Toledo, Ohio, United States

Logistics Expert, Composites

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Job ID 54273


This role is part of the Composites Solutions Business and is accountable for performing daily outbound transportation tasks and carrier related communications for the Glass Reinforcement facilities. The logistics expert will assign daily freight to the Owens Corning carrier base to meet delivery dates of customer orders in the most cost-effective manner. The incumbent will collaborate very closely with Customers, Carriers, Customer Service Specialists, Material Planners and other OC organizations as necessary to identify and troubleshoot issues to ultimately deliver our product on-time and damage free to a growing business. This person will need to have a very strong tie with our carriers and managing expectations of our carriers to support the business needs. This role will require the transportation expert to embrace and actively display the Owens Corning values, stands and purpose.

A key competency for the successful candidate will be a demonstrated history of influencing others across an organization to drive superior results through analytics.  The successful candidate must have exceptional analytical and communication skills, with a predisposition for initiating action.

Reports to: Composites Transportation Leader

Span of Control:  Individual role with assigned responsibilities


Live the Safety stand, adhere to the safety responsibilities.

  • Participate in all required safety training
  • Educate team members on safe operations
  • Effectively communicate Owens Corning’s stand on safety throughout the Blythewood facility to ensure all employees believe in and behave in a manner that supports our stand that all accidents are preventable, safety is everyone’s responsibility, and that working safely is a condition of employment at Owens Corning

Managing service for our customers and key stakeholders:

  • Ensure timely and damage free delivery
  • Actively manage carrier performance
  • Proactive customer communication
  • Support OC plant activities to ensure timely loading
  • Verification of loading and delivery of material
  • Leverage basic supply chain understanding to maximize value for our customers
  • Recognizing and acting on customer opportunities
  • Ensures trade compliance for international trade activities
  • Develops a strong working and strategic relationship with our transportation carriers & partners
  • Provides key input to the Logistics Sourcing team on service requirements and performance
  • Strong understanding of plant operations and SAP systems


  • Transportation KPI’s
    • On Time Delivery to Carrier Performance
    • Tender Acceptance
    • Optimizations
    • Cost adherence
  • Carrier Capacity Management and compliance
  • Late Delivery Notification
  • Escalation Responsiveness
  • TM carrier rejections
  • Respond to overall logistics lights within SAP
  • Management of balance dues
  • Warehouse and Transportation Capacity Management
  • Cost savings/productivity

Grow financial value:

  • Optimization of carriers to ensure cost effective delivery of goods
  • Drive decision making around individual business strategy to best support customer expectations
  • Accountable for driving Composites logistics productivity initiatives
  • Identify rate gaps and related actions

Achieve customer satisfaction commitments:

  • Develop insights and recommendations to collaborate with the Commercial and Supply Chain teams
  • Develop sustainable processes to ensure the customer’s experience is exceeded by integrating the role into the customer’s processes to allow OC to grow with the customers identified by the sales strategy
  • Participate in customer visits (both onsite and at customer locations) to better understand customer needs and requirements and how the rebar team can grow the business
  • Seeks to understand the needs and processes of our internal and external customers regarding service expectation, use of product and receiving procedures
  • Utilizes TPM methods to improve processes and eliminate all losses where possible

Minimum Qualifications/Experience:

  • Minimum 3-5 years’ work experience in a supply chain/analytics related field
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Prior Logistics experience preferred
  • Continuous Improvement experience preferred
  • Power BI experience preferred


  • Experience making high-impact decisions in fast-paced environment
  • Experience in Continuous Improvement preferred
  • Exposure to large integrated software systems (ERP, MRP, SAP,) Preferred
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities
  • A high degree of professionalism and coaching skills Required
  • Strong Communication Skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong Organizational Skills
  • Problem Solving/Analytics
  • Customer Driven
  • Decision Making
  • Creative problem solving
  • Teamwork

About Owens Corning  

Owens Corning is a global leader in insulation, roofing, and fiberglass composite materials. Its insulation products conserve energy and improve acoustics, fire resistance, and air quality in the spaces where people live, work, and play. Its roofing products and systems enhance curb appeal and protect homes and commercial buildings alike. Its fiberglass composites make thousands of products lighter, stronger, and more durable. Owens Corning provides innovative products and solutions that deliver a material difference to its customers and, ultimately, make the world a better place. The business is global in scope, with operations in 33 countries. It is also human in scale, with approximately 20,000 employees cultivating local and longstanding relationships with customers. Based in Toledo, Ohio, USA, the company posted 2018 sales of $7.1 billion. Founded in 1938, it has been a Fortune 500® company for 64 consecutive years. For more information, please visit

A career at Owens Corning offers the ability to enhance your expertise and achieve your personal and professional aspirations. Through it all, we’ll empower you with an environment that encourages open communication and big ideas, competitive pay for your performance, comprehensive benefits, and more opportunities to make your impact.

Owens Corning is an equal opportunity employer.

Please note:Applications must be filled out completely—incomplete applications will not be considered. Resumes are welcome, but are not a substitute for completing the application.

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