What you’ll be doing...

Project Manager – Global Supply Chain Operations

The Transportation Project Manager will work with the on-site Verizon operations team, 3PL team and cross functionally with IT, Inventory Planning and Marketing to execute a wide range of transformational projects. These projects will be aimed to reduce operational expense, reduce working capital, enable a key new process/product and/or increase customer service to the field amongst a multitude of additional outcomes. The PM will help frame the scope and strategy, and will also lead the execution of the recommendations across all work streams.

Responsibilities include:

  • Lead conception, scope definition, and execution of various types of strategic and operational transportation initiatives, ranging from large scale capital projects to process improvements both for domestic and international transportation.
  • Lead projects across our domestic and international footprint that increase efficiency, increase service level and/or decrease costs.
  • Provide leadership to ensure efficient distribution operations and adherence to policies, procedures, and process excellence.
  • Lead the analysis and implementation of areas impacting transportation operations such as warehouse operations, inbound receiving, existing and future warehouse infrastructure that will reduce inefficiencies within Global Supply Chain's existing transportation infrastructure.
  • Develop an integration playbook that can be reused on similar future programs.
  • Hold 3PL accountable to meet desired project deadline and implement new operating procedures.
  • Construct business case for projects that are being implemented.
  • Cross functionally work with Verizon operations team and 3PL to ensure business case is met.
  • Present projects to Leadership.
  • Oversee efficient utilization of space and material and make necessary changes to layout design where appropriate.
  • Partner with the 3PL to determine processes for reverse supply chain identifying how to maximize value of returned equipment.
  • Partner with 3PL to manage distribution center operations to develop optimal transportation decisions.
  • Optimize pick/pack operations for less than truckload shipments with outbound transportation partner.
  • Develop best in class shipping procedures to ensure the protection and accuracy of inventory to its final destination.
  • Lead supply chain projects to continually improve the business performance, customer experience, and/or reduce expense.
  • Act as a subject matter expert regarding transportation operations.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Project Management experience.
  • Experience using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio.
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule.
  • Willingness to travel.

Even better if you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain, Engineering, or related discipline.
  • Master’s degree in Business, Supply Chain, Engineering, or related discipline.
  • Experience in large scale operations and distribution management.
  • Ten or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Supplier management experience.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Strong organization and attention to detail.
  • Strong history of driving culture and employee engagement.
  • Experience in materials management, i.e., transportation, purchasing, inventory management.
  • Import/ Export experience in supply chain function.
  • Exposure to Six Sigma or other process improvement methodologies.
  • PMP certification.
  • Proficiency in SAP and Microsoft Office Suite.

When you join Verizon...

You’ll have the power to go beyond – doing the work that’s transforming how people, businesses and things connect with each other. Not only do we provide the fastest and most reliable network for our customers, but we were first to 5G - a quantum leap in connectivity. Our connected solutions are making communities stronger and enabling energy efficiency. Here, you’ll have the ability to make an impact and create positive change. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, join our team of the best and brightest. We offer great pay, amazing benefits and opportunity to learn and grow in every role. Together we’ll go far.

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