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23 Feb 2018

West Coast Logistics Supervisor – California

Posted by Jennifer Mazza, Jennifer@producecareers.com – Anywhere

Job Description

Job #32908

A well-established grower/shipper/packer is searching for a Logistics Supervisor to join their team. This position is responsible for all aspects of shipping/receiving, inventory management, juice/rot processes, and bin fleet management at the shift level. The ideal candidate has experience in the agricultural industry and warehousing/packing operations, with hands-on experience managing perishable products across multiple varieties. Candidate must be a team player with a strong work ethic and proven ability to succeed in a fast-paced environment. Primary responsibility is to provide technical and administrative oversight and expertise to logistics operations while building high-performing teams 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Ensure monitoring of and adherence to strategic FIFO and WMS inventory functionality across facility and within outside storage facilities.
  • Administrative responsibilities (inventory reporting, labor management, budgets, etc)
  • Daily/weekly/monthly data collection and analysis
  • Develop capability of the hourly work force with specific attention to creation and maintenance of applicable skill sets
  • Manage day-to-day inventory systems, processes, and procedures to ensure achievement of key business results
  • Continually evaluate the effectiveness of existing work processes for efficiency, cost-effectiveness, and accuracy
  • Report daily inventories and FIFO position, exceptions, and outages; determine root causes and implement corrective actions
  • Coordinate interdepartmentally to safeguard movement of goods while maximizing efficiencies and delivering high-level customer service to both internal and external customers
  • Develop, implement, and sustain standard work procedures
  • Recognize and respond to trends; troubleshoot opportunities and communicate solutions
  • Supervise and analyze employee performance; train and evaluate employees
  • Coordinate inventory movement and storage across facilities, including external storage, as necessary
  • Coach, mentor, develop, and train hourly workforce; evaluate and track employee performance
  • Provide strong leadership and consistent feedback to all subordinates; demonstrates and promotes company culture through word and action.

Skills and Qualifications: 

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in distribution leadership required – perishable and/or agriculture preferred
  • High level functionality in a team environment where honest communication, a positive attitude, engagement, and personal accountability is expected
  • Detail oriented, organized, and committed to quality
  • Well-developed oral and written communication skills
  • Customer service focused and results driven
  • Excellent leadership skills including development, supervision, and accountability
  • Excellent interpersonal and coaching skills required
  • Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills with proven problem-solving ability 

Salary: DOE, Medical Benefits, 401K, relocation assistance.

Please contact Jennifer Mazza, Jennifer@producecareers.com

Job Categories: Supply Chain, Warehouse, Logistics. Job Types: West Coast. Job expires in Endless.

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