The Logistics Manager is responsible for supervising and guiding the warehouse toward continuous improvement of all activities and objectives and excellent customer service through optimal utilization of resources assigned. They will work with Materials Manager and Logistics Manager to ensure that the warehouse meets company requirements for a safe and ethical workplace; satisfies internal and external customer needs; complies with all legal requirements and company policy. They will be responsible for managing the Import/Export processes, Matamoros shipping processes, the Matamoros stockroom, and the Local Transfer Trucking process between Brownsville and Matamoros.
- This is a working supervisory position with requirements to be comfortable supervising &/or directly engaging with colleagues in performing all warehouse functions.
- Supervise, guide, and develop Brownsville warehouse team, including outsourced employees (like AGACE, etc) to ensure that daily plans/task assigned are met and monthly objectives are reached.
- Define, train and supervise employees’ standard work
- Ensure that environmental, health, safety and security awareness and practices comply with regulatory bodies and company policy and practices
- Effectively supervise day to day shipping and receiving plan requirements
- Develop and maintain cross training program
- Establish goals and objectives for Brownsville warehouse employees linked to the Spellman Matamoros annual objectives.
- Develop and deploy plans and initiatives for continuous improvement to achieve the operating plan goals
- Maintain and track relevant key performance indicators (KPI’s) to measure Brownsville warehouse performance
- Identify opportunities in Brownsville warehouse to implement continuous improvement projects aligned to compliance with EHS&S, C-TPAT, legal requirements, ISO, Continuous Improvement assessments or pertinent Spellman policy.
- Interact with support departments like planning, logistics, sales, sister sites, ERP/IT group and operations and make sure all needs are covered and best practices are shared.
- Participate actively in daily production meetings with Operations and report Brownsville warehouse status to internal and external customers as required.
- Manage relationship between Spellman and RARE, AGACE, carrier representatives, & others to ensure that they are aligned to our goals and objectives.
- Develop and maintain PFMEA as part of a risk mitigation plan for the Brownsville warehouse.
- Optimize inventory storage capability and space utilization to meet goals and objectives.
- Inventory Management: Successfully manage the cycle count program and report results along with continuous improvement plans.
- Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget for Brownsville warehouse.
- Effectively supervise the maintenance, orderliness and cleanliness of the Brownsville warehouse building and assets within the practices of 6S methodology.
- Effectively manage the supplies for Brownsville warehouse (shipping boxes, etc)
- Create and maintain comprehensive documentation for Brownsville warehouse personnel to support customer needs, legal requirements, safety policies and regulations, CTAPT, ISO, C/I assessment or other pertinent Spellman policy.
QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS
- Minimum 5 years of supervising similar warehouse environments, preferably within a twin plant maquiladora framework
- Relevant college degree or equivalent proven work experience required
- Practical working level ERP experience with relevance to effective warehouse management is a must
- Experience working with customer information portals is a plus
- CPIM &/or CSCP certification preferred
- Working knowledge of import/export requirements for maquiladora environments, domestic logistics, and international shipments globally is required.
- Practical working knowledge of INCOTERMS and basic contract language interpretation
- Strong leadership and supervisory skills and competencies are required
- Bilingual in English and Spanish Required
- Ability to travel between Spellman Brownsville warehouse to Spellman’s Matamoros factories as required
- Intermediate skills with Word, Excel (formula / Pivot Tables), MS Access, PowerPoint, One Note, Visio, and SharePoint required; Data Cube Experience is a plus
- Able to effectively present information to stakeholders
- Ability to analyze data and create reports which accurately reflect the state of operation
- Knowledge and experience managing continuous improvement projects. Lean/Six Sigma experience a plus
- Strong organizational and problem-solving skills
- Human Resource tactical administration
- Forklift license and training preferred
- Flexible work schedule. Willing to work weekends to cover special events/situations, like end of month, etc. and ensure that work is completed on time (minimal twice per month).
Working conditions are normal for an office environment & warehouse area. Must be able to sit and work at a computer keyboard for periods; able to stoop, kneel, bend at the waist and reach on a daily basis; able to perform general office administrative activities: copying, filing, delivering and using the telephone. Capable of lifting typical permissible loads for a warehouse environment.
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