Launch and Stabilization Manager

  • Atlanta, Dallas, Denver
    Atlanta, Dallas, Denver, Schaumburg, USA
  • Entry date: immediately
  • Schenker, Inc.
  • Operations & Maintenance, Contract Logistics/Supply Chain Mgmt, Projects, Warehousing, Engineering, Management
  • Full Time (Regular)
  • Job-Ref.: 326183
  • Graduates, Management & Executives
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Job description

  • Ops Support & Ops Training:
    1. Provide hands-on support to optimize day-to-day logistics operations and address operational challenges.
    2. Develop and deliver comprehensive training programs for operations staff to ensure adherence to standard operating procedures (SOPs) and safety protocols.
  • Management Support:
    1. Assist senior management in setting strategic goals and priorities for the stabilization phase of new logistics projects or contracts.
    2. Provide guidance and support to operations managers and supervisors to ensure alignment with organizational objectives and performance targets.
  • New Business Start-Up:
    1. Lead the post-launch phase of new logistics projects, focusing on stabilizing operations, resolving issues, and optimizing performance.
    2. Collaborate with cross-functional teams to address challenges and implement corrective actions identified during the launch phase.
  • Safety Team Support:
    1. Work closely with the safety team to maintain a culture of safety and ensure compliance with safety regulations and procedures.
    2. Conduct safety audits, inspections, and training sessions to mitigate risks and promote a safe working environment.
  • Systems SME Support:
    1. Serve as a subject matter expert (SME) on logistics systems and technology platforms, providing support and guidance to optimize system functionality.
    2. Collaborate with IT teams to address system issues, implement enhancements, and streamline processes.
  • Building Fit-Out Support:
    1. Provide support for ongoing facility fit-out activities, ensuring that facility layout and equipment meet operational requirements.
    2. Coordinate with vendors and contractors to address facility-related issues and ensure timely completion of fit-out projects
  • Scope of Knowledge, Work & Experience

    Leader:  Applies or develops advanced knowledge of discipline/specialization and a broad business perspective, as well as prior supervisory experience

    Decision Making & Impact

    Leader:  Makes independent day-to-day decisions related to schedules and daily operations, in alignment with functional procedures.  Provides input to more senior leadership for  budgetary purposes, policy proposals, and tactics to improve efficiency

    Leadership & Autonomy

    Erroneous decisions or failure to achieve goals results in additional costs and personnel, and serious delays in overall schedules.

    Complexity & Problem Solving

    Frequently interact with subordinates, customers, and/or functional peer managers. May interact with senior management. Interactions normally involve matters between functional areas, other company divisions or units, or customers.

The following minimum requirements are normal guidelines and should not constrain the advancement of otherwise qualified personnel):

This is a management position. Bachelor's degree or equivalent in a Supply Chain related field, or >5 Years Industry Experience, be willing to travel extensively (75% domestic), along with proven experience in logistics operations or project management, preferably within a 3PL environment, strong leadership and problem-solving skills, excellent communication and interpersonal skills for effective collaboration across diverse teams, proficiency in logistics systems and technology platforms with a keen understanding of their impact on operations, knowledge of safety regulations and best practices in logistics and facility management, the ability to manage multiple priorities and stakeholders in a fast-paced environment, and a commitment to continuous learning and professional development. Salary + 15% TBO.

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Our offer


We offer a number of plans for a variety of health care services and supplies, including preventative care, inpatient and outpatient services and prescription drugs.


The option for separate vision coverage for eye exams, frames, and contact lenses.


The option for separate dental coverage to cover preventative major and basic dental services.


The company offers a pre-tax 401(k) contribution plan with a company match.

Direct Deposit

We offer direct deposit to all employees.


On a calendar year basis, the Company pays all employees 6 major holidays, including New Year's Days, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day.

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About us

At DB Schenker, you are part of a global logistics network that connects the world. A network that allows you to shape your career by encouraging you to contribute and truly make a difference. With more than 76,000 colleagues worldwide, we welcome diversity and thrive on individual backgrounds, perspectives and skills. Together as one team, we are Here to move.

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