Logistics Supervisor

Posted 1 month ago

Job Title: Logistics Supervisor

Position Overview: KB Systems, an industrial grade equipment manufacturer, is currently seeking an experienced
Logistics Supervisor to lead a team of logistics associates. Under the general direction of the
Operations Manager, this position will be directly responsible for contributing to the continued
success of the operation by coordinating timely and accurate delivery of materials to both
internal and external customers. The ideal candidate will have a customer-oriented mindset,
highly developed communication skills, and a strong ability to solve problems.

Position Description & Duties:

  • Supervise logistics department by scheduling, facilitating, delegating, and monitoring progress
    of work assignments among all team members
  • Arrange, negotiate, and bear responsibility for all outgoing shipping arrangements (FTL, LTL,
  • Generate shipping documentation for outbound shipments (BOL’s, Packing Lists, Load Plans,
  • Inspect, document, and review all outbound shipments to ensure shipments are prepared in a
    manner that protects the goods from damage during transit
  • Ensure that team members maintain the highest accuracy level of receipts on all inbound
    material and that goods are promptly directed or stored in their proper locations
  • Handle all shortage and damage claims
  • Oversee all material movement through the manufacturing process and ensure that the proper
    transactions accompany the material movement
  • Direct the physical inventory process
  • Observe and monitor work performed within the department to ensure minimum quality and
    accuracy standards are met
  • Maintain a fluid schedule of open work items with target start and end dates that complement
    the objectives of the master schedule
  • Engage in all departmental personnel considerations
  • Document relevant detail, recommended improvement, and participate in the employee review
  • Assist to assure proper training of all logistics employees, including proper training in safe
    operation of machines and equipment
  • Assist to assure compliance and enforce all applicable rules and regulations.
  • Collaborate with adjacent departments, as necessary.
  • Use problem solving techniques to bring resolution to problems and prevent repeat quality or
    timing issues.
  • Assure the maintenance and layouts of the warehouses are in adequate order
  • Represents the department at production/staffing meetings
  • Ability and willingness to continually take part in the activities of all team members within the
    Logistics department
  • Performs all other duties as required or directed

Gemini/KB Systems offers a competitive benefits package including the following:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision insurance
  • Company paid Life Insurance and Short-Term Disability Insurance (Long Term Disability and
    additional Life Insurance and other benefits offered at low group rates)
  • Paid holidays
  • PTO (Paid Time Off) accruing each pay period
  • 401k investment plan with employer matching 50% of employee contributions up to 6%.
    Employer match after one year of service

Desired Skills, Knowledge, and Experience:

  • Bachelors Logistics & Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, or minimum of 10
    years relevant working experience in a warehouse, shipping/receiving, or manufacturing
  • Ability and willingness to lift 50 plus pounds frequently, occasionally 75lbs
  • Prior experience negotiating freight
  • Experience arranging and preparing international shipments/documents (Freight &
  • Familiarity with wooden pallet/crate construction
  • Must be adaptable to a changing work environment, competing demands, and is able to deal
    with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Needs a strong appreciation of the importance of completing tasks on time
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Possess problem solving skills and demonstrate a positive attitude
  • Must be organized and dependable
  • Must comply with all company safety and personnel policies
  • Valid driver’s license or reliable transportation

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