Manager, Logistics- Operations Planning (Remote Eligible)

Menomonee Falls, WI 53051, USA
Posted 21 days ago
Full time

POSITION OBJECTIVE A highly challenging and rewarding position with responsibilities that span many aspects of Kohl's world-class supply chain. This position will manage a team of Logistics Professionals responsible for optimizing supply chain processes and operations. Tasks include efficiency, vendor relations, and transportation management.

supply change management

  • Manage operational requirements, costs, and service to ensure timely movement of Returns to our partners. Receive and resolve day to day operational issues.
  • Understand the "big picture" of Kohl's, identify and implement new, world-class supply chain capabilities
  • Ensure all merchandise moves through supply chain within the time and cost standards established
  • Standardize business metric reporting (cost & quality) to measure performance and enhance operations
  • Be an advocate for our many customers. Track their changing needs and adjust your teams focus to provide value
  • Identify project opportunities that deliver the highest value

process improvement

  • Identify and implement improvement programs focusing on cost control/reduction, transit time improvement, and process improvement
  • Achieve goals on time and within budget. Track progress and communicate to the broader organization
  • Constantly strive to improve the quality and efficiency of existing operations by implementing cost effective operational solutions

vendor management

  • Develop, negotiate, and maintain contracts for 3rd party service providers
  • Implement and manage vendor scorecards and use them to continually improve vendor performance. Track performance of third party service providers. Lead external benchmarking.
  • Analyze and summarize compliance and performance data to facilitate timely issue resolution and long term solutions


  • Manages direct reports, systems and projects to achieve unit goals in accordance with Company policies, SLA’s and practices
  • Prepares and analyze unit plans and reports
  • Provides leadership by exhibiting influence and expertise, thus affecting the results of the operating area
  • Creates an effective work environment by developing a common vision, setting clear objectives, expecting teamwork, recognizing outstanding performance and maintaining open communications.
  • Develops staff through coaching, providing performance feedback, providing effective performance assessments and establishing performance and development plans.


  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


  • Bachelor's degree in Logistics, Supply Chain Management or related field
  • Five years Global Supply Chain Management or related experience
  • Prior management experience
  • Strong negotiation and organizational skills

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