Salary Range:$80,000.00 - $134,000.00

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Position Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Manager of Technology Strategy and Innovation of a $400MM operating division of a multi-billion-dollar global provider of transportation and logistics services.

Product Manager is responsible for the evaluation, procurement, and ownership of the Third-Party vendor relationships with various TMS (Transportation Management Systems) suppliers (McLeod, MercuryGate, Oracle, etc.). This role is internally and externally focused working with key stakeholders, customer service, operations, and finance teams to manage the lifecycle of the TMS. Internal requirements gathering and working with vendors and IT developers. Major initiative over the next 3-5 years is to assess, research, interview, and develop a roadmap for preferred future state TMS implementations.

Background Required:
  • Evaluation, assessment, and management of technology vendors within logistics environment (5+ years)
  • Transportation Management Systems (knowledge and proficiency)
  • Capabilities testing
  • Pricing and Value process (RFI, RFP, RFQ)
  • Developing new platforms and / or incorporating legacy technologies into a holistic customer experience
  • Vendor Negotiations and support agreements
  • Metrics measurements (i.e. pricing, delivery, costs, quality audits, recommendation)
  • Working in Agile, Scrum, or Kanban methods (Needs of the business and customer)
  • Project Management, Road mapping, Reporting
  • Computer literate: Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, & Outlook
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree
  • Residence: Akron/Cleveland, OH (Relocation assistance provided)
Background Preferred (but not required):
  • Advanced Degree –MBA
  • IT functionality and understanding of capabilities (Customizable vs. “off the shelf”)
Other Essential Abilities and Skills:
  • Building relationships with key suppliers
  • Problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Analytical skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
If you are interested in this opportunity but you’re not ready to apply, please email the Practice Leader provided below with your questions.

Managing Director: Mica Bolta
Freight Brokerage

330.664.9400, ext.120

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