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JOB ID:: BHJOB8536_9926

LOGISTICS MANAGER: The Logistics Manager is responsible for organizing the storage and distribution of goods. In this role you will ensure that the right products are delivered to the right location on time and at a good cost. You will also be involved in transportation, stock control, warehousing and monitoring the flow of goods.

Your responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for production planning and capacity analysis
  • Responsible for inventory accuracy and reporting
  • Managing interface between plant and customer for forecasts and ordering input
    • Working with customers for securing delivery service quality
  • Maintaining appropriate inventory levels for produced goods and raw materials
    • Ordering master batch and raw materials
  • Recording daily figures to compile month-end reports
  • Managing warehousing and transportation
  • Managing Logistics Department
    • Recruiting (with HR) new employees
    • Developing/coaching team and performing disciplinary actions
    • Overseeing all training of the department
    • Performing performance evaluations on a regular basis
  • Ensuring safe and efficient running of department
    • Keeping invoicing up-to-date
    • Updating records and reports on a regular basis
    • Data analysis: Synthesize data and analyze trends to support Plant Manager

About the Company

A global packaging manufacturer bringing over 60 years of experience is looking to expand their team. They offer a competitive benefits package in addition to a lot of growth opportunity. Many of their products dominate the consumer marketplace in both household and food products. Their primary processes include both injection molding and blow molding. They operate in over 30 countries, have 100+ plants and over 10,000 employees. They are rapidly growing and expanding across the U.S.

Location: Iowa City, IA

Iowa City is the 5th largest city in the state of Iowa. They are located just south of Cedar Rapids and have a population near 75,000. In 2008, Forbes Magazine named Iowa City as the second-best small metropolitan area for doing business in the United States. Being a college town, with the University of Iowa situated center city, it has a lot of collegiate spirit and big city offerings. History buffs will enjoy the plentiful museums and historical sites, geologists can forage the Devonian Fossil Gorge and outdoor enthusiasts can play on the various trails, recreational centers and Literary walks. Iowa City prides itself on having multiple golf courses as well as waterways to entertain.

Your competencies and qualifications

Education/Experience:

  • Min 2 year Degree (Associates) in related field or equivalent, 4 year degree (Bachelor Degree) preferred
  • 3 to 5 years of general logistics experience (production planning)
  • Excellent computer skills (Excel, Power Point, Word)
  • Excellent numerical skills
  • Knowledge in using specific Logistics systems

They offer

  • Health and Wellness Care Program
  • Dependent Care Cost Savings Program
  • Recognition programs; Promotional opportunities
  • 401K Retirement Plan and excellent Matching Plan
  • Medical, dental, vision plan
  • Education assistance program
  • Short term, long term and life insurance paid by Company
  • Paid vacation; paid holidays

 

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