Logistics Manager (Projects)
Company: Orion Talent
Posted on: September 12, 2023
--- Title: Logistics Manager (Projects)
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
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
--- 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
--- Liaise with regional Manufacturing & Logistics leadership teams
in the deployment of DIFOT loss analysis / service
--- 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
--- 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
--- 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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