Reference : 569997

Transport Manager (M/W)

  • Supply Chain
  • France
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 07/01/2019

Position description

We are looking for a Transport Manager working within the Europe, Middle East & Africa Supply Chain team.

Your main role will be to identify and propose key strategic initiatives relating to the Transport functions.

You will be in charge of structuring our European approach to manage a wide portfolio of carriers’ trough definition of best practices and negotiate European contracts. You will work in coordination with the country transport managers to implement strategic decision.

You will be asked to :

Implement successfully strategies of Transport.
Coordinate activities in a cross country environment to manage transport spend
Reduce and consolidate portfolio of carriers across Europe
Set up and implement a control tower to provide full track and trace across our European flows, both internal and to customers.
Provide visibility and optimize transport flows 
Define and implement best practices in terms of contracts and RFQ. 
Manage performance of key carriers.
Continually propose new services and solutions to improve customer experience

Business trips are expected for 25% of the time.


Strong and demonstrable experience in the area of Transport and Logistics
Hard skills : Strong project management skills required; ability to identify and implement performance goals, priorities, recommend measures ; Logistics/Transport and Strategy planning ; English fluent
Soft skills : Excellent communication, presentation, negotiation and influencing skills ; Experience of developing and delivering sustainable changes across a department/function
Workplace : European city (to defined)

Who are we ?

Saint-Gobain Abrasives, the world’s leading manufacturer of abrasives, offers powerful, precise and user friendly solutions enabling customers to shape and surface-finish all types of materials even in the most complex and challenging applications across a diverse range of markets.

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