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Warehousing and Transload Logistics Manager

Job location : Roswell, Georgia, USA
Created moment : 06/09/2021 - 02:00
Job reference : REQ - 04420

The Company

The world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, with over 16,000 employees and over 200 sites worldwide, Imerys delivers high value-added, functional solutions to diversified set of industrial sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its knowledge of applications, technological expertise and its material science know-how to deliver solutions based on beneficiation of its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. These contribute essential properties to customers’ products and performance, including refractoriness, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.

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The Position

Warehousing and Transload Logistics Manager

Job Summary

Based at our headquarters in Roswell, GA, we are hiring a Warehousing and Transload Logistics Manager responsible for the management of warehouses and transload logistics.

Job Summary:

  • Warehouse network design - analyze current state baseline, review alternative solutions, recommend optimizations, and implementation accordingly. 

  • Transload - manage 7 to 10 sites. Set inventory targets, replenishment points, schedule replenishment shipments, and shipments to customers. Track factory performance for on-time replenishment railcar shipping, as well as last mile delivery performance from transload sites. 

  • NA Warehouses - management of 7 to 10 sites.
    Scope new transload and warehousing capabilities in support of the sales team for new customer opportunities to further organic growth. 

  • Track, manage, and optimize service cost components

  • Champion continuous improvement opportunities for current processes within the role in order to foster further simplification, visibility, and efficiency. 

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Network Design development of  warehousing and transload baseline, then define service and cost opportunities for implementation. 

  • Collaborate with commercial teams on go-to-market strategies for potentially leveraging warehouses and transload sites as competitive advantage. 

  • Manage transload inventory and railcar cycles times per established inventory and service plans. 

  • Create truck delivery sales orders against forecasted customer demand in AX for shipping products.

  • Hold accountability for transload site demurrage along with identifying and resolving root causes.

  • Interpret sales forecast from commercial into demand along with maintaining appropriate safety-stocks levels for variability in demand. 

  • Root cause resolutions - identify constraints, root causes, developing solutions, implementation, and tracking.

  • Audit  and approve invoices for warehouse and transload services.

  • Hold internal/external parties accountable for any delayed shipments or challenges to be resolved.

  • Identify potential inventory challenges as leading indicators in order to prevent impacting service to the customers, working closely with demand S&OP planners.

  • Capture ad-hoc cost and escalate to appropriate party and/or rebill when appropriate.

Key Skills and Attributes:

  • Problem solving, complex, and decentralized inventory planning
    Oral and written communication with internal and external contacts.

  • Project Control and reporting. 

  • Capacity to develop recommendations based on robust and quantitative cost & service driven evaluation of alternates

  • Execution strategy definition and risk analysis.

  • KPI and corrective action plan development.

Education / Experience Requirements:

  • Supply Chain, Logistics or Warehouse management experience.
    Excel proficiency.

  • ERP experience preferred.

  • Working knowledge of truck, rail, and warehousing.

  • BA- Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain Management, or Logistics & Transportation

  • Analytical process driven mentality, with affinity for resourcefulness and self driven entrepreneurial style. 

  • Travel up to 15%- 25% depending on project requirements

Position Type

Full time



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To ensure fairness and legal compliance in our recruitment processes, only applications received through the online application process will be considered. 

IMERYS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.

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