• Logistics Manager

    Job Locations US-NC-Cary
    Job ID
    2018-3105
    # Positions
    1
  • Overview

    As the Logistics Manager, you’ll have the opportunity to proactively drive the best practices and generating improvements to the logistics network. This position will work closely with customers, sales, and operations to optimize the efficiency of the delivery network while optimizing logistics costs in concert with improving value service.  The Logistics Manager will lead the development and implementation of evolutionary logistics concepts as well as support daily customer requirements and solutions

    Responsibilities

    • Lead the investigation, development, and implementation of the logistics network design of the future
    • Independently develop strategies to improve logistical efficiencies and work with as a team with the operations to ensure successful deployment of those strategies
    • Champion customer solutions related to logistics and quickly communicated issues and opportunities to improve customer relationships
    • Lead the communication between operations, customers, and sales in regards to logistics performance and solutions
    • Lead or participate in cross-functional projects with internal and external partners to improve all aspects of material flow and logistics
    • Work with others within the Logistics Department to optimize the logistics network
    • Function as the backup for Director of Logistics
    • May perform other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    • Experience in a customer facing management role with Third Party Logistics company or a logistics sales based position is highly desirable
    • Experience with pool distribution, cross docking, and/or distribution management
    • Experience with carrier management, contractual/pricing negotiations, domestic and international transportation laws and compliance, and fleet management
    • Ability to lead and motivate groups as well as “dotted Line” reports from the Manufacturing facilities
    • Career experience in transportation, logistics, distribution, materials management, regulatory compliance, cross-functional teams, project management and change management
    • Experience in all facets of fleet safety and compliance inclusive of FMCSA, DOT, OSHA, and state regulations
    • Comprehensive background and experience in defining and executing support tools and technology to optimize and integrate all elements of materials, planning, logistics, and distribution
    • Working knowledge of all modes of transportation inclusive of private fleet, materials management, loading practices and inventory control
    • Demonstrated exceptional business evaluation techniques and analysis skill
    • Possess medium to top level business management, interpersonal and facilitation skill
    • Ability to display and generate excitement in regard to new directions
    • Highly organized and results driven
    • Must have strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite inclusive of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access as well as optimizations software tool
    • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization – from plant level employee to corporate executives
    • Ability to travel 25 percent, as required
    • Proven track record of successful implementation, continuous improvement and leadership
    • Strategic thinker that looks for new opportunities, methods and approaches
    • A change agent
    • Energetic and aggressive
    • Fast-Paced, growth-oriented and looking for the new frontier
    • Willing to roll up your sleeves, dig in to the trenches and makes a productive and successful difference
    • High level of integrity and professionalism
    • Results Oriented
    • Proactive Self-starter with the ability to manage multiple projects
    • Well rounded business background and insight with ability to be a strategic partner and not just an implementer of programs
    • Resilient and able to deal with challenging situations in a positive manner

     

    Education/Experience

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Transportation/Logistics or other business-related discipline is required.
    • MBA is a plus
    • Minimum of 5 years in progressive logistics experience

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