Opens 12/06/2019 · Closes 02/06/2019

Coherent is one of the world’s leading suppliers of laser and laser-based solutions to a broad range of commercial and scientific research customers – designing, manufacturing and marketing lasers, laser-based systems, and related accessories for a diverse group of customers and markets.  Since 1966, Coherent has expanded through a combination of internal growth and the strategic acquisition of related companies.  With an incredible range of innovative medical, scientific and commercial lasers, Coherent is home to the most talented professionals in the industry.


Education and Work Experience:

  • BS in Business Administration or Supply Chain; MBA a plus
  • A total of 10+ years of logistics experience, including project management
  • Highly driven and strong communication skills
  • Direct experience building strategy, launching it, and scaling it.
  • Ability to work within a matrix, solve problems and influence cross-functional teams.
  • Ability to navigate and collaborate cross-functionally with groups or individuals to accomplish specific goals


  • Implement and execute the overall strategic planning and goal-setting of all the transportation and logistics activities
  • Establish and assure adherence to budgets, schedules, staffing plans, and performance requirements.
  • Oversee and manage all activities and related global systems information associated with the transportation, warehousing, and distribution of service goods.
  • Lead transportation business strategy, strategic analysis, and on-going transportation planning for both sales and service customer delivery.
  • Drive efficiencies and cost reduction throughout the delivery function, and associated operating functions.
  • Hands-on leader who teaches management/supervisors to be metric and data-driven and employee focused when coaching or mentoring change.
  • Negotiate transportation and warehousing rates in all regions to meet and/or exceed cost savings targets.
  • Serve as the focal point for global 3PL and transportation relations with key logistics partners. This will include benchmarking, quarterly reviews, negotiating and managing third party vendor contracts and service levels.
  • Manage the process for carrier/3PL score carding and set targets for KPI.
  • Facilitate the best in class Customer Experience through exceptional partnerships.
  • Establish, measure and manage quality performance from 3PL and transportation partners.

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