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Logistics Manager in Somerset, NJ at William Demant Group

Date Posted: 9/19/2018

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Job Description

Oticon Inc. is seeking an energetic and creative Logistics Manager to support a multi-site manufacturing organization. This individual would be part of a Logistic Team with their “can do” mentality they will facilitate reducing purchasing cost for the organization as well supervise logistic functions such as; mailroom, receiving, and credit returns.


Includes the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Performs manpower planning and provide for adequate staff, including hiring and discharging staff
  • Monitors and maintains staff attendance records; schedules and completes periodic performance evaluations
  • Coordinates the S&OP process, develops productions forecast and materials buying plans
  • Oversees inventory control activities including management of items stored at offsite facilities
  • Develops, implements and maintains standard operating procedures for area of responsibility
  • Identify ways to improve the effectiveness and efficiency as well as cost savings in all areas of responsibility.
  • Places orders for parts and materials for DGS operations and tracks orders from order initiation to receipt
  • Prepares purchase orders or bid requests
  • Coordinates the supplier selection and evaluation process
  • Approves invoices for payment
  • Manages 3PL contracts

  • Bachelor Degree (i.e. Business or Supply Chain preferred); or 5 years + of experience in a manufacturing and/or international logistics experience.
  • Experience supporting the medical device industry and exposure to US Customs (import/export), FDA, MDSAP, ISO and C-TPAT regulations and requirements.
  • Must have 3+ years of direct supervising experience.
  • Additional requirements are good analytical thinking, excellent communication and organizational skills. Must also possess a high level of initiative and drive towards results.
  • This position also requires strong working knowledge of Excel and Microsoft Office. Exposure to Microsoft Dynamic NAV is preferred.

Oticon is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.