Logistic/Warehouse Manager

Location:
IT, Foggia (FG), Foggia (FG)

Position Summary: 

 

The Logistic Manager will be responsible for the Foggia logistics, transportations, warehouse and all incoming materials. He/She will work with inhouse buyers and planners to ensure adequate stocking levels are maintained, implement systems/processes to maintain accuracy, and deliver materials to manufacturing when they are needed.  This role will include direct supervision of the G&W Foggia receiving team and material handlers.

 


Primary/Essential Responsibilities: 

  • Strategically plan and manage logistics, warehouse and customer services
  • Direct, optimize and coordinate full logistics cycle, inbound and outbound.
  • Evaluate and propose the right Incoterms, build the tender specifications for bid to be submitted to logistics suppliers (packing& crating + transportation + warehouses services)
  • Monitor the supply chain linked to logistics activities assuring the right level of quality, cost and service
  • Keep track of quality, quantity, stock levels, delivery times, transport costs and efficiency
  • Resolve any arising problems or complaints linked to inbound and outbound traffics
  • Supervise, coach and train logistics workforce
  • Create and deploy a holistic inventory plan within the Foggia factory which includes inventory accuracy and implementation of cross functional processes to maintain correct inventory levels and mitigate/eliminate obsolete / slow moving inventory.  
  • Drive an organized, well trained receiving and material handler team within the following criteria:
    • Define and create standard work processes for inventory management and material delivery.
    • Deliver materials to manufacturing in a timely manner.
    • Ensure the physical layout of the warehouse and receiving environment is safe, organized and ergonomically efficient.
    • Communicate incoming quantity inaccuracies, packaging, or damaged goods issues directly to supply chain for long term solution. 
    • Ensure the right data in the MRP and WMS system                                                                   
  • Develop and maintain relevant KPIs for scope of responsibility.
  • Meet cost, productivity, accuracy and timeliness targets
  • Monitor changes in the business to ensure adequate warehouse infrastructure is in place at all times.
  • Introduce new technology to improve transactional accuracy.  Continually refine.

Required Qualifications: Describe the minimum required education, experience (type and years), and skill/competencies

  • Proven working experience as a Logistics Manager
  • Bachelors degree, preferably in Business Administration Logistics or Supply Chain
  • Outstanding leadership qualities and previous supervisory experience
  • Proficient in standard logistics software
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and organisational skills
  • Ability to work independently and handle multiple projects

Preferred Qualifications:  Describe qualifications preferred to enhance immediate job performance

  • Strong organizational, motivation and communication skills

 

  • Open personality; natural curiosity to learn while very focused on essential activities as agreed with management
  • Self starter who can operate with minimal supervision
  • Lean Six Sigma background

Leadership:

Supervisor:  Responsible for day-to-day performance of a group ~ 6 + employees.   Guides/monitors group toward its goals ensures employee’s productivity, resolve problems, has authority to change work roles and work distribution. Responsible for genuine input regarding Human Resources matters of significance: e.g. participates in selection of new employees, provides meaningful input to performance appraisals, disciplinary actions, terminations etc.

 


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