Logistics Manager

Cogent - Sterling, VA (30+ days ago)3.0

Cogent Communications is a multinational, Tier 1 facilities-based ISP, consistently ranked as one of the top five networks in the world and is publicly traded on the NASDAQ Stock Market under the ticker symbol CCOI. Cogent specializes in providing businesses with high speed Internet access and Ethernet transport services. Cogent's facilities-based, all-optical IP network backbone provides IP services in over 199 markets globally. Since its inception, Cogent has unleashed the benefits of IP technology, building one of the largest and highest capacity IP networks in the world. This network enables Cogent to offer large bandwidth connections at highly competitive prices. Cogent also offers superior customer support by virtue of its end-to-end control of service delivery and network monitoring. A generous base salary, structured tenure pay increases and an uncapped commissions plan offers you an unlimited earnings potential. A full benefits package takes effect within 30 days of employment. Matching 401k and stock options are also included.

The Sterling Logistics Manager is responsible to manage all activities of our Sterling, VA distribution operation. Manages team’s inbound/outbound/import/export shipments, receiving, warehouse management and inventory accuracy. Reports to the Director of Logistics.

Provides supervision to Sterling logistics team
Staffs, trains and develops warehouse employees
Develops and promotes a culture of cooperation and teamwork
Manages inbound/outbound shipments to maximize service while controlling costs
Manages inventory accuracy, conducting physical inventory audits as required
Manages RMA processes coordinating with other departments and vendors
Ensures effective warehouse organization, cleanliness and safety
Serves as escalation contact for after-hours on-call events
Facilitates communication with logistics team, other departments and vendors
Maintains reports, analyzes data, and coordinates with Director to implement improvements
Conducts regular employee reviews and addresses performance concerns
Assist team members with their functional duties as required

BA/BS degree in Business, Logistics, Supply Chain or equivalent
Minimum 5 years logistics management experience
Proven experience managing employees and processes for optimal performance
Strong organizational, analytical, time management and problem solving skills
High-energy individual with excellent interpersonal and team building skills
Motivated to drive projects to completion
Works effectively under pressure and managing multiple priorities
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Proficiency in MS office and distribution management software
Experienced working with shipping vendors i.e. UPS, FedEx and freight carriers
Excellent understanding of shipping regulations and import/export/customs requirements
Experience shipping telecommunication network equipment globally desirable
Position is located onsite at Cogent Communications' Sterling, VA distribution center.

To apply for the Logistics Manager position, please submit your resume and cover letter to careers@cogentco.com.

Cogent Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer.