Lake Charles, LA
11 - 15 years
Posted 281 days ago
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.
? 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.
?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
CANDIDATE SHOULD HAVE A DEGREE IN CHEMICAL ENGINEERING OR HAVE CHEMICAL MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE