Logistics Manager - #197902


Date: 04/09/2021 02:01 AM

City: Ripley, Tennessee

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead/mentor Driver Dispatch Supervisor in
  • Work with Enterprise Logistics as well as Production and Purchasing to meet established delivery
  • Develop, direct, and manage the function of physical distribution/ shipping for the business unit. including Driver dispatch, assessing and recommending shipping and transportation methods and systems maintaining least cost to provide expected customer service levels.
  • Responsible for effective utilization and management of assigned assets including routes, trucks, &
  • Manage the operations of all Company drivers and the preparation and maintenance of the equipment necessary to sustain the Company
  • Interact and communicate with customer support as
  • Lead improvement projects for drivers and fleet maintenance Projects should focus on improving Safety, Quality, Cost, and Customer Experience.
  • Promote company values, engagement, and manage safety relative to processes and operator ergonomics.
  • Develop, support budget and capacity
  • Provide manufacturing practice recommendations to the business based upon relevant outside standards or benchmarks.
  • Work with customers and suppliers as well as corporate team to identify best methods and means of transporting company products or component materials through the supply
  • Key member of enterprise Logistics
  • Ensure compliance with all local, state, and federal DOT

Education, Training and Experience:

  • Distribution or Logistics experience within an industrial consumer products discipline preferred.
  • 3+ years’ experience in leading people. In-house Fleet management and Driver supervision preferred.
  • Experience in just in time material flow, MRPII, logistics simulation software, and project management essential.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of ELD (electronic logging device) software and route optimization software, such as Peoplenet and DRtrack, or similar programs.
  • Additional course work directed within the discipline. APICS, or CPIM certification desirable

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