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Director of Logistics & Warehousing

Los Angeles, CA · Transportation/Logistics


Global manufacturer in the food industry seeks a Director of Logistics & Warehousing to join their expanding team! The is an integral part of the executive team and will help lead the organization’s growth strategy and oversee all day-to-day operations. Responsible for all aspects of transportation, including the efficient movement of finished goods from distribution network to customers, and the transportation of raw materials and packaging between our vendors and production facilities. This role you will touch all employees and will be responsible for driving substantial and continuous improvement.


  • Responsible for managing all warehousing activities, personnel, and equipment.
  • Implement KPIs within the warehouses (Labor hour per pallet, Indirect labor hours, Equipment utilization, OT hours and other Safety KPI’s)
  • Establish departmental policies and procedures that guarantee the effective and efficient flow of inventory and information to exceed customers’ requirements, both internal and external
  • Manage Transportation Management System and performance outcomes
  • Develop and operate within monthly and annual transportation budgets
  • Identify and secure transportation partners, leading RFPs, vendor selection and negotiation - ensuring transportation capacity
  • Make recommendations for equipment purchases and capital improvements.
  • Effective management of warehouse operations, including third party warehouses
  • Develop and maintain effective slotting process.
  • Ensure first Expiration first out (FEFO) rotation procedures are in effect for shipping and storage.
  • Manage 3 PL warehouse relationships (Shipping receiving, cycle counts)
  • Ensure OSHA and SQF requirements are effectively implemented.
  • Ensure warehouse security.
  • Maintain professional business relations with vendors, suppliers, carriers, and external contacts.
  • Manage and develop DC operations teams
  • Provide leadership to assigned personnel by setting effective objectives, delegation of duties, and establishing open communication.
  • Identify, develop, and implement training programs as appropriate.


  • Bachelor’s Degree (B.A.)
  • 7+ years relevant experience in the manufacturing industry.
  • 5 years in leadership role , managing and coaching teams.
  • Warehouse, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), inventory control, order management and MRP systems, cost accounting experience.
  • Travel 10% domestically.


  • Base Salary: 165k-180k
  • Annual Bonus : Up to 50% of base salary
  • Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life
  • 401k 6% Match
  • Holiday Pay
  • Paid Time Off
  • Sick Time
  • Pet Insurance
  • Tuition Assistance



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