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Transportation Manager - Africa

  • GE Healthcare
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/23/2017 5:24:21 PM
  • 2790471
  • Job Function: Logistics
  • Business Segment: Healthcare Global Supply Chain
Location(s): South Africa ; Johannesburg

About Us:
GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

Role Summary:
The Transportation Manager is responsible for the transportation of finished goods between affiliates. This includes, integrating new service providers, building relations with the service providers, transitions, driving SOPs implementation and enhancements, building proper communications channels with the service providers, driving transportation optimization while driving cost out of the business and facilitating a strategic outlook that will better serve all stakeholders.

Essential Responsibilities:
• Responsible for On Time Delivery / SCOT for distribution
• Support the Region on Business need
• Overcome road blocks to ensure delivery is made in line with internal and external customers requirements
• Drive transportation productivity projects
• Develop, coach and lead transportation team, setting measurable goals and objectives to evaluate success
• Support/ oversee Logistics Leaders in the sub-regions delivering transportation related tasks assuring quality, swift and optimized deliveries
• Support Last Mile customer’s deliveries
• Drive standardization of transportation processes across AFRICA .
• Supports ITC compliance

1. Aware of and comply with the GEHC Quality Manual, Quality Management System, Quality Management Policy, Quality Goals, and applicable laws and regulations as they apply to this job type/position
2. Complete all planned Quality & Compliance training within the defined deadlines
3. Identify and report any quality or compliance concerns and take immediate corrective action as required.
4. Proficient knowledge, understanding and leadership for International Trade Compliance, identify report and resolve any trade compliance issues.
5. Proficient knowledge, understand and leadership for operating within security programs such as CTPAT and AEO to ensure that transportation requirements are met.

Desired Characteristics:
1. Bachelor’s degree/Master’s degree in a logistics or Transportation Management related field.
2. Experience with Distribution Centers
3. Minimum 10 years’ experience in transportation logistics with a transportation management system within a business of equivalent size with multifunctional teams in a global environment.
4. Ability to influence and collaborate across functions and businesses
5. Excellent business/financial acumen, proficient in leading and setting direction for teams, including demonstrated ability to motivate, influence and drive change at all levels of the organization.
6. Excellent growth leadership skills demonstrating clear global perspective and understand factors impacting GEHC businesses and our suppliers.

Locations: South Africa ; Johannesburg

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
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