Finished Vehicle Logistics Manager

General Motor
October 01, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Working Time:Full time
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Position will supervise a team: provide employee development, training, and drive the performance management process as well as manage an efficient organizational structure.

RESPONSIBILITIES - Leading, guiding and directing a team that is responsible for executing deliverables in support of the logistic organization's business objectives.

- Provides leadership of one of the key areas within GM Global Logistics/Containers to ensure business objectives are met or exceeded in all areas including customer, quality, service, responsiveness, people, product and financial initiatives.

- Communicates within the function as well as other functions, external affiliates, regulatory agencies.

- Responsible for supporting relationship management with logistic suppliers and service providers

- Influences others within the organization to accept new concepts, practices, and approaches.

- Identify problems, update or modify work methods that may be complex in the work area without the benefit of defined procedures.

- Promote GM's values and makes customer-focused decisions.

- Hold accountability for staffing, communicating, training and development, in addition to, directing and prioritization of work, evaluating performance, and removing roadblocks.

- Provides technical leadership to team and interacts and collaborates with multi-functional teams to meet targets.

- Lead team on new methods or initiatives without defined procedures.

Hiring processes: You will identify & lead staffing initiatives for work team. Part of the duties will include conducting regularly scheduled group meetings, communicating GM policies & procedures, leadership and safety messages. You will craft specific to functional communication on vision & strategy, which may include preparing and giving presentations.

Training & Developing: Ensures employees are in compliance with all mandatory GM training and any specific training related to functional responsibility. You will need to understands & support employee's career development goals as well as develop and execute initiatives to improve work team capability and increase work team capacity.

Delegation: Assigns and balances workload for direct reports. You will also set individual employee and group priorities.

Monitoring & Approving GM Records: You will make decision about employee work and overtime schedules, expenses, and other work-related data.

Evaluating Performance and Behaviors: Offer direct hires, candid & constructive feedback and facilitate performance interventions when necessary.

Recognition: Formally & informally recognize employee's contributions. Timely and consistent feedback to direct employee's as appropriate will be required. As manager, you will also participate in compensation planning and administer compensation treatment.

Removing Roadblocks & Resolving Issues/Complaints: Observes and steps up to remove roadblocks and resolve potential issues.

Additional Description
  • Lead a team of GM employees and a group of service providers responsible for:
  • Operations and Shipment Planning
  • Plan and execute finished vehicles shipments via different transportation modes between different locations, including Rail, Truck and Ocean Vessel from and/or to locations owned by GM or contracted through service providers.
  • Manage Mexico export and import operations of finished vehicles, as well as deliveries to our Mexico Dealer network (~350 Dealers). Import and export operations includes shipments via ocean from or to ~20 overseas countries and from Mexico to USA (Short Sea).
  • Manage Logistics Operations for Central America and Caribbean countries (~20 destinations).
  • Manage GM Finished Product inventories at 4 different GM Locations and 5 locations owned by a 3rd party contracted through service agreements, including ocean ports yards.
  • Manage day to day interaction with different service providers including Railroads, Truck and Ocean Carriers, Yard and Port Yard Managers, and Repair Services.
  • Manage service providers performance through well-defined Key Performance Indicators that periodically updated and reviewed, including the coordination of face to face business reviews with some of them.
  • Knowledge:

  • Strong working knowledge of Logistics and supply chain
  • Ability to gather and interpret complex quantitative and qualitative data, analyze it and interpret it for effective decision making.
  • High level of analytical ability where problems are unusual and difficult.
  • Thorough knowledge of Corporate/unit purchasing practices and procedures.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify cost reduction and waste elimination opportunities.
  • Experience working in cross-functional teams working to implement complex projects
  • Experience playing Project Manager role during high impact projects successfully implemented
  • Skills:

  • High Analytic Capability
  • High level of oral and written communications skills
  • High level of interpersonal skills
  • Ability to lead a project from start to finish
  • Ability to effectively delegate to others and achieve satisfactory results with stretch deadlines
  • Detail oriented and data driven
  • High process focus
  • Cross-functional relationship building
  • Energetic and passionate to find solutions to complex supply chain problems
  • Ability to work under pressure and to drive results in ambiguous situations
  • English Language Fluency


  • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain, Logistics, Industrial or other Engineering, International Business or related fields (Required)
  • At least 4 to 5 years of work experience in the Transportation and/or Supply Chain related fields (Required)
  • Proficient in English Language (Required)
  • Intermediate to Advanced level of Excel (Required)
  • Experience leading highly competitive teams and managing Logistics/Transportation service providers
  • Master's degree in Supply Chain, Logistics, Industrial Engineering, or related fields (Recommended)
  • Good domain and understanding of common software (Power Point, Word, MS Project, Power BI, etc)
  • Opex Lead Training or Lean Six Sigma knowledge (Recommended

    Hybrid: This position requires to work 3 days on site 2 days at home remote on a full-time basis

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