Senior Manager, Import Transportation and Supplier Relationship Management
Location: Napa, California
Internal Number: 16096684
POSITION SUMMARYÂ Â
The Sr. Manager, Import Transportation & SRM Manager, leads all activity related to transportation service provider sourcing, import analytics and supplier relationship management for the Wine & Spirits international transportation business. This role is accountable for leading strategic transportation initiatives that will optimize business processes within the supply chain. This includes delivering broad business and technical knowledge in resolving problems and defining new business opportunities that will improve service to our distributors and customers. Responsibilities include contract negotiations, project management execution and delivering year over year productivity savings and cost avoidance.
Responsibilities include leading and executing carrier negotiations, contract governance, project management and delivering YOY productivity savings and cost avoidance.
Lead contract negotiations that deliver a âWin/Winâ outcome for our strategic partners and Constellation Brands, Inc.
Lead Transportation Provider Contract Governance to ensure carrier and Freight Forwarder contracts are maintained and current to support Constellations Brands. This includes: Â Managing contract amendments & exhibits, contract alignment with operating agreements and legal compliance strategy
Lead RFP/RFQ execution leveraging the 7 Step Sourcing Process
Lead Carrier Segmentation and Rationalization efforts to streamline carrier base
Lead strategic Carrier, Freight Forwarder and 3PL sourcing partnerships that will deliver long term operational effectiveness for Constellation Brands, Inc.
Identify strategic outsourcing opportunities when appropriate
Provide strategic alignment with corporate goals to improve service levels, reduce costs, and implement change that will continuously improve overall performance
Lead SRM /Vendor Management Processes for International Transportation business
Carrier Business Review Management
Execute strategic analysis to identify cost savings opportunities and reduce our cost to serve
Secure capacity as needed - maintain visibility for carriers of CBI freight requirements
Provide equipment availability and carrier management updates to shipping locations/customer service as needed
Review and monitor for extreme weather conditions, implement weather procedures with shipping facilities and carriers. Inform internal business partners of impact (CSS, Shipping Facilities, Sales, Finance)
Carrier Performance Reports/Updates.
Support IT and other internal business partners as needed on TMS system issues relating to freight/order processing
Capture and Report reason codes in TMS for alternate carrier usage, light shipping, weather protection, quality, and on-time order metrics
Manage carrier freight awards and accessorial policy
Support freight to customer budget preparation
Create monthly reports on freight to customer budget, (i.e. Variance, accessorial charge, non-awarded carrier usage.)
Provide documentation and information as required/requested to corporate auditors
Month end close support â TMS
Support Acquisition Integrations
Partner with Sr. Director of Transportation & Distribution in the development of performance measures and robust management routines for carriers and maintain total ownership of all aspects of non-primary carrier spending.
Partner with the Domestic Transportation & SRM Manager in the development of share goals to include drive contract governance and general improvement across transportation
Partner with Legal to ensure carrier contract Compliance
Provide guidance to Manager, Domestic Transportation SRM on contract governance best practices and continuous improvement to ensure sustainable supply chain solutions are achieved xxxxx. Align feedback from Manager, SRM and drive solutionsâ¦â¦
Directly and through matrix organization identify risk and establish continuity plans to ensure sustainable continuity of quality supply of finished goods to customers.
Establishing a rigorous operating rhythm internally and with strategic partners
In collaboration with legal, security, and sustainability teams establish processes and measures to monitor all regulatory, governmental, and environmental standards
Crosstrain with Domestic manager SRM for additional coverage and growth.
Bachelorâs degree in Logistics, Supply Chain or related subject, or equivalent work experience. major
Minimum 5 years of experience in Transportation Procurement or Supplier Management
Proficiency in Microsoft Office
ERP System Experience (SAP preferred)
Strategic Supplier Sourcing
Agile or Lean Manufacturing
Advance Excel or Access
Technical â all Microsoft Office Applications
Creativity and Innovation
Physical Requirements/Work Environment
Must be at least 21 years of age. Must be able to sit and/or stand for long periods of time and work on a computer for extended periods. Lifting may be required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Up to 10% travel may requested.
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