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Ferraro Foods is currently seeking a Logistics Manager who will be responsible for the management of the logistics staff and the transportation and handling of the company's product.
This position is tasked with ensuring the product arrives on time, under budget and intact. As well as, provide analysis as needed for new customers, locations, industry updates and forecasting.
•Develop, implement and manage an efficient and effective freight planning/execution process which ensures consistency across divisions and carriers, while maximizing freight revenue and reducing transportation costs.
•Develop, implement and maintain standard operating procedures for load planning/execution operations.
•Manage load planning activities, maximizing equipment efficiency and utilization, while reducing expenditure through careful planning and analysis.
•Maintain efforts to establish delivery time lines with vendors and carriers.
•Maximize third party logistics.
•Ensure carrier compliance with company policies or procedures for product transit or delivery.
•Negotiate transportation rates or services.
•Analyze the financial impact of proposed logistics changes, such as routing, shipping modes and volumes.
•The logistics manager must have the ability to work well unsupervised and be self-motivated.
College Degree plus 3-5 year’s work experience in similar role, distribution or manufacturing.
Strong knowledge of inventory processes and procedures.
Previous experience and knowledge of scheduling.
Must be able to work as part of a team.
Should have excellent organizational skills, previous budget-planning and reconciling skills,
and the ability to problem-solve and implement solutions.
Strong skills in MS Office - Word and Excel.
Attention to details, ability to work at a fast pace and multitask.
Medical, Dental and Prescription Plan
Paid vacation, sick and holiday time.
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