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Global Logistics Manager - Holland, MI (onsite)

Company Overview


When you feel connected to your work, you feel more engaged. At Haworth, you can pursue a career that offers you ample opportunity to build your portfolio and expand your skillset in an exciting and inclusive environment. Join a company that values innovation, inspiration, and you!


HAWORTH is a global leader in office furniture and architectural interiors. As a valued member of our team, you can make your mark on the world and reach your full potential within a culture of connectivity.


Why Haworth? Find out here!


Here at Haworth, our members enjoy benefits from their first day of employment including:


  • 4 weeks paid time off and an option to purchase an additional week
  • Priority Health Insurance
  • Newly renovated on-site gym open 24 hours
  • 401k Benefit - If you contribute 6% of your annual salary, Haworth will contribute up to 7%
  • Annual bonus programs
  • Company provided Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability & Life Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement program
  • 4 hours of paid volunteer time off
  • Zero waste to landfill company which provides personal on-site recycling drop-off

Job Overview


We are currently looking for a Global Logistics Manager to join our team in Holland, MI.


As a Global Logistics Manager, you will:


Lead a team of Logistics professionals, designs, implements, maintain, and improve Logistics processes and supporting systems to enable flawless freight movement globally on behalf of North America operations.  This position provides cross-functional logistics expertise to major project initiatives, serves as a primary point of contact for inbound/outbound freight (both domestic and international), manages import/export compliance and trade programs, and oversees procurement of Logistics services.


Some of the responsibilities include (but not limited to):


  • Leads team of Logistics professionals. Leads critical thinking, embracing collaboration, and driving continuous self and department improvement.  This role will develop and train next generation of Haworth Supply Chain Leaders.
  • Drives development and implementation of logistics processes to provide optimum customer satisfaction at lowest total supply chain cost.
  • Provides input into departmental budget development and is accountable for budget adherence. 
  • Develops, monitors, and is accountable for department goals and objectives to ensure strategic alignment with Delivery Value Stream goals and objectives.
  • Manages compliance and trade agreement programs ensuring Haworth meets necessary regulatory requirements and utilizes programs advantageous to organization.
  • Manages communication, relationships, collaboration and support of internal customers ensuring strategic and operational alignment.
  • Organizes and leads cross-functional members and activities to ensure logistics projects are completed on plan, on time, and within budget. 
  • Engages in procurement activity as it relates to carrier rate/contract negotiation, logistics services and software providers.
  • Serves as source for current and relevant knowledge in area of Domestic and International Logistics, and Global Trade compliance.

Do you have these required qualifications?


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.  Continuing education in Supply Chain, Data Engineering, or Finance is preferred.
  • 10+ years of related experience in Logistics.
  • 5+ years of experience in a leadership role with responsibility for member development coaching.  In lieu of direct leadership responsibility, significant project work where leadership skills were successfully demonstrated.

Do you have these preferred qualifications?


  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in global transportation and supporting infrastructure preferred.
  • Experience in SAP, Manhattan, FourKites, and Thompson Rueters.

Ideally, you have also demonstrated the following:


  • Demonstrated knowledge of logistics processes and systems.
  • Ability to solve complex problems with original and independent thinking; strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent data and business analysis skills.
  • Excellent PC-based spreadsheet and word processing software skills with demonstrated technical aptitude. 
  • Ability to travel overnight away from corporate offices up to 15% of the time.

Haworth Values


At Haworth, we have a strong set of values that guide our business and help us align with our customers.


We listen to our Customers. We rely on our Members. We honor Integrity. We embrace Continuous Learning. We lead with Design. We create Value. We work to make the World better.


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EEO, ADA, AA Statement

As an EEO/AA employer, Haworth will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected genetic information, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, religion, height, weight, other protected group status, or any other basis protected by the laws where we employ people. 

Haworth's AAP programs are available for applicant review.  Requests can be made to your Recruiter to review during regular business hours.

This organization participates in E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification.

If you have questions about any of the above policies, or if you require an ADA accommodation in the application process, please contact a member of our Human Resources team at or (616) 393-1600.

Requisition:  18731

Nearest Major Market: Grand Rapids

Job Segment: Logistics, Supply Chain Manager, Supply Chain, Procurement, Business Analyst, Operations, Technology

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