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  • Logistics Manager

    Job Locations US-CA-Exeter
    Category
    Procurement/Logistics
    Shift
    Day shift (and as needed)
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Company
    Waterman Valve
  • Overview

    Your role as a logistics and distribution manager is to organise the storage and distribution of goods. You'll ensure that the right products are delivered to the right location on time and at a good cost. You may also be involved in transportation, stock control, warehousing and monitoring the flow of goods.

    Understanding the whole supply chain is important so that you can coordinate it effectively and liaise with suppliers of raw materials, manufacturers, retailers and consumers.

    Responsibilities

    As a logistics and distribution manager, you'll need to:

    • plan and manage logistics, warehouse, transportation and customer services
    • direct, optimize and coordinate full order cycle
    • use IT systems to manage stock levels, delivery times and transport costs
    • use associated information systems to coordinate and control the order cycle
    • use data from IT systems to evaluate performance and quality and to plan improvements
    • allocate and manage staff resources according to changing needs
    • manage staff
    • liaise and negotiate with customers and suppliers
    • develop business by gaining new contracts, analysing logistical problems and producing new solutions
    • understand, work with and possibly help to develop e-commerce
    • continually try to improve and develop business performance within the constraints of legislation, fuel costs and rising environmental pressures
    • implement health and safety procedures
    • manage staff training issues
    • motivate other members of the team
    • set objectives
    • plan and manage projects
    • work on new supply strategies
    • plan vehicle routes
    • meet cost, productivity, accuracy and timeliness targets
    • maintain metrics and analyze data to assess performance and implement improvement
    • compy with laws, regulations and requirements

    Qualifications

    Requirements

    • Proven working experience as a logistics manager
    • Record of successful distribution and logistics management
    • Demonstrable ability to lead and manage staff
    • Proficient in standard logistics software
    • Excellent analytical, problem solving and organisational skills
    • Ability to work independently and handle multiple projects
    • BS in Business Administration, Logistics or Supply Chain

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