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LOGISTICS MANAGER

Job Description

SUMMARY:

A Logistics Manager is responsible for overseeing and optimizing all aspects of the supply chain and logistics processes to ensure the timely and cost-effective delivery of goods and services. They work closely with various teams, including procurement, transportation, warehousing, local offices and distribution, to streamline operations and meet organizational goals. Travel 50% of the time.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

Supply Chain Management:

  • Develop and implement effective supply chain strategies to meet company objectives.

  • Monitor and manage the end-to-end supply chain, from procurement to distribution.

Inventory Management:

  • Maintain optimal inventory levels to meet customer demand while minimizing carrying costs.

  • Implement inventory control measures to reduce waste and losses.

Driving Responsibilities:

  • Drive large diesel truck and trailer with equipment to job sites within the company’s footprint (interstate).

  • Transportation of materials to job site within the company’s footprint (interstate).

  • *Note: DOT regulated if over 10,000lbs, crossing state lines within a 150-mile radius.

Transportation Management:

  • Coordinate and optimize transportation activities, including route planning, carrier selection, and freight negotiations.

  • Ensure timely and cost-efficient delivery of goods to customers.

Warehousing and Distribution:

  • Oversee warehouse operations, including storage, inventory control, and order fulfillment in partnership with the local warehouse manager.

  • Operate hand truck, forklift and other heavy equipment.

Equipment Maintenance:

  • Train personnel on proper usage and safety for all specialty owned equipment.

  • Oversee preventative maintenance for all specialty owned equipment.

  • Responsible for basic upkeep and maintenance for all specialty owned equipment.

  • Responsible for checking out tools and equipment and overseeing the inspection and return of the equipment upon job completion.

Team Leadership:

  • Collaborate with local warehouse managers on tasks and responsibilities as needed to achieve operational goals.

Cost Management:

  • Monitor and control logistics expenses within the budget.

  • Identify cost-saving opportunities and implement strategies to reduce operational costs.

Compliance and Regulations:

  • Ensure compliance with all relevant laws, regulations, and industry standards related to logistics and transportation.

  • Stay updated on changes in regulations that may affect logistics operations.

  • Adhere to safety guidelines and attend required safety trainings.

Technology and Systems:

  • Utilize logistics software and technology to track shipments, manage inventory, and optimize routes.

  • Evaluate and recommend improvements to existing systems and tools.

Performance Metrics:

  • Define key performance indicators (KPIs) and regularly report on logistics performance.

  • Analyze data to identify trends, inefficiencies, and areas for improvement.

Supplier and Vendor Management:

  • Establish and maintain relationships with suppliers, carriers, and service providers.

  • Negotiate contracts and service agreements to ensure favorable terms.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma required

  • 2+ years’ experience in a logistics role preferred

  • Proven knowledge of warehouse policies and procedures preferred

  • Excellent problem-solving skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Impeccable written and verbal communication skills

  • Forklift certified is a plus

  • DOT certified is a plus

SAFETY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ensure that all safety training and certifications are up to date or scheduled.

  • Stay compliant with all Bonitz safety polices to ensure a safe and efficient workplace.

  • Must be committed to working safely while accomplishing all tasks.

  • Up to date knowledge of requirements for necessary equipment and training per job.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands of this position vary by day and are not based solely on a single workday.​

ABOUT BONITZ, INC.

Founded in 1954, Bonitz, Inc. is an employee-owned company operating as a major sub-contractor in the commercial construction space. Bonitz specializes in all types of flooring, floor care, terrazzo, ceilings, wall systems, cladding, and access flooring. Bonitz, an industry leader in interior finishes, is committed to the mission of providing best in the world project consulting, project management, and craftsmanship while providing superior service and practical solutions. Bonitz has divisions in NC, SC, GA, TN, VA, LA, and FL

BONITZ STATEMENT:

Bonitz is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, gender, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, veteran status or medical condition.


The Company has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee's ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills, abilities and physical demands. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. This document does not represent a contract of employment, and the Company reserves the right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the Company may deem appropriate.

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