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Logistics Manager

Land O'Lakes Inc.
Tulare, CA 93274
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Join Land O'Lakes, and you join boundless thinkers and doers from all walks of life working together to feed the world. Take pride in working with some of America's favorite brands, including Purina Animal Nutrition, WinField United, Vermont Creamery and KozyShack, and more.

You'll be joining a team committed to e verything from the seeds that go into the ground, to the technology that improves crop yields and sustainability, to the grain that animals eat to produce milk, to marketing the final product, like our many legendary products.

We're looking for audacious optimists and innovative thinkers to help us meet food's toughest challenges.

Logistics Manager

Are you an energetic and team-oriented leader focused on commitment to customers, dedication to excellence and innovation? Do you have a proven record of leadership excellence and a history of leading teams to consistently exceed established goals in dynamic operational environments?

The Logistics Manager is responsible for resource planning to include production planning, labor scheduling, purchasing, warehousing, and inventory control of packaging, ingredients, and finished goods. The Logistics manager is responsible to manage the cost center within budgetary expectations and enable the team to focus on safely converting raw materials into quality finished product.

This role reports to the Plant Manager and interacts with Corporate Procurement and Logistics Teams, as well as works closely with the Tulare Plant Leadership Team with an operations-centric mindset to help drive safety, quality, efficiency, performance, and productivity while minimizing waste.

Job Description:

  • Lead, coach, develop, and hold accountable warehouse, procurement, and planning scheduling teams in achieving department and site goals and objectives.
  • Ensure best practices and performance metrics are in place in all areas of the department.
  • Attract, retain, and develop the very best talent and employ, engage, and inspire the department.
  • Promote diversity and inclusion.
  • Coordinate Corporate Procurement and Logistics Teams on a weekly basis for forecasting supply and demand, as well as helping to cultivate customer relationships by fulfilling requests/requirements.
  • Collaborate with plant leadership team daily to drive efficient production by ensuring strategic alignment and supporting and operations-centric mindset.
  • Independently manages the department ensuring that costs are aligned with exceeding budgetary goals.
  • Leads the operation of a multi-shift, 7 days per week, multi-department variable volume logistics team, including productivity, financial and service objectives that meet the demands of our customer.
  • Reviews existing operations to determine what improvements can be made to areas, which allow for cost reduction, increased speed, and improved customer service.

Required Experience & Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in Logistics, Supply Chain, Engineering or related field, MBA preferred.
  • 5+ years progressive management experience with demonstrated leadership, planning, forecasting, budget experience in manufacturing or distribution environment.
  • Working knowledge of computers and programs specific to operations and operations reporting (WMS) including MS Office (Excel, MS Word).
  • Proven leadership and coaching on an ongoing basis. Experience effectively managing salaried and hourly staff.
  • Union experience highly preferred.

Competencies-Skills (Required):

  • Work history must illustrate show individual has strong communication, analytical, creative and problem-solving abilities.
  • Candidate should possess core competencies in Process Management, Inventory Control, Quality, Planning and Resource management.
  • Proven ability to analyze and interpret data, establish and meet deadlines, and respond to a changing environment. Lead and developing methods of improving specific aspects of the operation such as process and procedures that lead to improve operational effectiveness and efficiency gains.
  • Experience and career history with "Fortune 500" type companies strongly desired.

Land O'Lakes, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) M/F/Vets/Disabled. The company maintains a drug-free workforce, including pre- and post-employment substance abuse testing pursuant to a Drug and Alcohol Policy.

Neither Land O'Lakes, nor its search firms, will ever contact you and ask for confidential information over the phone or in email. If you receive a call or email like this, please do not provide the information being requested.

Land O'Lakes endeavors to make Landolakesinc.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact the HR Solution Center at 844-LOL-HR4U (844-565-4748) M-F 8:00am-4:30pm CT.

    Posted: 2021-02-09 Expires: 2021-03-10
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