Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. (\"Axalta,\" or the \"Company\"), is a leading global manufacturer, marketer and distributor of high-performance coatings systems. With over a 150-year heritage in the coatings industry, Axalta is known for manufacturing high-quality products with well-recognized brands supported by market-leading technology and customer service.
Over the course of the Company's history, Axalta has remained at the forefront of the industry by continually developing innovative coatings technologies designed to enhance the performance and appearance of customers' products, while improving the customer's productivity and profitability. Axalta's diverse global footprint of 50 manufacturing facilities, four technology centers, 47 customer training centers and more than 14,000 team members allows the Company to meet the needs of customers in over 130 countries. Axalta serves its customer base through an extensive sales force and technical support organization, as well as through approximately 4,000 independent, locally-based distributors. The Company's scale and strong local presence are critical to its success, allowing leverage of the technology portfolio and customer relationships globally while meeting customer demands locally.
Axalta operates its business in two operating segments: Performance Coatings and Transportation Coatings, serving four end markets, including: Refinish, Industrial, Light Vehicle and Commercial Vehicle, across the following four regions: North America, EMEA, Latin America and Asia-Pacific.
The North America International Logistics Manager is responsible for leading the international customer service organization and creating and executing integrated logistics solutions that will add value and drive results for Axalta Coating Systems. This position is responsible for to develop and implement overall logistics strategies, manage risks, and implement SAP S/4 Hana.
The North America International Logistics Manager will be detailed oriented, analytical, versatile, hands-on. This person will work with a high sense of urgency and demonstrate ownership, commitment, and accountability.
* Contribute to the creation and implementation of best practice international customer service and logistics vision, strategy, processes and procedures to aid and improve operational performance * Builds effective strategic relationships with external suppliers and internal business units to drive results and influence business decisions * Implement company trade procedures compliant to international trade regulations * Ensure all shipments are compliant with governmental regulations and documentation requirements * Partners with cross-functional departments in support of the logistics function * Drive continuous improvement to reduce transit lead time and improve reliability * Develop and maintain metrics and analyze data to assess logistics provider performance and implement improvements * Ensures productivity, costs, accuracy and timeline expectations are being met * Identifies, analyzes and resolves global transportation issues. * Plans and implements improvements to logistics systems and processes * Manage freight partnerships, schedules and routes * Implement SAP S/4 Hana; assist in developing functional requirements and act as subject matter expert for international logistics operations * Ability to provide process design expertise and turn requirements into system solutions
* Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 10 years of International Logistics or directly related work experience * 5+ years of SAP WM and STC experience in a corporate environment supporting in-depth SAP projects * Hands on, analytical skills, including ability to manage and interpret data from multiple sources in order to make both tactical and strategic decisions. * Experience in global logistics management * Ability to identify customer needs and responds quickly to effectively resolve problems using a collaborative approach * Self-disciplined and able to perform effectively in unstructured and autonomous conditions * Presents oneself in professional manner throughout all levels of the organization * Strong team player and actively seeks opportunities to support supply chain and meet customer needs * Demonstrates effective written and oral communication skills * Competent computer skills, proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) * Must be willing and able to travel up to 20%