0 Replies Latest reply on Oct 4, 2013 3:18 PM by Melissa Clow

    Job Opportunity:  Logistics Manager

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      Logistics Manager

      JM Eagle Company, United States



      Develops logistics plans and procedures in a multi Plant/multi product environment to optimize systems, processes and profits.


      Reporting to the Director of Production, this position oversees and manages all logistics activities and related systems information in a manufacturing environment. Areas of responsibility include but are not limited to supply chain services; inventory control; or critical parts availability, material handling, import-export licensing, 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. Interacts with vendors and peers at the Plant Locations, Sales, and Finance personnel to optimize systems and procedures.



      ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


      •     Continuously improve and build new processes where needed to meet expanding market and manufacturing demands.
      •     Partner with various production units and sales/marketing to help improve materials movement, inventory turns, inventory carrying, packaging, import/export and shipping/receiving practices.
      •     Work collaboratively with nationwide initiatives for process improvements, productivity improvements, cost reductions and new technology implementation.  Internal customers include several production units, quality, purchasing and sales.
      •     Translates knowledge of functional elements to support system required to field and maintain these systems.
      •     Evaluates and establishes logistics support analysis.
      •     Logistic support planning and scheduling process.
      •     Researching and assessing emerging technologies and 'Best Demonstrated Practices' that affect facility labor management





      To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and /or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.





      •     A BA/BS degree in Industrial Engineering, Industrial Distribution or Logistics, Computer Science or equivalent combination of education and experience
      •     Five (5) to ten (10) years experience in consulting or working on multiple concurrent labor management-related projects
      •     Project Management experience required





      Strong PC skills, using word processing and spreadsheets.






      Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Have the ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Have the ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.






      Have the ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundaments of plane and sold geometry and trigonometry.  Have the ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.






      Ability to define problems, to collect all data, establishes facts, and draw valid conclusions.  Have the ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.






      The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. 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, walk, use hand to finger, handle or feel, talk or hear and taste or smell.  The employee occasionally is required to reach with hands and arms, climb or balance as well as stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.






      The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.