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Logistics Manager

Company: Rebuilders Automotive Supply
Location: Coventry
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Rebuilders Automotive Supply (RAS) is a privately held, family owned, environmentally friendly and service-conscious company serving the automotive aftermarket industry for over 50 years. The RAS team supports three strategic business units: Cores, Catalytic Converters (CAT) and Recall with locations in Coventry, RI and Tampa, Fl. We proudly boast being green since 1972. As an integral part of the Operations team, the Logistics Manager will provide hands - on leadership to the freight function. In this role you will take ownership in managing all freight and logistics tasks, deliverables, budget, and metrics by aligning our systems and internal resources to facilitate the needs of all stakeholders. RAS is an aggregator of used automotive parts, generating over 17,000 shipments annually and growing. This position works closely with our buying groups and warehouse as one team to enhance overall supplier and customer satisfaction while ensuring a high level of service. To be successful in the role you must have strong managerial skills with both people and function. High level of adaptability and orientation toward vendor management, customer service, staff development, cost controls, process improvement, and internal controls. Tasks include:

  • Manage daily logistics operations of parcel, LTL, TL, international inbound/outbound, and rail shipments
  • Manage and develop department staff to ensure a cohesive team focused on delivering a high level of service
  • Maintain working knowledge of federal, state, local, and international hazardous material/waste transportation regulations for all applicable modes of transport
  • Utilize data & reports to establish trends, gain an understanding of the baselines and develop recommendations
  • Support business lines with shipping cost quotes and project buildout
  • Support supplier relations by ensuring company mandated levels of carrier service performance
  • Manage operational relationships with vendors - including service performance as purchased
  • Manage costs within area of responsibility and participate in the budget planning process
  • Negotiate contracts and rates, when appropriate, for related charges, fees, and pricing
  • Develop negotiating strategies considering the cost of alternate logistics, carrier profitability estimates, and market competitive impacts
  • Assess and implement process efficiencies and controls In addition to the requirements below, a successful candidate will be adaptable and flexible to work through issues, thrive in a hands- on team environment and fully engage in owning the freight function.
    • Bachelor's Degree with a concentration in a business-related field, preferred
    • Minimum of 5 years' experience in a freight or logistics management role directly supporting reverse and multi-channel logistics
    • Experience in staff management, including coaching and development
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; strong interpersonal skills are required to negotiate and direct carrier and 3PL relationships and support SBUs in a timely and professional manner
    • Strong system skills including MS Office (Excel, Word, PP), Freight Mgt packages, and BI reporting tools
    • Comfortable working in a warehouse environmentOur most successful employees possess the following core competencies: Forward Thinking * Analytical Skills * Team Development * Attention to Detail * Decision MakingAdaptability * Accountability * Sense of Urgency * Organization and Prioritization * Service Focused RAS offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.
      • Medical, Dental and Vision
      • FSA and HRA (Health Reimbursement Account)
      • Company - paid Life and AD+D
      • Voluntary supplemental insurance (Life, AD+D, LTD, and Critical Illness)
      • PTO and Paid Holiday's
      • 401k w/match
      • Tuition Reimbursement Must be able to pass post-offer background screeningPI201818279

Keywords: Rebuilders Automotive Supply, Warwick , Logistics Manager, Executive , Coventry, Rhode Island

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