Sr. Manager of Transportation

Job Locations US-TN-Antioch
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(4/1/2021 10:48 AM)
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We are SmileDirectClub, and we believe everyone deserves a smile they will love. We also believe that you deserve a job you will love. Good thing you found us, and we found you. At SmileDirectClub, we are all about empowering transformation. We want people to become more confident in how they look, how they feel, and how they think. So, we are spreading smiles and positivity all over the country.

 It is no small task. That is why we are looking for energetic, passionate, and confident team members who can help turn frowns, into life-changing grins. Are you up for it?


  • Develop optimal transportation model to support Ecommerce, B2B, SDC Shops, Inbound from Suppliers, and Intra-Company to International markets
  • Build both operational and strategic relationship with carriers to ensure day to day execution and future capacity between our Suppliers, Fulfillment Centers, and Customers
  • Lead the development of reports and dashboards to monitor and measure key metrics such as on-time delivery, on time pickup, carrier performance and cost savings initiatives
  • Own Transportation spend by creating annual operating budget, providing monthly P&L summary to Supply Chain Leadership, and approving invoices for payment
  • Work closely with fulfillment centers and customer service to provide proactive communication of service constraints to the customer, while driving solutions to the day to day challenges
  • Leverage internal analytics and external market data to assess trends to proactively avoid any interruptions to the flow of shipments to customers
  • Lead RFP and reoccurring carrier rate negotiations from the operations viewpoint, partnering with Procurement team to deliver savings and innovative concepts
  • Develop and execute transportation strategies that will deliver the right balance of cost and service for our customers
  • Partner with End 2 End Supply Chain teams to support a strategic inventory model to ensure In Full targets for Manufacturing and Customers while delivery lowest total cost to serve
  • Work collaboratively with Sales, New Product and Supply Chain teams to deliver promotional and new product launches on-time
  • Work with international counterparts to develop global transportation platform and sharing of best practices


  • 5 – 7 years’ experience working with a combination of small parcel, LTL, FTL, and International Air/Ocean carriers with focus on cost and service optimization
  • 5+ years’ experience managing small parcel shipping optimization software platforms
  • Demonstrated ability to overcome obstacles and deliver results
  • Advanced skills in the following areas: Communication (Oral & Written), Interpersonal Skills, Analytical Skills, Organization, Influencing without Authority
  • Proven ability in managing small parcel contracts and building carrier relationships
  • Ability to work with cross-functional teams to solve complex supply chain challenges
  • Strong knowledge of Supply Chain and global inventory flow

Benefits of Joining the Club

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • 401K with match
  • Flexible Time Off 
  • Aligner and Whitening Benefit
  • Collaborative work environment and positive culture

Company Profile

SmileDirectClub was founded on a simple belief: everyone deserves a smile they love. The Company is the first digital brand for straightening your smile, created after the realization that recent trends in 3D printing and telehealth could bring about disruptive change to the invisible aligner market by matching licensed professionals, a quality clear-aligner product, and customers together. By leveraging proprietary, cutting-edge technology, SmileDirectClub, LLC-affiliated dentists are providing greater access of care to consumers who couldn't otherwise afford orthodontic treatment to get a better smile.


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