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Director, Logistics

Kloeckner Metals
Roswell, GA 30075
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Job Summary

The Director, Logistics at Kloeckner Metals Corporation supports and assists in the development, organization and management of logistics projects, policies and procedures for a multi-site metals service center operation. The Director,Logistics is responsible for directing and overseeing activities within the logistics function.

Summary of Essential Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Support the safety culture; lead by example and support safe fleet operations
  • Work closely with 3rd party providers and support Regional Operations Managers and Local Site Managers to execute fleet and common carrier cost-out strategies
  • Propose and implement company-wide and site specific solutions that maximize efficient and cost effective use of company operated tractors, trailers and personnel
  • Develop logistics plans and procedures to ensure that internal and external customer service and cost expectations are met or exceeded
  • Establish and maintain a culture of continuous improvement by identifying, developing and leading cross-functional teams in multiple projects resulting in measurable cost-out savings totaling 2X base salary
  • Manage relationships / contacts with third party providers of logistics software and/or services
  • Interact effectively with local operations and corporate personnel to establish logistics strategy, ensure compliance to Federal, State and Company-wide regulations and policies
  • Provide logistics leadership, training and development to a distributed workforce, develop staff and drive results that meet or exceed company goals and objectives
  • Partner with site operations to identify and develop talent that manages the productivity of a private fleet consisting of 250 tractors and 400 trailers across approximately 35 locations
  • Subject Matter Expert on all topics related to supply chain and minimizing cost during the full ownership life cycle for goods moving from supplier to customer
  • Provide assistance as needed with hiring and training new employees responsible for logistics functions.


  • Strategic Leader
  • Results Driven Change Agent
  • Strong Technical Capabilities as Relates to Fleet Equipment and Transportation Technology
  • Software Proficiency: MicroSoft Suite, PowerBI and other Reporting Tools
  • Very Organized
  • Effective Written and Oral Communication
  • Exceptional Analytical Skills and Demonstrated Problem Solver
  • Relationship Builder and Skilled Negotiator


  • Undergraduate degree (BS/BA) in business administration, transportation logistics or engineering from a 4 year college or university.
  • 10 or more years of experience managing a distributed team of managers responsible for a private fleet of 250 units in an industrial / manufacturing environment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience providing technical, project management and administrative support within a TMS environment.

Preferred Skills

  • Masters degree from a 4 year college or university
  • Principal leader responsible for company-wide TMS implementation


Typically 15-25% domestic overnight air travel should be expected and depending on workload could approach 40%.

Kloeckner Metals Corporation (KMC) has its North American headquarters in Roswell, GA, and is a subsidiary of Klckner & CO, based in Duisburg, Germany. Kloeckner Metals is among the largest producer-independent distributors of steel and metal products and one of the leading steel service center companies in the European and American markets combined. Kloeckner Metals has 50 locations in the U.S. and is located in 25 states. Kloeckner Metals services more than 13,000 metalworking businesses around the United States, Mexico and Canada.

Kloeckner Metals Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Visit us at www.kloecknermetals.com to learn more about us and see other opportunities nationwide. Follow us on social media on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/kloecknermetals and LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/kloeckner-metals-corporation and review our latest videos https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFmRpYYYLATpfqbDa74fUkA

Posted: 2019-10-10 Expires: 2019-11-08
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