Position Title: Logistics & Materials Manager Date: September 20, 2023
Reports To: VP of Operations & Engineering FLSA: Exempt
The Logistics & Materials Manager at Polyvinyl Films, Inc. is responsible for overseeing day-to-day operations of several areas including inventory management, and inbound and outbound carriers to ensure the company’s logistics runs smoothly.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
You will oversee & monitor the inventory & purchasing department.
Complete and manage cycle counts.
Monitor stock levels & distribution supplies.
Work with and build relationships with vendors.
Complete necessary weekly and monthly operation reporting.
Manage and oversee all inbound and outbound truckload carriers.
Select carriers for transportation and negotiate rates and contracts with the carriers.
Manage Polyvinyl Film Inc. dedicated fleets (routes, schedules, etc.). Keep up to date on shipping carriers, routes, rates, and any changes to them.
Manage key metrics for logistic carriers.
Collaborate cross functionally across Polyvinyl Films Inc. and with external customers and key vendors to successfully execute the logistics movement of all deployments of product.
Strengthen and develop partnerships with our logistics vendors and identify gaps where new vendors are needed.
Continue to build more strategic relationships with current vendors to ensure success of product deployment.
Respond to and resolve complaints and problems.
Ensure colleagues are adhering to company policies and procedures while maintaining dedication through mentorship and guidance.
Maintain records to ensure proof of compliance.
Strong attention to detail in daily site safety procedures.
Use data and analytics to identify trends, bottlenecks, and areas of improvement.
Ability to coach, lead and influence your team to not only execute best practices but also to lead corrective actions and delegate tasks to appropriate associates.
Degree level qualification in Supply Chain, Logistics, or relevant experience.
3+ years’ experience in a manufacturing or logistics environment.
Strong technical skills.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent listening skills.
Self-Managed and Motivated.
Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a strong work ethic.
Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a positive attitude.
Excellent interpersonal skills in order to communicate effectively with team members.
Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.