Lennox Supervisor, Transportation in Richardson, Texas

Company Overview

Lennox International (LII) is a leading global provider of innovative climate control solutions for heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVACR) markets.

Beginning over a century ago, Lennox International has built a strong heritage of Innovation and Responsibility. Our position as an innovation leader continually inspires us to promote more efficient energy use and a healthier environment through our product operations. Our engaged and diverse workforce is committed to providing climate control solutions that provide the most value and comfort for our customers.

We are proud to have instilled a shared sense of responsibility and commitment among our approximately 10,000 employees located throughout North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia.

Job Description

  • Responsible for enterprise-wide evaluation and design of transportation services to maximize delivery efficiency.

  • Partners with the business units to create overall Carrier Performance Management program.

  • Develops proactive strategies that anticipate and mitigate issues and risks with respect to changes in the transportation industry.

  • Ensures the transportation design supports the overall Lennox Supply Chain strategy.

  • Researches and analyzes freight costs and classifications, delivery methods, and delivery schedules to minimize delivery costs and maximize customer satisfaction.

  • Develop measurement standards that track and monitor transportation results against objectives and goals.

  • Leads the carrier selection and negotiation process; establishes and maintains contractual and business relationships with the carriers; monitors contract compliance; solves operational issues with vendors.

  • Conducts cost studies to develop negotiating leverage, evaluates alternatives and reduces costs.

  • Sets transportation policy and provides guidance to transportation analysts across the enterprise.

Qualifications

  • Requires a bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Requires at least 8 years related experience.

  • Expert knowledge of principles and methods for moving people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road, including the relative costs and benefits.

  • Knows industry and regulatory trends.

  • Requires excellent negotiation skills.

  • Must know how to use Transportation Management Systems to optimize transportation networks.

  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Requires knowledge and understanding of the practical impact of import and export regulations in a wide range of countries.

Requisition # 2018-13765

Category Logistics / Supply Chain / Distribution

Shift / Hours Regular

Lennox International is an Equal Opportunity Employer and supports a diverse, inclusive work environment.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, transgender status, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Applicants with Disabilities

If you are an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, you may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting us at Recruitment@Lennoxintl.com

E-Verify Participation

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Please visit the E-Verify website for more information on this program.