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ID:  539149

Houston Tx, US

VP of Operations (BPE & ZDS)

CEVA Logistics provides global supply chain solutions to connect people, products and providers all around the world. Present in 170 countries and with more than 110,000 employees spread over 1,300 sites, we are well on our way to achieving our vision: to be a Top 5 global 3PL.

We believe that our employees are the key to our success. We want to engage and empower our diverse, global team to co-create value with our customers through our solutions in contract logistics and air, ocean, ground, and finished vehicle transport. That is why CEVA Logistics offers a dynamic and exceptional work environment that fosters personal growth, innovation, and continuous improvement.

DARE TO GROW! Join CEVA Logistics, and you will be part of a team that values imagination, encourages boldness and exemplarity, and is committed to excellence in everything we do. Join us in our mission to shape the future of global logistics as we become a global leader in the logistics industry. As we continue growing at a fast pace, will you “Dare to Grow” with us?



Are you known for your leadership skills? Are you passionate about transactional compliance? If so, we have an opportunity that would allow you to supervise daily accounting operations, ensuring accurate and efficient processing of transactions and compliance with company policies and procedures, Sarbanes Oxley guidelines and other regulatory requirements. 




  • Provide senior leadership and direction for direct reports assigned to logistics operations.
  • Make “People Development” a priority in daily responsibilities. Execute and drive C-People Performance Management Processes. Identify key players for future bench needs. Ensure specific development plans are in place with consistent follow up.
  • Review Continuous Improvement Plans monthly with direct reports and customers to maintain continuous improvement that meets or exceeds customer contractual (SOW) requirements.
  • Drive the company’s Vision and Mission Statement of Unity, Excellence, and Growth.
  • Responsible for the P&L of the logistics operations – Revenue and Gross Margin/EBITDA.
  • Responsible for achieving LEAN, Security, Success Factors, Kaizen, Safety and Quality goals.
  • Be the leader and teacher of LEAN throughout the logistics operations assigned to the sub-region.
  • Utilize ZDS strategy and implementation methodology.
  • Participate in the Solution Development Process (SDP) for new business.
  • Review with direct reports Continuous Improvement plans designed specifically to drive out waste, service failures, accidents, injuries and customer service issues.
  • Provide the sub-region’s team with daily guidance, leadership, and overall support on any issues relating to operations, communication, revenue enhancement, human resources, procedures standardization, systems applications and process execution.
  • Oversee the planning and implementation of the appropriate resources – staffing, training, equipment and systems required to support the regions business objectives.
  • Participate in developing the growth strategy of logistics services with the sub-region customer base.
  • Be a leader in driving CEVA’s core values of Customer first, Performance driven organization, Valuing Diversity, Supply Chain Mastery and Valuing people.
  • Participate in all customer QBR meetings.
  • Goals - achieve retention and renewal targets, revenue and gross margin/EBITDA dollar targets, LEAN and cost saving targets and achieve quality, Kaizen, training, success factors, and security and safety targets. Achieve ZDS objectives on time and on budget.





Education and Experience:

  • Minimum 12 to 15 years related experience in a senior management role.
  • Minimum 15 years industry experience.
  • Minimum 15 years managerial experience.


  • Preferred:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Transportation, Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Finance or a related field.
  • Graduate degree or an equivalent combination of work experience and undergraduate degree.


Skills/ Characteristics:  

  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office, internet, web-based and job specific software applications.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
  • Extensive knowledge of all transportation, logistics products and services, systems and operations.
  • Demonstrated success in leading, managing and developing staff and high performance teams.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills both in influencing a diverse and complex organization, and in driving operational and systems improvements.
  • Prior management experience and knowledge of business planning methodologies, competitive analysis, and strategy development.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office, internet, web-based and job specific software applications and ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals.
  • Capable of communicating and interacting effectively with multi-functional and diverse backgrounds and effectively presenting information and responding to questions from management, employees and vendors.
  • Demonstrated success in developing and executing logistics sales and marketing strategies.
  • Ability to manage the financial aspects of the department including purchasing, budget preparation and review, financial analysis and reporting.
  • Excellent planning, time management, collaboration, decision making, organization, presentation and negotiating skills.
  • Proficient in project management methodologies with a focus on managing solution driven strategy plans to achieve goals.
  • Must be able to read, write and speak English fluently.





With a genuine culture of recognition, we want our employees to grow, develop and be part of our journey. We offer a benefits package with a focus on your wellbeing. This includes competitive Paid Time Off, 401(k), health insurance and an employee benefits platform that offers discounts on gym memberships and a diverse range of retail, travel, car and hospitality brands, including important offerings like pet insurance.


We are a team in every sense, and we support each other and work collaboratively to achieve our goals together.


It is our goal that you will be compensated for your hard work and commitment, so if you’d like to work for one of the top Logistics providers in the world then let’s work together to help you find your new role.



We value your professional and personal growth. That’s why we share plenty of career opportunities for you to thrive within CEVA. This role can be the first step on your career path with us.  You can stay in the same job family, find a new family to grow in (an almost limitless number of options) or find your own path. Join CEVA for a challenging and rewarding career.



CEVA operates in a multicultural, global environment and is a richly diverse organization operating seamlessly as one company. We aim to attract, motivate and retain the best people in our industry, whatever their background.  We share the same passion to deliver world-class solutions to our customers. We have the best supply chain professionals in the industry and develop this talent in an inspiring work environment.

CEVA Logistics is proud to be an equal opportunity work place and an affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other characteristic.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.

Please note:  Legitimate CEVA Logistics recruitment processes include communication with candidates through recognized professional networks, such as LinkedIn or via an official company email address: We recommend that you do not respond to unsolicited business propositions and/or offers from people with whom you are unfamiliar.

Information provided is true and accurate.  False statements or information will result in the application voided.

Outstanding benefits for employee and family including multiple health plans(company contribution to health savings account), prescription, dental and vision coverage.
Company paid life insurance, accident insurance, short- and long-term disability coverage and employee assistance plan.
Voluntary benefits including additional life insurance, AD&D coverage, buy-up short- and long-term disability, critical illness, identify theft & legal plan.
401(k) with company match.
Flexible Paid Time Off programs including company paid holidays.
Tuition reimbursement program.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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