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Logistics Manager

Company: Addison Group
Location: Buffalo Grove
Posted on: November 20, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Logistics Manager Location : Buffalo Grove, IL (Hybrid Work Schedule) Salary : $120,000 The Logistics Manager will help drive the implementation of company's Digital Supply Chain direct-to-customer fulfillment strategy. Reporting to the Director, Logistics Strategy and Operations, they must work with internal and external stakeholders to deliver outstanding customer experience. This role owns the development and management of transportation, forward logistics and cross dock related tasks from operational and tactical aspects. The manager establishes and upholds core fundamentals to promote knowledge exchange, quality assurance, and enable continuous improvement across the team. The initial focus for the manager will be to help lead efforts to establish and monitor performances and setting right expectations with key partners as well as leading improvement initiatives to help provide better customer experience. They will lead their team of analysts and coordinators to establish and improve processes through personal development and coaching with logistics topics and also foster analytical, continuous improvement and/or project management principles. Duties/Responsibilities: Establish and maintain alliances with key internal and external stakeholders and senior management focused on total cost and service solutions. Consult with the Supply Chain leadership teams to identify and prioritize initiatives based on the company and departmental goals. Lead and/or support on various corporate Strategic initiatives related to logistics areas. Monitor emerging supply chain technology and provide recommendations via a business case to the leadership on improvement opportunities. Design, implement, manage and maintain logistics (i.e. transportation, cross dock) processes, programs, policies and strategies to help deliver better customer experience as well as bringing efficiencies to internal processes. Collaborate regularly with Supply Chain leadership to ensure organizational objectives are supported with desired levels of carrier performance. Monitor and improve performance expectations with carriers and 3rd party companies. Monitor the health of carriers' and 3PLs' relationships and take the appropriate action. Develop standard methods of communicating operational performance to internal partners. Implementation of key logistics projects that will deliver significant cost savings and/or improvement in service. Implementation and/or auditing of transportation, 3PL, Cross Dock operations. Daily/Weekly/Monthly Logistics planning and monitoring Required Skills/Abilities: Bachelor's degree required; degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, Operations Management, Industrial Distribution, Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, or equivalent preferred. 5 years of demonstrated experience in a transportation and logistics discipline. 3 years effective leadership experience in a changing environment. High energy with a positive attitude, proving a desire to succeed. Ability to hit the ground running - a confident, entrepreneurial self-starter. Experience in driving best practice and process improvements in cross-functional teams. Demonstrated ability to meet deliverables and deadlines in a high change, fast-moving environment. Continuous Improvement and/or project management training and experience required Demonstrated ability to lead, direct and participate on projects bringing them to a final conclusion. Must be able to solicit ideas, encourage participation, resolve conflict and optimize resolutions. Experience analyzing large data sets and using that analysis to drive business plans and priorities with intermediate proficiency in programs including G-suite productivity tools, Microsoft Word, Excel, SQL, Access and other database and reporting tools. and Google G-Suite.

Keywords: Addison Group, Buffalo Grove , Logistics Manager, Executive , Buffalo Grove, Illinois

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