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Regional Director, Logistics - SoCal

Date: Sep 22, 2022

Location: Rancho Cucamonga, CA, US, 91730

Company: GRUMA

Effectively manages and controls multiple Logistics Distribution Centers by running a well maintained, clean, safe and cost-effective warehouse operation. “Owns” all logistics costs within their defined region. Guarantees that Key Performance Indicators target goals are being met. Monitors and guarantees that the operation is running within budget. Identify and Implement cost-saving/performance improvement opportunities. Actively participate with the Transportation and Sales Areas to recommend/implement changes to reduce our Supply Chain least landed cost. Supports / Recommends the development of Logistics Policies and Procedures and guarantees that they are being communicated to all personnel to the regions under his/her responsibility and that they are being followed as indicated.

 

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  1. Ensures a safe and sanitary working environment for all employees within the Logistics Distribution Centers.
  2. Assists in the sizing and proper utilization/maintenance of the warehouse Material Handling Equipment (MHE) as well as the Transportation Equipment.
  3. Annually develops operation budgets and ensures budgets are met providing management with weekly budget expense tracking.
  4. Controls inventories levels, safety and proper rotation thru the assistance of the Manager, supervisors and inventory control clerks.
  5. Guarantees that all daily shipping and receiving activities are carried out as expected to maintain a high level of service.
  6. Ensures that all Company Policies and Procedures are known by the personnel under his/her responsibility and that
  7. Guarantees that all related operation records are properly maintained (Manual or in System) to ensure compliance to the different outside government entities.
  8. Guarantees that all inventory receiving and shipping records are maintained to be able to conduct full products traceability (i.e. Product Recalls, etc.).
  9. Guarantees that all Key Performance Indicators (KPI) for the operation are being generated and analyzed to make sure they are meeting the expected goals; Recommends changes to meet or better the KPI Goals.
  10. Manages and Controls thru the help of Managers, Supervisors and Inventory Clerks the reduction/elimination of our inventory shrinkage and spoils.
  11. Guarantees that Physical Inventories are conducted accurately and periodically at each Distribution center to comply with company policies.
  12. Participate with our transportation provider and Sales Areas to continually reduce our Total Supply Chain Cost or to improve our Distribution Operation.
  13. Prepare, review and present the weekly, monthly and quarterly reports of the Areas under his/her responsibility. (i.e. Cost by Area, Inventory Shrinkage-Spoils, Delivery Service, Man Power, project updates, etc.).
  14. Conducts routine meetings with the supply chain on issues impacting facilities within responsibility.
  15. Performs other duties as assigned by Supervisor.

 

 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

Bachelor’s Degree in Logistics, Transportation or related field required, Master’s Degree preferred. Minimum of 7 years of Logistics experience; food distribution/manufacturing preferred. *Any equivalent combination of related education and/or experience may be considered for the above.

 

  • Must have exposure to the management of multiple Distribution Centers with Shipping, Receiving, Distribution – Warehousing and Transportation.
  • Familiar with Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) and Labor Management System (LMS).
  • Knowledgeable of Quality Systems and programs.
  • Experience with continuous improvement and team-building initiatives.
  • Knowledgeable in budget preparation and monitoring.
  • Extensive experience in operation cost analysis.
  • Very familiar with Project Management tools and applications.
  • Experience in the handling of raw materials and finished goods Inventory systems
  • SAP- supply chain applications.

 

Mission Foods is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunity in all phases of employment in compliance with applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations. We assure you that your opportunity for employment with Mission Foods depends solely on your qualifications.  Mission Foods is an equal employment/affirmative action employer. If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please call 972-232-5000 to let us know the nature of your request.

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