Logistics Project Manager

Job location:
Roswell, Georgia, USA
Created moment:
June 26, 2024
Job reference:
REQ - 08394

The Company


The world’s leading supplier of mineral-based specialty solutions for industry with 14,000 employees, operations in more than 40 countries, and €4.3 billion in revenue in 2022.
Imerys delivers high-value-added, functional solutions to a great number of sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its understanding of applications, technological knowledge and expertise in material science to deliver solutions by beneficiating its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. Imerys’ solutions contribute essential properties to customers’ products and their performance, including heat resistance, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and water repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.
If you want to grow your skills and develop your career, find out more at www.imerys.com

The Position

Logistics Project Manager

Job Summary

Based at our N America headquarters in Roswell, GA, we are hiring a Logistics Project Manager to lead project scoping, strategy development, and implementation. You will also manage, track and report deliverables and associated financials in collaboration with the logistics finance controller. 

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Project management of logistics initiatives involving truck, rail, and ocean transportation modes.

  • Lead project scoping and working sessions with relevant SMEs and stakeholders.

  • Quantify financial opportunities, set milestone and deliverable timelines.

  • Create action plans, manage progress tracking, and identify task owners. 

  • Prepare comprehensive project plans to ensure deliverables are attained within budget, timeline and varied project objectives.

  • Lead multiple project initiatives in parallel timelines. 

  • Collaborate cross-functionally with different areas of the business including manufacturing, purchasing, finance, customer service, and sales. 

  • Ensure efficient project control tools (cost, schedule, risk) are in place and take corrective actions when necessary. Recommend decisions for the steering committee.

  • Develop method of change management inclusive of ownership of documentation library, process training and communication plans etc.

Skills and Attributes Requirements:

  • Problem solving, complex, and decentralized team management.

  • Oral and written communication with internal and external contacts.

  • Project Control and reporting. 

  • Capacity to develop recommendations based on robust and quantitative evaluation of different alternates.

  • Execution strategy definition and risk analysis.

  • Establish KPIs and corrective action plans as appropriate. 

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Industrial Engineering or related field

  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in logistics and supply chain management

  • Working knowledge of truck, rail, and ocean freight modes. 

  • Develop project plan on basis of business requirements, arrangement of project team, project metrics design, KPI’s and reporting.

  • Open minded, experience in multi-cultural environments

  • Travel 20% depending on project requirements

Position Type

Full time

and

Permanent

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