Your tasks


Main targets and KPIs:

  • Actively contribute to the overall On time delivery objective (DP1.1)
  • Actively contribute to the overall Service Level objective (DP2.0)
  • Actively contribute to the overall Inventory objective (Inventory turnover (ITO) and inventory provisions)
  • Goods receiving and Warehouse shipping performance
  • Overhead Cost efficiency


Summary of Key responsibilities
Boundaries of responsibilities and interaction with others

  • Manages and plans for logistics policies, objectives, and initiatives.
  • Creates procedures for logistics management to optimize product workflow and minimize cost.
  • Selects vendors, negotiates agreements related to areas of responsibility.
  • Ensures that quality, quantity, customer satisfaction, and financial commitments are met.
  • Works closely with the Production team to ensure timely handover of goods to meet on time delivery.
  • Sources and negotiates with parcel and freight carriers to optimize speed and cost.
  • Performs metrics reporting and data analysis tasks to identify issues and opportunities for process improvements.
  • Directs inbound or outbound logistics operations, such as transportation or warehouse activities, safety performance, or logistics quality management.
  • Provides a seamless and reliable materials supply to the different manufacturing areas.
  • Actively uses Go-Lean Toolset (like 5S and SFM) to further improve the performance of the logistics area.
  • Establishes a reliable and efficient logistics network between our NJ and CR facility.
  • Uses the skill matrix to continuously develop employees, systems, and processes.
  • Establishes continual employee specific cross-training to achieve flexibility between the different areas.
  • Collaborates with other departments to integrate logistics with business systems or processes, such as manufacturing, supply chain planning or sales.
  • Ensures the achievement of cost, productivity, accuracy, and/or timeliness objectives (department KPIs).
  • Resolves problems concerning transportation, logistics systems, imports or exports, or customer issues.
  • Plans or implements improvements to internal or external logistics systems or processes.
  • Monitors product import or export processes to ensure compliance with regulatory or legal requirements.
  • Elaborates and manages improvement projects within the logistics area.
  • Identifies, leads and monitors, change management topics.
  • All other relevant duties as assigned.

Your profile


Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree Supply Chain Management, Operations, Logistics, Business Administration, Transportation or similar


Experience:
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in logistics, warehouse or transportation operations
  • Minimum 3 years of supervisory experience



Skills/Knowledge:
  • Firm grasp of supply chain, inventory, distribution, business, and management principles
  • Strong SAP ERP skills, preferably in supply chain and logistics management
  • Comprehensive understanding of logistics processes and import/export procedures
  • Exceptional organizational and analytical skills in regards to process optimization
  • Excellent communication skills: written and oral
  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Capable of handling multiple tasks in parallel


Personal Qualifications:
  • Ability to handle change effectively
  • Dynamic mind-set and open to the company’s philosophy and process of change management
  • Customer focus and an ability to deal with customers and peers with tact and diplomacy
  • Ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds; ability to exercise cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Ability to work in a teamwork setting
  • Ability to analyze, prioritize and plan
  • Ability to work cross-functionally
  • Ability to manage, coach, and provide training for direct reports
  • Solid understanding of logistics and inventory management software
  • In-depth knowledge of the consumer goods industry
  • Hands-on and problem solving nature

Your perspective


Physical/Mental Abilities:

  • Must have the physical and mental abilities needed to perform all essential tasks listed; reasonable accommodations may be made to help the job holder perform essential tasks.
  • Must be able to work and respond well under sometimes stressful and demanding work conditions.
Warren, NJ

Your profile


Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree Supply Chain Management, Operations, Logistics, Business Administration, Transportation or similar


Experience:
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in logistics, warehouse or transportation operations
  • Minimum 3 years of supervisory experience



Skills/Knowledge:
  • Firm grasp of supply chain, inventory, distribution, business, and management principles
  • Strong SAP ERP skills, preferably in supply chain and logistics management
  • Comprehensive understanding of logistics processes and import/export procedures
  • Exceptional organizational and analytical skills in regards to process optimization
  • Excellent communication skills: written and oral
  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Capable of handling multiple tasks in parallel


Personal Qualifications:
  • Ability to handle change effectively
  • Dynamic mind-set and open to the company’s philosophy and process of change management
  • Customer focus and an ability to deal with customers and peers with tact and diplomacy
  • Ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds; ability to exercise cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Ability to work in a teamwork setting
  • Ability to analyze, prioritize and plan
  • Ability to work cross-functionally
  • Ability to manage, coach, and provide training for direct reports
  • Solid understanding of logistics and inventory management software
  • In-depth knowledge of the consumer goods industry
  • Hands-on and problem solving nature

Warren, NJ

We very much hope that you are interested in the vacancy and we look forward to receiving your completed application.

Nancy Bordick,
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