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Logistics & Purchasing Specialist

Sharonville, OH 45241

Employment Type: Permanent Hire Industry: Industrial & Manufacturing Job Number: 8474 Pay Rate: 55,000 Years of Experience Required: 3

Logistics & Purchasing Specialist

Do you have a Logistics/ Purchasing background and are looking to step up into a position with tremendous growth opportunity? If so, my client located in a Northwest suburb of Cincinnati is looking to add a dynamic Logistics & Purchasing Specialist to their team!

            What you will be doing as a Logistics & Purchasing Specialist:

  • Manage activities related to strategic or tactical purchasing, material requirements planning, inventory control, warehousing, or receiving. Responsible for the procurement of all materials and supplies related to manufacturing, production, and fulfillment.
  • Manage shipping vendors and logistics activities. Responsible for coordinating, reconciling, and approving all expenses and costs related to production and shipping.
  • Participate with Technology Dept. on technology solutions to improve tracking and

reporting of materials or products distribution, storage, or inventory.

  • Ensure vendor practices and manufacturing capabilities meet product quality standards. Provide reports and recommendations for review. Develop/monitor procedure successes.
  • Establish, measure, report, and enforce quality control standards and inventory control.
  • Participate in analysis of consumer and market insights, and build learnings into current and future products.
  • Manage warehouse and shipping team (and/or fulfillment services) to ensure smooth operation, inventory control and consistent quality in retail and wholesale product distribution.
  • Track and report inventory levels on daily basis to appropriate parties.

 

 

What you will need in your background as a Logistics & Purchasing Specialist:

 

  • 2+ years of production operations, ideally in a contract manufacturing and fulfillment space. Production control/supply chain and logistics planning, coordination experience and international shipping.
  • 2+ years of direct purchasing, negotiation and vendor contract management. 
  • Experience with expediting, improvement initiatives, and relevant software applications.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills necessary to communicate with various audiences and ability to effectively provide instruction on process and practice. Critical thinker able to understand and clearly communicate technical data to technical and nontechnical staff.

*Send resume to Desmond Nugent at dnugent@careertransllc.com

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