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Senior Logistics Manager

Date: Jun 17, 2022

Location: Appleton, Wisconsin, USA

Company: Voith Group


About the Voith Group
The Voith Group is a global technology company. With its broad portfolio of systems, products, services and digital applications, Voith sets standards in the markets of energy, oil & gas, paper, raw materials and transport & automotive. Founded in 1867, the company today has more than 20,000 employees, sales of € 4.3 billion and locations in over 60 countries worldwide and is thus one of the larger family-owned companies in Europe.

This new role will orchestrate all regional supply chain related functions and needs. Cross-functionally and target orientated in the field of logistics. Providing active advisory, partnership, challenge and approval to ensure smooth FRS logistics operations in North America.

Senior Logistics Manager 
Senior Logistics Manager


Responsibilities –

  • To challenge, support and optimize North American logistics operations in line with FRS Global Logistics Strategy. By bringing the outside in, offering new ideas and solutions and challenging the status quo.
  • Covering cross-functionally our 3rd party inbound, outbound and warehouse operations. For all domestic and international logistics activities.
  • Works with our plants and customer service organization. Strongly aligned to implement best possible logistics set up. Always considering technology, right mode of transportation, service-level and cost.
  • Collaborates with all involved parties to determine best practice for freight consolidation.
  • Orchestrates NA supply chain team in executing best practices and measuring performance through agreed Key performance indicators
  • Works with transportation companies to set best route and rate (reviews and approves all freight terms and agreements)
  • Proactively identifies potential improvements and drives cross functional projects with internal and external stakeholders
  • Is member of the Global FRS Logistics community
  • Supports in the SAP/ 4HANA project, Module “Shipping”


Qualifications –


  • Bachelor’s Degree (B.S.) or equivalent from 4 year college
  • > 5 years related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • International and Domestic logistics experience.
  • Strong knowledge of the North American Logistics market
  • To have a passion for logistics and willingness to adapt changes
  • Microsoft Office Suite, MRP systems



Physical Demands -

* This job description is not all encompassing, however, is intended to be a general description of the responsibilities of this position.

Nearest Major Market: Appleton
Nearest Secondary Market: Oshkosh