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Regional Vice President

Company: Vanguard Logistics Services
Location: Carol Stream
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

ABOUT VANGUARDVANGUARD LOGISTICS has been "making it fit to ship" and leading the less-than-container load (LCL) ocean shipping industry for over 40 years. Our 3,300+ shipping experts in local offices are passionate about delivering superior service to our customers around the globe. We know how to maximize space for the most efficient and fastest-possible shipping. But our services aren't limited to LCL or even to ocean freight. Our range of products and services delivers end-to-end and door-to-door solutions for all of our customers' shipping needs - be they Ocean, Inland, Air or in the Warehouse. Today, we are the world's premier LCL ocean freight consolidator, and we're still pushing boundaries. -WHAT YOU'LL BE DOINGThe RVP has overall responsibility for the business units in their region. -Will successfully manage and provide leadership in all areas of responsibility within the region including commercial development, customer service, operational excellence, employee engagement, overall financial performance, safety, and day to day management of the region. -Will promote corporate programs, policies, practices, and procedures to ensure safety, operational quality and efficiency and regulatory compliance. -ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Accountable for all aspects of region management including business planning, workforce planning, financial budgeting and reporting, and safety. Directly supervise Sales Directors, Branch Managers, CFS managers, traffic, and revenue management functions.
  • Achieve or exceed region performance goals in key metrics such as growth, profitability, safety, productivity, customer satisfaction, employee engagement and regulatory compliance.
  • Provide commercial leadership for the region with support from the Sales Director. Develop and maintain relationships with region top customers. Develop and maintain relationships with vendors; negotiate contracts and ensure compliance with corporate policy.
  • Measure, promote and reward customer satisfaction and retention resulting in quantifiable improvement.
  • Drive employee engagement and accountability throughout the region. Provide leadership to build and maintain a productive, positive work environment. Facilitate alignment of team goals and performance with Vanguard's vision and culture.
  • Maintain a safe workplace for all employees and guests; ensure compliance with regulatory requirements, safe work practices, good housekeeping, and maintenance practices.
  • Drive successful implementation of national and global initiatives in areas such as sales, safety, customer experience, quality, productivity, and procurement.
  • Oversee region recruitment, training, and performance management processes. - -MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:
    • Bachelor's Degree required; Master's Degree preferred
    • Minimum 10+ years logistics experience; minimum 10+ years of functional sales and operations management experience
    • Microsoft Windows, MS Office
    • Fluency in written and verbal English skills required; additional language skills preferred
    • Ability to constantly operate a computer/keyboard and other office equipment such as a printer, copier, calculator, etc.
    • Ability to travel up to 35% of the time -WE ARE VANGUARDWe are an industry stalwart and a true innovator. We work with our customers to make doing business easier and more profitable. We are a values-driven organization with an objective to sustain sector leadership, always with the aim to create Happy Customers, Happy People, and Happy Shareholders. Day-to-day, we work together to take care of our customers and each other, challenging ourselves to exceed our goals, and thinking ahead to anticipate our customers' future needs. -We set the standard. Come join us--we're looking for people just like you. -Vanguard is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected basis. We're working to challenge the status quo with the power of diversity, inclusion and collaboration.

Keywords: Vanguard Logistics Services, Carol Stream , Regional Vice President, Executive , Carol Stream, Illinois

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