Management Recruiters of Boise Idaho, United States
May 19, 2017Full time
Our client is a leading custom foodservice manufacturer supplying the top U.S. restaurant chains and branded food companies. We are seeking an experienced Logistics Director. The Director will manage on-site warehouse operations. This opportunity is located in Idaho with great outdoor amenities! Responsibilities: Will oversee warehouse scheduling, production, and inventory control. Manage shipping, receiving, and WIP/RTS departments. Manage multiple functions within the organization's logistics department, including coordination of transportation of raw materials and/or finished goods, carrier/vendor selection and negotiation, and distribution of supplies as needed. Manages the Transportation Department to maximize opportunities for increased efficiency, accuracy and a high level of customer service. Be the “expert” in Transportation law and regulatory requirements, industry trends and best practices, technology solutions, customs brokers and cross border, and customer requirements, proactively managing risks and opportunities in each. Monitor the quality, quantity, cost, and efficiency of the movement and storage of goods. Coordinate with purchasing and production planning and scheduling departments to maintain component and finished goods inventory as close to JIT as possible. Coordinate with and manage 3rd party logistics providers. Provide input to sales in order to reduce and/or eliminate expired product occurrences. Requirements: A minimum of 10 years of experience leading Logistics Planning, Logistics Systems and related Logistics negotiation activities with service providers at a high level in the organization. Must have experience in procuring (purchasing) freight, and leading / driving freight bids across national accounts. Computer adept with Microsoft Office. Expertise in computerized warehousing, logistics and inventory control systems. Demonstrated experience in managing and reducing costs. Compensation: Six figure salary, great benefit package and relocation assistance. We have placed several people with this client company! Only qualified candidates will be contacted.