Distribution & Logistics Manager

Category: 
Manufacturing & Engineering
Job Location: 
Gurnee, IL

The Distribution/Logistics Manager will be responsible for the inbound and outbound movement of goods and materials to provide high quality customer service at targeted cost levels, managing the Distribution warehouse operations, negotiating and optimizing of freight cost and terms consistent with customer service requirements, ensuring inventory accuracy, instilling a culture of continuous improvement, and ensuring effective communications and coordination with customer service, sales, purchasing and scheduling/production departments.

 

Responsibilities              

 

•          Maintain inventory accuracy and stock rotation plans. Direct cycle counting

•          Manage 3PL warehouses, including stocking levels and inventory accuracy

•          Create and manage a distribution and a logistics budget

•          Work with purchasing to determine cost effective freight terms for inbound receipts.

•          Select carriers for both inbound and outbound traffic. Develop routing guidelines. Track and manage carrier performance

•          Manage freight quotation for inbound and outbound transportation, including ground, air and ocean freight.  Negotiate with transportation companies to create the best value for the company

•          Maintain high business ethics and supervisory standards

 

 

Requirements

•          Bachelor’s Degree required

•          10+ years of previous experience managing a Warehouse operation

•          Previous experience selecting, negotiating, and managing freight carriers and carrier performance

•          Must have experience leading and developing staff and continuous improvement methods.

•          Warehouse Management System/Software experience

 

 

Apply Now!  Send resumes to jared@pointonerecruiting.com

Recruiter Name: 
Jared Smerchek
Recruiter Phone: 
(262) 886-8000 ext. 232

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