Sample Logistics Manager Job Description

Job Description

At [CompanyX], we proudly set the industry standard for customer satisfaction. With our detailed approach to logistics and management, we produce the highest-quality deliverables on time, every time. Currently, we’re in search of a distinguished logistics manager to join our growing team. Our ideal candidate will be a highly trained supply chain expert with a proven history of project or program management. We’re looking for an outstanding communicator, an exceptional leader, and an even better strategist. The person who fills this role will ultimately be responsible for maintaining [CompanyX’s] standard of excellence and delivering projects with the utmost attention to safety and quality.

Objectives of this Role

  • Support execution of logistics and warehouse strategy
  • Implement financial metrics and associated KPIs for performance of supply chain network and vendors
  • Help develop and implement global transportation cost-savings programs for year-over-year savings
  • Identify project responsibilities, delegating phases and elements to the appropriate personnel
  • Maintain insight into industry and global logistic trends that will benefit the organization in the marketplace

Daily and Monthly Responsibilities

  • Lead daily control meetings, identifying issues and actions needed to be taken
  • Anticipate and resolve day-to-day issues, complete root cause failure analyses, and take corrective actions
  • Maintain budgetary, scheduling, and project database oversight, and report regularly to senior management about progress, plans, and problems that could affect costs or schedules
  • Strategize with various internal business units and vendors to identify opportunities for continuous improvements to the current supply chain network
  • Manage compliance, quality control, and quality assurance standards and specifications

Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, specializing in supply chain management
  • 3+ years logistics experience in wholesale distribution or retail supply chain environment
  • 4+ years project management or leadership position
  • Strong systems skills, including proficiency with integrated software applications

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of end-to-end logistics operations (including ocean, over-the-road transportation, rail, customs and warehousing)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Entrepreneurial mindset