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Logistics Supervisor

Posting Start Date: Jun 14, 2022

Location: Ashland, VA, US

Company: Cascades

Your challenge!

Reporting to the Plant Manager, with a functional link to the Director Logistics Operations – Group, the Logistics Supervisor’s mission is to participate in the implementation of Cascades' operational strategy by directing his or her unit's shipping activities and ensuring rigorous monitoring of the logistics plan and delivery times. You prioritize customer satisfaction and do not hesitate to escalate issues, when necessary, in order to limit the possibility of delays or delivery errors. You thus coordinate warehouse supervisors or logistics technicians’ work to optimize the unit's storage capacity by efficiently planning finished products’ movement and developing a cyclical counting process. Finally, through the application of standard operating procedures, you contribute to the operational excellence of your plant's logistics process and maximize its ability to effectively respond to customer demand within the required timeframe.

This position is joining the Bear Island Project team in Ashland, VA , which is currently in construction phases. The Logistics Supervisor will work with other leaders to achieve targets and assist with the start up of the new mill.

Individual responsibilities

Accountable

Ensure the accuracy of inventory data in the system in real time and in the right place.

Carry out the logistics plan for the plant you are responsible for.

Ensure the accuracy and rigour of the dates recorded on delivery.

Responsible

Coordinate and plan shipping activities to ensure timely delivery.

Effectively manage raw material shipping and receiving operations.

Ensure cooperation among production and logistics partners.

Ensure optimized warehousing.

Post goods issue to produce invoices based on business rules.

Apply the external warehouse management strategy, as required.

Implement a cyclical count process based on business rules.

Plan the daily movements of finished products in the satellite warehouses.

Communicate with Customer Service in the event of production delays.

Monitor the alignment between production and your inventory to report any delivery delays to Customer Service and COE Logistics.

Optimize trailer⁄transport loading, in collaboration with customers.

Ensure SOP (standard operating procedures) are understood and applied

Validate the creation of transportation costs and the transfer of costs to Accounting for accounts payable in the system (if outside 4 PL).

Ensure daily monitoring (checklist: SOP_WM) and act accordingly.

Experiences and strengths

Professional degree in logistics or a relevant discipline.

2 to 5 years of experience in a similar role.

Warehouse supervision experience.

amiliarity with various logistics issues.

Leadership and expertise in promoting buy-in to proposed solutions and rallying their team around objectives.

Ability to communicate effectively

Autonomy, strong sense of responsibility, and strong personal and professional ethics.

Rigour and agility to handle projects based on their scope, budget and timelines.

Collaborative spirit needed to work closely with all team members.

Ability to proactively address issues and problems by proposing solutions.

Core competencies defined for this job

Planning and organizing
Initiative
Teamwork
Rigour
Team leadership
Action-based focus


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