Logistics Specialist

Houston Permanent USD60,000 - USD80,000 per year Hybrid working
  • Play a vital role in managing the import & export for a major manufacturer
  • Role involving cross-functional collaboration with local and international teams

About Our Client

Industrial Manufacturing

Job Description

The Logistics Specialist will:

  • Review all aspects of the logistics operation for supply chain to include inbound and outbound by all modes of transport.
  • Analyzes all cost associated with the logistics operation for supply chain
  • The Logistics Specialist is the primary liaison with the provider for evaluation of rate structures, carrier performance, warehouse requirements, carrier solicitation, transportation management systems, transportation needs and overall cost analysis.
  • Handles consumable material necessary for aspects of logistics and material handling operations
  • Reviews the functions of the Inventory Control Analyst, Logistics Analyst, Traffic Supervisor, and Floor Supervisor.
  • The Logistics Specialist will work with IT in the re-engineering of the logistic cost in SAP.
  • Fulfillment of Standard Operation Practices related to Logistic operations.
  • Handles claims internal or external in regards to material handling or transportation
  • The liaison to external warehouse working with the Inventory Analyst to assure inventory accuracy, inventory turn-over, and external warehouse optimization
  • Reviews the daily activity and monitors internal warehouse capacities and where applicable, develops alternate storage strategies to optimize storage capacity internally
  • The Logistics Specialist works with the Inventory Analyst to ensure inventory accuracy physically and systematically.
  • Supervises the inventory management system and develops and implements continuous improvements to maximize storage capacities.
  • Works with Quality, Industrial, and Supply Chain to ensure inventory availability.

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • College diploma or University degree in related field ( Supply Chain, Transportation, Logistics, etc.) preferred
  • Excellent knowledge of US Domestic carriers' network.
  • Spanish ( preferred)
  • 3+ years of a combination of domestic and international logistics experience
  • Experience with ERP systems - (SAP preferred) and logistics-related applications (e.g., TMS systems, carrier's software, etc.).

What's on Offer

Competitive compensation and benefits package.

Gail Ireland
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Job summary

Procurement & Supply Chain
Sub Sector
Import / Export
Industrial / Manufacturing
Contract Type
Consultant name
Gail Ireland
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Job Nature
Hybrid working