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Logistics Business Manager

Job Requisition ID:  41944

Eastman’s current hiring policy requires new hires be fully vaccinated before reporting to work in this role unless granted an exception and for certain legal requirements. 

Founded in 1920, Eastman is a global specialty materials company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. With the purpose of enhancing the quality of life in a material way, Eastman works with customers to deliver innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustainability. The company's innovation-driven growth model takes advantage of world-class technology platforms, deep customer engagement, and differentiated application development to grow its leading positions in attractive end-markets such as transportation, building and construction, and consumables. As a globally inclusive and diverse company, Eastman employs approximately 14,500 people around the world and serves customers in more than 100 countries. The company had 2020 revenues of approximately $8.5 billion and is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA. For more information, visit www.eastman.com.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • 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.

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university: supply chain, business related, or technical discipline preferred
  • MBA preferred 
  • Business, Supply Chain, or Logistics experience preferred
     

Eastman Chemical Company is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.

Eastman is committed to creating a powerfully diverse workforce and a broadly inclusive workplace, where everyone can contribute to their fullest potential each day.


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