Logistics Coordinator

US-KY-Louisville
3 weeks ago
# of Openings
1
Category
Administrative/Clerical
Type
Regular Full-Time

Company/Location Overview

The Sazerac Company, established in 1850, is a leading North American spirits supplier, and owner of many of the industry’s most venerable distilling companies – Buffalo Trace Distillery, The Glenmore Distillery, and A. Smith Bowman Distillery.  In 2014, Sazerac was awarded one of the spirits industry’s highest honors – Distiller of the Year by the International Wine & Spirits Competition. The Louisville, Ky. branch of The Sazerac Company has been named a “Best Places to work in Kentucky” four times!

 

Sazerac is an independent, American family owned company; whose vision is to become one of the industry’s most desired places to be.  Sazerac attributes its success to a unique blend of history, culture, brands, relationships, innovation, technology, and most importantly, its people.  

 

For more information, please visit: www.sazerac.com

Job Description/Responsibilities

 

The Logistics Coordinator will be responsible for delivering world class customer service to customers, achieving on time deliveries, eliminating out of stocks and minimizing freight and storage costs.  The incumbent will work with all domestic and global customers, facilities and partners to ensure raw materials and finished products are transported safely and efficiently, balancing costs and service levels and maintaining compliance with government regulations.   This role will also support and implement programs and processes that will generate actual and administrative cost savings including the execution of transportation bids, fleet expansion and identifying opportunities to optimize current processes and eliminate waste.  The successful candidate will support the development of logistics policies and procedures to be used across all Sazerac facilities and develop tracking to ensure they are being adhered to. 

Qualifications/Requirements

 

  • Bachelor's Degree: Must
  • 1 - 2 years of experience in distribution, warehousing, and/or transportation: Must
  • Master's      degree: Preferred
  • 3 - 5 years of experience in distribution, warehousing, and/or transportation: Preferred
  • Willingness to travel.: Must
  • Strong detail orientation: Must
  • Strong planning and organizational skills: Must
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at one time: Must
  • Expertise in process redesign: Must
  • Ability to work effectively across business units and through supplier partners:      Must
  • Experience at driving change in an organisation: Must
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of an org: Must
  • Demonstrate the ability to work as a team as well as self-directed: Must
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills: Must
  • Experience in Alcohol Beverage Industry: Preferred
  • Strong analytical and technical skills: Must
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly learn new systems / processes: Must

 

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