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Nordstrom Transportation Manager - Dubuque, IA in Dubuque, Iowa

Job Description

The Transportation Manager will work with and provide logistics support for the Fulfillment Center as well as Vendors, Buyers, Carriers, Corporate counterparts. They must drive key performance indicators for cost savings, and maintain efficient utilization of department team members through proper coaching and training to provide the highest levels of customer service

A day in the life…

Understand and support accurate billing, freight payment, PO Office, and charge-back processes

Support strategic planning of all inbound/outbound carrier movement including domestic and international order fulfillment

Support multi-channel efforts to include Drop Ship, Full Line Stores, and Regional Delivery Rooms

Meet financial objectives by supporting forecasting requirements, preparing an annual budget, scheduling expenditures, analyzing variances, and initiating corrective actions

Participate in negotiating and auditing of freight rates and carrier contracts

Support, schedule, and supervise Yard Truck drivers and Yard Truck program to include CDL acquisition, training, and communication of safety or policy changes

You own this if you have…

2+ years of Leadership experience

Accounting, planning, analytical, project management, and/or reporting experience

Communication expert (both written and verbal) with the ability to effectively communicate and present information and respond to questions from groups of Managers, Vendors, employees, and Corporate Leaders

Previous Hazardous Material training is a plus

Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office with a strong emphasis on Excel

Supply Chain Operational knowledge or equivalent Transportation knowledge (preferred)

We’ve got you covered…

Our employees are our most important asset and that’s reflected in our benefits. Nordstrom is proud to offer a variety of benefits to support employees and their families, including:

  • Medical/Vision, Dental, Retirement and Paid Time Away

  • Life Insurance and Disability

  • Merchandise Discount and EAP Resources

A few more important points...

The job posting highlights the most critical responsibilities and requirements of the job. It’s not all-inclusive. There may be additional duties, responsibilities and qualifications for this job.

Nordstrom will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all legal requirements.

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