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External Operations Logistics Manager

San Leandro, CA 94577

Posted: 12/20/2022 Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Operations Job Number: NJ2357671219

Job Description

Position:  External Operations Logistics Manager
San Leandro, CA
As we accelerate our growth and expand our distribution nationally, there is an exciting opportunity to make a significant impact by joining our team in the newly created role of External Operations Logistics Manager.  Our evolving distribution model requires a new level of sophistication, and your experience, fresh thinking, and leadership will be the foundation of our success!  In this role you will champion collaboration, build powerful relationships and seamlessly integrate new partners – all of which will result in greater levels of service to our growing customer base.
As a steadfast collaborator, you love working with others to deploy strategies that strengthen our operations.  You understand what is needed and more importantly how to achieve flawless execution as we expand and optimize our network.  Your fresh thinking supports streamlining processes and plays an integral role in the upgrade of enabling technology. By 2025 our customers and business partners will tell stories about the way you helped us scale for growth, deepen relationships, and deliver exceptional service!
Perhaps you’ve been wondering if there’s a company where you might combine your deep expertise and love of 3PL’swith purposeful work.  If our purpose of “Flavor for All; Opportunity for All” resonates with you, we hope you’ll feel the spark.  We’re dedicated to being synonymous with caring for and developing people throughout our communities.  We can’t wait to find the right leadership partner to share in our success!
SUCCESS FACTORS (first 12–18 months)
  • Partner Integration.  You’ve orchestrated a smooth and effective integration with our new 3PL Partner and all systems are “green”! You have collaborated across the Organization to identify, define and implement the work processes that support the integration and you’ve clearly articulated roles and responsibilities that support this exciting new work! You have taken the lead and successfully tackled change management challenges.  Throughout the integration, you have ensured that Stakeholders are informed, committed, and work together with aligned actions that deliver results. 
  • Partner Relationship Builder.  You have successfully identified our optimum network design and have crafted a winning partnership with our new 3PL partners that support our East Coast Distribution and Ecommerce.  You have established a perfect cadence for regularly evaluating our Partners through reviewing key performance indicators, prioritizing improvement efforts, and keeping an ever-present eye on building capabilities needed to stay ahead of amazing growth.
  • Cross Functional Collaborator.  You are considered the key liaison between many internal and external Teams.  Your knowledge of our Logistics dependencies and interdependencies allows you to proactively plan and bring others together when needed.  You have established a reputation for knowing the business, understanding what is needed from each other, and then finding win-win solutions to any challenge. 
  • Operational Maestro. Operational ramp-ups are on schedule and consistently meet critical success factors.    At the end of the day, you have done the work needed to consistently deliver increased value to our customers. Success is evident as we meet/exceed Perfect Order targets.
  • Have Fun!
  • A bachelor’s degree, preferably in Supply Chain and/or Operations related field, is required
  • A minimum of 7 years of experience managing in industrial or consumer goods, food and beverage distribution is a plus
  • Partnership management experience with third party lpartner/operators is required
  • Experience using ERP systems and/or integrated tools to manage inventory, order picking, shipping, transfers, etc. is required
  • Project management experience is strongly preferred
  • Experience in working within an environment of multiple internal customers/business units and multi-facility company
  • Experience cultivating, validating, and managing external partner network
  • Demonstrated ability to manage change and develop positive working relationships
  • Demonstrated ability to work with external 3PL organizations and promote a win-win culture and engagement
  • Ability to build and maintain key performance indicators to develop successful performance
  • Capable of creating and presenting executive level communications
  • Demonstrates and models company culture and values
  • Understanding of planning practices and impact of inventory accuracy and forecast accuracy
  • Ability to work with internal teams to improve process
  • Ability to plan/communicate/present and execute programs and influence multi-disciplinary Supply Chain stakeholders to enable success
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a cross functional matrix environment where responsibilities are layered throughout the organization
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills
  • Eligible to work in the US without sponsorship
  • Able to work M-F during normal business hours

Salary Range: $129,000 - $158,000

Meet Your Recruiter

Britt Noyes

Britt has over 8 years of retail management experience. People are her passion and she has invested her time and focus on finding, developing, and supporting those in the fashion retail arena.

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