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Corporate Transportation Systems Manager in Decatur, IL at Lucas Group

Date Posted: 10/18/2018

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Job Description

Our client is a multi-billion dollar industry leader headquartered in Illinois.  Their Supply Chain group is currently going through a transformation and they have asked us to partner and find them a North American Transportation Systems Manager to add to their Corporate Supply Chain team.

The Transportation Systems Manager will be responsible for configuring and continued integration efforts for the company’s newly implemented freight transportation management system (TMS).  He/She will be responsible for planning & optimizing software to conduct “what if” scenarios for freight consolidation, pooling, scheduling and other analysis.  He/She will oversee a team of Planners and work closely with the Procurement function for the effective and efficient rating of loads. This role owns documenting the process and procedures associated with rate set-up and plays a vital role in the establishment of rate standards for each facility.

Our ideal candidate will be technically sound and comfortable with relational databases, business process flow diagrams, file manipulation, some ability to write SQL queries and to read PL/SQL code and scripts.  Finally, the Transportation Systems Manager serves as the subject matter expert for resolving rating issues and connecting with IT for development opportunities associated with rating freight.


  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 3+ years’ transportation related experience
  • Working experience with a TMS system; configuring and/or integrating freight transportation management systems (SAP or Oracle is preferred, however, Lean, JDA, OTM, Manhattan are also applicable)


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