Logistics Manager - Overland Park, KS (Hybrid)

Overland Park, KS, US, 66210

Americas Cement Corporate



Job ID:  495063


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. We stand together to reinvent the way our world is built. Join our team and help Ash Grove build America.


At Ash Grove Cement, people are our first priority. We offer a complete benefits package and opportunities for your continued growth and development! 




Coordinates and administers the Logistics of Cement for the Midwest Region of Ash Grove Cement Company, including balancing of supply and demand, freight negotiations, inventory management, 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.


What you’ll be contributing: 


  • Promote and follow all plant safety guidelines. 
  • Maintains relationships with individuals in key positions and establishes an effective acquaintance with industry partners.
  • In conjunction with Director of Logistics, 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 midwestern region railcar fleet to include adequate rail movement between plants and terminals, including lease renewals and demurrage mitigation.
  • Audits all cement invoices and freight bills and oversees timely payment and dispute resolution.
  • Collaborates with plant shipping supervisors and carriers on Canadian cement shipments and customs issues.
  • Secures the most advantageous methods for inter-divisional and inter-terminal transfer of products.
  • Manages cement shipments and handles diversions and re-consignment.
  • Manages logistics of cement supply to all company terminals.
  • Prepares monthly reports.
  • Highly skilled in Microsoft Office
  • Works with the Terminal Operations Manager to keep accurate and up-to-date files of terminal activities for demurrage oversight and bill auditing.
  • Additional duties as assigned by supervisor.  


To succeed in this position, you will need: 


  • Ability to read, write and understand warning labels, instructions, signs, etc. 
  • Minimum 4 Year/ Bachelor’s Degree in transportation, business administration, marketing, or closely related field.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in a transportation service position in the cement industry or other industries involving similar distribution terminal activities.. 
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in a supervisory role, coaching or directing work.
  • Ability to problem solve.
  • Ability to make decisions and to exercise sound judgment in arriving at a conclusion.
  • Ability to effectively negotiate.
  • Occasional travel up to 15%.


What’s next for you? 


We provide stability and advancement opportunities across North America. Use our tuition reimbursement program to help you meet your career goals. 


The above duties and responsibilities are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive. The physical demands, working environment, and other conditions of employment listed in this document are representative of but are not intended to provide an exhaustive list of the requirements for positions in this classification. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.  


What CRH Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A diverse and inclusive 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:  Jun 16, 2024

Nearest Major Market: Overland Park
Nearest Secondary Market: Kansas City

Job Segment: Supply, Logistics, Manager, Operations, Management