19 days old

Logistics Manager

Kelly Services
Hebron, KY 41048
Logistics Manager


Manage the day- to-day operations of Materials Management to promote efficiency and effective plant operations. Manage customer communication and supply chain processes to ensure optimal customer service standards are met.


Includes the following. Other duties may be assigned.

+ Determines production needs and manages material flows and inventory in the plant. Specifically, reviews customer releases to determine production needs, ensure materials are ordered to meet production requirements under lean principles, ensure Material Planners are utilizing customer forecasts for planning purposes, and reviews production schedules to meet changes in material supply requirements

+ Directs movement of materials through plant under lean principles. Specifically, working with the team to coordinate acquisition of material, receipt and storage of materials and movement of raw materials and work in progress through plant.

+ Responsible for warehouse operations including shipping, receiving, warehouse stocking, line stocking and 5s activities ensuring all materials are properly stored and inventory levels are properly maintained, and inventory quantities are accurate.

+ Determines production needs and manages material flows and inventory in the plant. Specifically, identifying shipping needs; researches, collects and negotiates agreements with shipping providers. Arranges for shipping companies to pick up goods as needed. Supports the development of containers and dunnage in conjunction with customer requirements, and manages returnable containers and dunnage supply chains to both customers and suppliers

+ Manage the interface between supply base, Material Planners and Engineering Change to order and implement new revision changes on-time and with minimal obsolescence.

+ Develop and implement overall logistics plan, in a manner that promotes low cost, high inventory turns and a safe, efficient material flow within the facilities.

+ Coordinate with Production Manager/Department necessary work times and build schedules to optimize the production process

+ Coordinate with Plant personnel plant wide inventories, as required.

+ Develop a detailed goals plan for each year and report results in the monthly staff management review.

+ Cascade the goal planning process to your direct reports and follow up in weekly team meetings

+ Learn, teach and lead by example utilizing continuous improvement techniques of the Toyota Production System.

+ Supervise materials personnel and perform annual performance evaluations and career development activities.

+ Develop with Account Manager a plan to minimize inventory of service components.

+ Develop and manage departmental budget.

+ Interface with the customer on delivery schedules and transportation of product to customer.

+ Manage customer delivery ratings and develop necessary action plans for improvement.

+ Maintains and develops key metrics to drive continuous improvement, (ie: turns, customer ratings, etc.)

+ Special projects and other related duties as assigned by Plant Manager.

+ Responsible for ensuring that the department complies with IATF 16949/ISO 9001:2015 standards.


+ Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of the logistics, shipping and receiving departments.

+ Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organizations policies and applicable laws.

+ Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems within the logistics, shipping and receiving departments.

+ Oversees and leads a team of 10 12 members.


+ Bachelors degree in Materials Management, Industrial Management, Operations Management, and or equivalent work experience.

+ APICS certification or CPM helpful. - Minimum of 10 years experience in a manufacturing environment working in the material, automotive and Logistics area, preferably a JIT environment.

+ SAP Required

+ Computer literacy a must.

+ International import/export experience helpful but not required.

+ Requires strong interpersonal, facilitation, and organizational skills.

_This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. If you have questions about the position, you may contact the recruiter listed below. Please contact recruiter_ **_Ben Morris_** _with questions, concerns, or email applications at_ ** (**

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, were here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2021-10-01 Expires: 2021-11-01

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