Job ID: EB-1573271165 Job Title: Supply Chain & Global Logistics Manager Location: Suburb of Chicago, IL
Work for one of North America’s premier dairy ingredient companies with a great leadership team, offers employees opportunities to gain experience, competitive compensation, and employee appreciation.
Reports to: Chief Operating Officer
Direct Reports: Global Logistic Supervisor and two Buyers
Leads and manages a team responsible for all aspects of ordering and purchasing products, warehouses, coordinating, and scheduling transportation, logistics and optimizing inventory levels.
Manage the entire flow of goods and materials to ensure efficient delivery, quality goods and on-time delivery.
Lead and develop processes for international supply chain, including logistics, sales operations, trade compliance, planning, warehousing, for the subsidiary and distributor businesses.
Purchase materials to support production.
Analyze, and supervise storage, use and transport of materials and inventory.
Negotiate the best quality and delivery of materials and pricing to produce cost savings and low lead times.
Develop and maintain value-based, team based and long-term relationships with suppliers at both strategic and operational level.
Improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the organization in managing the inventory levels for optimal response to customer and manufacturing requirements, as well as avoiding negative impact of inventory losses.
Manage vendor performance and conduct reviews and periodic meetings to address unresolved issues and areas of improvement.
Maintains knowledge of business environment, market conditions, trends, and best practices.
Lead, manage and support export, import and all logistical needs for global business.
Maintains business relationships with key contacts in the industry:
Develop and maintain supplier standards set forth by company policy and procedures.
Develop and maintain supplier report cards and analyze results and report to Senior Management.
Continually evaluate products and services offered by existing and prospective vendors.
Counsel vendors as needs regarding company’s procurement policies and procedures, vendor performance requirements and product performance expectations.
Provide knowledge expertise in the area of emerging logistics and trends within the global marketplace.
Evaluates various markets to ensure costs are competitive and optimized.
Monitors weekly dairy commodities pricing.
Monitors various markets to determine when it is best to execute market purchases or set contracts.
Supports and orders supplies for other departments when needed.
Evaluates and determines method of procurement i.e.: Direct purchases, lease, bid or contract.
Identify potential cost savings and execute plan to result in cost savings.
Develop and maintains specialty documents:
Determines what amount of credit is needed from various suppliers and prepare documents to establish credit for purchases.
Complete vendor credit applications and create files for vendor certificates of liability insurance.
Maintains files and forms if required to purchase specific DEA restricted items.
Maintains kosher certificate files for all raw materials, bases and finished goods.
Maintains records with the Illinois Department of Revenue, Alcohol Permits and releases, Sales, and Use tax forms.
Direct Reports: Global Logistic Supervisor and two Buyers
To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential responsibilities.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree and 5-7 years of supply chain, Import-Export and global logistic experience with DOT and related certifications
Prior experience with a global or multi regional food ingredient or food manufacturing company is preferred. Dairy ingredients experience is plus.
Read, write, comprehend written, electronic, and spoken instructions, memos, correspondence, communicate verbally by phone and electronically in a professional manner in English.
Effectively present information in one-on-one, large, and small group situations to customers, clients, or other employees.
Compile data into reports and summaries.
Listen to customer needs and respond with appropriate product proposals to meet those needs.
Comply with procedures in completing written documentation of sales or calls.
Compute in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Compute rates, ratios, and percents and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Perform mathematical operations using various units of money, weight, volume, and distance.
Fluent with using and preparing worksheets and pivot tables.
Work independently to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
Develop positive customer relationships and respond to inquiries or complaints from customers in a proactive manner.
Interpret an extensive variety of technical instruction in mathematical or diagram form and to deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
Working knowledge of:
Microsoft Office and ability to learn and use all internal business software.
While performing the duties of this job:
The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and sit.
The employee must be able to operate a keyboard, calculator, and telephone.
The work location is a traditional office setting.
Travel may be necessary.
Typical workday attendance will require standard business hours.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee may at times be exposed to fumes.
For additional information please contact Owen Carryl at Kaye/Bassman Intl.