The Logistics Manager plays a pivotal role in optimizing transportation solutions for both internal and external customers. Collaborating with multiple departments and clients, this role ensures the timely and cost-effective delivery of goods, import and export operations, and efficient logistics systems.
Assess and resolve issues related to transportation, vendors, import and export, and logistics systems.
Maintain detailed and accurate logistics data for reporting purposes, including usage metrics, issue resolutions, training records, work logs, and schedules.
Collaborate with various departments to create comprehensive schedules for business processes such as sales appointments, shipping, and accounting tasks.
Provide daily comprehensive logistical support for inbound and outbound shipments, oversee quality assurance, and verify safety procedures.
Negotiate with suppliers and vendors to enhance efficiency, reduce unnecessary steps, and innovate solutions for logistical challenges.
Analyze the financial impact of logistical processes and propose changes to maximize efficiency in routing, transportation modes, and resource utilization.
Develop policies, safety procedures, risk management programs, and supply chain processes to increase logistical efficiency and cost-effectiveness.
Ensure compliance with company requirements, documentation, safety standards, and legal regulations across vendors, carriers, shipping, receiving, and other logistical areas.
Audit and assist warehouse personnel with receiving and shipping operations.
Audit and assist customer service personnel with accurate shipping procedures.
Education and/or Experience
Associate or bachelor’s degree preferred.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office – Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and experience with SAP system.
Numerical skills: ability to perform mathematical calculations (add, subtract, multiply, divide) in different units of measurement preferred.
Strong experience in managing and executing inventory processes and systems.
Exceptional attention to detail.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Diligence and strong organizational skills for managing information.
5 to 10 years of hands-on manufacturing experience, with a background in leadership or supervision, strongly preferred.
Good product knowledge and a working knowledge of all facets of manufacturing operations.
Flexibility to work special schedules as required to meet job requirements.
Demonstrated ability to follow through on project assignments.