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Verizon Logistics Services Manager in Alburtis, Pennsylvania

What you’ll be doing...

We succeed when we get our products into the hands of our customers as quickly and efficiently as possible and that’s where you come in. You’ll be managing order fulfillment of our FiOS materials. As we strive to always be even better, you’ll also be looking for ways to improve our quality, accuracy, and efficiency. Come keep our warehouse running like a well-oiled machine.

In this position, you will manage a team responsible for all outbound transportation activities related to FiOS, VzConnect, Direct to Consumer and In-Franchise Transportation. This includes transportation from our distribution centers and OEMs (Original Equipment Manufacturers) to our GWCs (Garage Work Centers), COs (Central Offices), job sites, end customers and Retail Stores. Additionally, you will be responsible for the management of multiple carriers across multiple modes of transport. This includes the transport of material via small parcel, LTL, TL and Dedicated Fleet. You will have to hit budget targets as well as hold the vendors accountable to meet SLA and KPI targets.

  • Leading key distribution center functions such as inventory management and order fulfillment.

  • Planning daily operations to meet the daily demand.

  • Identifying and implementing efficiency and cost-saving measures for continuous improvement.

  • Tracking metrics like productivity, timeliness, and order accuracy to ensure goals are met.

  • Managing distribution, reorders, receiving requirements, returns, and transit issues.

What we’re looking for...

You are a process person and you like when things run smoothly---but when they don’t, you’ll calmly find a good solution and then re-engineer the process to improve it for next time. And you’re always on the lookout for ways to maximize productivity. No balls drop on your watch as you juggle lots of different priorities because you keep track of all the details. You work well with different kinds of people and know how to flex your style to suit the situation. You prefer a fast-paced environment with new challenges each day.

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.

  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.

  • Parcel management experience.

  • Willingness to travel up to 25%.

Even better if you have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain, Engineering or related discipline.

  • Experience in Excel, Visio, PowerPoint and SAP or related tools.

  • Experience managing large scale transportation operations.

  • Strong communication and organizational skills, and attention to detail.

  • Experience managing a team.

  • Knowledge and understanding of Lean Six Sigma processes.

  • Critical thinking skills to solve both strategic and tactical challenges on a daily basis.

  • Capability to work with multiple internal partner groups to generate optimal outcome.

  • Strong problem solving skills and capability to take action.

  • Capability to manage multiple projects at a time that meet or exceed targets.

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.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer - and celebrate our employees' differences, including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. Different makes us better.

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