Logistics Senior Manager

POSITION SUMMARY: This role is responsible for ensuring effective logistics planning, execution, compliance, and facility administration.

REPORTS TO: Vice President of Finance & Operations


  • Establish pricing strategies for all small package, Less than Truckload (LTL) and Full Truckload (FTL) routes and carriers.
  • Track all inbound and outbound inventory to KINF warehouse
  • Ensure correct and timely loading of trucks/movement, accurate order processing, timely deliveries and customer satisfaction. In addition, this position will work closely with other areas to support specialty events and management of product
  • Comply with laws, and other regulatory requirements and ensure Logistics function follows safety rules in accordance with OSHA standards.
  • Maintain metrics reporting and standards and analyze data to assess and identify issues for process improvements.
  • Develop new strategies to streamline processes and reduce transportation costs.
  • Evaluate in partnership with Warehouse leader to implement effective, sustainable, inventory management system reporting necessary for
    logistics area.
  • Ensure that quality, quantity, customer satisfaction, and financial commitments and program needs are being met.
  • Partner and communicate with manufacturers, suppliers, and customers regularly.
  • Management oversight for communication and coordination of timely product receiving, product organization, capacity and storage of product in warehouse.
  • Manage the facility and equipment needs of the KINF Roseville location.
  • Responsible for inventory levels, locations, monitoring of breakage and accuracy of product counts.
  • Coordinate transfers of inventory between affiliates.
  • Coordinate local transport of goods from donors to KINF and from KINF to events.



  • Bachelor's degree in supply chain management, operations, logistics, business administration, transportation, or supply chain (Preferred)
  • 8-10 years of experience working in logistics, warehouse, or transportation operations
  • Proven working experience as a logistics manager
  • Record of successful distribution and logistics management
  • Proficient in standard logistics software
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and organizational skills
  • Working knowledge of logistics and inventory software
  • Ability to work independently and handle multiple projects in a fast paced environment
  • Strong aptitude to evaluate and assess current operations and make recommendations for efficiencies and opportunities to streamline logistics process.
  • Must possess strong oral and written communication skills.


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations (preferred):

  • Lean Six Sigmaor similar training
  • Certified Production & Inventory Management (CPIM)

Must be fully Covid-19 vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination.


  • Required to walk and stand for long periods of time
  • Extensive use of computer, keyboard and mouse
  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds


We offer a generous benefits along with a 5% 401k match and 28.5 days off annually.

How To apply: https://jobs.minnesotanonprofits.org/job/sr-manager-logistics-roseville-minnesota-68675

Kids In Need Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without discrimination solely on the basis of a person’s race, color, creed, national origin, religion, age, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, or disability, except where a reasonable, bona fide occupational qualification exists.  Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and/or interview process should notify a
representative of the Human Resources Department.