Logistics Manager - Akron, USA

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  • Manage distribution order process for all warehouses in US, Canada and Mexico.
  • Manage creation and maintenance of product structures and bills of material in ERP system for all facilities.
  • Oversee creation and maintenance of item set up in ERP system for all locations.
  • Provide tactical and strategic support for cycle counts, annual physical inventory for all locations.
  • Support scheduling and reporting of assembly operations.  Back up for scheduler.
  • Coordinate planning of domestic sub assembly semi-finished components.
  • Lead indirect purchasing, including supplier setup, purchase agreement maintenance and buying activities.
  • Oversee mobile phone program and purchases of computers, printers and ancillary IT items.
  • Function as DBA for WMS.
  • Supply chain. transportation or logistics projects as assigned.
  • Manage intercompany order process.
  • Serve as backup resource for transportation manager, operations manager(s), warehouse manager(s) and service manager(s) for PTO, travel or training.



  • Co-manage shipping office team in Akron.  Substitute manager for other locations when covering those sites.



  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



  • Possess a bachelor’s degree or the equivalent from a college or technical school.  Alternately, having 5 to 7 years of experience and or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience in manufacturing or distribution environment.



  • Proficient in Microsoft applications. 
  • Strong analytical skills. 
  • Experience with creating queries in an AS 400 database
  • Excellent verbal and written communicator
  • Familiar with WMS, MRP or DRP.
  • Shipping and receiving experience
  • Transportation experience including negotiation of rates of multiple modes, freight payment, customs clearance and service monitoring.
  • Inventory Management experience including cycle counts, physical inventories and reconciliation.
  • Manufacturing experience desirealbe.



  • Up to 20% domestically and internationally.

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