Sep 22, 2022

Project Manager

  • Ceva Logistics
  • Houston, TX, USA

Job Description

3.5 6 days ago
Full Job Description
CEVA Logistics provides global supply chain solutions to connect people, products and providers all around the world. We are supply chain experts. We live and breathe logistics every day. Above all, we believe that this is a people business. That’s why we are building a global culture of teamwork and respect. We encourage initiative, and we engage and empower our diverse workforce to grow their careers within CEVA.

CEVA Logistics offers a broad range of end-to-end, customized solutions in both Contract Logistics and Freight Management thanks to our approximately 98,000 employees at more than 1,000 facilities in 160 countries worldwide. With the recent acquisition of the former Ingram Micro Commerce & Lifecycle Services business, we are building one of the world’s leading end-to-end eCommerce service offerings through the dedication and passion of our people—the heartbeat of our organization. As we continue growing at a fast pace, will you “Dare to Grow” with us?

YOUR ROLE

Accountable for managing strategic, comprehensive, and complex 3PL/4PL projects focused mainly on new business but may be assigned to re-engineered business opportunities and systems, cost improvements and operational efficiencies, from inception to delivery including planning, design, and execution; and assisting with implementation across multi-functional business units.

Lead business implementations for Freight Management across all products – air, ocean, ground, brokerage, and Value-added services. Develop plans in conjunction with customer; manage customer expectations throughout the project. Develop operational implementation plans in conjunction with station and regional management. Manage projects to ensure it meets ROI and service expectations. Models and acts in accordance with our guiding principles and core values.

WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO DO?

Manage projects from inception through delivery ensuring completion of the project objectives on schedule and within budget constraints
Develop detailed project charter and plan (goals, objectives, strategy, scope, budget, scheduling, risk mitigation strategies, contingency plans, approach, requirements, deliverables, timelines, work breakdown structures, use case, test case, and training needs) utilizing project management disciplines and methodologies including process analysis, mapping, and flow charting to ensure synchronization of processes and systems
Establish communication plan and conduct regularly scheduled project briefings regarding status, issues, and challenges with all levels of business unit, business sponsors and management for all projects and implementations
Develop KPI (Key Performance Indicators) metrics
Partner with the business units/functions, sales, and management to develop an implementation project plan and assist in the identification and establishment of an implementation team
Ensure compliance with all related CEVA policies, local, state, federal, and ISO 9002 requirements pertaining to the business unit logistic initiatives
Assist in the development of standard operating procedures and training of the implementation team and staff on requirements
Conduct post-mortem assessment of project performance/success (both operational and financial)

WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

Education and Experience:
High School Diploma or GED; Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance, preferred.
Minimum five years industry experience.
Minimum 5-7 years experience Project management or Transportation logistics.
In depth knowledge of IT technical disciplines related to systems architecture, operating systems, programming environments and databases.

Skills:
CPIM (Certified Production and Inventory Management)
Ability to analyze complex problems and develop appropriate solutions.

WHAT DO WE HAVE TO OFFER?

With a genuine culture of recognition, we want our employees to grow, develop and be part of our journey. We offer a benefits package with a focus on your wellbeing. This includes competitive Paid Time Off, 401(k), health insurance and an employee benefits platform, including important offerings like pet insurance.

We are a team in every sense, and we support each other and work collaboratively to achieve our goals together.

It is our goal that you will be compensated for your hard work and commitment, so if you’d like to work for one of the top Logistics providers in the world then let’s work together to help you find your new role.

ABOUT TOMORROW

We value your professional and personal growth. That’s why we share plenty of career opportunities for you to thrive within CEVA. This role can be the first step on your career path with us. You can stay in the same job family, find a new family to grow in (an almost limitless number of options) or find your own path. Join CEVA for a challenging and rewarding career.

CEVA operates in a multicultural, global environment and is a richly diverse organization operating seamlessly as one company. We aim to attract, motivate and retain the best people in our industry, whatever their background. We share the same passion to deliver world-class solutions to our customers. We have the best supply chain professionals in the industry and develop this talent in an inspiring work environment.

CEVA Logistics is proud to be an equal opportunity work place and an affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other characteristic. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.

Please note: Legitimate CEVA Logistics recruitment processes include communication with candidates through recognized professional networks, such as LinkedIn or via an official company email address: firstname.lastname@cevalogistics.com. We recommend that you do not respond to unsolicited business propositions and/or offers from people with whom you are unfamiliar.

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