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Logistics Manager

Logistics Manager

Job ID 
2017-1234
# of Openings 
1
Job Location(s) 
US-CA-San Fernando
Posted Date 
11/2/2017
Category 
Logistics

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Overview

Production Resource Group (PRG) is the world’s leading supplier of entertainment and event technology, production management and labor. PRG currently operates from over 40 Locations in North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia. From our worldwide facilities we provide our state-of-the-art inventory of audio, video, lighting, rigging, scenery and automation equipment.

 

PRG serves a range of markets, including concert touring, corporate events, trade shows, special events, theater, television and film. Our company is uniquely qualified to provide the resources and services customers need at any and all sites, efficiently and cost effectively. We provide service to the specialized needs of each of our markets. We can provide a single discipline, such as lighting, audio or video, or we can bundle disciplines for an integrated solution that meets the needs of the entire project.

Responsibilities

The Logistics Manager oversees PRG California’s logistics and trucking activities within assigned scope of responsibility including fleet management, supervision of drivers, packing, shipping, receiving, order fulfillment, stock handling, storing, distribution and inventory support. Provides high quality, cost effective, and efficient service to meet current and future demands. Optimizes logistics and trucking utilization, process execution and compliance with internal policies and procedures and external regulations. Provides oversight and direction regarding human resource, financial and operational activities which may encompass any of the following or related activities to meet customer requirements and inspection/testing processes. Ensures that orders are delivered/picked-up within time commitments in the most cost effective manner. Completes all documentation and computes freight charges accurately. Communicates with customer regarding any fulfillment issues or problems.

  • Identifies, investigates, and participates in opportunities to improve processes and procedures, to include various key performance metrics.
  • Oversees the delivery and pick-up of equipment, materials and products. Communicates with departments, responding to routine requests or emergency situations.
  • Supervises and assigns specific responsibilities to all transportation personnel, which includes route delivery, ensuring prompt and accurate delivery/pick- up of all service requests for customers and other transportation activities as required by the needs of the company and the customer base. Monitor delivery/pick-up progress, review driver logs and act as personnel first and last point of contact.
  • Ensures that the transportation group provides excellent internal and external customer service while achieving required goals.
  • Standardizes safety methods, practices and programs ensuring that they are implemented and maintained.
  • Manages trucking fleet and knowledgeable of Federal, State and/or local transportation regulations to include knowledge of fleet safety & maintenance. Prepares documents required for CA Biennial Inspection of Terminal (BIT).
  • Plans, develops and/or implements quality assurance procedures. Evaluates quality deviations to determine cause, effect, and corrective measures. Surveys customers periodically regarding accuracy, quality, efficiency, adherence to specifications and overall customer experience.
  • Creates, reviews, updates, presents, manages and/or contributes to statistical, narrative, financial regularly scheduled and ad hoc written and oral reports and presentations.
  • Assesses productivity measures, identifies trends and monitors department activity.
  • Identifies, investigates, and participates in opportunities to improve processes and procedures, to include various key performance metrics.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in Logistics, Transportation Management, Business Management, or related field is preferred.
  • Minimum 7 years of work experience in logistics, two of which must have been a supervisory level.
  • Rental operations experience is a plus.
  • Experience managing operations.
  • Union/Labor Relations experience required.
  • Superior interpersonal skills, strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment.
  • Strong organizational and multitasking capabilities.
  • Ability to work in a fast pace environment.
  • Ability to multi-task and manage projects in a cross functional environment
  • Analytical skills to solve complex problems.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Ability to travel

 

 

PRG is an Equal Opportunity Employer. PRG is a drug-free work environment, pre-employment testing will be required.

 

PRG cares about the safety of our employees and applicants. PRG does not use chat rooms for job searches or communications. PRG will never request personal information via informal chat platforms or unsecure email. PRG will never ask for money or an exchange of money, banking or other personal information prior to an in-person interview. Be aware of potential scams while job seeking. For information on job scams, visit, https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/JobScams or file a complaint at https://www.ftccomplaintassistant.gov/