Logistics Category Manager

Remote, Based in U.S.


You’re an organizer...moving things from one place to another in the most efficient manner.  You’re nimble, organized, highly analytical, and a fantastic communicator. At a moment’s notice, you develop alternative solutions for route failures (as they inevitably arise) and draw on the strong relationships you’ve built with transportation partners to remedy any issues.

Reporting to the Director of Procurement, you collaborate with the Supply Chain Operations team and partners to ensure the timely pickup of products and delivery to Wild Alaskan’s fulfillment centers. When something goes awry you look at the data and provide options with recommended solutions including a plan on how to prevent the same issues in the future.  


CORE RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Orchestrate the movement of goods from suppliers to Wild Alaskan’s fulfillment centers utilizing the most efficient methods
  • Serve as the primary point of contact with external supply chain partners to coordinate Wild Alaskan’s response to logistical disruptions such as severe weather events, material or labor shortages, product recalls, etc.
  • Report on shipping issues and collaborate with our partners to improve performance week-after-week
  • Review freight rates and other transportation costs to keep working costs low
  • Maintain quality throughout the logistic processes
  • Develop strong relationships with transportation carriers

Qualifications


Requirements

  • Previous employment at an ecommerce and/or food company
  • Familiarity with the latest ecommerce trends
  • Inbound sales experience
  • Experience using customer support software such as Intercom, Aircall, or other SaaS tools
  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field (preferably supply chain management/logistics) or at least 2 years of relevant experience in food logistics (specifically with CPG, E-commerce, or nationwide supply chains)
  • Experience with frozen, ambient, FTL, LTL, air, and barge shipping
  • Seafood industry knowledge
  • Excellent relationship building skills
  • Proficiency in Excel/Google Sheets
  • Adept at contingency planning
  • Adaptable to new systems and processes
  • Ability to execute quickly and accurately
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • A willingness to learn and embrace uncertainty

Nice to Haves

  • Operations experience
  • Passionate about sustainable, wild-caught seafood
  • Experience working with distributed, remote teams
  • A track record in eCommerce, supply chain operations, financial modeling and/or QA
  • Constantly identify problems and opportunities within fulfillment/logistics and take on initiatives that help us continuously improve both internally and with our partners
  • Proficiency in languages other than English
     

NEXT STEPS


At Wild Alaskan, we believe diversity of backgrounds and perspectives makes us stronger. As an equal opportunity employer, we prohibit any unlawful discrimination against a job applicant.  We’re committed to creating a work environment that fosters growth, celebrates diversity and fundamentally makes all teammates feel welcome, accepted, nurtured and respected.


To apply for this opportunity, please send your résumé and a paragraph describing what excites you about this position to [email protected] with "Your Name | Logistics Category Manager at WA" written in the subject line.