Oversees and manages all logistics activities, personnel and related systems information in a manufacturing environment. Areas of responsibility include but are not limited to Finished Goods, Spares, Accessories and other supporting functions, supply chain services; inventory control; or critical parts availability, material handling, import-export preparation of documents and materials, shipment of products from place of origin to point of delivery, third-party warehousing, and shipping/receiving activities. Develops and implements logistics plans, budgets, and procedures to maximize compliance with customer needs within budget constraints. Provides financial reporting and reconciliation of inventories. Exhibits thorough understanding of complex shipping activities in networks for regional, national and international product movement. Interacts with vendors and peers in Manufacturing, Sales, and Finance, Supply Chain, Planning and Product Development personnel to optimize systems and procedures. Selects, develops, and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Bachelor's degree in business, logistics, or supply chain, or a minimum of eight (8) years of relevant work experience
Master's degree in business, logistics, or supply chain preferred
Five (5) years or more of experience in supply chain, logistics, warehouse or an industry-related field
Three (3) years or more of supervisory experience
Two (2) years or more of application experience of Lean principles, systems, and tools
Excellent problem solving skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills with demonstrated leadership capabilities
Experience with warehouse and or software applications, routing and dispatch software systems required
Experience with ground transportation operations including DOT, OSHA and all related safety regulations
This job operates in a professional office environment, a manufacturing facility and warehouse locations. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phone, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate with colleagues and operate standard office equipment. Candidate must also be able to travel between warehouse locations.
Please note the job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.