Logistics Manager in West Chester, PA at Altra Industrial Motion Corporate

Date Posted: 9/4/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

A Logistics Manager oversees the shipping and delivery of materials and warehouse employees. The role directly supervises the movement, distribution and storage of supplies and materials at Portescap.  The goal is to manage the entire order cycle, as to enhance business development and ensure sustainability and all stakeholder satisfaction. 


  • Manage the Shipping and Material Handler employees responsible for receiving, shipping, material handling and cycle counting. This is done to ensure maximum daily output and workflow.  In doing so, specifically commit company assets (materials, components, finished goods) for receipt, storage and delivery.
  • Ensure compliance to Portescap’s quality and environmental systems and regulatory requirements associated with the shipping and receiving of materials, components and finished product.
  • Monitor performance and drive continuous improvement in the shipping, receiving, and materials management processes to improve customer service and internal efficiencies.
  • Support, Drive and actively participate in all Logistics employees’ training and development
  • Primary liaison with internal stakeholder, in setting expectations, monitoring conformance to customer shipping requirements and driving corrective/preventive action as necessary.
  • Responsible for following quality system procedures and compliance with ISO certification.
  • Perform benchmarking studies to evaluate and improve the business. Drive “best practices” in all areas of responsibility.
  • Use Altra Business System (ABS) lean tools to drive continuous process improvements in on-time delivery, cost savings, and inventory reduction.


Job Requirements

Qualifications, Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain or Logistics, or equivalent experience
  • Prior experience with utilizing lean methodology and tools to improve operations is preferred.
  • 2 years or more of supervisory experience in Shipping / Receiving, Production Control and Warehouse Management
  • Knowledge of MRP systems and inventory control concepts is required.
  • Knowledge of business system, in regard to shipping and production control, is required.
  • Oracle experience is preferred.
  • Understanding of US Import/Export regulations is preferred
  • Effective planning, organization, and leadership skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong analytical background including experience with tools such as Excel & Access
  • Ability to articulate clear vision and convey a sense of urgency
  • Ability & willingness to lead and work in a matrix organization with direct & indirect reporting relationships
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment.

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