Traffic Manager - TulsaReq # JR - 027891Location Tulsa, Oklahoma, United StatesJob Category Supply ChainDate posted 09/30/2020Are you looking for a career that matters?We believe every person deserves a chance for a healthy life, free from illness and full of possibility. We see a world full of healing, with viable care options available to those with limited choices today. We envision new ways of providing physicians, pharmacists and nurses with technologies that not only treat chronic diseases, but also work to prevent them. We're looking for team members who are motivated to learn, grow and innovate, while making a meaningful difference for millions of people around the world.Learn more about how Baxter isAt the Intersection of Saving and Sustaining Lives.The Traffic Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operation of multiple locations, teams and departments of the organization's customer-facing operations across a region in the US. This can include 3-Pl logistics partners, distribution customer operations and transportation and logistics partners. Accountable for the strategic plan for the department(s)/area(s) and sponsors all projects to achieve business results. Constantly pursues creative ways to improve the operation of the department(s)/area(s).This person is responsible for US home patient delivery operations in a region (multiple states and upwards to 30 direct reports). The Traffic Manager analyzes distribution, cost analysis, budgeting, forecasting, resource management, technology advancements, and a variety of other problems to provide or formulate and develop modified solutions to business issues affecting the daily operations function.Job requires 15%-25% travelPrimary responsibilities of this role:+ Leads one or multiple functions in supply chain operations to ensure that customers receive the best possible service at the most effective cost. Directly manages the private fleet in the region to ensure customer requirements are met in an efficient and cost effective manner. Develop and lead programs to improve supply chain operations.+ Act as liaison between customers, distribution, internal supply chain, sales, marketing, field service, accounting, and external vendors to resolve status, production, delivery and billing inquiries.+ Accountable for employee and operational compliance with established internal policies and practices, as well as divisional, state and federal healthcare regulatory requirements including but not limited EH&S, OSHA, FDA, EPA, and DOT.+ Develops the function's budgets, key imperatives, and strategic plans. Evaluates various alternatives and makes the decision to ensure the business and customer needs are met.+ Accountable for overseeing functional talent management objectives are met. Manage staffing requirements including resource planning and analysis. Will be actively involved in recruiting, selection, and staffing of teams. Additionally, sets the functional key performance indicators and the overall functional performance objectives. Handles and supports all escalated HR issues, workers compensation, and legal matter. .+ Develop and administer operating budget for areas of responsibility. Responsible for all accounts payable activities and invoice processing for regional activity.Knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required:**+ Must have demonstrated excellent leadership, interpersonal, planning and communication skills. Customer orientation, collaboration skills and the ability to prioritize major improvement activities. Must be able to think innovatively and strategically.+ Must be results driven have good project management skills.Education and experience required:+ Bachelor's Degree with 5 - 8 years management experience within a customer facing transportation and delivery operations.+ High proficiency in multiple computer applications including but not limited to Excel, Power Point, Word, DOT on board computers, and warehouse management systems.#IND-USOPS#LI-BAXGENEqual Employment OpportunityBaxter is an equal opportunity employer. Baxter evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, disability/handicap status or any other legally protected characteristic.EEO is the LawEEO is the law - Poster SupplementPay Transparency PolicyReasonable AccommodationsBaxter is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please send an e-mail ~~~ let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.