Logistics Supervisor

Background & Purpose of the Job

This position is responsible for managing all areas of the Logistics function, such as current production planning, raw and pack material cycle counts, finished goods inventory control, warehousing, material storage, and product deployment. In liaison with the Corporate Supply Management, directs all planning activities necessary to support efficient plant operations, directs the Warehouse operations utilization, material handling, customer order volume, inbound shipments, stock transfer shipments and overflow warehousing. This position is also responsible for the operation of the palletizing operation. Supports WCM pillars with primary focus around safety, quality, and manufacturing support.

Who You Are & What You'll Do
  • Oversight of all functions occurring within the freezer/warehouse department. Other duties include but are not limited to:
  • Creating, entering, and working with production orders
  • Understanding and using codes and account numbers
  • Identifying and processing defective materials
  • Inventory control
  • Working with audits/auditors
  • Scheduling incoming and outbound trucks
  • Supervision, coaching, and evaluation of department personnel
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Communication with external vendors and internal departments regarding logistical issues
  • Effective communications with all personnel levels
  • Participate on the Factory Leadership Team
  • Ability to become HAZWOPER certified, be an emergency response member and have knowledge of the EAP (Emergency Action Plan)
  • Coordinating the consistent delivery of inbound, outbound and scheduling demands across the sites.
  • Plan, organize, direct, train and motivate a diverse workforce to optimize operational performance.
  • Evaluating the accuracy of demand requirements and identifying discrepancies and variances.
  • Ongoing identification of potential impacts based on working capital requirements within the business.
  • Manage all activities for coordination of raw and pack materials and line scheduling to deliver planned attainment to ensure delivery of customer case fill.
  • Manage supplier relationships to ensure on time delivery.
  • Coordinate planning of inventories with schedule planner to create cohesive activities to minimize losses.
  • Maintain operational knowledge of various IT support systems.
  • Maintain raw and pack materials inventories and cycle counts to ensure accuracy of raw materials waste losses to financials.

What You'll Need To Succeed

Bachelor's Degree

Three to five years' logistics experience in manufacturing environment.

Ability to identify supply chain improvement opportunities, deliver & implement factory change (Recognizes the potential impact of change on a factory e.g. process, product and people.), materials planning (Creates a detailed materials plan and is responsible for the transition of material), and managing warehouses ( Understands Inventory and warehouse capacity planning and communicates this effectively to the business). Taking responsibility for doing what you say. Providing real clarity on what people are accountable for. Being explicit about the links between performance and reward. Being decisive and making tough choices with limited information. Great execution - debate, decide, implement and follow through. Allowing space for risk taking, learning from failure and sharing the learning. All Leadership teams setting the example for team alignment. Cultivating relationships and networks to ensure collaboration, integration and alignment. Creating a winning mindset and shared vision for team success. Putting Unilever first in everything you do. Leveraging our global scale to win local battles. Having faith in each other's ability to work together to help Unilever win.

What We Can Offer You

Culture for Growth | Top Notch Employee Health & Well Being Benefits | Every Voice Matters | Global Reach | Life at Unilever | Careers with Purpose | World Class Career Development Programs | Check Out Our Space | Focus On Sustainability


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