Aspen Dental Logistics Manager in East Syracuse, New York
Aspen Dental Management, Inc. (ADMI) is a leading dental support organization that provides non-clinical business support services to independently owned and operated Aspen Dental offices in 42 states. Our purpose? To care for the people who care for the patients, providing expert business support to the largest, fastest-growing branded network of dental practices in the country. This model makes it easier for independent, licensed practitioners to do what they do best: Care for their patients.
At Aspen Dental Management Inc., we recognize that effectively managing our supply base is integral in our ability to deliver innovative and effective services to the practices that we support across the country. The Logistics Manager, will oversee all Logistics related activities for goods and inventory moving to and from our corporate locations, from our suppliers, and to and from the practices that we support. This leadership position will be functionally responsible for ensuring that all logistics related activities including warehousing, transportation, order fulfillment, inventory management, shipping operations, and receiving operations, are executed to a high standard.
Lead team of 3 logistics specialists to execute day to day shipping and receiving activities at our practice support center to ensure that deliveries are received in a timely and accurate manner and that all shipments are scheduled to ship with the desired service levels and are on time.
Create and maintain a culture or safety, inclusion, diversity, productivity, and service excellence.
Monitor, support, and execute the logistics processes for goods moving to and from our dental practices, medical practices, corporate offices, suppliers, 3PL, and field teams on a day to day basis.
Responsible for setting up and maintaining shipping accounts in new offices and ensuring that the staff is trained and knowledgeable on the process. Audit and reconcile shipping invoices to ensure company dollars are being spent wisely. Ensure logistics costs are within budget parameters.
Document and maintain department processes and related policies to guide internal and external shipping entities on compliant practices.
Monitor international trade relationships to ensure import and export compliance is being met.
Provide support, expertise, and knowledge to the internal and external stakeholders across the enterprise. Support functions will include managing carrier accounts, training new and existing staff members, ensuring supply levels are maintained, support with kitting processes, troubleshooting lost and damaged shipments, and serves as the escalation point for all logistics related issues.
Manage 3rd party logistics operations to ensure key process indicators (KPI’s) are being met. KPI’s include on time delivery, inventory accuracy, safety, shipping quality, budget adherence, and customer service.
Lead and support ad hoc process improvement projects and kaizens within the supply chain function to help drive efficiencies for the organization.
Lead and support contract negotiations and Request for Proposals (RFP) with key suppliers within the logistics area to improve cost, quality, delivery, diversity, and safety in the supply base.
Provide regular communication to Business and Supply Chain leadership on projects, logistics performance, business risks, and relevant industry news.
Education: Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Supply Chain, Engineering or related discipline
Professional logistics and supply chain certifications are desirable
5+ years of supply chain management, logistics, procurement and/or operations management experience required
Must have an understanding of supply chain principles including purchasing, inventory, logistics, commercial business terms, incoterms, and supply chain economics
Must have the ability to develop, coordinate and control multiple processes and/or projects at one time
Experience in a fast paced, operational environment
Excellent comminucation, customer service and team building skills
Proficiency with Microsoft Office and experience working with Logistics Platforms, Access or other database tools
About Aspen Dental Management, Inc.
Aspen Dental-branded practices are supported by ADMI, a dental support organization that provides non-clinical business support to licensed, independent dentists.
Street: 281 Sanders Creek Parkway
External Company URL: www.aspendent.com