Logistics Manager

Dalton, GA 30721

Posted: 09/13/2018 Industry: Manufacturing Job Number: Logistics Manager Pay Rate: TO be determined at time of interview

This company brings a decade of global leadership in solar PV to North America, combining best-of-world technology, processes and partnerships to deliver utility-grade solar PV solutions customized for the US energy market. SUMMARY: The Logistics Manager is responsible for day-to-day tactical execution of factory operations and logistics needs. Also, The Logistics Manager is responsible for developing the day-to-day logistics plans including Order/Route management, Inventory Management, Employee Performance, Communication/Partnership with internal teams and customers to support domestic and global sales and efficient loading and delivery of finished goods to our customers. RESPONSIBILITIES* Ensure accurate inventory records for all stored materials. * Ensure scheduling and tracking of inbound and outgoing shipments. * Assess and recommend ideal shipping methods, routing or carriers to meet necessary parameters, specifications, and costs. * Ensure maintenance of customer service logs and safety records. * Supervise logistics team members responsible for international and domestic shipping, receiving, storage, and other site logistics operations. * Manage all indirect material storage, shipping, receiving, and internal delivery for internal customer groups (Maintenance, Engineering, R&D, Order-Management, Purchasing, etc.) * Oversee daily requirements of shipping to meet order dates and receiving inbound materials.* Ensure timely and accurate completion of import and export filings, customs transactions, and any other activities needed to ensure effective international shipping. * Oversee the scheduling of daily and annual tasks for Logistics personnel. * Train job functions of Logistics personnel by SOP and specifications. * Monitor accuracy of shipping, lead time, weight, product classifications, and other ERP master data to ensure effective operations.* Manage schedule of warehouse equipment with applicable vendors and or maintenance department.* Oversee the training of new personnel on logistics systems and functional cross-training. * Update and maintain standard operating procedures for site logistics. * Investigate root causes on issues with shipping/receiving, product damage, and carrier issues. * Participate in plant operations meetings as appropriate. * Establish and maintain a strong relationship with other departments as needed on logistics processes / quality issues (Purchasing, Facilities, Sales and Marketing, and Production). * Provide solid safety leadership. * Provide monthly input on notable accomplishments and regular reports. * Adhere to the policies and procedures of the company. * Perform other duties and special projects, as assigned by management. * Demonstrated influencing skills to work cross-functionally in a matrix environment.* Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving capability. * Demonstrated ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.* Strong written and verbal communication / influencing skills capable of maintaining positive internal/external relationships.* Capable of working cross-functionally with other areas of the business and providing on-site support as needed PREFERRED QUALIFICATION* Experience with logistics management of Solar Industry.* Strong ERP system experience.* Knowledgeable in modes of Transportation-TL, LTL, Ocean, Air is preferred.* Prior experience in FTZ operations, logistics operations, supply chain management and/or warehousing, 3PL (managing relationships).

Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree
Minimum Experience: 120 Months

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