FLEXcon Company, Inc.

  • Logistics Manager

    Job Locations US-MA-Spencer
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/8/2018 11:51 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-1608
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Manufacturing
  • Position Overview

    FLEXcon is seeking a Logistics Manager at their headquarters in Spencer, MA. The Logistics Manager role will be responsible for managing domestic and international export and import activities from several manufacturing sites and warehouses. Focus will be on optimizing transportation costs and service levels. The manager will be responsible for continuous improvement of the operational and system initiatives through the use of lean methodologies. Cross functional collaboration with Business Teams, Sales, Customer Service, Operations and Finance will be a key element of success in this role.

    Responsibilities

    • Develop and implement transportation strategy
    • Manage Transportation budget and monthly cost analysis. Oversee all aspects of the freight invoice review and approval process
    • Participate in developing strategy for warehouse optimization and footprint.
    • Participate in transport service provider selection and qualification process;
    • Develop and implement cost savings initiatives
    • Build strong relationships with external freight providers, develop communications and coordination
    • Supervise shipping staff of 9; including both Massachusetts and Nebraska plants.
    • Remain up to date with freight practices and procedures; provide recommendation for change as needed
    • Coordinate internally with finance and business partners, freight forwarders, and 3PLs for timely and accurate shipment releases and deliveries.
    • Develop monitoring and measurement methods and indices for departmental and partner performance.
    • Ensures prompt investigation and resolution of complaints and incidents as it relates to delivery.
    • Initiate annual requests for pricing and capacity from third parties.
    • Develop strong relationships with internal customers
    • Provide ad hoc reporting and analysis to Senior Management as needed

    Requirements

    • EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree in logistics, supply chain, operations or similar field; MBA a plus
    • EXPERIENCE: 5-7 years relevant transportation experience with undergraduate degree; Lean experience a plus.

    FLEXcon Company Inc. is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at FLEXcon Company Inc. via-email, the internet or any other method without a valid, written Direct Placement Agreement in place for this position from FLEXcon Company Inc./Talent Acquisition will not be considered. No fee will be paid in the event the applicant is hired by FLEXcon as a result of the referral or through other means.

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