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Logistics Team Leader

Description

KBX Logistics is looking for a Logistics Team Leader to support our weekend and support shift team. The work days and hours for this role can be flexible during the week and will be working Saturday & Sunday. Example schedule could look like: Wednesday-Sunday or Saturday-Wednesday. For the right candidate, this position could work remotely.

KBX Logistics is a leader in supply chain logistics, providing its customers with cutting-edge technologies and innovative data analytics solutions for their freight needs. KBX Logistics approaches freight logistics through optimization that enhances service, increases capacity and reduces costs in a safe, sustainable, and efficient way. KBX Logistics is a subsidiary of KBX, a Koch Industries Inc. company. Based in Wichita, Kansas, Koch Industries is one of the largest private companies in America, with estimated annual revenues as high as $115 billion, according to Forbes. For more information on KBX, visit www.kbx.global.

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Lead the Support Shift team with transportation needs and meet requirements for all businesses
  • Execute Weekend (Holiday) transportation plan to support business requirements; this includes meeting needs of facilities , i.e., carrier on time service %, load by time, equipment needs, etc.
  • Partner with Regional Team Leaders to coach, mentor, and develop talent to efficiently and effectively handle transportation planning for all freight in all Regions
  • Supervise and lead Support Shift team members creating relationships that foster a team environment within the team and across regions
  • Lead the Support shift responsibilities of FCS, Outbound, Inbound, and Dedicated planning
  • Meet key cost and service metrics and work with teammates to set goals
  • Execute on strategic projects within the Support Shift
  • Work with regional planners, Team Leads and Regional Manager on problem resolution
  • Monitor service and take corrective action to minimize or avoid failures
  • Work across all areas of the Supply Chain in order to improve efficiencies and relationship
  • Coordinate Weekly support shift and weekend staffing schedules
  • Coordinate Holiday planning schedules for staffing and load processing
  • Monitor and delegate work responsibilities within Support shift days and weekends

The Experience You Will Bring

Requirements:

  • Associates’ degree or higher and 2+ years of experience in Transportation/Logistics OR high school diploma and 4+ years of experience in Transportation/Logistics
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications; Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint
  • Previous leadership experience or experience leading project teams

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management, Business, Economics or related field
  • Previous supervisory experience
  • 1+ years of experience working in a dedicated planning role in Transportation Operations
  • Current KBX employee


Salary and Benefits Commensurate with Experience.
Equal Opportunity Employer.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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