Manufacturing Recruitment Firm Seeks a Sr. Logistics Manager

Kappa Search Inc. is a professional recruiting firm that specializes in manufacturing, supply chain, logistics and operations recruitment and placement. One of our clients, an international manufacturer in the consumer products business, is currently recruiting for a Sr. Logistics Manager as outlined below. This is a high visibility position in a dynamic, fast-growth company.

Responsibilities:

  • The Sr. Logistics Manager will be responsible for the development, implementation and execution of logistics strategies, transportation and shipment of all products.
  • Responsible for planning and directing all aspects of commercial carrier management
  • Manage day-to-day responsibilities such as: hiring staff, providing training, scheduling work, monitoring performance, and addressing personnel issues.
  • Manage costs related to freight performance and spend, freight payment, and carrier management.
  • Develop metrics based system for logistics team to drive performance.
  • Implement a system that allows for international, national, and regional logistics differences.
  • Monitor new logistics software, technologies and trends. 

Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, with an emphasis in Supply Chain, Logistics or related field.
  • 8-10 yrs experience with logistics, business organization
  • 3-5 years management experience overseeing a team of managers and indirect staff.
  • Project development and support in areas of inventory and warehouse management systems.
  • Experience working with: ocean freight, container shipments, railroads, along with a solid working knowledge of the trucking industry for both flatbed and van transportation.
  • Expertise with logistics software.
  • Experience with tracking software/dispatching software.
  • Working knowledge of standard DOT concepts, regulations, practices and procedures

 

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