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Mode Manager - Truckload

Requisition ID 31625
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Supply Chain 
Posting Type DNI

Kerry is a global leader in taste & nutrition. Our manufacturing facilities produce and supply the world with over 15,000 different food, beverage, and pharmaceutical products throughout the world. With a commitment toward sustainability and reputation for innovation, a career with Kerry offers you the chance to change the way the world sees food and nutrition. A career with Kerry is something you can feel good about.

About Kerry


A career with Kerry Taste & Nutrition offers you an opportunity to shape how people across the globe view food and beverage while providing you opportunities to explore and grow as your interests do. With our commitment to a sustainable future, a career with Kerry is something you can feel good about.

About the role


As a Transportation Mode Manager - Truckload, you'll be working with Kerry truckload service providers, ensuring that they deliver a positive experience to our internal and external customers.



Key responsibilities


  • Ensuring carriers are following proper protocol regarding FSMA, DOT and company directives
  • Partnering and collaborating with other functional areas as needed (Customer Service, Operations, Inventory Control, etc.…)
  • Tracking and tracing activities to ensure optimal service
  • Building and maintaining carrier relationships to support the business
  • Holding carriers accountable for cost, service, and capacity commitments
  • Working closely with transport providers to ensure products are picked up and delivered on time
  • Liaison for carriers with regards to payment issues, claims, service failures, and customer complaints

Qualifications and skills


  • Minimum of a 2-year degree  
  • Minimum 3+ years' experience in a truckload transportation environment, preferably carrier operations or a traffic department
  • Understanding of DOT hours of service
  • Experience with truckload pricing and accessorial charges
  • Solid knowledge of the claims process and The Carmack Amendment
  • An understanding of hazardous material shipping requirements
  • Basic knowledge of dry, reefer, bulk, and intermodal service types
  • Hands on experience using a TMS (Transportation Management System) 
  • Intermediate to advanced skills with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel)
  • Able to work independently and cooperatively in fast paced environment
  • SAP experience a plus

Kerry is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Kerry will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen. EEO is the Law poster can be found here. Additional information can also be here .

Nearest Major Market: Madison

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