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Logistics Manager in Ave Maria, FL ,  at Arthrex

Date Posted: 4/17/2019

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    Ave Maria, FL
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Job Description

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Logistics Manager
Arthrex Manufacturing Inc  
Ave Maria, FL

Arthrex is a global medical device company and a leader in new product development and medical education in orthopedics. The Logistics Manager will oversee the daily Shipping/Receiving operations and work closely with Planning, Purchasing and Packaging to meet daily schedule requirements. Through coordination with department supervisors, implement effective processes throughout the operations, maintain inventory accuracy, maximize customer service and minimize costs. Excellent analytical and communication skills, experience in warehouse management, manufacturing/packaging and inventory control and a Bachelors’ degree preferably in Logistics or Business Management will be essential for this position. This position will be located in our manufacturing facility in Southwest Florida. Join our talented team at a global medical device company focused on Helping Surgeons Treat Their Patients Better™.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Continuously improve relevant inventory management, shipping schedules, work order accuracy and supply performance measurement reports that indicate actual performance levels with respect to goals.
  • Evaluate and select freight carriers, methods of transport based on cost, service and timely delivery objectives.  Conduct on-going freight analysis for transportation improvements and better efficiencies.
  • Maintain and communicate knowledge of all rules and regulations governing the movement of freight and industry trends and practices.
  • Identifies and implements projects and programs that result in continuous process improvements in capacity utilization, customer service and productivity.
  • Fosters effective communication with other operations through a team approach regarding common processes and goals.
  • Manages both 1st and 2nd shift Supervisors involved in planning/scheduling workflow.
  • Develop and manage department policies, practices and procedures, including employee programs for growth and development and implements training for team members.
  • Perform supervisor annual performance reviews.
  • Minimize non-value added steps in processes and procedures to maximize daily productivity.
  • Provides a clean, safe and organized working environment.

Incidental Duties:

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed in this job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, and indeed additional responsibilities may be assigned, as required, by management.

Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Logistics or Business Management with a background in the medical device or pharmaceutical manufacturing industry. 

7 + years management experience in a regulated environment.

Well versed in all FDA, ISO and OSHA compliance issues. 

Thorough knowledge of Manufacturing Operations.

Knowledge and Skill Requirements/Specialized Courses and/or Training:

Knowledgeable in warehouse management, manufacturing/packaging and inventory control.

Experienced in SAP or MRP related systems.

Excellent organizational, leadership/decision making and communication skills.

Demonstrates process improvement skills.

Machine, Tools, and/or Equipment Skills:

Demonstrates strong computer skills.

Licensed in forklift operation.

Knowledgeable in the use of stretch-wrap and temperature controlled equipment. 

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. 

Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to comprehend and apply mathematical principles to the degree required to perform the job based upon job requirements. 

Language and Communication Skills:

Ability to comprehend and apply language skills to the degree required to perform the job based upon the job requirements listed above.  Ability to verbally communicate ideas and issues effectively to other team members and management.  Ability to write and record data and information as required by procedures.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required sit; use hands and fingers, to handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  To bend frequently and lift 50-70 lbs on a regular basis.

Vision Requirements:

Visual acuity necessary to do the job safely and effectively. 

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.