Materials and Logistics Manager

Materials and Logistics Manager Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Materials and Logistics Manager to join our team.


  • Sourcing packaging and shipping materials providers and negotiate pricing and service agreements;
  • Source the best freight service providers according to quality of service and cost;
  • Oversite of transportation routes for all modes of transportation;
  • Manage the proper movement of incoming raw materials and outgoing of finished product to ensure OTD to the customer;
  • Negotiate service contracts with 3PL and transportation / freight carrier providers.


  • Experience sourcing freight and transportation services and negotiating contracts;
  • Manufacturing experience;
  • Bachelor’s degree;
  • Experience managing logistics / transportation for manufacturing;
  • Proven ability to develop and implement best practices to meet industry standards for materials movement / supply chain;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills necessary to provide;
  • One to three years supervisory experience strongly preferred;
  • Excellent analytical and conceptual skills;
  • Established ability to identify the vision and produces goals with realistic plans to achieve them;
  • Basic knowledge of Demand Planning and Vendor Management;
  • Proficient in computer skills including Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint;
  • Basic knowledge of lean manufacturing and supply chain management;
  • Ability to interact with employees, customers and vendors at all levels;
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required;
  • Experience in SAP MM a plus.