Director Of Logistics and Warehouse Operations (Hammond)

AmeriQual Group, LLC in Hammond, IN

  • Industry: Warehousing/Logistics - Warehouse/Logistics Management
  • Type: Full Time
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Director of Logistics and Warehouse Operations


Now is your chance to join an organization where WHAT YOU DO MATTERS! AmeriQual Foods, an Evansville, IN based food manufacturing facility, is seeking a strong leader to assume responsibilities as Director of Logistics and Warehouse Operations. This position provides leadership, strategies, decision technologies and policy deployment that drive least total costs, high quality product and customer service excellence through AmeriQual's transportation network, supply chains, warehousing and production operations.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Plan, organize, and guide material supply chain flows, inventory level control and transportation network optimization. Develop and deploy processes, decision systems, and procedures to sustain customer excellence, production flow and optimal lean inventory flows and working capital.
  • Oversee and direct AQ Group transportation network evaluation for lowest total costs/ maximum service arrangement.
  • Initiate continuous improvement actions to support inventory accuracies, safety, and sustained quality of storage and handling.
  • Monitor customer demand, forecast trends, production schedules and guide optimal transportation inventory flows, warehouse storage capacities and resource capacity plans. Develop and deploy optimal safety stocks to insure customer on-time deliveries and inventory levels are achieved.
  • Work closely with Procurement Leadership and assist with the procurement, prioritization, sourcing price evaluation of raw materials, supplier development programs, supplier packaging standardization.
  • Work closely with cross functional teams to plan and prioritize contract inventories moving through Q-hold status through Available status. Prioritize resources to ship Available Contract goods expediently.
  • Collaborate with DOD Contract Leadership and Sr. Procurement to insure supply chain, transportation, and daily production and shipment schedules are achieved with 100% on-time delivery to RDD.
  • Act as strong leader to logistics and warehousing team, offering support and resources to ensure continued growth within the department


Qualifications/Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in operations, supply chain or related discipline
  • 7+ years managing or directing large-scale materials & production control, supply chain and logistics operations in multi-site manufacturing and distribution.
  • 7+ years advanced ERP systems management - demand management, master scheduling, materials and capacity planning.
  • APICS certification - CPIM, CSCM.
  • Excellent customer service and negotiation skills
  • Excellent computer and software skills (ERP systems, Microsoft Windows, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with the ability to interact professionally with team members and customers
  • Ability to work cross-functionally and manage various projects simultaneously
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to effectively solve problems and lead problem-solving activities of a team

Competitive salary and excellent benefit package available including medical, free associate health clinic, dental, vision, disability, 401(k) and more. See for more information and to apply today! EO/AAE


Associated topics: analyst, generalist, lead, leader, logistics management, logistics specialist, representative, warehouse analyst, warehouse management, warehouse manager

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