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Vice President of Supply Chain Solutions

The VP of Supply Chain Solutions has full P&L responsibility over the Supply Chain Solutions business. He/She will be tasked with developing, managing and sustaining supply chain consulting engagements on behalf of Ultra Logistics. This candidate will also provide vision, leadership and management to senior consultants and various consulting partners. This position reports directly to the president of Ultra Logistics. As such, regular strategic assessments of the Supply Chain Solutions service, Ultra Logistics software products, as well as overall health of Ultra Logistics, will be expected.

Summary

Major responsibilities include:

  • Serve as a strategic advisor to the president of Ultra Logistics over various business units
  • Provide industry perspective on Ultra Logistics marketing initiatives across all business units
  • Charting the course for the Ultra Logistics Supply Chain Solutions business
  • Ensuring the short and long term profitability of the Supply Chain Solutions business
  • Constant drive for excellence through high standards of service, effective marketing, sustainable growth, productive partnerships with internal and external stakeholders, and unrelenting focus on ROI
  • Tightly integrate with other Ultra Logistics business units to leverage and drive synergistic opportunities
  • Develop and maintain strategic partnerships with external supply chain partners as well as academic communities
  • Regularly generate white papers, host seminars, conduct research and industry polls/surveys on behalf of Ultra Logistics
  • Oversee and/or prepare business cases, proposals, client presentations and contracts for consulting engagements, as required
  • Travel to client sites for all business matters during an engagement cycle
  • Provide leadership, guidance and management to senior consultants as well as consulting partners
  • Lead or participate in supply chain consulting engagements

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience in non-consulting industries
  • 10+ years of technical consulting and management experience with increasing responsibilities
  • BS degree in fields of engineering, science, mathematics or management from an accredited university
  • MBA or advanced degree in supply chain, organization research and other applicable fields from an accredited university
  • Experience working with ERP, WMS, inventory optimization software and demand planning software
  • Expert level knowledge of TMS, Supply Chain Optimization software, Power Point, Excel and Access a must
  • Experience successfully developing a business from conception to execution and sustained growth
  • Experience successfully developing, growing and managing teams of direct/indirect reports
  • Prior responsibility over profits and losses of a business unit
  • Experience in P&L and/or marketing are a plus
  • Language skills are a plus

Requirements

  • Minimum Experience Required: 10 years
  • Degree Required: Graduate Degree

Company Overview

Ultra Logistics, a third party logistics provider has grown to become one of the strongest players in today's competitive supply chain market. For 22 years, we have been providing premier services to Fortune 500 and Fortune 1000 clients in a variety of industries including manufacturing, food and beverages, retail and sporting goods to name a few. Our portfolio includes third party transportation, network design & planning, and supply chain technology offerings.

Our team enjoys a professional, modern, pleasant office environment and is supplied with the tools they need to succeed. We offer competitive compensation with excellent medical and dental benefits, life insurance, and long-term disability.

 
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