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Traffic Supervisor

Company: Swedish Match AB
Location: Dothan
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Swedish Match Cigars is a consumer-packaged goods (CPG) producer and market leader of quality machine made cigars is currently seeking a Traffic Supervisor in the Logistics Department for the Dothan, Alabama manufacturing facility. Under the direction of the Logistics Manager, will be responsible for direct activities related to dispatching, routing or tracking transportation of products, managing warehouse inventory including replenishment (first in/first out) and warehouse schedules. Making sure to comply with administrative policies and procedures, safety rules, environmental policies or government regulations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities including the following; Other duties may be assigned.

Direct activities for shipping of finished good products to our customers and provide direction to the Warehouse Supervisor on carrier schedules.

Maintain databases of logistic information.

Provide ongoing analyses in areas such as transportation cost, back orders and delivery processes.

Obtains competitive quotations from LTL and Truckload carriers.

Develop rating scale for all transportation suppliers.

Establishes relations with key freight suppliers that embrace trust and open sharing of information.

Confer with logistics management team to determine ways to optimize service levels, maintain supply-chain efficiency, or minimize cost.

Backup to Logistics Supervisor in all transportation aspects.

Supports Logistics Manager with negotiations with all major freight suppliers.

Review current DC position and reorganize based on business needs.

Benefits for NEW HIRES: Swedish Match Cigars offers highly competitive salaries, a flexible benefits program, medical, dental, vision, bonding leave, life insurance, 401(k), sick pay, paid vacation, 11 paid holidays and more!

An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Vet

Education: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in a business-related field and/or 5-8 years of experience in distribution related industry.

Experience: Five to eight years of experience in distribution with responsibility for items representing a significant portion of operating cost. Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel. Demonstrated experience and solid understanding of customer order/inventory/product scheduling in a manufacturing system. Ability to interface effectively with people on multiple projects. Ability to communicate with all levels of the organization, leadership abilities, understanding of manufacturing techniques and mechanical equipment. Ability to coordinate and execute improvement/savings projects.

Benefits for NEW HIRES: Swedish Match Cigars offers highly competitive salaries, a flexible benefits program, medical, dental, vision, bonding leave, life insurance, 401(k), sick pay, paid vacation, 11 paid holidays and more!

An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Vet

Keywords: Swedish Match AB, Dothan , Traffic Supervisor, Other , Dothan, Alabama

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