficiency and quality goals are attained
  • Lead Human Resource development through appropriate training, development and succession planning
  • Implement account management strategy and metrics to ensure process commonality and continuity across regions for individual customers / industries
  • Drive standardization across warehouse execution procedures

Required knowledge:
  • 3 PL managing MX and LAM
  • Transportation / Warehousing knowledge
  • Account management knowledge
  • Strong Finance knowledge along with strategic thinking Project Management
  • Experience as a Sr. Manager Director (5 years)
  • Bilingual – English/ Spanish
  • Knowledge of the European business culture a plus
Comments on Relocation reimbursements:

Option 1- lump sum of 20,000 USD – the person needs to stay one year or this amount has to be returned
Option 2- 1,000 USD monthly for the time the candidate is living in Mexico