Logistics Manager

Confidential Company  •  Lake Charles, LA

11 - 15 years experience  •  Chemicals

$110K - $150K
Posted on 03/10/18
Confidential Company
Lake Charles, LA
11 - 15 years experience
Chemicals
$110K - $150K
Posted on 03/10/18

Job Description:

GLOBAL LEADING SPECIALTY CHEMICALS MANUFACTURER SEEKS TO HIRE A LOGISTICS MANAGER!!!

The Logistics Manager has overall managerial responsibility for the logistics planning which includes raw material planning, inventory control, production scheduling, order management, and transportation.

Site responsibilities include Lake Charles, LA and Houston Warehouse.

 

Responsibilities:

 

? Provide leadership and expertise to optimize inventories, material planning, production

scheduling, transportation, material usage, and yields.

? Promote and enforce all EHS requirements and procedures.

? Supervise and motivate the logistics team including reviewing performance, giving constructive

feedback, and enforcing roles and responsibilities of direct reports.

? Leverage LeanSix Sigma tools and project management to drive continuous improvement in

planning processes and site logistics.

? Effectively coordinate with Grace corporate customer service, production planning, and logistics

groups for order fulfillment and process optimization.

? Maintain positive relationships and coordinate between Customer Service, Production

departments, Sales, Suppliers, and the Customers.

? Monitors daily inventory levels of raw materials, intermediates, and final products; maintain up to

date data based on usage and demand.

? Based on production schedule, analyzes and reviews on-site inventory to ensure availability of

materials required to avoid shortages and to set allowances for delivery lead time. Initiate external

material movements as needed to prevent shortage.

? Conducts end-of- month close out activities.

? Resolves raw material quality control issues with suppliers.

? Ensures proper training for all employees in the Logistics group including Traffic, Loaders group,

and Houston warehouse.

? Follows up/investigates all incidents occurring in the Logistics group; leads in developing and

executing all corrective actions.

RequiredExperience:

?Bachelor?s degree; Chemical Engineeringdegree is a plus

?10+ years of manufacturing, operations, or logistics leadership experience with 5 of those years

being in a leadership position

? Strong planning, organization, and time management skills

? Proven analytical, evaluative and problem-solving abilities

? Ability to work independently and as a team player

? Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills

? Multi-task, adapt quickly to changing priorities

?SAPexperience

CANDIDATE SHOULD HAVE A DEGREE IN CHEMICAL ENGINEERING OR HAVE CHEMICAL MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

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