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Logistics Manager

Company: Silfex
Location: Springfield
Posted on: August 8, 2019

Job Description:

Logistics Manager Essential Function: Manages the receiving, shipping, and material handling responsibilities in multiple warehouse locations by designing and developing product movement and storage systems, improving operations, and supporting the front line staff. Responsibilities include cost efficiency, continuous improvement on processes, service, and safety for two Silfex locations and all shifts. This individual is responsible for managing a 24x7 operation and developing a team of supervisors and team leads. Managing these functions will require a high level of knowledge of Silfex' shipping policies and procedures, ERP system capability and Logistics and Foreign Trade requirements to ship goods to and from foreign countries. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Display a positive attitude and strong work ethic that reflects the Mission and Core Values of SILFEX. Create and maintain a culture where workplace safety is part of everything we do. Provide the safest possible workplace to our employees by modeling and following all company safety policies, reporting any incidents or unsafe conditions immediately to SILFEX management. Develop and maintain a thorough working knowledge of the Silfex Quality Management System and properly apply Quality Procedures and Operating Procedures as appropriate. Execute and model the Silfex Manufacturing System using Lean Manufacturing, 5S, 6 Sigma and other manufacturing strategies to achieve high levels of performance. Own the continuous improvement process for area of responsibility and ensure all employees are engaged in daily improvement activities. Develop and implement systems, policies and procedures that meet or exceed environmental and safety regulations, and that comply with all Import/Export regulations. Develops, implements and manages team to KPI's for the Receiving, Warehousing and Shipping functions. Develops physical layout and storage systems to maximize space utilization, employee productivity, and safety performance. Develops processes for receiving and shipping product, inventory management, and transactional efficiency and accuracy. Develops warehouse operations systems for two manufacturing sites and 3rd party warehouse vendors by determining product handling and storage requirements. Manages relationship with 3rd party partners. Develops and implements warehouse operations system improvements by leading continuous improvement projects as assigned and by analyzing process work flow, staffing and space requirements, and equipment layout. Creates and manages to an annual operating plan that aligns with overall corporate objectives and goals. Meets financial objectives by forecasting requirements, preparing an annual budget, scheduling expenditures, analyzing variances, and initiating corrective actions. Develop strategic plans to improve global logistics and internal warehouse operations, and develop and execute tactical goals to achieve the plans. Reviews and prepares any action plans while ensuring productivity, quality and customer service standards are met. Builds team capability through effective employee relations, hiring, training, and communication for all personnel. Motivates team members to achieve plan goals. Develops team to solve day-to-day operational issues and reach short- and long-term performance goals. Communicates and collaborates cross-functionally to assist team to solve operational issues. Delivers effective change leadership while driving business changes and minimizing people impact. Administer policies and procedures. This role requires regular presence on the plant floor. This role may require off-shift and weekend work. This role requires travel between Silfex plants and 3rd party warehouse vendors in Eaton, Springfield and Dayton OH, (less than 50%). May require some travel (less than 5%). Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Bachelor's degree required. Degree in logistics, operations management, or engineering is preferred. Lean Six Sigma Experience strongly preferred, demonstrated by successful completion of a major improvement project. A minimum of 5 years of operations/logistics or supply chain experience is required. A minimum of 2 years of experience managing logistics/warehousing operations, including transportation scheduling, within a manufacturing/distribution environment is required. Experience managing logistics/warehousing operations across multiple manufacturing plants is preferred. In depth knowledge of domestic and international Logistics and Foreign Trade regulations and business processes. Strong knowledge of ERP and inventory management systems. Including responsible for inventory accuracy. Experience with continuous improvement (i.e. Lean Six Sigma certification, TPM, lean manufacturing, etc.). Proficient in Microsoft Suite applications. Ability to give and receive constructive feedback. Ability to lead a team-based approach to decision making. Demonstrated ability to work in a results-oriented, challenging environment. Strong leadership skills with the ability to get results through mentoring others. Effective coaching, facilitation, presentation, and team building skills. Must be authorized to work in the United States. Equipment Operated: Standard office equipment. Physical Demands: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to stand. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to walk; sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and; talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 50 pounds. The employee regularly is required to lift up to 10 pounds. The vision requirements include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job the employee is frequently exposed to work near moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The noise level in the environment is moderate. Internal ID: req1691PandoLogic. Keywords: Logistics Manager, Location: Springfield, OH - 45502

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