Sr Mgr, Logistics

Supply Chain & Logistics
Relocation Available
Position Type
Full Time

Overview / Job Summary

Aleris is a global leader in the manufacture and sale of aluminum rolled products, with approximately 14 facilities in three geographically aligned business units in North America, Europe and China. We serve a variety of end-use industries, including aerospace, automotive, defense, building and construction, transportation, packaging, and consumer goods.


Our Supply Chain team is seeking to add a talented Senior Logistics Manager to our Cleveland, Ohio office.

Responsibilities Include

Responsibilities Include:
  • Lead a team of Logistics professionals responsible for specific categories of spend in excess of ~60 million for all of Aleris’ North American operations
  • Implement and execute logistics procurement best practices to optimize right combination of cost and service
  • Work with the team to develop logistics/category strategies, manage complex strategic sourcing projects, negotiate supply agreements, and develop supplier relationships in strategic areas of spend
  • Develop collaborative processes between Supply Chain and the operating teams at Aleris’ N.A. plants in order to drive improvements in cost and service
  • Establish and achieve EBITDA goals through effective supply management including market assessments, sourcing strategies, negotiation, and contract management
  • Work with team to plan and execute daily shipments to customers and between Aleris facilities on time, in full and cost effectively
  • Gather, document, and communicate market intelligence and forecasting for the business units
  • Develop and communicate periodic updates on price trends, supply constraints, and Aleris costs.
  • Communicate negotiated contract guidelines to all parties involved, resolve supplier performance issues

Required Qualifications

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in procurement, supply chain, or logistics, MBA a plus        
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in supply chain, sourcing, procurement, or contract management
  • Demonstrated experience managing and leveraging multiple plant requirements
  • Proven effective leadership and management of direct reports
  • Experience with planning, managing, and applying complex quantitative analyses such as total cost modeling, demand forecasting, or production planning 
  • Experience with reconciling disparate and incomplete data sources to develop well-documented and supportable recommendations


Desired Qualifications:
  • MBA a plus
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills as demonstrated through team facilitation, coaching others, management presentations, project deliverables, and reporting
  • Demonstrated strategic thinking and change management skills
  • Conflict management skills with the ability to constructively challenge stakeholders
  • Sharp analytical skills / ability to quickly & effectively analyze data & make sound recommendations
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills with experience in working through and around constraints
  • High energy with the ability to thrive in a fast paced, transformational work environment
  • Ability to travel approximately 10% to 25% domestically with occasional international travel



Aleris is an equal opportunity employer and supports diversity in the workplace.  Qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.  Our HR teams will reach out to the applicants who met the qualifications and most closely aligned with requirements of the positions.



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