Logistics Manager

Proto Labs Plymouth , MN 55447

Posted 10 months ago

Position Overview:

The Logistics Manager manages daily operations for the logistics functions. He/She oversees implementation of warehousing, distribution, inventory management, or related strategies.

Specific Duties Include:

  • Oversees implementation of warehousing, distribution, inventory management, or related strategies.

  • Implements changes meant to improve efficiency and reduce costs associated with the logistics function.

  • Manages shipping / receiving personnel including all associated processes and procedures.

  • Maintains shipping information on internal databases including third party software and the ERP system.

  • Provides excellent customer service to internal customers, including resolving any errors or discrepancies that may arise, utilizing a proactive communication approach.

  • Determines appropriate carrier and method of shipment required to meet internal and external customer demands.

  • Provides leadership, coaching and mentoring for employees. Leads consistently with the company values of teamwork, achievement and trust.

  • Serves as back-up to the Protolabs Supply Chain Manager with duties including vendor relationships, purchasing, inventory control, and scheduling.

  • Assists with supplier selection and on-going evaluation using price, quality, service, support, availability, and reliability for these selections.

  • Helps to maintain and monitor best-in-class inventory practices in support of corporate objectives. Develop, implement, and maintain procedures to ensure accuracy. Monitor excess & obsolete inventory, etc. and take corrective action.

  • Supports a fast growing business and make recommendations to improve efficiency, productivity and quality.

  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 10+ years' experience in area of Logistics. Experience in purchasing, supply chain management, inventory control and production planning.

  • 5+ years' management experience.

  • Strong understanding of Logistics management in a manufacturing environment.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills. Must be able to communicate at all levels of the organization.

  • Ability to foster teamwork.

  • Demonstrated ability to think analytically to drive results.

  • Strong project management and planning skills.

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in an applicable field.

All Proto Labs facilities in the United States are ITAR-compliant operations. Due to ITAR regulations, Proto Labs is only able to employ U.S. Citizens, lawful permanent residents (green card holders) or foreign nationals granted refugee or asylee status. Individuals with temporary visas (e.g. E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, TN or OPT) are not eligible for hire.

Proto Labs, Inc. is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer


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