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Transportation/ Inventory Manager

Lawleys Inc. Stockton, CA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $65,000 to $70,000 Annually
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, 401k

Transportation Manager responsibilities include:

· Planning and supervising the shipments from production to the end-user

· Scheduling daily and weekly routes

· Tracking orders using functional systems (e.g. bar-codes and tracking software)

Job brief

We are looking for a Transportation Manager to plan and coordinate our daily product shipments.

To succeed in this role, you should have thorough knowledge of supply chain management and an understanding of warehouse procedures, including storing goods, dispatching orders and tracking transportation vehicles. You should also be familiar with safety processes and legal regulations.

Ultimately, you will ensure that all shipments are handled quickly, safely and within budget.

Responsibilities

· Plan and supervise the shipments from production to the end-user

· Schedule daily and weekly routes

· Track orders using functional systems (e.g. bar-codes and tracking software)

· Coordinate with Warehouse Workers to ensure proper storage and distribution of products

· Monitor and report on transportation costs

· Ensure shipping documents are properly filed

· Report maintenance and repair needs for transportation vehicles and equipment

· Research and suggest cost-effective shipping methods

· Conduct regular safety audits on equipment

· Organize training sessions for employees (e.g. proper use of machines and handling of hazardous material)

· Keep organized records of vehicles, schedules and completed orders

· Ensure compliance with company policies and shipping legislation

· Stay up-to-date with safety regulations

Inventory Manager Responsibilities:

  • Devising ways to optimize inventory control procedures
  • Inspecting the levels of business supplies and raw material to identify shortages
  • Ensuring product stock is adequate for all distribution channels and can cover direct demand from customers
  • Devise ways to optimize inventory control procedures
  • Inspect the levels of business supplies and raw material to identify shortages
  • Ensure product stock is adequate for all distribution channels and can cover direct demand from customers
  • Record daily deliveries and shipments to reconcile inventory
  • Use software to monitor demand and document characteristics of inventory
  • Place orders to replenish stock avoiding inefficiencies or excessive surplus
  • Analyze data to anticipate future needs
  • Evaluate suppliers to achieve cost-effective deals and maintain trust relationships
  • Collaborate with warehouse employees and other staff to ensure business goals are met
  • Report to upper management on stock levels, issues etc.

Requirements

· Proven experience as inventory manager or similar position

· Excellent knowledge of data analysis and forecasting methods

· Working knowledge of inventory management software (e.g. ERP)

· Ability to accurately track inventory and create reports

· An analytical mind with strong math skills

· Excellent organizational and planning skills

· Outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities

· Reliable and trustworthy

· BSc/BA in business administration. logistics or relevant field;

· Relevant qualifications (e.g. CPIM) will be a plus

Lawleys Inc.

Animal feed and supplement manufacturer.

Address

Stockton, CA
USA

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