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Transportation Supervisor in Richmond, Virginia at ChemTreat

Date Posted: 1/28/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: CHE001923

About Us

ChemTreat operates as a subsidiary of Danaher Corporation, one of the best performing Fortune 500 companies. Our proprietary solutions allow our customers to reduce water, chemical, and energy costs, extend asset life, improve process operations, and reduce downtime. We have expertise in a variety of industries, including automotive, beverage, chemical, food, fuel processing, metals, mining, power, pulp and paper, and textile. We also serve commercial and institutional customers, including data centers, district energy providers, universities, government buildings, and hospitals. Our company has developed a robust product portfolio for the prevention of corrosion; scale and biofouling in critical heat transfer systems and advanced polymers for industrial wastewater.


The Transportation Supervisor will be responsible for ensuring the shipment and delivery of ChemTreat products.  The Transportation Supervisor should have fundamental knowledge of LTL/TL, Parcel, Bulk, and White Glove delivery services.  This position will also be responsible for leading coordinators in all delivery modes and driving continuous improvement processes and strategies that promote operational excellence across the ChemTreat support function; The Transportation Supervisor will assist/lead in the management of costs for all delivery modes as well as carrier performance against identified KPI's. 

Job Requirements


  • Manage performance and promote development of Transportation coordinators. 
  • Ensure the coordination of shipments to satisfy on-time delivery, quality, and safety KPI’s.
  • Work closely and communicate with vendors, sales force, and other departments as necessary to develop and implement vendor and delivery strategy.
  • Monitor vendor performance and promote continuous improvements through internal processes and vendor relationships.
  •  Develop and implement transportation and vendor strategy for materials to meet departmental goals and mitigate common cost drivers.
  • Promote problem solving and the resolution of vendor discrepancies, price, and delivery issues in a timely manner.
  • Lead initiatives to manage shipments across multiple transportation modes. 
  • Proactively identify and conceive projects for continuous improvement and drive efficiencies through organized action plans. 
  • Effectively lead cross-functional teams by driving project planning, implementation, and communication.
  • Customer/Sales Support
  • Data Analysis and Reporting
  • Cross Functional Problem Solving
  • Carrier assignment
  • Optimization, Pricing
  • Vendor discrepancies & customer complaints;
  • Fleet management
  • Contract Negotiation
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Technical and business knowledge.
  • Communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills to effectively challenge status quo
  • Teamwork and leadership
  • Analytical skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Self-management
  • Demonstrated problem solving ability
  • Bachelor's Degree in related field
  • 7-10 years of Logistics/Transportation/Distribution experience
  • Experience in managing and negotiating transportation contracts
  • APICS, CPSM, or similar certification preferred, but not required.

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% over 20 years.
At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.