Director of Logistics, Chicago, IL (TG3319)

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Company Information

A Chicago area based manufacturer of bulk and packaged food and ingredients.  They have been in business for over 30 years and continue to see record growth over the last 5 years.  They are in the process of expanding their logistics department and looking for a leader to develop/build this group.

Job Location

Chicago, IL


1. Responsible for all logistics operations and support across all distribution channels.

2. Serve as liaison to Customer teams to develop systems solutions (requirements, user testing, etc.) to support logistics programs, including Direct Fulfillment. Partners with key cross-functional partners to solicit customer and associate feedback to identify program improvement opportunities for implementation.

3. Ascertain industry/logistics best practices to identify new and/or unique programs to differentiate Customer from the marketplace and drive customer satisfaction.

4. Selects and hires employees. Trains and evaluates employees to enhance their performance, development, and work product. Addresses performance issues and makes recommendations for personnel actions. Motivates and rewards employees including providing salary increases, bonuses and promotions within allocated budgets and company guidelines.

5. Responsible for the strategic and operational planning of Customer logistics operations.

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Jeff Flannery
About the Author:

Mr. Flannery has many years of executive search, supply chain consulting experience, supply chain strategy, and process improvement. He has managed consulting projects for several Fortune 500 clients on three continents, including: Raytheon, IBM, Union Bank of California, H.J. Heinz, ConAgra, Eaton, Nestle, and Lucent Technologies. Mr. Flannery holds a Bachelor of Arts in Finance from the University of Northern Iowa and a Masters of Business Administration in Strategy from Indiana University.

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