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The Senior Director, Domestic Transportation will be responsible for leading the development and delivery of Macy’s domestic transportation strategy. The role will focus on delivering exceptional results across Macy’s supply chain by developing and utilizing best in class talent, technology, analytics, and carrier partnerships. This role will have direct ownership over domestic day to day operations and mid to long range transportation planning. The role reports directly to the Vice President, Transportation and Vendor Collaboration and will lead a team that ensures Macy’s transportation network can meet the needs of its customers.
Plan, direct, optimize and lead overall domestic transportation performance for Macy’s.
Fosters a culture of relentless focus on the customer, both internal and external.
Create strategic near- and long-term plans to achieve performance expectations for cost, service, visibility, and sustainability goals.
Collaborate closely with internal business partners including the network design and analytics team and merchant organization to ensure the most effective transportation network and solutions are leveraged for direct and indirect spend.
Collaborate with internal and external technology partners to identify and select technology.
Lead all transportation planning and optimization functions including routing, operations, modeling, analytics, and 3PL service operations.
Leverage advanced analytics and modelling techniques to guide decision-making and make recommendations to stakeholders.
Identify overall transportation network requirements and partner closely with finance and procurement to develop best in class service provider partnerships.
Lead the RFP, RFQ and reverse auction processes.
Lead and develop a talented team of supply chain experts with a focus on mentoring and providing challenging development opportunities to foster growth, including developing a team of analytics and optimization specialists.
Identify areas of opportunity to evolve existing systems and capabilities or acquire net new capabilities through capital investment to drive efficiency.
Maintain strategic, national, and regional relationships with transportation carriers and service providers.
Lead our annual carrier and service provider bid process in partnership with internal stakeholders.
Conduct quarterly performance reviews with key partners to ensure Macy’s maintains superior service and cost.
Achieve performance and expense objectives.
Plan and forecast expense budgets for all areas of responsibility.
Approve requisitions for equipment, materials and supplies within limits of department budget.
Ensure compliance with administrative policies, procedures, safety, rules and government regulations.
Any other responsibilities that management deems essential.
Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree a plus.
10 years or more of supply chain experience in roles with progressive responsibility including inventory management, distribution operations, network design and/or transportation.
Ability to read, write, and interpret instructional documents such as reports and procedure manuals.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to communicate with all levels of the organization.
Ability to review and lead execution decisions based on statistical reports/data.
Must be able to work independently.
Provide strategic direction and leadership to a team of professionals.
This position involves regular walking, standing, hearing, and talking.
May occasionally have to stoop, kneel, or crouch.
Involves close vision, color, vision, depth perception, and focus adjustment.
Strong leadership profile and strong negotiation skills.
Proven track record of working cross-functionally with focus on merchandising, vendors, customers, stores and finance.
Strong change management skills.
Ability to develop insightful, value-added and actionable analyses.
Ability to work a flexible schedule based on department and store/company needs.
Able to travel up to 25% of the time.
This job description is not all inclusive, and Company reserves the right to amend the job description at any time. Macy’s, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.
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