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Americas Logistics Manager

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Americas Logistics Manager

Aurora, Illinois, United States

INEOS Styrolution America LLC

Our Company: 

  • The global leader in styrenics: No. 1 leader in styrenics with a focus on Styrene Monomer, Polystyrene, Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene Standard and Styrenic Specialties
  • Employees: 3,600 worldwide
  • Production sites: 20 manufacturing sites in 10 countries
  • Customer base: Customers in 106 countries
  • Sales: 6 billion EUR in 2021

Safety remains and always will be our number one priority at INEOS. Our US locations are following the INEOS Covid protocols for new hires as a condition of employment:  

  • Candidates must be fully vaccinated prior to start date, and
  • Provide proof of Covid-19 vaccination, or
  • Willingness to obtain the vaccine before hire date and must be fully vaccinated prior to commencement of employment

The Position: Americas Logistics Manager -This position is responsible for ensuring the cost effective, on time shipment of polymer products across a complex network of owned manufacturing sites, third party toll manufacturers, warehouses and trans-loading facilities while minimizing our fixed and variable costs and maximizing customer satisfaction.

What you will do:

  • Lead the annual and strategic planning process for INEOS Styrolution’s freight and warehouse assets.
  • Ensure the infrastructure required to support the operating businesses is developed and implemented (fleet size, storage yards, maintenance, inspection and cleaning programs, systems, car/truck specifications, etc.)
  • Lead/execute improvement projects to ensure continual improvement of service and cost.
  • Ensure the proper KPIs and progress reporting for the function as a whole. 
  • Ensure the Polymer Team is capable of executing logistics strategies in support of business group and corporate strategies. This includes:
    • Establishing an effective organization design
    • Developing and controlling area budget and personnel matters
    • Establishing and implementing professional standards and skills including SHE standards
    • Working with various teams to ensure IT systems in place are effectively utilized
  • Ensure INEOS Styrolution fully meets SHE and regulatory obligations and is in compliance with all regulatory agencies that apply to this function.
  • Represent/promote INEOS Styrolution through participation in industry and community activities.
  • Ensure that the distribution infrastructure required to support the operating businesses is developed and implemented (terminals, carrier base, systems, etc.).
  • Ensure distribution risks are properly planned for and mitigated
  • Manage the operational logistics function including:
    • Overall accountability for execution of outbound shipments from all Americas shipping locations
    • Planning, ordering, and receipt of all packaged raw materials at polymer manufacturing sites
    • invoice payment
    • claims management

What you will bring:

Level of education & knowledge:

  • BS degree in supply chain management, operations management, business administration or related field with MBA preferred.
  • Seasoned Professional with a minimum of 15 years related experience and 5 in a managerial position.

Experience in general:

  • Strong background in logistics management
  • Extensive negotiation experience
  • Knowledge of complete supply chain from production to delivery

Technical skills:

  • Strong analytical skills with ability to synthesize data into a clear, concise picture/message or call to action.
  • Working knowledge of distribution regulations throughout North America.
  • CPIM - APICS or related professional certification beneficial.
  • Strong leadership, facilitation of positive change, communications, team building, and conflict resolution skills a must.

The Location: This opportunity is located in Aurora, Illinois, only 5 miles from downtown Naperville.

What we offer to you: 

  • Competitive salaries, performance-related pay, and bonuses.
  • A comprehensive benefits package with low premiums including health, short term disability, and life and accidental death insurance plans
  • Retirement savings with company match + contributions
  • Fitness and tuition reimbursement
  • Flexible work environment
  • Career development and progression

We are INEOS Styrolution because:

It does not matter where you come from, who you are or how you see yourself. We have an inclusive approach that is open and transparent and welcomes talent first and foremost. At INEOS, we believe a diverse business provides the right platform for open and innovative thinking, and that’s where the best ideas come from. We are an equal opportunity employer and champion diversity.

We are excited to hear from you and share more about our organization.

All the best,

The INEOS Styrolution Talent Team

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