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Logistics Manager (Projects)

Company: Orion Talent
Location: Joliet
Posted on: September 12, 2023

Job Description:

Position Details:
--- Title: Logistics Manager (Projects)
--- Locations:
o Joliet, IL
o San Bernardino, CA
o Jacksonville, FL
--- Travel/Schedule: Though you will be based at one of the specific company Customer Care Center (EC3) outlined above, you can expect regular travel to company facilities in the region they support. This high visibility role will require extended travel to support projects, process improvement or changes being implemented across the network. The Logistics Manager must be able to travel at short notice and for extended periods to cover leadership absences and hot spots.
--- Compensation: Target base salary for these roles is -$120K-$140K+
o Bonuses/Additional Compensation: Target annual bonus of 15%, and relocation assistance available if needed.
--- Benefits: Company offers an outstanding benefits package. This includes family medical, dental, vision, short- and long-term disability, and life insurance, and continuing education/tuition assistance. Nalco matches 401k contributions and has discounted employee stock purchase plan.
--- Vaccine Requirement: None

Position Description: In this role you will be responsible for the execution of supply chain strategies and the integration of these strategies within an assigned region for the company. This position works cross functionally to influence, lead, develop and execute strategic supply chain initiatives that are designed to drive growth, operational efficiencies, reduce inventories and improve service. In addition, this leader will be responsible for leading cross functional teams and managing customer initiatives to identify and implement streamlined, standardized, simplified and sustainable processes across the Integrated Supply Chain. The ideal candidate must demonstrate strong leadership, be driven by initiative rather than crisis, and be eager to identify, recommend and complete projects. Some other specific responsibilities include:

--- Lead cross-functional end-to-end teams for joint business planning to drive revenue/margin growth, improve service, and reduce inventories and costs.
--- Analyze key data points and develop action plans to drive improvements in service and reductions in operational costs and inventory investment.
--- Liaise with regional Manufacturing & Logistics leadership teams in the deployment of DIFOT loss analysis / service improvements.
--- Direct inventory control, warehousing, transportation, logistics planning, order processing and customer service. Ensure operational compliance with standards, policies and procedures. Fosters strategies, goals and plans to better serve customers. Work with site & functional leadership on TQM plans and LMS rollouts. Provide regional support for High Score rollouts post hypercare.
--- Direct the development of standards, metrics, processes and practices including the application of TPM methodology, in alignment with company objectives. Develop/implement strategies, goals and plans to focus and enable area to better serve customers.
--- Establish and maintain clear communication with contacts across business; fosters close relationships with key vendors/suppliers. Avoid and resolve service issues relating to logistics. Collaborate on network design/ KPI initiatives. Report site performance. Network in industry and community; become known externally as a function matter expert.
--- Analyze and report data to identify opportunities to achieve established objectives. Advise management on logistics innovations that will improve performance and make logistics a competitive advantage. Identify and manage redesign, capital projects and vendor changes to improve safety, cost, service, quality, performance and/or compliance. Foster Lean Six Sigma practices; champion concepts to reports.
--- Meet or exceed measured standards, i.e. improve cost and service performance through Logistics activities that include aspects of inventory control/days on hand (DOH)/forecasting/deployment, service levels, warehousing, warehouse space, transportation, logistics planning, order processing, delivery execution and exception management.
--- Provide leadership support in the absence of a Sr Logistics Manager or Manager as required.

In order to be successful in this role, you should have significant Operations and/or Project Management experience in a Logistics, Supply Chain or Warehouse environment, with a strong background in utilizing ERP systems (Oracle, SAP and/or JD Edwards). A Bachelors Degree in Supply Chain, Engineering or Business-related field is required. And you should have knowledge of ISO or other QMS, financial measurements of logistics and experience with LEAN Manufacturing, Six Sigma, 5S, etc.

Keywords: Orion Talent, Joliet , Logistics Manager (Projects), Professions , Joliet, Illinois

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