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Logistics Business Manager

Job Requisition ID:  41907


A global role at Eastman aligned with the Business Supply Chain which requires strong leadership, relationship skills, and outstanding communication capabilities. The Logistics Manager fully understands business strategy and segmentation and is key to logistics success within the Business. This applies to either Care Solutions business or Advanced Materials.

The Logistics Manager creates the logistics strategy for the business and works collaboratively with Logistics Operations and Logistics Procurement to execute the strategy. A supply chain network expert for the business, understanding costs and service trade offs for existing and new supply chain structures, the Logistics Manager enables commercial success in meeting logistics service offerings for customer segments.

Typical responsibilities and duties are :

•    Creates and aligns the Global and Regional Logistics Strategy on a 5 year horizon for the business and works to execute that strategy in collaboration with Logistics Operations and Procurement Strategy. 
•    Participates as a member of the Supply Chain and Global Logistics Leadership teams to drive Logistics-related projects and reports on KPIs, providing benchmarks that demonstrate market position for BU teams. 
•    Launches and prioritizes Business Logistics projects. 
•    Works with the Logistics Center of Excellence and regional logistics teams to define Business partner needs and translating those needs to drive continuous improvement. 
•    Leads and participates in Integrated Business Planning routines with a focus on logistics performance. Business focal point for distribution cost forecast routine.
•    Leads Logistics Updates on strategic progress as part of the periodic supply chain performance routines. 
•    Articulates Logistics capabilities into customer segmentation, cost to serve and other corporate initiatives and tools. 
•    Trusted business partner for logistics aspects of pricing commercial agreements, including advising on service levels and contract clauses such as cost recovery mechanisms and freight adders among others.
•    Engages commercial teams on customer opportunities with significant logistics needs, advising commercial on logistics concerns as opportunity develops and partnering with Logistics Operations to integrate growth into the network at the best cost for the service required.
•    Leads Scenario Planning with the Business and Logistics to offer options and creative approaches in meeting our Customers’ needs including cost to serve and warehousing strategy. 
•    Logistics Managers - Business as a team act as a corporate prioritization task force during market disruptions and events.


•    Master's degree in supply chain, business related, or technical discipline preferred
•    MBA preferred 
•    Business, Supply Chain, or Logistics experience is a must have

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