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Reporting to the Vice President, Sales & Logistics, West Cement Division, the Logistics Manager is responsible to coordinate the planning, production and shipping volumes between the Sales, Manufacturing and Logistics/Distribution departments to ensure customer demand is fulfilled at the lowest possible supply chain cost. The Logistics Manager leads a team of supply chain professionals that coordinate planning, rail execution, barge execution and logistics performance for the movement of cement and cementitious materials to over 24 cement terminals/transloads in Western Canada (WCAN). The team manages the transportation assets (railcar & barges leases and maintenance) and the related freight tariff negotiations (CP, CN, BNSF, barge hauls). Based upon transportation and supply requirements within the assigned region, this position will lead the development, analysis and execution of strategic improvement projects within the Business Unit (BU). The Logistics Manager is responsible for monitoring all aspects of the BU supply chain in order to ensure that sub-optimal moves are avoided and transportation costs are minimized. The Logistics Manager also works with counterparts in the USA and Eastern Canada (ECAN) to coordinate transportation asset availability and suggesting alternative sourcing plans for the North American network.
Demonstrate a commitment to a safe work environment.
Manage/supervise the Logistics team to include coaching, training, mentoring and development
Skills & Experience:
Job Specific competency Profile (Lominger)
Pre-employment medical including drug & alcohol testing and a criminal record check may be required.
As the world leader in the building materials industry, LafargeHolcim Ltd and its subsidiaries have the assets necessary to meet the building and design challenges of today’s increasing urbanization. Globally, LafargeHolcim has 115,000 employees, a well-balanced local presence in 90 countries and combined net sales of CHF 33 billion (EUR 27 billion) in 2014. With the most innovative cement, concrete, and aggregates solutions, strong R&D and a commitment to health, safety, and sustainability, LafargeHolcim has the building solutions to meet customers’ needs, from the individual homebuilder to the largest and most complex project. We are committed to drive sustainable solutions for better building and infrastructure while contributing to a higher quality of life. We are positioned to deliver on this commitment.