Logistics Manager


Shreveport, LA, US

Division: BENTELER Steel/Tube 
Functional Area: Logistics 
Career Level: Professional 
Contract Type: Permanent/Full-time 
Weekly Working Hours: 40.00 
Required Languages: English 
Requisition ID: 94 



At BENTELER, we make it possible. From promoting individual talents to international career prospects, or from generous opportunities for designing your career to personal development opportunities—at BENTELER, we always have answers to your questions about the future, based entirely on your personal needs. Diverse options that makes sure you can be anything and everything. Or, as we like to put it: BENTELER makes it happen!


Key Responsibilities
To build up, manage, lead and continuously improve the logistics department to ensure all internal and external logistic processes, product, material and information flows that are required to meet customer expectations and cost targets. Take responsibility for training and development of the logistics staff and for the coordination of the information flow with all internal parties.

  • Technical and disciplinary leadership of subordinates;
  • To guide, motivate, assess, control and develop the subordinated employees;
  • Review and compliance with health and safety and environmental protection policies according to the management system;
  • Budget use with respect to the economic goals of the plant;
  • Implement the principles of leadership;
  • Continuous improvement of the logistic processes in the plant; 
  • Responsibility for the safe and efficient operation of the logistics staff in general;
  • Continuous improvement and controlling of the operational Key Performance Indicators of Logistics;
  • Securing best available freight rates through carrier negotiation together with Purchasing
  • Ensuring the correct description of the logistic process in the IT-environment;
  • Create and maintain Standard Operating Procedures for logistics operations
  • SAP Process Owner;
  • Supports and executes logistics improvement projects;
  • Compliance and implementation of the management system (processes and standards);
  • Cooperation with sales department  the ensure customer satisfaction;
  • Perform efficiently in a team oriented environment and establish a good cooperation with the management team;
  • Monitors the quality, quantity, cost, and efficiency of the movement and storage of inventory;
  • Enforce employee compliance with all company, plant and department operating policies and procedures;
  • Information / reporting to the Manager operational or commercial;
  • Cooperation with internal and external customers / suppliers;
  • Cooperation with the CIT regarding IT systems.


Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Operations or Supply Chain Management preferred;
  • Broad proven knowledge of logistic processes, ideally from the metalworking industry;
  • Deep knowledge of SAP SD modules.
  • Strong leadership skills, min. 3 years of leadership experience as senior manager; (including sound judgment, aptitude for directing and motivating others, inductive and deductive reasoning abilities, problem solving skills, positive attitude, and results orientation);
  • Hands-on manager with the ability to motivate, to guide, and to lead employees;
  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral to effectively communicate;
  • Competency in MS Office applications;



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Kaylee Remedes 

BENTELER Human Resources



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The BENTELER Group always has the answer. That’s because in each of our divisions and at every one of our sites, you can benefit from the size and diversity of an international corporation with around 30,000 colleagues in 40 countries.

The same is true in our BENTELER Steel/Tube division. Here, we develop and produce custom, precision pipes for customers from energy production, automotive engineering, and other industrial sectors. In this division, we enable the unerring application of our products, from the concept up to process integration and thus to integration into our customers’ value chains. Along with that, our diverse fields of application make sure you can be and become anything. Or, as we like to put it: BENTELER makes it happen!


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