National Logistics Manager

Employment Permanent Date display: 18/02/2021 #Ref.:4974

Activity area : Consumer goods

Post category : Logistics and procurement, Sales

Province : Ontario

Region : Toronto

Recruiter : Brian Gordon

Contact us : bgordon@hubbletalent.ca

Job description :

Do you bring 5 - 7 years of inventory planning/customer facing experience from a fast paced, entrepreneurial type consumer goods organization?

 Hubble Talent has been retained to source a National Logistics Manager, this leadership opportunity with our exclusive client who's manufactured fresh food portfolio can be found in LCL, Sobeys, Metro and other grocery banners. The Logistics Manager is responsible for the efficient distribution of finished goods inventory. This entails direct leadership of customer service, freight carrier negotiation, selection, and management for all inbound/outbound freight and inventory accuracy across the network.

 

Responsibilities

  • Order to cash process owner with direct linkage to customer for order management
  • Manage all finished goods freight, carrier sourcing and rate negotiation.
  • Day-to-day management (metrics design/review, corrective action etc.)
  • Management of outsourced warehousing / co-packing, contract negotiation and oversight of co-pack operations.
  • Day-to-day management (metrics design/review, corrective action etc.
  • Manage customs brokerage processes through brokerage service suppliers.
  • First supply chain point of contact for all customs (CBSA) and food safety regulators (CFIA, USDA, FDA)
  • Identify and document freight/storage cost savings opportunities through analysis of inventory flow patterns and work with internal/external stakeholders to achieve identified savings.
  • Manage outsourced freight pay and audit process and manage internal accounting of all freight and storage.
  • Manage annual budgeting and in-year reforecasts for all freight and storage expenses.
  • Maintain data integrity in SAP for all freight data.

Skills and qualifications :

  • Knowledge of legislation and environmental issues surrounding freight and storage.
  • Strong working knowledge SAP and Excel.
  • Knowledge of HACCP, SQF, 5S etc.
  • Excellent analytical and deductive skills.