Mgr I Transportation (Remote)

TE Connectivity | Middletown, PA

Posted Date 11/22/2021

At TE, you will unleash your potential working with people from diverse backgrounds and industries to create a safer, sustainable and more connected world.

Job Overview

  • Position Overview:
  • Maintain and manage the Americas International Transportation to ensure services are procured, executed and controlled
  • Ensure appropriate quality standards and at the most competitive value from suppliers to deliver the required contract carriage services
  • Build relationships with suppliers and internal customers to drive continuous improvement and cost reductions
  • Lead projects to drive carrier development, simplify supply chain flow, and reduce touches in the supply chain
  • Ensure that the TEOA is deployed to manage TE’s transportation organization and providers
  • Provide expertise and leadership for transportation operations, SOPs, IT communications, productivity programs, and relationship building with TE and supplier partners
  • Fully deploy TE’s transportation management strategy within the region
  • Develop best in class freight payment and visibility for the region and support initiative to develop globally

  • Responsibilities:
  • Manage all core freight forwarders of the company including addressing operational issues and foster improved relationships between carriers and sites
  • Lead productivity programs with the supplier partners
  • Managing carrier non-compliance focused on prescribed contracted carriers / corporate routings
  • Publish and maintain routing guide and mode setup within SAP
  • Monitor freight spend of the TE facilities and BU’s and seek reductions with regular checks and updates from the market
  • Establish, implement and monitor Key Performance Indicators for freight. Set up standard, automated reporting process, using back office resources
  • Provide leadership on all transportation activities, including systems and freight payment and visibility solutions, as well as performing freight allocations by department and/or cost centers
  • Responsible for the supplier selection process, including conducting and negotiating Requests for Quote (RFQs), establishing Statements of Work (SOWs), and on-going management of solutions, including staffing, capacity consumption, communication, customs, invoicing, and value-add activities
  • Responsible to work cross functionally to execute transportation operations and establishing new activities and processes
  • Manage TE provider relationships to execute per requirements
  • Responsible for the successful on-time implementation of projects which involve transportation that are sustainable, flexible, robust, and exceed the customer’s and TE’s requirements; manage projects from inception through delivery, ensuring completion of the project objectives on schedule and within budget constraints
  • Implement operational metrics and measurements and ensure operations and costs are managed to metrics and goals

What your background should look like:

  • Qualifications and Competencies:
  • Proven track record of results managing these modes of transportation –, intermodal, air, and ocean with both brokerage and direct asset providers
  • Experience developing transportation strategy and managing transportation activities throughout Americas regions; significant experience beyond US-based transportation required
  • Strong project management, analytical, communication and organizational skills
  • Strong teambuilding skills with the ability to lead, direct and manage
  • Proven computer skills in Microsoft suite - Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and SharePoint
  • Strong verbal, analytical and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently on multiple projects/work streams at one time; must be able to formulate analyses and reports to support business needs and deliver results based upon project deadlines
  • Ability to influence senior management through well formulated business presentations
  • Self-motivated with the ability to make decisions with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrated personal leadership of cross-functional teams, demonstrating organizational and management skills, and achieving quality results through team interaction and effective cross-group collaboration
  • Strong problem solving capabilities and the ability to analyze data and use critical thinking to reach logical conclusions and decisions; results oriented; relies on fact-based logic for decision-making

  • Experience and Education:
  • Minimum five years of experience in a progressively responsible role within supply chain and significant international and regional logistics experience with core activities in managing transportation operations and project management
  • Undergraduate degree in business, supply chain, or equivalent work experience; MBA preferred
  • Experience working in a large, global organization
  • Experience working with third-party logistics providers


Building Effective Teams

Managing and Measuring Work

Motivating Others

Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

SET : Strategy, Execution, Talent (for managers)

TE Connectivity is a global industrial technology leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive and connected future. Our broad range of connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, enable advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications and the home. With approximately 80,000 employees, including more than 7,500 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at and on LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat and Twitter.

  • Competitive base salary commensurate with experience: $75,300-$79,100 (subject to change dependent on physical location)
  • Posted salary ranges are made in good faith. TE Connectivity reserves the right to adjust ranges depending on the experience/qualification of the selected candidate as well as internal and external equity.
  • Total Compensation = Base Salary + Incentive(s) + Benefits
  • A comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, 401(k), disability, life insurance, employee stock purchase plan, paid time off and voluntary benefits.

EOE, Including Disability/Vets

Travel: 10% to 25%

Requisition ID: 80081

Alternative Locations: REMOTE

Function: Logistics

Job Segment: Logistics, Manager, Transportation, ERP, Equity, Operations, Management, Engineering, Technology, Finance

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