Position Title: Logistics and Procurement Manager
Reports to: Director of Operations
This isn’t your standard logistics job. Our small team ships and receives thousands of boxes, and pallets, throughout the year. You’ll be part of a team dedicated to helping others Get Back to Work.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Understand inventory management at an advanced level.
- Organizational skills that rival the best.
- An understanding of cost, and how to be wholly efficient.
- Vendor management and procurement that creates real relationships with our channels.
- When called, you answer. Politely and with a soothing tone.
- Expert at creating and destroying boxes. No joke, we deal with lots of cardboard.
- Clear, concise, and precise communication is an absolute must.
- Help folks Get Back to Work.
- 2-4 years of experience in a logistics role as an individual contributor to a larger team.
- Basic understanding of computers and peripherals; it’s what we do.
- Ability to maneuver the vendor and partner relationships of the IT ecosystem.
- Deep love of cardboard and box knifes.
- Managed an entire warehouse from an organization standpoint.
- Extreme comfort with UPS and FedEx at every level.
- Lift with your knees, not your back, frequently.
- Understanding and usability of a pallet jack and how freight elevators operate.
- Ability to understand and operate a phone successfully. Yep, we’re serious.
- A love for pure chaos.
- Type A personality, but not necessarily blood type.
While performing the responsibilities of the Logistics and Procurement Manager’s job, these work environment characteristics are representative of the environment the Logistics and Procurement Manager will encounter. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the Logistics and Procurement Manager’s job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and vehicles. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate, with occasional 80’s music. And boxes. Lots of cardboard boxes.
These physical demands are representative of the physical requirements necessary for an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the Logistics and Procurement Manager. Reasonable accommodation can be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the described essential functions of the Logistics and Procurement Manager’s job.
While performing the responsibilities of the Logistics and Procurement Manager’s job, the employee is required to talk and hear. The employee is often required to sit and use their hands and fingers, to handle or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. This role also requires the ability to lift 50lbs several times a day, as well as utilize a freight elevator and on occasion a pallet jack. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision. Understanding Pantone is one thing, but seeing color is not a necessity.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.