Director of Logistics

$180,000 - $200,000 yearly
Job Category: Supply Chain
Position Type: Direct Hire / Permanent
Work Model: Hybrid
Location: Alsip, Illinois
Job ID: 138463
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LaSalle Network is partnered with a global agricultural product manufacturer on a Director of Logistics opening. This organization is a leader in their field and are rapidly growing across multiple continents and are looking for a strong leader to partner cross-functionally to build and design effective processes and procedures. 

If you are looking for an autonomous role to expand your knowledge on commercial policy, material flow and international transportation, please apply below! 

Director of Logistics Responsibilities:

  • Developing and executing the overall logistics strategy for the NA business
  • Managing the external (3PL) logistics partners
  • Managing the bulk and rail fleet management programs and related contracts
  • Leading the team and the processes to ensure cost-efficient, high-quality and customer-focused delivery of products across North America
  • Leading, mentoring and developing the members of the logistics team
  • Managing the logistics spend and controlling expenditures to budgeted levels; identifying and implementing the necessary actions to drive cost improvement
  • Partnering with sales and marketing, driving service-level metrics and implementing actions to raise quality and service standards to exceed customer expectations and achieve “best in class” operations
  • Managing the end-to-end logistics strategy
  • Identifying gaps in the supply operations capability; proposing and executing solutions
  • Monitoring and controlling suppliers to confirm services meet agreed-upon levels and to ensure the company is getting the best value (cost, quality, service and alignment)
  • Evaluating, negotiating and executing agreements with new suppliers, ensuring consistency with the company standards and needs

Director of Logistics Requirements:
  • 15+ years of experience in logistics and transportation 
  • Experience in chemical & crop protection industry
  • Experience with material flow, network redesign, building commercial policies and planning concepts
  • International logistics policy experience
  • People management experience
  • APICs certification a plus 

If you are interested in this opportunity and meet the qualifications, please apply today!

Thank you,

Molly Murphy
Project Manager, Supply Chain
LaSalle Network 

LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.