Logistics Supervisor in Manheim, PA at Ferrellgas

Date Posted: 4/6/2018

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Job Description

For more than 70 years, people all across America have relied on Ferrellgas for their home, business, and agricultural needs.
Why work at Ferrellgas? Because Ferrellgas maintains a friendly, family, competitive atmosphere within a growing Organization that currently stands second largest in the U.S. Our blue trucks stand at the forefront of green efforts by means of new propane fueled initiatives such as autogas. Performance improvement is expected and is facilitated through in house competitions and annual employee recognition awards.
We strive to hire and retain the most elite employees, several of which have been featured in Ingram's "Top 40 under 40" lists. Not only does Ferrellgas care about the Employee, we care about the Employee's family as well; which is why we offer a scholarship program for the children of our Employees. Not to mention Ferrellgas is a Fortune 1000 company!
If you want to be part of a winning Organization, join the Ferrellgas Team today!
Description: The primary purpose of the Logistics Supervisor (LS) is to ensure the safe and efficient delivery of propane and performance of service work while managing employee productivity levels. This position strives every day to deliver one more gallon using one less mile and one less hour than the previous day.
Core responsibilities of this position involve the daily operation of the routing and scheduling function as well as monitoring operational processes and productivity of daily routes and service work. The LS monitors process compliance and develops process improvements. This position evaluates operational capacity to determine downtime and identifies operational inefficiencies.

Essential Functions:
  • Uses Independent judgment and discretion to establish and monitor the delivery, service, and non-production plan that best utilizes the resources of the Service Center and produces the desired efficiencies
  • Develops and implements systems that reduce expenses and maximize the utilization of assets within the Service Center
  • Uses critical thinking skills to improve demand forecasting, decreasing the occurrence of early and late deliveries
  • Monitors and evaluates service quality and productivity standards as well as employee performance related to those standards
  • Establishes realistic, yet challenging, delivery standards by geographical area and delivery type
  • Provides a level of customer service that fosters customer satisfaction and positions the Service Center to grow and retain customers
  • Collaborates with Service Center Management to meet and exceed customer expectations within their resource constraints
  • Bachelor's Degree in logistics, Supply Chain or Transportation Management preferred
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in logistics/supply chain/transportation
  • Excellent technical judgment and appreciable independent evaluation, creativity and latitude in making decisions
  • Ability to develop, communicate and execute detailed work plans that support operational improvements
  • High level of motivation, customer focus and a continuous improvement mentality
  • Excellent analytical and time management skills
  • Strong PC skills
  • Ability to organize, lead, motivate and care for all personnel involved in material operations
  • Ability to thrive in a constantly changing chaotic environment and consistently meet tight deadlines
Ferrellgas offers competitive pay, a comprehensive cafeteria style benefits package, a wellness credit, a 401(k) plan with a company match, an Employee Stock Ownership Plan, paid holidays, vacation, and bonus potential.