WD-40 Company

Logistics Manager

Category
Supply Chain
Country
United States

Overview

We are seeking an experienced, analytical, self- motivated Logistics Manager to continually develop and execute the transportation & distribution strategy for the Americas driving our focus on cost control and containment, superior customer service and execution excellence. This critical San Diego based role is responsible for analyzing operational performance and proposing initiatives that explore cost savings, improved service and efficiency in addition to maintaining key data sources that support operational execution and excellence. Deliverables include optimal utilization of freight and warehousing as well as customer response .The successful candidate will be responsible for the movement of inventory and the delivery of the product to the customers’ place of business.

Responsibilities

      • Responsible for the development and implementation of economical and efficient distribution and transportation services for supply chain customers.
      • Develop opportunities to reduce transportation and warehousing costs by partnering  with materials planning, manufacturing, customer relations, sales, and marketing
      • Teach the organization new and innovative ways of accomplishing key objectives utilizing experience and cutting edge industry thinking and practice.
      • Develop strategies to coordinate with the sales and customer relations team to meet increasingly complex customer delivery needs.
      • Develop standard metrics to monitor performance of the distribution and transportation network,  publish results and develop and lead plans for continuous improvement.          
      • Conduct on-site warehouse performance audits.
      • Analyze data and make recommendations related to performance of customer orders, transportation, manufacturing, and warehousing sites throughout the network in regards to productivity, capacity, schedule attainment, costs, deductions, compliance to QC standards.
      • Streamline processes and increase data integrity as well as develop recommendations to drive the implementation process.
      • Owns Sarbanes-Oxley processes by  updating process narratives and flowcharts , notifying key individuals of control process and/or changes, failures and inconsistencies as well as continue process improvement to move towards a balance between the needs of Sarbanes-Oxley and business efficiency.
      •  Audits month end financial analysis and control  and maintain financial tasks throughout the month to facilitate month end close (i.e. code invoices, establish and maintain auto voucher processes)
      •  Ensure the accuracy of the tables in Innatrack that drive operations functions including: Item Master, Location Master, Plant Calendar, Warehouse Accessorial Charges, Carrier Master, EDI 210 transportation invoices and other tables as identified.

 

 

 

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements

  • 5-+ years of leadership experience
  • Strong problem solving, change management, analysis and process orientation ability
  • Proven success in leading a warehousing & transportation function
  •  Knowledge of warehousing best practices in terms of picking, put-away, shipping and receiving.  
  • Consumer goods experience with our customers or similar customers
  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Business Admin or equivalent experience.
  • Master’s Degree in Supply Chain, Business or Engineering preferred
  • Certified by professional associations and ongoing education in Supply Chain management research and education

 

Travel - approximately 5-10%

 

 

 

Benefits

 

Our benefits package is very competitive and comprehensive, providing you and your family with extensive protection and security, along with quality, life-enhancing programs to include; base salary, profit sharing, bonus potential, 401K match and much more. 

 

Company

 

We live under the sink, in the garage, and in the toolboxes of the world.  WD-40 Company has best-in-class products and we are seeking best-in-class talent.  Our tribe has a common passion, dedication, and commitment to excellence. Your creativity, agility, and talent will help keep us in the forefront of our industry.

 

We are a small company with gigantic brands and a global reach.  At WD-40 Company everyone is a key contributor.  We foster a strong culture of learning and accountability in a relaxed, team environment.  We seek people who share our values and strive to leave positive and lasting memories in all their interactions.  While the 60-year old formulation of WD-40 remains a secret, it is no secret that our passion for our people, culture, and products is what distinguishes us.

 

Before Applying

 

Please, only consider employment with WD-40 Company if you feel as strongly about our values as we do:  We live, breathe, and play by our values every day.

 

  • We value doing the right thing.
  • We value creating positive lasting memories in all our relationships.
  • We value making it better than it is today.
  • We value succeeding as a Tribe while excelling as individuals.
  • We value owning it and passionately acting on it.
  • We value sustaining the WD-40 Company economy.

Thank you for considering WD-40 Company in your career search.

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