Manufacturing & Logistics Manager

  • Location
    Tempe, Arizona
  • Category
    Supply Chain & Logistics
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  • Job Type
    Direct Hire

Logistics and Manufacturing Manager

Job Description:

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

The Logistics and Manufacturing Manager is responsible for the company's strategic and operational logistics and manufacturing activities. This includes the areas of incoming goods, outgoing goods, the control of external suppliers, quality assurance and manufacturing.

The position reports to the CFO. The ideal candidate is a hands-on leader that leads by example and understands customer service and customer satisfaction (internally and externally) working transparently with leadership on all areas.

  • Manage logistics and manufacturing teams
  • Oversee logistics & fulfillment daily operations, workflow processes
  • Create strategies and policies to streamline the supply chain
  • Maintain an up to date inventory and react to purchasing needs in a timely fashion
  • Planning, control, monitoring and strengthening of all logistics processes
  • Purchasing Raw Materials, WIP, and Finished Goods based on demand
  • Coordinate manufacturing production schedules to ensure orders are filled timely
  • Optimize manufacturing process & procedures for new products released into production
  • Establish and direct quality assurance for all manufactured products
  • Schedule and hold weekly and monthly meetings regarding sales order fulfillment and manufacturing needs
  • Ensure teams are performing and meeting external & internal customer expectations
  • Ability to communicate with key departments such as Product and Finance
  • Resolve operational issues in an efficient and expeditious manner
  • Ability to lift over 50 pounds regularly and be able to bend, kneel, squat, among others
  • Strategically plan and manage logistics, warehouse, transportation and customer services
  • Direct, optimize and coordinate full order cycle
  • Liaise and negotiate with suppliers, manufacturers, retailers and consumers
  • Keep track of quality, quantity, stock levels, delivery times, transport costs and efficiency
  • Arrange warehouse, catalog goods, plan routes and process shipments
  • Resolve any arising problems or complaints
  • Supervise, coach and train warehouse workforce
  • Meet cost, productivity, accuracy and timeliness targets
  • Maintain metrics and analyze data to assess performance and implement improvements
  • Comply with laws, regulations and ISO requirements
  • Job requirements include the following:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (required), preferably in Business, Operations or Engineering
  • 5 years’ experience in either logistics, manufacturing, or continuous Improvement
  • Bilingual (preferred)
  • Should possess extensive technical skills and hands-on experience in continuous improvement & manufacturing
  • Implementation of change and change processes in the logistics context
  • Proven working experience as a logistics manager
  • Record of successful distribution and logistics management
  • Demonstrable ability to lead and manage staff
  • Proficient in standard logistics software
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and handle multiple projects
  • BS in Business Administration, Logistics or Supply Chain
  • Excellent negotiation skills with logistic partners
  • Knowledge about the international logistic market (preferred)
  • Experience with inventory management system (SAGE, SAP, ORACLE)
  • Excellent leadership, organizational, interpersonal, motivational, time management and communication skills
  • Experience managing and training direct reports
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office

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