Logistics and Transportation Manager
Job Opportunity at MJ Recruiters LLC

Posted on Oct 12

http://www.mjrecruiters.com    419-443-1840

Location: Tiffin, OH
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4164125

Logistics and Transportation Manager      
Tiffin, Ohio
Salary up to 100K + Profit Sharing
Do you have a strong background in logistics, working with inbound and outbound freight?

Do you have import experience?
Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and would like to have more responsibility?
This position could be for you!

Fast-paced manufacturer is seeking a Logistics and Transportation Manager to manage, plan, coordinate and direct all transportation and logistics activities.   The Logistics and Transportation Manager will report to the Director of Purchasing and will be responsible for the following tasks:
  • Oversee, supervise, train and lead the plant transportation staff
  • Develop the overall strategy for importing material to multiple locations 
  • Manage and organize inbound and outbound transportation for multiple locations
  • Oversee and manage the department budget 
  • Leverage usage to negotiate cost savings with carriers
  • Determine the most cost effective and efficient transportation sources 
  • Source asset and broker based carriers
  • Source and partner with third party logistics carriers as well as LTLs to meet transportation goals and budgets
  • Recruit, hire and retain transportation staff
  • Identify and establish cost saving measures
  • Manage all tractor trailer equipment licensing and renews 
  • Other tasks as assigned by plant management
Candidates must be able to communicate directly and effectively at all levels, be self-motivated, take initiative on projects, have excellent project management skills and enjoy being hands on.  THIS POSITION DOES REQUIRE UP TO 10% DOMESTIC TRAVEL to other locations. This position is eligible for BONUS, 401K, profit sharing, medical benefits, tuition reimbursement, vacation, paid holidays and other employee advantages. 

REQUIREMENTS for the Logistics and Transportation Manager:
1. A bachelor’s degree in a related field is highly preferred
2. At least three years in a similar logistics and/or transportation management role
3. High volume logistics experience in manufacturing, distribution and/or warehousing environment
4. Import experience, including sourcing carriers       
5. Established relationships with national and regional carriers 
6. Strong Microsoft Excel skills, including VLOOKUP experience

Skills preferred but NOT required:
1. Supervision of others
2. ERP and/or MRP experience
3. Experience handling logistics and/or transportation for multiple locations
4. Experience working with dedicated carriers
5. Rail experience 

Why work for this organization:
1. The company has experienced extensive growth over the last 5 years
2. The opportunity for 401K, profit sharing and bonus potential
3. Employee perks
Candidates need to be local to the Tiffin, Ohio area. There is not a relocation package at this time. 
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