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(Archived) Logistics Manager

Last Updated: 9/16/20

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Logistics Manager Job Description Our Mechanicsburg factory, built in 1969, is located just eight miles west of Pennsylvania’s state capital of Harrisburg. Unique to this factory, it’s situated at a transportation crossroads where three of the U.S.’s most heavily-traveled interstate highways traverse the region. With 40 percent of the U.S. population located within 500 miles, including the metropolitan areas of New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Baltimore and Washington, D.C., this area offers our associates both small-town living with quick and easy access to the “purrrrr-ks” of a big city. Our Mechanicsburg factory is one of the largest manufacturers in the area and produces a large portion of Nestlé Purina’s dry pet food portfolio, including Puppy Chow®, Dog Chow®, Beneful®, Pro Plan®, Alpo®, Kitten Chow®, Cat Chow®, Friskies®, Nestlé Purina ONE® and Kit ‘N Kaboodle®. Beyond our work in pet food production, we support various local animal shelters and organizations (Susquehanna Service Dogs Organization and Woofstock among others) to more deeply impact our ability to enrich the lives of pets everywhere.
As the Logistics Manager, you will be responsible for the completion of all outbound and inbound shipping and receiving. You will direct the efficient handling of all orders from creation through to their final destination. The Logistics Manager trains management personnel to fulfill plant and divisional logistics needs. You’ll collaborate with Sales, Marketing, and Plant Operations. It is essential that this person foster strong working relationships with customers and suppliers.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Strategically guide daily and weekly operations, recommending improvements to methods
  • Provide a consistent system of controls which measures performance against plans and budgets, identifies areas needing improvement, promotes corrective action, and measures action plan effectiveness
  • Facilitate capital improvements
  • Collaborate with the warehouse, operations planning, production, transportation, sales, marketing, and other facilities
  • Oversee inventory control, safety training, and achievement of customer fill rate objectives
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS (Minimum):
Education:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Logistics, Transportation or a related field
Experience (Years/Type):
  • 5 or more years of supervisory experience in a Warehouse, Transportation, Demand & Supply Planning, or Military environment

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Company Details


Nestle Purina PetCare

Saint Louis, Missouri, United States

Nestlé Purina PetCare has been advancing pet nutrition for over 80 years. Our team of over 18,000 employees and 400 scientists, including nutritionists, aim to develop products that deliver comprehensive nutrition to help ensure the long healthy lives of pets and make discoveries that can further enhance the lives of pets everywhere. Nestlé Purina is focused on delivering world-class products with...