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Logistics Manager - West Region

Sandy, UT, US, 84070

Ash Grove Cement Company

 

 

Job ID:  373999

 

Ash Grove Cement, a CRH company, provides portland and masonry cements to help build the foundation and infrastructure for the world around us.  We ship millions of tons of cement from our plants and network of terminals located across North America. When you work for Ash Grove, you are connecting to something bigger. Join our team and help Ash Grove build America.

 

Job Summary

 

Coordinates and administers the logistics of cement for the West Region of Ash Grove Cement Company, including invoicing and SOX compliance. Works regularly with confidential information requiring appropriate discretion. Exercises independent judgment in resolving unusual problems. Works from general policies and objectives. Refers to supervisor when clarification, interpretation or administration of organization policy is in question.

 

Essential Functions

 

  • Establishes an effective acquaintance and personal relationship with individuals in key positions with rail and trucking partners. 
  • In conjunction with Mgr of Marketing Services, negotiates both rail and truck rates on internal cement transfers. 
  • Works with plant production and sales teams, formulating and updating Monthly Production and Shipping schedule.
  • Manages Western Region railcar fleet to include adequate rail movement between plants and terminals, including lease renewals and demurrage mitigation.
  • Highly skilled in Microsoft Office.
  • Audits all cement invoices and freight bills, as well as oversees timely payment and dispute resolution of these bills.
  • Collaborates Plant shipping supervisors and/or carriers as necessary on any Canadian cement shipments and customs issues.
  • Secures the most advantageous methods for inter-divisional and inter-terminal transfer of products as needed.
  • Manages cement shipments and handles diversions and re-consignment as necessary.
  • Prepares monthly reports as directed by the Manager of Marketing Services.
  • Collaborates with West Region Terminal Manager’s to keep accurate and up-to-date files of terminal activities for purposes of demurrage oversight and demurrage bill auditing.

 

Education

 

  • Bachelor's Degree Transportation services, business administration, or marketing.

 

Work Experience

 

  • 3 years of experience in a Transportation service position in the cement industry or other industry that involves similar distribution terminal activities.

 

Skills & Abilities

 

  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrates excellent judgment and decision-making skills
  • Proficient in English written and verbal communication skills
  • Effective negotiation skills
  • Base salary starting $95,000+ depending on experience

 

What CRH Offers You

 

  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

 

 

About CRH

 

CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.

 

If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!

 

Ash Grove Cement, a CRH company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link

 

 

 

Date Posted:  May 13, 2022


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