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Director of Logistic Supply Chain

Amtec. Irwindale Full-Time
$120,000.00 - $150,000.00 / year
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Superior career opportunity for a Director of Logistics with a premier firm!!!
Company is seeking a Director of Logistics that will be a key player in the organization, helping shape its vision and mission through excellent practices.
Why this is a great organization to join:
Client is an established firm with years of progressive growth; Great reputation in the industry; Quality work and loyal client base; Profitable; Privately owned; Strong leadership team and seasoned staff; Focused on growth; Low turnover; Fun and enjoyable work environment; Fast-paced; Team oriented.
 
SUMMARY:
We are looking for that unique individual who understands how lean manufacturing principles are effectively used in an SAP/ERP manufacturing, logistics, and distribution environment.  You will be a member of the leadership team with responsibilities for the transportation and importing of materials & finished products from Domestic and International sources.
Principle Activities:  
  1. Development of Supply Chain systems; Logistics and supply chain strategy development; 
     & Coordination of global capacity.
    *  Warehousing & Inbound and outbound transportation 
  2. Consumer products distribution
    * Management of logistics assets.
    * Minimize logistics overhead and working capital use.
    * Planning and budgeting for supply chain and logistics..     
  3. Supply and Demand Planning
    1. Procurement of Finished Goods Design and lead the implementation of a logistics strategy which meets customer requirements while optimizing total cost and asset utilization.
  4. Develop and oversee transportation procurement strategies which include third party selection and evaluation.
  5. Develop and oversee warehouse management strategies which include optimization of warehousing footprint
  6. Facilitate optimization of manufacturing footprint to meet cost and asset utilization goals
  7. Facilitate optimization of outbound Freight management.
  8. Design and lead continuous cost reduction and value improvement activity.
  9. Perform administrative management duties such as performance management, pay planning, succession and resource planning and budget
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  1. Bachelors Degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, Engineering or related field
    ---Masters is considered an asset
    ---APICS CPIM certification is preferred
    ---Proven knowledge and experience with routing inbound and outbound shipments for both domestic and international freight is preferred.
    ---Must have MRP and SAP
    ---Experience in and application of LEAN Manufacturing principles.
  2. Must possess a strong knowledge and practice of Logistics processes and tools.
  3. Expert in optimizing global logistics by determining transportation routes, warehouse and manufacturing locations as well as inventory levels
  4. Expert knowledge of applicable US and foreign governmental regulations.
  5. Skilled in organizational and employee development.
  6. Excels at interpersonal communication, negotiation, supplier management relations and conflict resolution
  7. Advanced Excel and financial modeling skills
  8. Business analysis skills, with the ability to see implications and provide consultative solutions and recommendations
  9. Ability to set priorities, meet deadlines and manage projects
  10. Ability to apply knowledge of multidisciplinary business principles and practices to achieve successful outcomes in cross-functional projects and activities
  11. Ability to quickly identify the information needed to evaluate new business situations and to collect and organize appropriate quantitative and qualitative information
  12. Distribution / supply chain experience required.
  13. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships
  14. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
  15. Ability to present information to senior leaders
  16. Ability to lead others
  17. Advanced Excel and financial modeling skills

Skills required

Operations
Material Requirements Planning
Continuous Improvement Process
Procurement
Operations Management
Strategic Sourcing
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In 1959, Robert Underwood took over what was then a floundering, debt-ridden staffing company whose goal was to find the right candidates for its customers. Renaming it Amtec Engineering, Inc., Bob worked hard to pull the company out of the red and honor his predecessor’s debts. With God’s help and a lot of elbow grease, he succeeded, and the little company grew under the leadership of Bob and a new partner, Pete Van Dyken. At first located on Commonwealth Avenue in Fullerton, California, the company served mainly technical companies like Beckman, General Dynamics, Honeywell, and Rockwell. Without the invention of computers or fax machines, candidates hand-delivered or mailed in their resumes, which were coded and painstakingly filed so they could be retrieved for the right job. Many came in each week to pick up their checks, too, and were always greeted by name.

Wanting more space, Amtec moved to Brea in 1978, and the advent of computers began making it much easier and faster to serve our candidates and customers. In 1983, Scott Kuethen joined the Amtec team as a recruiter. Young and full of new ideas, he constantly made suggestions for improvement, including bringing in new technology (the fax!) and ways to cut costs so the company could survive the latest economic downturn. Scott loved the win/win opportunity that recruiting afforded him; helping both a candidate and an employer in one fell swoop was almost as good as eating ice cream!

When Pete decided to retire, Scott and a partner bought his share of the company. A few years later, when Bob wanted to semi-retire also, they bought him out, too. The wind of change blew through Amtec as computer technology rapidly evolved, enabling us to be even more efficient in tracking candidate resumes and employers’ open positions.

Since then, change has become the norm, as software, firmware, and hardware seem to constantly need updating. And some new partners have joined our vision. But the passion with which Amtec serves its clients and candidates is still what motivates us. Although we’ve improved our process and systems, our main goal is the same, to find the right candidates for our clients’ positions. Yes, some things never change!

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