Lead Logistics-Parts & Accessories (3PL Management)


Greenwood, IN, US

Auto req ID: 18842 
Title: Lead Logistics-Parts & Accessories (3PL Management) 
Job Function: Materials and Procurement 
Location: GREENWOOD 
Company: Harley-Davidson Motor Company 
Full or Part-Time: Full Time 
Shift: SHIFT1 


At Harley-Davidson, we are building more than machines. It’s our passion and commitment to continue the evolution of this storied brand, and heighten the desirability of the Harley-Davidson experience. To keep building our legend and leading our industry through innovation, evolution, and emotion we need the best and brightest talent. We stand for the timeless pursuit of adventure. Freedom for the soul. Are you ready to join us?


This position is onsite at our third-party distribution center in Greenwood, IN; square footage of this facility is 450K. This role will work directly with the 3PL to ensure that Harley-Davidson business needs are being met.  Join our team as a Lead Logistics-Parts & Accessories (3PL Management).

Job Summary

The Lead Logistics role is responsible for executing operational strategies for dealer-facing logistics. This role will ensure the successful importation, transportation, storage, and delivery of material and product for product distribution sites. This role will also proactively lead continuous improvement efforts to improve logistics processes and partnerships and collaborate extensively with similar functions in other markets across the globe.

Job Responsibilities

  • •    Act as the single point of contact for distribution, transportation, and logistics for our aftermarket parts and accessories business
    •    On-site operations lead at our 3PL managed Greenwood Distribution Center (GDC) in Greenwood, Indiana
    •    Act as a liaison between H-D and the 3PL
    •    Partner internally to resolve dock grief, non-conforming material issues, and packaging in a timely manner
    •    Responsible for leading on-site continuous improvement projects
    •    Gather metrics packages and own related actions for continuous improvement
    •    Present business reviews to P&A stakeholders consisting of their metrics and progress to their projects / initiatives
    •    Partner with internal H-D functions including finance, commercial teams, transportation, supply chain, packaging, etc.
    •    Proactively monitor the financials of the operation and act as needed

Education Requirements

Bachelor's Degree Preferred

Education Specifications

Logistics, supply chain, business or another relevant field

Experience Requirements

•    Typically requires a minimum of 5 years related experience
•    Ideal candidate will have deep knowledge of distribution operations
•    Ability to work in a high pace atmosphere managing competing objectives
•    Demonstrated strong analytical skills, problem-solving skills, and financial acumen
•    Exemplary customer service / account management skills
•    Experience in a best-in-class operation
•    Tenacity, problem-solving, strong follow-up, and follow-through
•    Open and collaborative communication with team members
•    ERP experience, SAP preferred
•    Microsoft 360 proficient


Harley-Davidson is an equal opportunity employer that continues to build a culture of inclusion, belonging and equity through our commitment to attracting and retaining diverse talent from all backgrounds, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. We believe in fairness and providing a level playing field for all. We foster a culture that thrives on diverse perspectives and contributions to ignite the creativity and innovation to fuel our business and enhance the employee and customer experience.


The pay range shown represents the national average pay range for this role. Your pay may be more or less than the stated range and is dependent on your geographic location and level of experience.


We offer an inclusive compensation package for all full-time salaried employees including, but not limited to, annual bonus programs, health insurance benefits, a 401k program, onsite fitness centers and employee stores, employee discounts on products and accessories, and more. Learn more about Harley-Davidson here.


Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.


Direct Reports: Yes  
Travel Required: 0 - 10%  
Pay Range: $95,000.00 - $143,000.00
COVID-19 Vaccine Required: [[customVaccine]]  
Visa Sponsorship: This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship  
Relocation: This position is not eligible for relocation assistance

Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis

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