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Assistant Manager-Logistics

Company: S&C Electric Company
Location: Deerfield
Posted on: September 18, 2022

Job Description:

S&C Electric Company is a global provider of equipment and services for electric power systems. Founded in 1911, the Chicago-based company designs and manufactures switching and protection products for electric power transmission and distribution. In this position, you will report to the Sr. Manager - Operations.
In this role you will lead the Chicago Transport & Logistics office for both international and domestic shipments. For S&C to successfully grow over the coming years, expansion and improvement of our shipping, logistics, & transport processes will be paramount to our success. You will be responsible for overseeing the results of the team, improving process control, and bringing S&C's shipping and logistics systems up to par with industry best practices. The work environment is fast paced and will require the type of individual who is not scared to rock the boat and push a group of diverse individuals to achieve a common goal. To be successful in this role you must be an excellent communicator, have strong data analysis skills, be experienced in making decisions that affect many people, and have a proven track record of delivering results.
The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:
--- Developing and implementing strategic plans for improving S&C's logistics, transport, and shipping processes in conjunction with S&C's 5-year growth plan.
--- Creating and managing projects to execute these strategic plans.
--- Organizing data, analyzing available information, and making complex decisions that affect both short- and long-term objectives
--- Developing and implementing processes to improve quality, delivery, productivity and assure safe performance of all functions in the department.
--- Collaborate with other leaders and team members to coordinate operations and activities within or between departments.
--- Developing and monitoring expense budgets, managing processes, and initiating departmental hiring, training, and skill development needs
--- Regular presentations concerning the status of projects, metrics, and ongoing initiatives
To select this job as one of interest to you, at a minimum, you must have the following:
--- Four-year bachelor's degree required in engineering, supply chain, logistics, operations, or other related business fields
--- 5-10 years' experience working in manufacturing, warehousing, supply chain or another related field.
--- 3+ year leadership experience.
--- Oracle ERP knowledge or similar experience.
--- Strong interpersonal and communication skills
--- Prior experience leading initiatives in a manufacturing environment.
--- Hands on work style and strong ability to educate, train, coach, mentor, and empower team members throughout the organization.
--- Proven team building and change management skills required
--- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
--- Technical aptitude and knowledge of processes and equipment.
--- Experience in Power BI or other similar data analysis tools are a plus
--- Proficiency in all relevant PC applications.
Work From Home: This role may allow some Work from Home Flexibility (approx. 1-2 day per week)
Standing: Some tasks are performed in a standing position.
Lifting: Occasional lifting of items ranging in weight from 5 to 50 lbs.
Walking: Frequent walking moderate distances (less than - mile).
Carrying: Occasional carrying of items ranging in weight from 5 to 50 lbs.
Pushing: Occasional pushing of items ranging in weight from 5 to 50 lbs.
Pulling: Occasional pulling of items ranging in weight from 5 to 50 lbs.
Bending: Occasional bending to retrieve or place items ranging in weight from 5 to 50 lbs.
Reaching: Occasional reaching for items ranging in weight from 5 to 50 lbs.
Handling: Occasional handling of parts and hand tools ranging in weight from 5 to 50 lbs.
Other: Occasional Use of Forklift.S&C is a global company providing equipment and services for electric power systems. Founded in 1911, the Chicago-based company designs and manufactures switching and protection products for electric power transmission and distribution. S&C's Engineering teams design solutions for a portfolio of products for a wide range of customers including electric utilities and industrial/commercial power users. S&C offers broad opportunities for advancement, excellent education and training programs, a challenging work environment, and a strong package of pay and benefits.
The Human Energy of S&C has been built on the principles of integrity, enthusiasm, and sustained energy. These are the traits that S&C has always looked for and found when seeking people to join our 100% employee-owned team. -S&C would not be where it is today without the diversity of our team members and business partners. We consider our diversity to be a core strength of our company, and we aspire to align our team-member demographics with the populations in which we live and work. -To realize this vision, we seek to facilitate the career development of minorities, women and all team members through events hosted by our Inclusion, Diversity, Engagement and Awareness (I.D.E.A.) Group, Women's Empowerment Group and other S&C affinity groups.

S&C has a proud and longstanding tradition of providing equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Further, S&C is committed to taking affirmative action to ensure that qualified females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities can pursue equal employment opportunities. For information regarding equal employment opportunity, please see

Keywords: S&C Electric Company, Arlington Heights , Assistant Manager-Logistics, Professions , Deerfield, Illinois

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