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Logistics Manager

Company: Cameron Craig Group
Location: Columbia
Posted on: February 14, 2019

Job Description:

The Logistics Manager is a key leadership role in driving Key Performance Indicators (KPI's). The successful candidate will lead the shipping and receiving department with a focus on the following: driving inventory control efforts and achieving continuous improvement in Safety, Quality, Delivery, Inventory, and Cost metrics for the plant. The successful candidate requires strong knowledge of resource planning, inventory management, continuous improvement techniques, and leadership.


--- Plan and execute activities to deliver objectives that meet or beat plant goals in Safety, Quality, Delivery, Inventory, and Cost

  • Develop/update standard work to enforce and instruct associates with plant safety policies, and participate in proactive measures (audits) as well as participate with plant safety committee to maintain a safe work site.
  • Ensure receiving and shipping department processes can deliver timely and error free processing of inbound and outbound shipments in an efficient manner.

    o Define root causes of problems, develop and implement associated corrective actions.

    o Lead cross-functional efforts where necessary to improve the department's processes/performance.

    • Responsible for ensuring adequate resources to achieve timely receipt and delivery of products.

      o Monitor daily receiving and shipping activities

      • Ensure material handling and inventory processes can provide high inventory accuracy, and accurate reporting.

        o Improve inventory accuracy to meet plant/corporate goals.

        o Develop cross trained work force for flexibility

        • Continually improve material handling and inventory processes and associate performance to increase productivity per business plan
        • Provide world-class customer service
        • Responsible for hiring and training new employees and cross-training workforce as needed.
        • Track employee performance and provide timely employee reviews.

          Education Required:

          • BS in Engineering or Business discipline, Supply Chain Management, Logistics

            Work Experience Required:

            • Minimum 5 plus years of logistics experience (shipping, receiving, warehousing preferred)
            • 3years Manufacturing

              Skills & Knowledge Required:

              • ERP System knowledge - WMS System knowledge
              • Demonstrated abilities with progressive continuous improvement techniques (i.e. SFS, Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing, etc.)
              • Demonstrated success in not only identifying problems but in problem solving and driving to the root cause(s) and implementing effective corrective actions; must be creative, resourceful and innovative
              • Superior interpersonal skills; ability to interact purposefully and effectively with others
              • Ability to function as part of a team
              • Proven leadership skills
              • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
              • Strong work ethic
              • Strong facilitation and presentation skills with varying sizes of audience
              • Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and overall computer proficiency
              • Independent worker, able to organize and manage time effectively
              • Self-motivated with high energy and a positive attitude with ability to drive growth
              • Internal Plant Logistics + Distribution Knowledge.

                Keywords: Cameron Craig Group, Columbia , Logistics Manager, Executive , Columbia, South Carolina

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