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Logistics Coordinator

Category: Entry Level Professionals

Wage Rate: $35,000-$45,000

Is Full Time: Yes


 

 

OVERVIEW

Based in Wheeling, WV, the Ziegenfelder Company is a private, family-owned frozen novelty manufacturer that focuses solely on producing the highest quality frozen ice novelties, commonly referred to as twin pops. We are the largest manufacturer of twin pops in the country with production facilities in Wheeling, WV; Chino, CA; and Denver, CO.

The Ziegenfelder Company has averaged solid double-digit growth for the past 15 years while growing our tribe from 60 employees in one facility with three production lines to over 300 employees across three facilities and 10 production lines. Core to our success has always been making the highest quality, best tasting products in the market and selling them to valued customers at the best possible price. The Ziegenfelder Company owns and produces the brand Budget Saver, as well as licensed and private labeled products for premiere retailers, such as Albertsons, Dollar General, Kroger, and Walmart. 24/7 operations in our three facilities, generates over 2.2 million pops per day.

Ziegenfelder’s growth and success is clearly due to our dedicated tribe. We value integrity, creativity, and innovation, and are committed to positively impacting our workforce and the communities in which we live and work.

OUR VISION

Growing together, revolutionizing our company, and bringing smiles to every home in America.

OUR MISSION

Making people smile with really cool treats!

OUR STRATEGY

Growing Better Together

ZIEGGY ESSENTIALS – T.W.I.N.S.

Think Tribe First

Win by Always doing the Right Thing

Inspire Each Other

Nurture our Zieggy Economy

Serve Others

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

A Ziegenfelder Logistics Coordinator is responsible for:

· Establish and monitor specific supply chain-based performance/KPI measurement systems.

· Develop and monitor key performance indicators and financial metrics, indicators, and financial metrics, identify trends and analyze variances.

· Weekly freight related tracking of freight cost, lumper fees.

· Schedule and route inbound outbound freight based off delivery dates/use by dates.

· Build working internal relationships revolving around customer service/purchasing groups.

· Maintain relationships with contract carriers, sales force, and customers

· Communicate at the order entry and sales representative level

· Ensure all sales orders and loads are accounted for and delivered as ordered

· Assist in the coordination of shuttles between company facilities

· Responsible for coordinating OS&D issues at the delivery locations

· Create and distribute weekly shipping reports, customer pick up schedules and daily sales order reports

· Communicate with all departments within the company on any logistic developments and changes.

· Ability to adjust daily work schedule as needed to meet production requirements at all locations.

· Ensures regulatory compliance to federal, state, and local agencies (DOT, OSHA, EPA, etc.) by monitoring operational performance.

LEADERSHIP COMPETENCIES

Leaders at all levels and in all roles at Ziegenfelder strive to demonstrate leadership competencies. As Logistics Coordinator, you will demonstrate:

· Integrity: Is direct and truthful, is ethical in making decisions and speaks candidly about tough issues. Is open-minded and listens to tribe members at all levels. Is widely trusted by others and keeps confidences.

· Self-awareness: Has an accurate picture of strengths and weaknesses and is willing to improve.

· Accountability: Seeks to take responsibility before placing blame. Able to react when unexpected problems arise, and proactive in developing plans to prevent problems from reoccurring. Admits mistakes, owns failures and commits to deliver expectations and responsibilities.

· Credibility: Makes decisions and problem solves based on regulations, facts, data and science. Clearly understands and communicates performance standards and expectations to others and is willing to hold self and others accountable to performance standards.

· Commitment: Contributes maximum effort to support company initiatives and is tenacious when problem solving for the good of the tribe and organization. Willing to go above and beyond to support success for others and the company.

· Teamwork: Focuses others’ energy on common goals, priorities and problems. Seeks common ground in an effort to resolve conflicts. Works harmoniously with colleagues and departments.

· Initiative: Works to identify and seize opportunities when they arise. Demonstrates initiative and is motivated to drive improvement. Skilled at original thought when evaluating problems and developing action plans. Able to consult with peers and third parties when additional expertise may be needed.

· Values and gives feedback: Seeks out, responds to, shares, and uses feedback.

QUALIFICATIONS

· College degree preferred; High School/GED required or equivalent experience.

· 2-3 years of Logistics experience with preferred concentration of Manufacturing industry preferred.

· Experience with a rapidly growing company and facilities across the country.

· Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a high level of intellectual curiosity, and a passion and desire to understand and improve upon business processes.

· Ability to instill a positive team environment. Must be able to communicate comfortably with the production associates as well as members of the executive team.

· Excellent communication skills and ability to concisely summarize monthly operating results and future plans with executive staff and others.

PHYSICAL ABILITIES

· Standing or sitting up to 8 hours per day.

· Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

· Bending, twisting, reaching, and grasping actions

· Good spatial awareness working around manufacturing equipment.