Director, Logistics

Merit Medical Systems   •  

South Jordan, UT

Industry: Pharmaceuticals & Biotech


5 - 7 years

Posted 166 days ago

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Job Description


Responsible for managing logistics activities.



  • Supervises department personnel by interviewing, hiring, training, evaluating job performance, disciplining, scheduling work and other related responsibilities.
  • Reduce shipping costs and helps negotiate special rates for Merit resulting in improved bottom line.
  • Reviews and selects appropriate levels of shipping service and packaging materials.
  • Improve compliance with the distribution and warehouse agreement and tracking of and crediting improper deliveries.
  • Ensure that inventory controls are in place, that products are properly picked and adjustments are made when mistakes are reported.
  • May oversee the RGA and credit memo process.
  • Ensures that backorders are processed and shipped in a timely manner.
  • Interfaces with Company managers to ensure timely delivery of goods and services.
  • Helps coordinate safe and effective handling of product recalls and/or on hold inventory.
  • Assist with the coordination of facilities/office maintenance.
  • Performs other tasks and assignments, as necessary.



  • Lifting -- Not to exceed 50- lbs. -- local practice may apply.
  • Writing
  • Sitting
  • Standing
  • Bending
  • Visual acuity
  • Color perception
  • Depth perception
  • Reading
  • Field of vision/peripheral



  • Education and/or experience equivalent to a related Bachelor's Degree and seven years of logistics experience, four years of which in a management role.
  • Knowledge of shipping, receiving, and storage methods and principles and the ability to organize warehouses.
  • Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of a team.
  • Ability to solve problems in a professional manner.
  • Demonstrated computer skills preferably spreadsheet, word processing, database and other applicable software programs.



  • Supervisory process
  • Delivery scheduling
  • Computer skills
  • Returned goods receiving/processing
  • Customer needs/orders/returns