Olin Brass

Manager - Warehousing, Shipping & Logistics

US-IL-East Alton
1 month ago
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Distribution Center/Warehouse - All Openings


GBC Metals, LLC, doing business as Olin Brass, utilizes more than 60 different copper-based alloys to produce specialized sheet and strip products for a variety of end uses. Primary markets for our high-performance products include automotive, microelectronic, and communication interconnects, as well as a long history in the supply of standard alloys in the manufacture of ammunition, coinage, and builders’ hardware. We draw strength and success from the dedication of our employees, many of whom have spent decades working in our industry. We currently have an opportunity for a Manager – Warehousing, Shipping & Logistics at our East Alton, Illinois, facility.


Purpose of Role

The Manager – Warehousing, Shipping & Logistics will be responsible for all shipping personnel, processes and systems across all Olin Brass locations. Responsibilities include: leading a high performance team of logistics and warehouse professionals, managing TMS logistics system (Best Transport), providing logistics policy, managing intercompany transfers of material and warehouse operations, freight payment/claims activities, carrier compliance, and reporting functions related to the distribution of our products on a global basis. This position is a vital link between sales, customers, warehouses, plants, and suppliers ensuring the safe and economical movement of all finished goods, inbound purchases and intercompany movements.


Core Accountabilities

  • Lead implementation of logistics policy for the division while ensuring business unit objectives and customer requirements are met or exceeded. Drive accountability for all freight movement within the Olin Brass business unit and serve as the Champion for all logistics related activities. Identify and implement tools, systems and best practices to achieve continuous improvement goals.
  • Lead a team of plant level logistics professionals to develop a high performance team that is focused on safety, continuous improvement, cost management and customer satisfaction.
  • Lead initiatives for shipping processes and monitor development (and monitoring of) effective KPI’s and data analysis.
  • Champion all regulatory initiatives pertaining to the movement of goods, to include: SOX inventory processes, Export Regulations (EAR) and International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) compliance efforts.
  • Maintain effective working relationships with all Carriers. Work collaboratively with Strategic Sourcing on carrier selection process.
  • Manage TMS logistics system and lead all freight payment and claims activities. Ensure process of paying vendors is robust to guarantee timely and effective payment to all vendors.
  • Embody a safety first culture to include: partnering with EH&S on safety initiatives and compliance with all safety regulations and procedures.


Position Requirements

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Transportation/Logistics Management.  APICS certifications preferred;
  2. 8+ years in customer service, management, and logistics environment. Demonstrated progressive increase in responsibilities;
  3. Experience leading others across multiple sites;
  4. Experience with regulatory compliance, customs regulations relating to import and export of business. Knowledge of ocean movements on a global basis helpful. Knowledge of Sarbanes Oxley, ITAR, ISO a plus.
  5. Knowledge of commercial Incoterms and their impacts on business. Must be aware of external influences such as legislation, fuel costs and environmental pressures;
  6. The incumbent must possess strong interpersonal and communication skills in terms of interfacing effectively and positively with carriers, customers and all Olin Brass contacts;
  7. Ability to think independently and handle multiple projects through to completion;
  8. Travel 10% domestically.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Veteran




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