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Distribution / Logistics Manager -- Multi-Site Manufacturing Experience

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Piqua, OH
$80,000 - $120,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Aug 11, 2017
Job ID
Distribution / Logistics Manager -- Multi-Site Manufacturing Experience
Piqua, OH
Currently seeking a talented Logistics Manager to fill a position with a manufacturer just North of Dayton, OH. The ideal candidate will hold a Bachelor’s degree in Logistics, Supply Chain, Business or similar and have at least 5-10 years of Logistics/Distribution experience.
Responsibilities of the Distribution / Logistics Manager
  • Manage and coordinate traffic, warehouse and distribution, activities of the organization by performing duties personally or through subordinate supervisors. Including special projects, programs and developmental activities.  Supervise approximately 30.  
  • Develop methods and procedures for transportation of raw materials to processing and production areas and transportation of finished goods to customers, warehouses, or other storage facilities.
  • Maintain accurate inventories of finished goods and raw goods components.
  • Determine most efficient and economical routing and mode of transportation, inbound and outbound.
  • Implement and advise on component presentation devices in support of Lean practices, policies and procedures.
  • Manage scheduling of shipments and notify concerned departments and customers of deviation of scheduled arrival or delivery dates.
  • Develop and implement logistics operation methods and procedures to eliminate operation problems.  Engage in continuous improvement.
  • Initiate investigation into causes of damages or shortages in consignments or overcharges for freight or insurance.
  • Effectively support manufacturing by timely delivery of materials from storage locations to production lines.
  • Conduct studies in areas of packaging, warehousing, and loading of commodities and evaluate existing procedures and standards.
  • Initiate changes designed to improve control and efficiency of Logistics Department.
  • Negotiate and contract for leasing of transportation equipment or property.
  • Prepare department budget and control spending within budget levels.
  • Establish operational procedures for activities such as verification of incoming and outgoing shipment, handling and disposition of materials, and keeping warehouse inventory current.
  • Assure safe working environment and look into continuous improvement in processes. 
    Requirements of the Distribution / Logistics Manager
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Logistics, Supply Chain, Business or Similar
  • Minimum 5-10 years of Logistics/Distribution experience
  • Logistics/Distribution experience out of a manufacturing environment
  • Customer service skills
  • Proficient in standard business office software
Compensation of the Distribution / Logistics Manager
Starting annual salary is $95,000-$120,000, based on experience.