R&D Manager in Tampa, FL

Impact Description

Whitney Logistics is a fast growing logistics organization in the Tampa area; embracing technology and elevating service to our customers and team members, passionately creating a better experience for all. 



We are seeking an organized, self-motivated, and energetic R&D Manager to join our fast growing logistics organization. In your position, you will play a key role in the startup and growing success of our company. A positive attitude, attention to detail, and a growth mindset are a must for success in this role.



  • Lead, manage and hold accountable direct reports ensuring proper development on leadership ladder level
  • Internal and external tools and asset research and development
  • Lead enhancement of transportation management systems
  • Understanding of systems integration and open source API connections
  • Current state and future state documentation
  • Gap analysis and high level business case design
  • In depth business case development for internal and external solutions investments
  • Lead client engagement implementation when required 
  • Industry and market research analysis
  • Partnership and collaboration with offshore software development team

Requirements & Qualifications

  • Commitment and connection to our company values
  • 5+ years of progressive consulting experience
  • Previous people or team team leadership experience strongly preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in supply chain, operations, accounting, finance, data analytics, software/computer engineering, or similar required; MBA preferred
  • Experience on 3 or more projects in or related to supply chain, logistics, or transportation implementations in the last 2 years
  • Understanding of or familiarity with multiple variants of TMS and ERP softwares (NetSuite preferred)
  • Working experience with Power BI, Excel, Microsoft Teams, as well as G-Suite applications
  • Willingness to travel up to 50%

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