Full-Time

Head of Logistics

Posted on 5/14/2024

Harbinger Motors

Harbinger Motors

51-200 employees

Electrifying medium-duty commercial vehicles

Industrial & Manufacturing
Hardware

Senior

Westminster, CA, USA

Required Skills
Communications
Management
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in logistics, supply chain management, business administration, or a related field. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 12 years of experience in logistics management within the manufacturing industry, with at least 5 years in a leadership role.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret data and make informed decisions to optimize logistics operations.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams and external stakeholders.
  • Proven leadership abilities with a track record of driving results and fostering a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Proficiency in logistics management software, TMS and ERP systems.
  • Certification in logistics or supply chain management (e.g., APICS, CSCMP) is a plus.
Responsibilities
  • Coordinate the transportation and receipt of raw materials and components from suppliers.
  • Implement strategies to streamline inbound logistics processes and reduce lead times across the supply base.
  • Collaborate with procurement and suppliers to ensure timely delivery of materials while minimizing inventory holding costs.
  • Oversee the distribution of finished goods to customers and dealers.
  • Develop efficient outbound logistics strategies to meet customer delivery requirements and minimize shipping costs.
  • Optimize transportation routes and carrier selection to enhance delivery speed and reliability.
  • Ensure compliance with international trade regulations and customs requirements.
  • Stay updated on import/export laws and tariffs to mitigate risks and maximize cost savings.
  • Collaborate with legal and regulatory teams to address trade compliance issues proactively.
  • Evaluate packaging requirements for raw materials, components, and finished products.
  • Identify opportunities to optimize packaging designs to reduce waste and transportation costs.
  • Implement sustainable packaging solutions to align with corporate environmental goals.
  • Develop inventory control policies and procedures to maintain optimal stock levels.
  • Implement inventory tracking systems to monitor stock movements and minimize stockouts.
  • Conduct regular inventory audits to ensure accuracy and identify areas for improvement.
  • Develop and lead production planning teams to forecast demand and plan material requirements.
  • Optimize material planning processes to minimize excess inventory and stock obsolescence.
  • Work closely with suppliers to manage lead times and ensure timely availability of materials.
  • Support coordination of production schedules to optimize resource utilization and meet customer demand.
  • Implement production control measures to ensure adherence to quality standards and delivery deadlines.
  • Monitor production metrics and implement continuous improvement initiatives to enhance efficiency.

Harbinger Motors is transforming the commercial vehicle industry with its emphasis on electric chassis designs suited for medium-duty vehicles, infused with advanced drive-by-wire steering and autonomous-ready features. The company prioritizes safety, driver comfort, and efficiency through innovative ergonomic designs and in-house developed technologies that are tailored to revolutionize commercial transportation. Working here offers a unique opportunity to contribute to cutting-edge vehicle technology in a sector poised for significant growth, appealing to those passionate about sustainable innovations and industry evolution.

Company Stage

Series A

Total Funding

$84.7M

Headquarters

Gardena, California

Founded

2021

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

45%

1 year growth

131%

2 year growth

229%