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Warehouse and Logistics Manager

Job title: Warehouse and Logistics Manager
Contract type: Full-time
Location: Eugene
Discipline:
Remote: No
Reference: 466381
Contact name: Alexandra Wolfsberger

Job description

Our retail client is looking to bring on a full-time Warehouse and Logistics Manager to join their team. This role is 5-days onsite at their Eugene, OR location.  

Job Description
This role is pivotal in ensuring efficient warehouse operations and effective logistics management to support our growing business needs.

Responsibilities:
Warehouse Operations:
  • Oversee daily operations of the warehouse, including receiving, storage, inventory management, and order fulfillment.
  • Develop and implement warehouse procedures and protocols to ensure smooth workflow and optimize efficiency.
  • Maintain accurate inventory records and conduct regular cycle counts and audits.

Logistics Management:
  • Coordinate inbound and outbound logistics activities, including transportation, shipping, and customs clearance.
  • Negotiate rates and contracts with logistics providers (freight forwarders, carriers, etc.) to achieve cost-effective shipping solutions.
  • Monitor shipment schedules and track deliveries to ensure timely and accurate distribution of products.

Team Leadership and Development:
  • Lead and manage warehouse staff, including hiring, training, scheduling, and performance management.
  • Foster a culture of safety, teamwork, and continuous improvement within the warehouse team.
  • Provide coaching and support to develop team members' skills and knowledge.

Quality Control and Compliance:
  • Implement quality control procedures to ensure products meet company standards before shipment.
  • Ensure compliance with health, safety, and environmental regulations in warehouse operations.
  • Address any issues or discrepancies related to inventory or shipments promptly and effectively.

Process Improvement and Efficiency:
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements and cost savings within warehouse and logistics operations.
  • Implement best practices and innovative solutions to enhance operational efficiency and customer satisfaction.

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Business Administration, or a related field (or equivalent experience).
  • Proven experience in warehouse management and logistics operations, preferably in the retail, fashion, or luxury goods industry.
  • Strong knowledge of warehouse and inventory management systems (WMS), ERP systems, and logistics software.
  • Excellent leadership and organizational skills, with the ability to effectively manage a diverse team.
  • Solid understanding of shipping and customs regulations, international trade, and supply chain logistics.
  • Analytical mindset with the ability to analyze data, identify trends, and make data-driven decisions.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to collaborate effectively across departments and with external partners.

Preferred Skills:
  • Certification in Supply Chain Management (e.g., APICS, CSCMP) is a plus.
  • Experience with lean manufacturing principles or Six Sigma methodologies.
  • Familiarity with sustainability practices and initiatives in logistics and warehouse operations.
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