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Supply Chain & Logistics Specialist

Company: Homegrown Organic Farms
Location: Kingsburg
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

Supply Chain & Logistics Specialist

The Supply Chain & Logistics Specialist will provide support to the Supply Chain Manager along with the following teams: quality control, food safety, accounting, and sales. Job responsibilities will entail significant communication with vendors and outside partners on order fulfillment and planning. This position requires a very close attention to detail. The Supply Chain Specialist & Logistics Coordinator also follows through with all freight needs and accounting to provide details on transactions, and interfaces with the Supply Chain Manager to ensure supply chain needs are met. The Supply Chain Specialist will be expected to follow through and report and stay in close communication with the Supply Chain Manager on all activities.



  • Help implement lean practices and cost reduction strategies in materials management and minimize end of season balances.
  • Interface between vendors and accounting regarding issues, etc.
  • Track packing materials movement and costs, conduct inventory counts, and transmit this data to accounting on an as needed basis.
  • Assist accounting in reconciling vendor invoices to purchase orders.
  • Assist facilities/pack managers in fulfilling inventory needs.
  • Work with SCM in developing overall materials strategy.
    • Works directly with vendors to purchase necessary supplies. (Pallets, temp recorders, etc.)
    • Maintain accurate counts and inventories of all supplies.
      • Communicate with freight vendors and set up as needed.
      • Coordinate and Schedule daily activities for HGO internal freight.
      • Maintain required documentation for HGO internal freight.
        Misc. Duties:
        • Assist in any objective set forth by SCM as deemed necessary.
        • Identify opportunities and develop plans for Homegrown Organic Farms to become lean, while meeting and exceeding business development objectives.
          Required Skills and Qualifications:
          To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
          • Demonstrated interest in advancing knowledge and understanding of issues related to supply chain strategy
          • Ability to communicate well with others, especially over the phone and writing
          • An ability to think on one's feet quickly to develop solutions for problems within a very short time frame
          • Attention to detail is a must
          • Willingness and strong ability to work in a fast-paced environment
          • Perform other duties as assigned by the needs of the business
          • Ability to present oneself with professional appearance and behavior in accordance to Employee Handbook Policies
            Preferred Skills and Qualifications:
            • Bachelor's degree in Business or Supply Chain related field desired but not required
            • 5+ years' experience of supply chain, planning and compliance is desired
            • Experience with Famous Software is a plus
            • Capable of working with Microsoft Office applications, but an advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel is a plus

Keywords: Homegrown Organic Farms, Visalia , Supply Chain & Logistics Specialist, Professions , Kingsburg, California

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