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Country:  United States

Springfield, OH, US

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Employment type:  Undefined term
Full-time/part-time position:  Full time
Job Code USA/CA:  Supply non-mfg costs

Regional Logistics Manager, AME

Country: Vereinigte Staaten (US) 
Location: Springfield
, Ohio (US-OH) 
Location details: 

At Konecranes, we believe that great customer experience is built on the people behind the Konecranes name – people committed to providing our customers with lifting equipment and services that lift their businesses. Everything we do, we do with passion and drive. 

We believe diversity drives business success and is the foundation for our growth. We welcome different backgrounds and skills that enrich our community and we promote a place where we can ALL be ourselves. This is what makes Konecranes a unique place to work.


POSITION TITLE:     Regional Logistics Manager, Americas


REPORTS TO:          Director, Global Logistics Services


General Description: The Regional Logistics Manager, Americas will be working closely with logistics service providers to maintain and continuously develop long term relationships. You will also be in charge of negotiating carrier agreements and rates, as well as seeking out cost savings for our company.




  • Continuously develop logistics service providers to secure operational performance, development targets and long-term relationship
  • Manage different types of logistic providers (parcel, ocean, air, LTL vans, flat beds, over dimensional)
  • Work with Logistics Procurement function (e.g., Category Managers) to participate in global RFX processes and manage local / regional sourcing activities for logistics and implement results together with internal and external stakeholders
  • Create policies and procedures for logistics activities
  • Coordinate and implement Global tariffs negotiated for originations in Asia and Europe routed to the Americas
  • Resolve problems concerning transportation, logistic systems, imports or exports, customer/supplier issues and customs
  • Stay knowledgeable about freight and custom issues
  • Seeking and supporting cost savings activities/opportunity for logistics/freight services 
  • Responsible for performance measurement, KPI’s, improve and secure the performance level, and fulfilling the minimum demands
  • Establish and secure the fulfillment of the local logistic agreements/contracts
  • Collaborate with Konecranes Global Logistics networks to secure the fulfillment of global agreements/contracts
  • Logistics team leadership of Americas region and of separately specified sub-categories in a matrix organization (global and/or regional)
  • Act as a supplier manager and be accountable for the relationship of selected suppliers
  • Assist with damaged shipments as needed
  • Update Logistic Service Providers (LSP) tables in SAP for the Region
  • Responsible for driving developments in the Transportation Management System (TMS) for the region.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor



REQUIRED EXPERIENCE: Minimum of 2 years of logistics and supply chain experience. Demonstrated success in developing suppliers’ performance, sourcing suppliers, negotiating contracts, strategy development and implementation, and project management. Good understanding of customer needs and market requirements. Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. Strong communication skills, including influencing and “solution selling”. Computer literate – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and SAP or other related ERP systems. 


OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Fluent in English (written and spoken).


EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree in Science, Economics, Logistics or related

Field required. Additional equivalent experience may be considered in lieu of formal degree.


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Konecranes, Inc. and its affiliates will not accept resumes from external recruiters or agencies without a Service Agreement and Agency Portal submission. Any resumes sent without a Service Agreement and Agency Portal submission with Konecranes, Inc. are void of any fees and free for internal use. Applicable Konecranes data protection obligations are the responsibility of the agency.

Konecranes is a world-leading group of Lifting Businesses™, serving a broad range of customers. We are truly a global company with 16,900 employees at 600 locations in 50 countries. For over 80 years, we have been dedicated to improving the efficiency and performance of businesses in all types of industries. We believe that sustainable growth is a result of a strong responsible performance. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled/Other Protected Category.

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