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Director of Logistics

Company: Weitron Refrigerants
Location: Dover
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Weitron is a global leader in providing dedicated and customized cooling solutions across 360 degrees of service. - -Our teams take personal responsibility to deliver results that solve critical food and cooling infrastructure challenges, redefine environmentally sustainable industry practices, and inspire innovation. - -Many of the world's largest grocery providers, the most prominent automotive retail brands, and the market leaders in air conditioning manufacturing partner with Weitron to deliver products and services to solve core business initiatives. We are problem solvers that turn obstacles into opportunities for our partners. - -Our small, responsive, and agile teams thrive in a fast-paced environment and allow us to scale our scope from Fortune 500 companies to retailers in our own local communities.

As the Director of Logistics, you will have four core functional goals. -First, you will plan and implement company strategy that optimizes logistics functionality, taking into account current and/or future locations, supplier capabilities, costs, and lead time to customers. -To accomplish this, your responsibilities will include evaluating metrics and directing supply chain functions in all production and warehouse locations. -Second, you will manage and oversee all raw material and finished products incoming and outgoing shipments for both domestic and imported products. -This will require familiarization with specific attributes of complex regulations, including those of DOT, motor vehicle, customs, hazmat, antidumping, and others that are specific to our industry. -Third, you will be accountable for budgeting, negotiating, and controlling freight expense, the largest operating cost category in our distribution company. -You will pioneer solutions for shipments that range in size from railcars to single units. -Fourth, you will be intimately involved in our initiative toward automation in tracking, storage and shipping our products. -We anticipate both physical automation processes as well as enhanced IT processes. -This function will entail close teamwork with production, sales, regulatory, customer service, and accounting personnel.

The position is a critical management position in a company that is expected to continue its growth trajectory in an industry where we are considered market leaders in innovative solutions. -The role will provide a holistic view of company initiatives and will play an integral part in advancing environmentally sustainable solutions across touch points in everyday life.

Qualifications:
- - - - - - -MBA or equivalent industry experience
- - - - - - -Strong negotiating skills
- - - - - - -The capacity to thrive in a fast-paced environment rooted in volatile market conditions
- - - - - - -The ability to translate dynamic data to create a tactical plan
- - - - - - -An inspirer, motivator, and coach who is committed to his/her team's professional and personal growth
- - - - - - -Strong written and verbal communication skills
- - - - - - -Adaptive and creative problem solver
- - - - - - -Execution oriented

Employment Type:
Full-time. -Position is located in Newark, DE. -Due to the nature of the job function, this position is in-office.

Keywords: Weitron Refrigerants, Wilmington , Director of Logistics, Professions , Dover, Delaware

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