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Bilingual Logistics Specialist

Company: People Performance Resources
Location: Plano
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Bilingual Logistics Specialist

Our client, Verde Valle Foods, a 50-year-old major producer of Hispanic food products and the number one choice of beans and rice, is seeking an Logistics/Operations Specialist who is customer/relationships-focused and business goals oriented, to achieve the financial, logistical, and overall growth satisfaction of the company. The specific duties of the role include developing and implementing strategic and innovative solutions to drive results and reduce costs, improving performance, procuring material and resources, and securing compliance. This leader will mentor team
members, find ways to increase quality of customer service and implement best practices. Heavy collaboration and partnership with team in Mexico and US is a key element of the role. This role is based in Dallas, TX.

Responsibilities
Oversee all areas of logistics, including warehouse, inventory control, material handling, customer
service, transportation and planning.
Preparation of budgets, capital expenditures, operating expense controls, and inventory performance and
employ strategies to protect goods.
Manage and generate financial reports. Also, monitor financial data and recommend solutions that will improve profitability.
Using different forecasting methods, estimate and upon approval, execute the best possible future outcomes for the company.
Negotiate business deals on behalf of the company to ensure cost effectiveness,
Track business results, perform cost-benefit analyses, monitor daily performance of all operations relative to the provision of needed quality standards, and attain the targeted KPI metrics.
Build processes that meet our business objectives and ensure compliance.
Demonstrate great leadership skills and embrace the vision of the company across all levels. Coaching, counseling and development of operations team when applicable. Encourage participation and ownership
by all.
Manage profit and expense activity, which includes sales, inventory, fleet, staffing and customer acquisition and retention.
Plan inventory and oversee current and future warehouse efficiency, quality, safety, and standards alignment.
Manage the activities of designated external service providers, contract maintenance, etc.
Provide management of all transportation logistics and route efficiencies.
Find ways to continually increase quality of customer service. Ensure all customer interaction and service is performed in a manner which consistently meets or exceeds customer expectations to support customer
acquisition and retention.

Requirements
Conduct all business with the highest of ethical and professional standards.
Bilingual in Spanish a must with excellent communication skills in English and Spanish.
Proven work experience as operations manager, logistics lead, organizational effectiveness lead, or similar
role.
Strong experience in managing teams and providing excellent leadership.
Experience budgeting and forecasting with a sharp analytical mind with problem-solving aptitude.
Outstanding organizational skills with a self-directed approach and able to work in a dynamic & evolving environment.
Ability to travel to Mexico (when it is safe to do so again).
Key Competencies: integrity, problem solving, conflict management, time management, customer focus, timely decision making, motivating and directing others, drive for results.

Education
Bachelors degree in business, logistics or related work experience.
Six to ten years of operations management experience in a fast-paced and growing environment, preferably infood distribution.

No agency or third-party candidates will be considered for this position. No phone calls please. To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter and resume, in a Word or PDF format to kbennett@pprhr.com

Keywords: People Performance Resources, Plano , Bilingual Logistics Specialist, Other , Plano, Texas

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