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Open Position

HEAD OF LOGISTICS

Ravensburger - Remote - United States

REMOTE w/extensive travel

Since 1883, we’re pursuing our mission of “Playful Development”. Our toys, games, and puzzles contribute to fun, education, and togetherness!

We employ about 100 people across 3 offices in the U. S. and as a global organization, we count over 1600 people.

Our brands include Ravensburger, Think fun, Brio, and Wonder Forge.

Check us out on YouTube

 

As our HEAD OF LOGISTICS, you…

  • manage all facets of 3PL service operations (receiving, inventory management, shipping, returns, VAS) incl. safety, quality, service and cost for our complete North American logistics operation
  • manage and strategically develop inbound/outbound freight and warehousing including all aspects of the business relationship between Ravensburger and our 3PL partners
  • spearhead the transition to a new 3PL provider
  • report into our North American organization but will also be part of our global supply chain organization based out of Germany
  • support the B2C logistics (website sales) and support of custom-made business (photo puzzles)
  • develop and support continuous replenishment for large customers
  • support possible production setup in the US
  • accurately and consistently collect and analyze data and reporting of 3PL activities to drive fact-based decisions/recommendations; e. g. warehouse capacity, on-time performance, and accuracy
  • establish relationships with main retailer logistics departments
  • unite and inspire our organization and connect around our shared agenda with S&OP, Finance, Marketing, Human Resources
  • manage performance and tracking based on KPI’s and Continuous Improvement
  • oversee the export of our goods to Canada and Mexico
  • minimize chargebacks

 

This lets us know you’re up for the task

  • you have 3+ years of 3PL logistics management experience (required)
  • you have export experience to Canada and Mexico (required)
  • you have experience of working with larger US retailers – you know how chargebacks work and how to prevent them from occurring (required)
  • you bring 4+ years of logistics and supply chain experience in consumer goods or a relatable industry that sells to big-box retailers and through e-commerce channels (required)
  • if you have B2C logistics experience, that would be very useful
  • you’re process-oriented, able to drive positive change and impact shifts in performance and drive innovation
  • you can analyze and comprehend complex data (including excel v look-up functionality)
  • you inspire trust and build a culture of integrity and safety awareness
  • you’re willing and able to travel extensively (50-80%)

 

Who is YER?

YER USA is Ravensburger’s recruitment partner for this search.

Executive Search Consultant Antoinette will support you throughout the hiring process.

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