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Sr Mgr Transportation

Company name
Tyson Foods, Inc.

Springdale, AR, United States

Employment Type

Logistics, Manager, Transportation

Posted on
Jul 26, 2022

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Job Details:

This position will work cross functionally with export procurement providers ( Port providers, ocean carriers, storage facilities, intermodal). Ensure cross functional collaboration and alignment on strategic plans necessary to provide Tyson competitive advantage . Ensure internal and external business partners develop and execute tactical export plans.

This position will take a c ollaborative approach in procurement of export capacity (Port utilization, OTR, Ocean, Rail & air freight) while establishing, maintaining, and enhancing professional relationship with export providers and deliver expected business results placing customer first while continually striving to maximize efficiency and deliver optimal cost to serve.

This position will partner with systems/product & compliance on digital and automated support for all commodities/products shipped to international customers . Support continuous improvement and change management . Support Tyson and total company initiatives.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Align with finance on annual operating plan & deliver the financial plan

Planning and optimizing export resources to meet and exceed international service goals while minimizing costs

Participate and assist in execution of Ocean, Drayage and Domestics RFPs with the goal of balancing service and cost

Provide committed contracts and significantly improve load visibility and level of service

Optimize origin container loading designed to reduce total days of transit to international customers

Work cross functionally with internal and external business partners to develop risk management and contingency planning related to trends and threats impacting export providers and international customers

Develop and continually improve export product flow efficiency. Incorporate market trends, forecasts and customer needs to determine strategic initiatives are aligned to deliver world class service and lowest possible expense.

Models the Tyson values and culture. Builds strong relationships and trust with internal and external team members and business partners. Creates discipline and focus around developing talent, building talent pipeline, and fostering environment that empowers team members.


Education/Certifications: BS degree in Logistics a plus or BS degree in Business and/or 10 plus yrs. of Logistics, Distribution and Transportation.

Experience: Global carrier procurement, Global Supply Chain/Transportation operations, P&L management

Computer Skills: Versed in Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Access) and various supply chain operating systems.

Communication Skills: Executive level written, presentation and verbal skills.

Special Skills: Experience managing Global transportation providers, Ocean operations, International markets.

Travel: Field travel, including potential for international travel, required to support export flow and international customers, operations, internal and external business partners

Relocation Assistance Eligible:


Work Shift:

1ST SHIFT (United States of America)

Hourly Applicants ONLY -You must complete the task after submitting your application to provide additional information to be considered for employment.

Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

CCPA Notice. If you are a California resident, and would like to learn more about what categories of personal information we collect when you apply for this job, and how we may use that information, please read our CCPA Job Applicant Notice at Collection, click here ( applicant notification.pdf) .

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Tyson Foods, Inc.
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