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Logistics Specialist

Company: Peet's Coffee & Tea
Location: Alameda
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Who We Are

OVERVIEW:

Reporting to the Director of Logistics, the Logistics Specialist is responsible for continuous improvement, transportation logistics operations and customer service functions.

What You Will Do

RESPONISIBILITIES:

  • Collaborate with cross-functional stakeholders to understand business processes and practices (Sales channels, Procurement, Retail)
  • Drive a corporate cross-functional consensus behind a shared vision of transportation logistics and distribution
  • Develop business cases, build cross functional consensus and present to leadership proposals for projects with recommended implementation plans
  • Develop hypotheses for improvement projects based on observed practices and gathered empirical data, examples including optimization of logistics routes (Sales Channels)
  • Design of key reports used for daily / weekly / monthly KPIs tracking (data extract / cleanup and final report publishing with relevant value add insights)
  • Manages and assess carrier's performance and reports operational metrics (KPIs) to senior management, as well as any regulatory reporting requirements related to transportation and logistics activities.
  • Define and drive development and implementation of needed transportation processes and systems
  • Drive site specific requirements at cross docks, warehouses, and ports to support the most efficient transportation operations possible
  • Analyze the financial impact of proposed transportation changes, such as routing, shipping modes, product volumes or mixes, or carriers.
  • Issue statistical or detailed reporting for stakeholders as requested including operation efficiency improvement and cost reduction.
  • Participate in carrier management processes, such as selection, qualification, and performance evaluation.
  • Manage project logistics as directed (ad hoc, specialty, etc)
  • Collaborate with other departments to integrate transportation logistics with business systems or processes.
  • Work with other departments to optimize and meet transportation requirements.
  • Design models for use in evaluating transportation programs or services.
  • Implement specific customer requirements, such as internal reporting or customized transportation metrics. (Walmart, Sam's Club)
  • Define scope and priorities of analytics team to measure all relevant aspects of inbound and outbound transportation logistics.
  • Anticipate challenges and disruptions to transportation flow and design mitigation strategies
  • Drive planning for adequate carrier capacity and storage space to keep pace with volume growth
  • Prepare and Manage the department budget acting as a liaison to finance
  • Work with IT business intelligence partners to highlight and resolve system issues and/or data inconsistencies
  • Help in troubleshooting and resolving complex business systems issues.
  • Other Ad Hoc assignments and responsibilities as assigned

Who You Are

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Self-starter who embraces customer service excellence and continuous improvement
  • Collaborative team player who can partner cross functionally to achieve desired results
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills with a proven ability to research, reconcile, business data to extract and communicate insights from data
  • Solid interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience working with Walmart, Sam's Club, Costco & Amazon a plus
  • CPG products experience required with food and beverage background preferred
  • Bachelor's Degree Preferred

Keywords: Peet's Coffee & Tea, Alameda , Logistics Specialist, Other , Alameda, California

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