Logistics Manager

Location: Baton Rouge, LA
Date Posted: 05-31-2018
Reporting to the Director of Manufacturing, the Logistics Manager is responsible for management of the warehouse and shipping activities, overseeing the loading/unloading of outgoing/incoming material, and supervision of Logistics and Warehouse personnel .  Chemical industry preference.

Job Description

Logistics Manager
New Orleans Area - Specialty Chemicals Client
Salary to $95k
Job Scope
Reporting to the Director of Manufacturing, the Logistics Manager is responsible for management of the warehouse and shipping activities, overseeing the loading/unloading of outgoing/incoming material, and supervision of Logistics and Warehouse personnel.
 
  • Manage and direct site logistics process, including all shipping activities and daily site warehouse activities.
  • Manage warehouse personnel, including manpower scheduling, vacation management, training, performance management and discipline.
  • Manage Logistics Loader and all incoming and outgoing material handling of products
  • Coordinate shipment schedules for all incoming trucks.
  • Create and maintain database and spreadsheet files and prepare, update and run various reports, including orders, and maintain through SAP system.
  • Resolve issues regarding container availability, transportation delays, shipment delays or other logistics issues.
  • Provide technical expertise and support for al logistics activities.
  • Insure regulatory compliance with all DOT requirements.
  • Provide assistance with railcar tracking as needed.
  • Review and reconcile all freight and railroad billing for payment.
  • Primary interface with third party logistics providers, external logistics personnel and internal supply chain personnel.
  • Interact with operations and the lab to coordinate product shipment and on-time delivery to customers. 
  • Interface with carriers to insure shipping vessels arrive on time for loading and leave on time for delivery.
  • Create pick tickets for export of orders.
  • Participate on various teams; support and serve as a member of the Site Leadership Team.
Candidate Profile
  • High School Diploma, AS or BS in Business/Logistics preferred, with 3- 5 years experience in chemical manufacturing environment managing logistics process.
  • Strong knowledge of logistics and shipping/receiving processes
  • Experience in various types of vessel handling
  • Familiarity with bills of lading.
  • Experience with and knowledge of DOT regulatory compliance
  • Able to develop creative solutions to problems and lead and work effectively in a team environment with internal and external customers
  • Able to apply technical understanding to practical, cost effective solutions
  • Able to prioritize and follow up on tasks, and perform responsibilities efficiently and timely

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma, AS or BS in Business/Logistics preferred, with 3- 5 years experience in chemical manufacturing environment managing logistics process.
  • Strong knowledge of logistics and shipping/receiving processes
  • Experience in various types of vessel handling
  • Familiarity with bills of lading.
  • Experience with and knowledge of DOT regulatory compliance
  • Able to develop creative solutions to problems and lead and work effectively in a team environment with internal and external customers
  • Able to apply technical understanding to practical, cost effective solutions
  • Able to prioritize and follow up on tasks, and perform responsibilities efficiently and timely
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