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Logistics Manager

Company: Charlie's Produce
Location: Anchorage
Posted on: November 27, 2022

Job Description:


Charlie's Produce - Who We Are

Charlie's Produce is a privately owned wholesale produce company. We are the largest privately owned produce wholesaler on the West Coast, and we are growing. The secret to our success in this industry is PEOPLE! We strive to hire the best and we reward them with a working environment that fosters loyalty, stability, innovation, and growth. Charlie's was founded in quality, and we are proud that it is still our focus.

With a team of dedicated people who are passionate about food, supply chain, and their community we are looking for like minded individuals to help further our goal to enhance our communities through quality produce.

In 2017 we acquired an Alaska based logistics company to serve our customers with perishable and customer focused 3rd party logistics. CP Logistics now offers Alaskans a full-service commercial supply chain solution. We are an employee-owned organization that is fast becoming a household name. If you are a motivated and ambitious individual with management experience, this position might be the perfect one for you! Experience in the logistics industry is preferred. The Logistics Manager is responsible for overseeing the logistics processes through coordination with the front-line team supervisors. This position will ensure that customer and employee satisfaction is exceeded while seeking to maximize efficiency of processes and procedures. The logistics manager will also regularly review operational health, policy deployment, employee relations and community and customer interactions. This is a position for a dynamic individual looking to join a fast-paced, dynamic company.

What we offer:

An amazing company culture!
Medical/Dental/Vision on the first of the month following hire.
ESOP (Profit Sharing) and 401(k).
Paid vacations, paid holidays.
Pre-tax commuter benefits, and onsite parking.
Coverage under State Sick Leave.
100% Prepaid College Tuition for employees and their dependents.
Employee assistance program (EAP).

Additional Compensation Details:

Salary Dependent on Experience and Location of Role
Potential 90-day performance-based raise
Yearly review with possibility of increase based on performance and tenure

The Role

Our Logistics Manager directs logistics processes through front line team supervisors. Ensures increasing levels of customer and employee satisfaction while improving the efficiency of manpower and methods. Meets or exceeds department plan/budget. The role/priorities of the CPL Logistics Manager include regularly reviewing the operational health and efficiencies of CPL, policy deployment, employee relations, process improvement and problem resolution.

Essential Responsibilities Include, but Not Limited To:

Manages & creates policy deployment in the areas of budgeting, cost reduction, complete and on-time delivery, product & employee safety, customer satisfaction, employee relations, and process performance measures.
Works with the Operations Manager for best product scheduling to increase efficiencies and reduce inefficient labor practices while maximizing quality.
Provides leadership and direction to floor managers, freight sales and logistics coordinators.
Provides leadership for employee relations
This position shares responsibility for ensuring the overall product safety at Charlie's Produce.
Active & participating member of Food Safety and HACCP Teams.
Works with the CPL General Manager to build annual facility budgets to facilitate and lead to continued growth of the business.
Manages compliance with state and federal regulations.
Performs other related duties as assigned.

Peripheral Duties:

Special projects as assigned by the CPL General Manager.
Maintain good relations with colleagues, vendors, customers both internal and external.


Required Skills and Experience

5+ years managing experience, any of that time spent in management within the logistics industry being a plus
Leadership: a demonstrated ability to lead people and get results through others.
Understanding of logistics and shipping methods to and around Alaska.
Quality-minded orientation and attention to detail & process flow.
Problem analysis and problem resolution.
Building High performance leaders and strong teams.
Intermediate MS Office and computer proficiency
Management: the ability to organize and manage multiple priorities.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
High degree of emotional intelligence.

Hear from Charlie's employees

Supplemental Information

This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration and if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

As an essential employer and key contributor to our community's food distribution chain, we will follow all state and federal guidelines on vaccination mandates, allowing for an accommodation for those that qualify.%65559%

Keywords: Charlie's Produce, Anchorage , Logistics Manager, Executive , Anchorage, Alaska

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