• International Logistics Manager

    Job ID
    US-PA-Glen Mills
    Full-Time Regular
    Functional Group
    Logistics/Supply Chain
    Business Segment
    Regional Office – Americas
  • Overview

    About Axalta

    Axalta is a leading global company focused solely on coatings and providing customers with innovative, colorful, beautiful and sustainable solutions.  From light OEM vehicles, commercial vehicles and refinish applications to electric motors, buildings and pipelines, our coatings are designed to prevent corrosion, increase productivity and enable the materials we coat to last longer.  With more than 150 years of experience in the coatings industry, the approximately 14,000 people of Axalta continue to find ways to serve our more than 100,000 customers in 130 countries better every day with the finest coatings, application systems and technology. For more information visit axalta.com and follow us @Axalta on Twitter and on LinkedIn


    See link:  http://www.axaltacs.com/content/dam/Corporate/Documents/About%20Axalta/Axalta%20Brochure%202018.pdf


    Position Summary:


    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%


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