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Job Title General Manager
Date Posted 4/20/2017
Location Philadelphia, PA
Job Type Full-Time Regular
Job Description

Posting Number: 201524 PCR

Job Title: General Manager

Location: Greater Philadelphia Area

Willing to Relocate: yes

Compensation: $200k package

Education Requirements: BA/BS masters a plus




Job Specifics:


Lead the Unit, which has locations in Philadelphia and Tennessee well as regional transportation offices in Europe and Asia

Direct and coordinate all of the activities performed by a cross-functional team, measure business performance on a regular basis while having ultimate responsibility for achieving the Business Unit’s goals and objectives. 

Develop specific short-term and long-range plans and programs as well as support budget requests and financial estimates

Review and approve, or develop and submit for approval, plans for the management of operations, quality, budget spending, capital improvements, customer service and human resources

Review performance against operating plans and standards

Provide reports and interpretation of results to direct reports to shape actions

Ensure Business Unit regulatory compliance for the warehousing and transportation of products and make recommendations for the improvement of policies and procedures

Drive a quality mindset within the business; ensure resources and processes support delivery of high quality and service.

Foster and maintain a customer focused culture throughout the business and maintain relationships with large customers as the executive sponsor

Lead the commercial activities of the business including sales and marketing to deliver profitable growth. Work closely with the customer on initiatives to ensure mutually satisfying development, implementation and execution

Direct, monitor and effectively appraise the performance of all direct reports recommending or providing training and development activities where appropriate

Identify resource needs in line with defined strategies to grow and leverage the business

Formulate the long-term strategy of the Business Unit and translate that strategy into programs and actions for which responsibility is delegated with oversight and guidance to ensure execution of such programs and actions 



The Ideal Candidate:  


BS/BA or equivalent in business and 5 years progressive business management experience


Superior analytical and problem solving skills


Strong leadership, people development skills


Results-oriented with strong decision making ability


Sound administrative skills and well-developed management skills


Participative management style with well-developed interpersonal skills


Travel as necessary, internationally and domestically, 50%


Minimum of 15 years progressive experience in logistics, with exposure to freight forwarding, specialty courier, warehousing, and distribution preferred 


Prior business management experience, to include matrix management, with solid business results and direct management of a P&L


Experience in the 3rd Party Logistics industry, with customer and financial responsibility





Complete your candidate profile at www.searchlogixgroup.com and refer to posting  or as a second choice, email your information and requirements to resumes@searchlogixgroup.com.  Only candidates who appear to meet the above criteria will receive an immediate response.  Other resumes will be added to our database of active candidates for one year for other positions that come available and are a match with their background.