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Manager, Logistics (North America)

Company: New Era Cap, LLC
Location: Buffalo
Posted on: May 10, 2024

Job Description:

The Logistics Manager will support regional implementation of global initiatives by resourcing and networking with other departments to support positive outcomes in both the financial and operational arenas. You will ensure effective, efficient, and compliant shipping execution is followed on all shipments (inbound/outbound) for the region along with the coordination of other departments like customer service, sales, distribution, and trade compliance. In addition, this individual will manage and oversee the vendor network for all modes of transportation to align, leverage, and deploy logistics strategies improving the overall serviceability, scale, and pricing for New Era Cap. The location of this position is open to work out of our global headquarters in Buffalo, NY or the Carlise-Harrisburg, PA area (Nort American distribution center). Responsibilities

  • Manage the relationships and act as the primary point for communication between all of New Era's logistic partners for NA (LTL, FTL, Intermodal, Air and Ocean, and the company (New Era Cap)
  • Anticipate, analyze, and troubleshoot problems with inbound/outbound deliveries and devises cost-effective and legal solutions; and acts to implement same
  • Ensure optimum delivery reliability to the customer by developing efficient and effective flow processes and identifying process improvement and cost reduction strategies that are in line with business objectives
  • Participate in strategic planning by identifying short- and long-term strategies for transportation and cost savings
  • Assist in the lane level sourcing strategy with all providers and the negotiation of truckload rates with common carriers to mitigate inflation and implement cost saving projects
  • Ensure vendor execution against transportation requirements, meeting requirements of customers
  • Create and manage KPIs for logistic providers with a keen focus on budget adherence and areas of improvement
  • Manage freight billing process and assure that freight invoices match contracted rates and are paid accurately and timely
  • Ensure that all shipping complaints and feedback are handled quickly and to the satisfaction of the customer. Analyze complaints on regular basis for trends and reoccurrence. Discuss findings and recommendations with leadership to implement change.
  • Ensure SAP routing are set up/maintained within the distribution network and SAP
  • Manage the logistics team (Logistics Coordinators) to execute logistics strategy and provide training, and development within the group.
  • Counsel, consult, communicate, instruct, and monitor direct-reporting employees in acceptable practices and department and Company policies and procedures.
  • Support Hot Market activities, related to major sporting events, that require quick turn around and urgent resolutions as needed
  • Keeps all sensitive matters confidential
  • Other duties as assignedKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, especially Excel required
    • Excellent ability to communicate, follow-up, and engage with outside partners to ensure proper procedures
    • Experience with the use of TMS and WMS systems
    • Demonstration to execute in timely manner in a fast pace environment
    • Exercise sound independent judgment
    • Knowledge of multimodal solutions
    • Working knowledge of SAP
    • Strong follow-up with attention to detail
    • APICs certification a plus Education and Experience
      • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain, Logistics or similar field required, experience in lieu of degree may be considered
      • 5-7 years progressive experience in transportation, logistics or supply chain management, at least 3 years of people management experience
      • Customer Service or Operations management experience a plusTravel Requirement
        • 10% to 15%New Era Cap Co., Inc. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer that believes in inclusion and does not discriminate against any candidate or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, genetics, or any other basis protected by applicable local, state or federal laws. The salary range for this posted position is $65,000 - $75,000 (plus bonus & benefits) and pertains to candidates located in Western New York. Actual compensation is determined by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, education, essential job duties and requirements, and necessary experience.#LI-Onsite #LIOnsite #LI Onsite

Keywords: New Era Cap, LLC, Buffalo , Manager, Logistics (North America), Executive , Buffalo, New York

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