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Logistics Area Leader (Engineering Degree Required)

Company: Affinity Executive Search
Location: Memphis
Posted on: February 9, 2024

Job Description:

Logistics Area LeaderLocation: --Memphis, TNReport To:-- Logistics ManagerWork Arrangements: 100% on-site------------In this role you will:Build capability in Logistics team leaders and technicians to deliver key business results and drive line/area improvementsResponsible for engaging the team in meeting Safety, Quality, Production and Cost targets for their line/areaDevelop and maintain department/team scorecards and review with leadership each month; understand where gaps exist versus results targets and the causesEnsure Key Performance Indicators are established for teams and results are communicated regularlyDrive high-performance work culture by engaging with team members on the floor and coaching to problem solve, make decisions, and become self-reliantLeverage High-Performance Organizational principles to develop leadership skills in individuals and the teamsPartner with Logistics Manager in developing and delivering business master plan, including key technical and organizational projectsAddress gaps in line/area performance through the implementation and effective coaching of company Continuous Improvement methodologies; foster a zero-loss cultureResponsible for ensuring department issues are driven to root cause and eliminatedUnderstand company policies and procedures and apply consistently across your teams; administer any necessary disciplineOversee training and qualification programs for designated line/area; participate in assessments, ensure effective training, and maintain consistent qualification standardsTranslate complex information into easily understandable messages to facilitate clear communication and expectationsEmbrace change and build team buy-in to new initiatives and improvementsManage time and attendance for designated line/area (including payroll approval)Provide performance-based feedback to team leaders and technicians, included annual Performance AppraisalsModel the Basic Beliefs and Our Commitment to Each OtherUnderstand Supply Chain software/systems and serve as a resource to team (WMS/Blue Yonder, IMI, Oracle)Track and drive favorable manufacturing variances while ensuring accuracy and timelinessEnsure peanut usage and variance systems are functioning correctlyIdentify and support cost savings projects--What we are looking for:------Minimum Requirements:Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, any discipline2 years of logistics or manufacturing operational experience as well as experience in leading supervising, supervising, or managing othersProven ability to lead and motivate a large organization to deliver business needsAbility to effectively engage on the floorDecisive, proactive and strategic in decision makingStrong analytical troubleshooting, problem-solving, and root cause identification skillsEffectively works across organization boundaries and with diverse teamsSelf-motivated, organized, and able to learn new skills/technologies quicklyExcellent presentation, written, and verbal communication skillsProficient in Microsoft Suite applicationsExcellent interpersonal skillsWillingness to work a flexible schedule that most effectively supports the organizationWillingness to work off-shifts or weekends as needed--Additional skills and experience that we think would make someone successful in this role:----Prior people management experience in a high-performance work environmentfood manufacturing experience

Keywords: Affinity Executive Search, Memphis , Logistics Area Leader (Engineering Degree Required), Professions , Memphis, Tennessee

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