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Logistics Manager

Logistics Manager

Nestlé Health Science invests in every employee to make certain each person can reach their greatest potential and works in an environment rooted in respect, diversity and teamwork. We focus on empowering the patients and consumers we serve to live healthier lives through industry leading nutrition and nutrition-enabling solutions by keeping their needs at the center of everything we do. We make quality and innovation our highest priorities when delivering our trusted brands such as BOOST®, Carnation Breakfast Essential®, Peptamen®, Compleat Organic Blends®, Zenpep®, and many more.

We are a globally recognized leader in the field of nutrition science with our US headquarters in Bridgewater, NJ, and have over 5000 employees around the world. Come join the Nestlé Health Science family and experience exciting opportunities!

Position Summary


Manage supply and delivery flows to maximize product availability, manage warehousing operations and coordinate transportation providers in order to drive efficiencies that translate into better on-time delivery service and reduction of total delivered cost. Manage the day-to-day Eau Claire Distribution Center activities including, but not limited to, work scheduling, staffing, supervisory tasks (coaching, guiding, counseling, administering discipline) and the facilitation of data collection and reporting related to performance, quality and costs.  Lead the justification and planning requirements to increase the distribution volume in 2022 and beyond with the goal of maximizing Value Stream Efficiency. Also responsible for coordination of Eau Claire Factory External Supply Chain requirements including external material storage (3PL Coordination), carrier coordination, corporate load planning/transportation, and Factory to DC inventory and quality.  Service levels to our customers, consumers and patients is the key metric, however this position also requires a clear understanding of variable distribution expenses (VDE) and fixed distribution expenses (FDE). The Physical Logistics Manager should be able to read financial information, identify main drivers and build the action plan to help the business reduce the total delivered cost.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Safety - Train team members on safety procedures, Responsible for the maintenance of safety and sanitation standards for the facility to ensure efficient day-to-day operations, Monitor behaviors and address potential risks, Ensure quality of product throughout the DC operations (inbound, storage, outbound) and Implement sustainability initiatives to reduce waste
  • Staffing and scheduling - Evaluate and prioritize the daily shift workload demand and make plans for proper execution and manpower/equipment utilization. Maintain logs of shift operations, production summaries, overtime and downtime reports, etc., Monitor volume and productivity by task and communicate capacity challenges to Customer Logistics management andProvide guidance and direction to associates and team leaders by setting performance standards and monitoring performance
  • Continuous improvement - Ensure successful regulatory compliance and implementation of company initiatives, Facilitates variance investigations, as well as KPI collection and preparation of data utilized to further drive improvement initiatives, Refresh warehouse layout design and Address recurrent quality and/or throughput issues by performing problem solving exercises
  • Training & Development - Motivate and empower the team to achieve stated objectives, Provide orientation, training & development to individual team members, in support of high performance team goals and Develop team to ensure growth, learning, and an active succession planning process.

 

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • 5+ years of experience with Logistics roles 
  • Logistics experience in the areas of warehousing and/or Transportation Management
  • Leadership role in one of the functions across Ensuring Supply areas of: Technical & Production; Supply Chain Development; Procurement; Physical Logistics
  • Bachelors in a related field

Requisition ID

144335 

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role.  In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities.  Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

Nestlé Health Science invests in every employee to make certain each person can reach their greatest potential and works in an environment rooted in respect, diversity and teamwork. We focus on empowering the patients and consumers we serve to live healthier lives through industry leading nutrition and nutrition-enabling solutions by keeping their needs at the center of everything we do. We make quality and innovation our highest priorities when delivering our trusted brands such as BOOST®, Carnation Breakfast Essential®, Peptamen®, Compleat Organic Blends®, Zenpep®, and many more.

We are a globally recognized leader in the field of nutrition science with our US headquarters in Bridgewater, NJ, and have over 5000 employees around the world. Come join the Nestlé Health Science family and experience exciting opportunities!

Position Summary


Manage supply and delivery flows to maximize product availability, manage warehousing operations and coordinate transportation providers in order to drive efficiencies that translate into better on-time delivery service and reduction of total delivered cost. Manage the day-to-day Eau Claire Distribution Center activities including, but not limited to, work scheduling, staffing, supervisory tasks (coaching, guiding, counseling, administering discipline) and the facilitation of data collection and reporting related to performance, quality and costs.  Lead the justification and planning requirements to increase the distribution volume in 2022 and beyond with the goal of maximizing Value Stream Efficiency. Also responsible for coordination of Eau Claire Factory External Supply Chain requirements including external material storage (3PL Coordination), carrier coordination, corporate load planning/transportation, and Factory to DC inventory and quality.  Service levels to our customers, consumers and patients is the key metric, however this position also requires a clear understanding of variable distribution expenses (VDE) and fixed distribution expenses (FDE). The Physical Logistics Manager should be able to read financial information, identify main drivers and build the action plan to help the business reduce the total delivered cost.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Safety - Train team members on safety procedures, Responsible for the maintenance of safety and sanitation standards for the facility to ensure efficient day-to-day operations, Monitor behaviors and address potential risks, Ensure quality of product throughout the DC operations (inbound, storage, outbound) and Implement sustainability initiatives to reduce waste
  • Staffing and scheduling - Evaluate and prioritize the daily shift workload demand and make plans for proper execution and manpower/equipment utilization. Maintain logs of shift operations, production summaries, overtime and downtime reports, etc., Monitor volume and productivity by task and communicate capacity challenges to Customer Logistics management andProvide guidance and direction to associates and team leaders by setting performance standards and monitoring performance
  • Continuous improvement - Ensure successful regulatory compliance and implementation of company initiatives, Facilitates variance investigations, as well as KPI collection and preparation of data utilized to further drive improvement initiatives, Refresh warehouse layout design and Address recurrent quality and/or throughput issues by performing problem solving exercises
  • Training & Development - Motivate and empower the team to achieve stated objectives, Provide orientation, training & development to individual team members, in support of high performance team goals and Develop team to ensure growth, learning, and an active succession planning process.

 

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • 5+ years of experience with Logistics roles 
  • Logistics experience in the areas of warehousing and/or Transportation Management
  • Leadership role in one of the functions across Ensuring Supply areas of: Technical & Production; Supply Chain Development; Procurement; Physical Logistics
  • Bachelors in a related field

Requisition ID

144335 

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role.  In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities.  Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

Eau Claire, WI, US, 54703

Eau Claire, WI, US, 54703


Nearest Major Market: Eau Claire

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