Warehouse and logistics manager

Shape technologies group - Houston
new offer (06/06/2020)

job description

Company Description Mid-West location At Shape Technologies Group (SHAPE) we’re devoted to a single goal:
delivering innovative manufacturing process solutions that propel our customers to success. SHAPE is a strategic ecosystem of companies including Advanced Pressure Systems (APS), Flow International, Dynamic Robotic Solutions (DRS), KMT Waterjet, H20 Jet, AquaDyne, Tech-Con Automation, Aquarese, Projet System and TOPS. Collectively, we provide an extensive portfolio of manufacturing process solutions to customers around the world. The core technology of SHAPE was founded in high pressure waterjet cutting, cleaning, and surface preparation. Today, SHAPE’s offerings span automated assembly, material handling, software, process control, robotic motion systems, ultrahigh-pressure cutting and cleaning, aftermarket parts, and extensive support. The SHAPE difference can be seen in our people. With industry leading technologists, manufacturing experts, and skilled service professionals, SHAPE team members listen to our customers to anticipate their needs and deliver technical know-how that transforms our customers’ visions into reality. Spanning 100 countries and a broad array of industries, SHAPE is expanding its reach through a growing number of direct and indirect channels. By partnering with our customers, we become integral to the successful design and manufacture of their next-generation products. We continually scour the globe for new, industry-leading technologies to add to our differentiated portfolio of offerings and grow our customer base. Our vision is to become the preeminent advanced process solutions partner handling the highly engineered products of tomorrow. We are a team of technology enthusiasts who pride ourselves on constantly raising the industry bar. Our world is fast paced and customer focused. With principles, performance and an authentic passion for results deeply rooted in our daily interactions. We strive to create a trust-based environment where driving results and positive attitudes coexist. We are friendly, respectful, and motivated to deliver strong performance in everything we do. What it’s Like to Work Here. We are a team of technology enthusiasts who pride ourselves on constantly raising the industry bar. Our world is fast paced and customer focused. With principles, performance and an authentic passion for results deeply rooted in our daily interactions. We strive to create a trust-based environment where driving results and positive attitudes coexist. We are friendly, respectful, and motivated to deliver strong performance in everything we do. What We Offer. In addition to training and career advancement opportunities, we offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k), paid time off, education reimbursement, charitable gift matching and more. Job Description General Purpose:
Provide the leadership for ensuring the warehousing, transaction, transportation of materials, products and systems comply with regulatory requirements and meet the Company’s quality, delivery, responsiveness, and financial goals. Lead the domestic and international site team resources, including warehousing, 3PL providers, in developing best-in-class inbound and outbound logistics processes and storage system, which consistently deliver expected results. Major Duties and Responsibilities:
Ensure consistent compliance to all global freight and logistics regulatory requirementsMaintain the Company’s Export Compliance Policy and communicate changes to appropriate personnel on a timely basisDocument procedures to keep suppliers, transportation providers, and the Company’s internal operations, fully compliantWork with the all Company’s entities to develop and implement standard work for foreign freight and logistics. Follow Company’s guidelines and procedures as they relate to warehousing, logistics, transportation and complianceAccountable for all freight spend within the Company. Audit freight invoices, file freight claims, and ensure the best carriers are used to meet or exceed internal and external customer requirementsDrive the continuous improvement of storage, transactions, and logistics for both international and domestic activitiesCollaborate with key stakeholders to meet customer delivery requirements and the Company’s financial goalsEnsure thorough, timely, and effective communication with all relevant internal Company personnel, customers and third-party vendorsPromptly address processing issues regarding customs clearance, scheduling and delivery of all shipments both domestic and international. Be the subject expert in current ERP functionality. Analyze current systems, processes and job functions and initiate continuous improvement projects to optimize logistics, warehousing and transactions. Align internal activities to drive to maximize efficiencies and reduce costs Additional Roles:
Develop and implement department or Company goals, objectives, policies and procedures;
analyze and recommend strategies to improve effectiveness of operations;
evaluate reports, decisions, and results of department in relation to established goalsComplete department budget preparation, analysis and administration;
monitor expenditures;
approve invoices and purchases as requiredPlan, assign and manage the work of others. Monitor workloads;
provide or arrange for back-up/additional resources as neededResponsible for all aspects of performance management including interviewing, training, performance evaluations, corrective action plans and recognition for direct reportsProvide effective, constructive and appropriate feedback and leadership to direct reports to foster positive, team atmosphereEnsure personal and professional development of direct reports. Provide necessary training or develop the support, skill set and competencies needed for all direct reportsConsistently support compliance by maintaining the privacy and confidentiality of information, protecting the assets of the organization, acting with ethics and integrity, reporting non-compliance, and adhering to applicable laws and regulationsUnderstand workplace hazards and take steps to proactively prevent and report hazards or injuries in the workplace. Cooperate in Safety Programs, initiatives, and investigations. Demonstrate our core values of Principles, Passion, and PerformancePerform other duties deemed necessary to support the Company’s business operations Support around the clock manufacturing, transportation and logistics needs Qualifications Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Comprehensive knowledge of compliance regulations, logistics, warehousing and transportation servicesDemonstrated ability to make effective decisions regarding complex import and export issues consistent with standards, policies, practices, procedures, and legal requirementsMinimum of five (5) years import/export experience;
tariff classification and NAFTA analysis within a related manufacturing industryExcellent organizational, project management and planning skills;
high attention to details;
consistent follow throughTrack record for utilizing innovative and creative problem solving skills to address complex and/or contentious issuesExperience managing, motivating, and training diverse and geographically dispersed employeesExcellent interpersonal and communication (verbal and written) skillsProficient in the use of personal computers, internet, and Microsoft OfficeProven ability to present facts and recommendations effectively in oral and written formAbility to demonstrate flexible and efficient time management and to appropriately prioritize workload based upon organization or department needsMust possess high degree of professionalism and ability to handle confidential information Education and/or Training:
Bachelor’s Degree (MBA preferred)Minimum seven (7) years of management in Warehousing and LogisticsExtensive knowledge of US and International Customs, shipping and logistics requirementsAdditional Information No recruiters please! Shape Technologies Group and our companies operate as an equal opportunity employer. Per regulations, any reasonable accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities will be provided. If you require disability related accommodations, please inform Human Resources. All personal information that is collected will remain private and confidential. We thank all applicants for their interest;
however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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