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					                                                 Recruitment Announcement
                                               Warehouse and Logistics Manager

For more than 70 years, Swiss-American, Inc. and our dedicated team of cheese experts has provided the finest imported and
domestic cheeses and specialty foods and renowned customer service nationwide. We are a partner in building the success
stories of our customers and we are looking for a talented individual to enhance our Operations department.

Position Overview

The Warehouse and Logistics Manager is responsible for the management and oversight of strategic business plan execution
and growth as it relates to the operation of the warehouse and logistics functions. Additionally, this position is responsible for
overseeing and directing the efforts of a warehouse team, freight coordinator, and inventory team and for fostering the growth
and development of this staff in support of department and company objectives. As a key member in the chain of food safety
this position is responsible for upholding, enforcing and continuously improving procedures put in place towards increased
traceability, recall, lot control, dating and other time and quality sensitive measures. This position leads the management of
inventory control including the receipt, storage, retrieval and timely delivery of goods; shipment loading & transferring;
document recording and data entry into the ERP system. Building maintenance, loss prevention and waste management are
key areas of additional responsibility.

Desired Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in business, logistics or related field preferred. Five plus years of warehousing management experience
preferably in a cold environment. Food experience is preferred but not required.
Preferred Skills
       Warehousing, Supply Chain or Logistics Expertise
       Shows a strong interest in learning new things and developing to take on more responsibilities in a fast growing and
        changing company
       Strong understanding of product movement and storage as it relates to warehousing and transportation
       Demonstrated ability to manage staff and promote personal and professional development through coaching, training
        and goal setting
       Ability to analyze and propose capital expenditures to deliver better efficiency and manage implementation to ensure
        adequate ROI is realized
       Self-starter with a demonstrated ability to get consistent results
       Demonstrated ability to be a product innovator
       Strong multi-tasking and time management skills
       Strong understanding of the roles and importance of vendor relationships and ability to manage vendors to provide
        business solutions that address key business needs
       Strong strategic thinking and planning skills
       Demonstrated ability to understand and implement financial concepts and measurements both internally and
        externally and experience managing budgets and financial forecasts
       Demonstrated ability to select, analyze and integrate logistics information to deliver business solutions in alignment
        with Company and customer strategies
       Demonstrated knowledge and application of logistics, supply chain and warehousing theories of delivering value-
        added service and consumer solutions
       Strong understanding of product metrics such as packaging, shelf life, and inventory rotation
       Extremely organized and highly motivated
       Excellent verbal/written communication skills
       Proficient at using PC application; including Microsoft Office and ERP/MRP systems or databases
       Ability to work with executive level customers
       Ability to work nights, weekends, and/or holidays as necessary.

Application Process

Those interested in this position may apply by submitting a letter of interest specifically addressing the qualifications listed in
this announcement, and a current resume in Word format. Please list Warehouse Manager in the subject of your email. All
application materials can be submitted to:

                                                  Swiss-American Employment


                    Swiss-American is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in its workforce.

				
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