Director of Logistics - 1845

  • Management Recruiters of Boise
  • Idaho, United States
  • May 19, 2017
Full time Facilities Management Strategy-Planning

Job Description

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.