Director of Transportation in Lake Forest, IL at Reynolds Consumer Products

Date Posted: 9/5/2019

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Job Title: Director of Transportation 

City: Lake Forest / State: Illinois                                                   

Job Description

Join Reynolds Consumer Products…a world of opportunities! At Reynolds Consumer Products we are passionate about achieving results and have fun winning as a team!  We provide amazing job opportunities for growth with competitive salaries and benefits in an exciting, dynamic, fast-paced, and fun workplace environment. Are you looking to build a strong career? Then we have an opportunity for you! We currently have an opportunity for a Director of Transportation located at our offices in Lake Forest, IL.

Your Role:

The Director of Transportation is a key position within the Reynolds Consumer Products (RCP) value chain, with end-to-end responsibility for serving our Customers and delivering our aggregate cost profile to integrated supply-chain.   The role is required to bring strategic ownership and operational execution to the organization ensuring the optimal transportation solution from source to delivery with a keen focus around balancing total landed cost, service and safety as outlined in our Focus Action Plans.                                       



  • Lead and manage the Strategic buy of RCP’s transportation spend
  • Develop and implement a flexible, agile and sustainable transportation solution leveraging advanced technology enablers, best in breed practices, industry trends and route to market transformation strategies.       
  • Optimize team structure, role definition and talent development including recruitment and succession planning efforts.         
  • Serve as a high level SME (Subject Matter Expert) on any technical issue/functionality and maintenance requirements within the TMS/JDA module.
  • Strengthen service through a combination of critical and actionable KPI’s, route compliance, core carrier methodologies and control tower alignment with ISC initiatives.
  • Leverage “Lean”/Six Sigma methodologies across aggregate supply-chain business landscape to drive standardization and related cost and service synergies.   
  • Represent RCP in select industry trade conferences and supply-chain organizations (i.e CSCMP & Gartner) to build broader network center of excellence/information sharing mentality.
  • Ensure our weekly deliveries are meeting and exceeding our customers’ expectations   
  • Working collaboratively with customer service/sales, develop ongoing and customized business solutions aimed at mitigating onerous OTIF fine business operating environment.    
  • Ideate and implement cost savings proposals while lowering overall transportation expenditures.
  • Formalize our International logistics and transportation go to market strategy leveraging both import and export trade compliance programs and regulatory protocols.
  • Blueprint in concert with RCP sourcing/ procurement team a comprehensive Inbound Transportation Design infrastructure aimed at leveraging excess capacity, cost, service and financial transparency.                          

You will love it here if…

  • You are a strong leader who brings teams together
  • You pay great attention to details
  • You embrace change and seek improved efficiency
  • You enjoy the challenge of working in a fast-paced environment

We need you to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 10+ years of multi-function supply chain experience
  • Direct and hands-on warehouse operations management experience
  • Excellent capabilities in Microsoft Office, including Excel
  • Basic math and analytical skills

Icing on the cake:

  • MBA or another advanced degree
  • Team management experience


Want to know more? Check out our website or connect with us on LinkedIn!

Apply today to join a fast-growing innovative company!

            Not a good fit but know someone who is? Please refer them!

     Local candidates only, no relocation assistance available

For applicants or employees who are disabled, or require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, you may request assistance by calling us at (847)482-3550 or email

No recruiter calls or emails please.



Reynolds Consumer Products is an Equal Opportunity Employer EEO AA M/F/Vet/Disability.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.

Reynolds Consumer Products is an Equal Opportunity Employer that complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is The Law Poster:

The Pay Transparency Policy Statement can be found on this link:

The poster and the supplement can be found on this link.

For applicants or employees who are disabled, or require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, you may request assistance by calling us at (847)482-3550 or email

No recruiter calls or emails please.