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Shipping and Receiving Manager

JohnstownDRS Technologies


DRS Technologies, Inc.

DRS Technologies is a leading supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and prime contractors worldwide. Focused on defense technology, we develop, manufacture and support a broad range of systems for mission critical and military sustainment requirements, as well as homeland security.

Headquartered in Arlington, VA, the Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leonardo S.p.A. which employs more than 47,000 people worldwide. We offer a competitive compensation package and a business culture which rewards performance. DRS is committed to being an employer of choice of a highly qualified, diverse, effective, and productive workforce.

For additional information on DRS, please visit our website at www.drs.com.


Company Overview
DRS Naval Electronics is a collection of Lines of Businesses and Centers of Excellence driven to be the U.S Navy's Leading provider of electronics products, subsystems, systems and integrated solutions, and expand into adjacent markets. Naval Electronics site locations span across the continental United States
and include Johnstown, PA, Largo, FL, Chesapeake, VA, Twin Cities, MN, Germantown, MD, Washington, DC, and San Diego, CA                                                                                            

 

Job Location
Johnstown, PA

 

Position Summary

Manages the physical movement of inbound and outbound shipments, including shipments to both domestic and international customers, and distribution centers and branches within the organization.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manages the physical movement of inbound and outbound shipments, including shipments to both domestic and international customers, and distribution centers and branches within the organization
  • Manages the development and implementation of economical and efficient traffic/transportation services for the organization and its customers
  • Schedules and coordinates the routing of incoming and outgoing shipments
  • Negotiates rates, delivery terms, freight rates, and classifications with carriers; analyzes service performance
  • Develops and implements new procedures and methods to reduce costs
  • Examines and approves payment of bills
  • Resolves claims for loss or damage
  • Engages in the typical responsibilities of a manager requiring planning, evaluating, organizing, integrating, and controlling
  • Supervisory responsibility involving staffing, conducting performance appraisals, training and developing subordinates, promotions, salary increases, terminations, disciplinary actions, etc
  • Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization

 

Secondary Accountabilities

  • Perform complex business and systems analysis on the overall product delivery and transportation process
  • Leads the transportation activity of the integrated supply chain
  • Identify and process changes which facilitate freight savings, instill material efficiencies, improve on-time delivery, performance and/or enhance the overall customer service experience for our internal and external customers
  • Manage activities such as:  invoicing, e-bills, duty allocation and validation, resolves customs issues
  • Manage UPS program, origin billing with vendors, consolidation program, and manage global freight quotes for RFPs for freight contracts
  • Monitor supply chain activities and use independent judgment to proactively analyze needs, cost and impact of solutions and offer advice to maximize transportation efficiency at minimum expense
  • Communicate and counsel internal and external customers, as required, relative to general transport policy
  • Oversee and facilitate daily freight movement and manage day-to-day traffic issues
  • Provide trouble-shooting and problem resolution as requested
  • Supervise the assembly support documentation, file freight claims with service providers and reporting tools to track resolution and recovery
  • Review and approve freight bills based on negotiated contracts, ensuring accurate and correct payments
  • Analyze and recommend transportation service providers based on review of trade lanes
  • Maintain, make recommendations, and implement changes to the company tariff rules and enter changes in ERP system
  • Proactively monitor and manage key performance indicators and execute root cause analysis
  • Provide all support function activity, including accuracy and timeliness of data processing, reporting, analysis, and all other inquiries

 

Basic Qualifications

  • BS or BA Degree (preferably in Logistics/Supply Chain); any related professional certification, or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years experience in logistics, transportation, finance or supply chain disciplines
  • Solid understanding of business contracts, National Motor Freight Classification/Fast Class Programs, United States and Canadian rate bureau concepts and formats
  • Excellent understand of LTL trucking data and business trends, including FedEx, DHL and UPS zone based knowledge
  • International Freight experience as well as customs and documentation procedures
  • Technical skills requiring industry wide, multi-modal transportation knowledge
  • Experience with Oracle or other major ERP
  • Requires proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Map Point, PowerPoint, MS Outlook, Adobe Acrobat, and other electronic communication programs, including use of or conversion between various file formats
  • Possess good time management skills and the ability to multi-task and support multiple initiatives at once with a high amount of productivity and efficiency
  • Ability to execute assigned tasks with limited instruction, and provide task status and ask for help when needed
  • Ability to identify various project reporting requirements, extract data from all needed sources and compile and format into actionable data presentations
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written  
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Aptitude to gain further competency in Statistical and/or Transportation Analysis tools (Minitab)

 

DRS Technologies, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. #NEL

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