Logistics Team Leader

Job ID: R00092583

Category: Supply Chain

Location: Grapevine, TX

Logistics Team Leader

Are you a take charge person looking for an opportunity with a stable, growing and global company committed to sustainability? Would you like to join a company recognized as among the 100 Most Ethical Companies in the World, not once but actually four years in a row? This opportunity will open the door to a great future with a Lean Six Sigma consumer chemical manufacturer in a leadership role.

As Logistics Team Leader at our Grapevine, TX distribution center, you must be a self-directed achiever and great leader. You will drive a second or third shift warehouse team of 10-13 people to improve safety, quality, & metrics. And, will lead warehouse process improvement projects (budget, personnel, equipment, capital projects, & inventory) & teams on warehouse & network design projects. 

Ecolab is worldwide the leader in our industry. We value diversity and, at Ecolab, our employees are number one! We know that our employees are our most important asset — great employees got us where we are today after 80 years of success!  You can expect to gain recognition by maintaining service levels. A top performer will have the opportunity to gain experience working across multiple functions. Be someone eager to assume responsibility for his/her own DC or Warehouse operation locally or nationally in the near future. In the next 3 to 5 years the successful applicant should be open to relocation for promotion & career growth.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Executes Supply Chain strategy TQM plans. Communicates & reinforces Logistics plans. Maintains clear communication & close co-operation with Customer Service, Materials Planning, Manufacturing, & major suppliers/vendors. Works with Quality, Planning, Manufacturing, Carriers & Customers to proactively avoid & resolve quality & service issues relating to logistics.
  • Coordinates operational redesign projects to improve performance & meet customer needs. Generates & implements innovations for logistical competitive advantage that improve performance. Implements Lean concepts & practices.
  • Monitors fixed assets & coordinates implementation of approved CARs. Assists in developing site logistics budget with focus on continuously improving year over year performance against metrics.
  • Supervises logistics activities (storage, shipping) including inventory control, warehousing, transportation, logistics planning, order processing & customer service. Communicates standard logistics metrics to direct reports. Resolves quality, service & cost issues. Supports oversight of DOH inventory levels.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Previous leadership and/or supervisory experience
  • Previous related work experience in a manufacturing, supply chain or military environment
  • No immigration sponsorship available for this position

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Logistics, Engineer or Transportation
  • 1+ years supervisory experience in a manufacturing, supply chain or military environment.
  • Some supervisory experience a high-SKU (500 – 1000 SKU) logistics network.
  • Lean Six Sigma or 5S training / experience.
  • Experience working with SAP
  • Experience implementing and/working in a TPM environment

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At Ecolab, we believe the best teams are diverse and inclusive, and we are on a journey to create a workplace where every associate can grow and achieve their best. We are committed to fair and equal treatment of associates and applicants. We recruit, hire, promote, transfer and provide opportunities for advancement on the basis of individual qualifications and job performance. In all matters affecting employment, compensation, benefits, working conditions, and opportunities for advancement, we will not discriminate against any associate or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, creed, national origin, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expressions, genetic information, marital status, age, disability, or status as a covered veteran.

In addition, we are committed to furthering the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) through Affirmative Action (AA). Our goal is to fully utilize minority, female, disabled and covered veteran individuals at all levels of the workforce. Ecolab is a place where you can grow your career, own your future and impact what matters.

Impact What Matters

The world needs you, now.



Fortune World’s Most Admired Companies Ranked #3 in Chemicals Industry
2018 World’s Most Ethical Companies, 12th Consecutive Year
CR’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens, #8
The Best Employers for Diversity, #7 in Business Supplies & Services
World Environment Center’s 2018 Gold Medal for Sustainable Development
Military Times Best for Vets
Human Rights Campaign Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, 100% Corporate Equality Index
2017 North America Index

Benefits we offer

Ecolab strives to provide comprehensive and market-competitive benefits to meet the needs of our associates and their families.

We offer benefits to support our associates’ health and wellness, such as healthcare and time-away policies. We also offer benefits designed to promote our associates’ financial well-being, including short- and long-term financial incentives and retirement income and planning.

Specific offerings may vary by location. For more detailed information, please speak with your recruiter.

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My Impact Is...

…helping transform our organization to enable growth.

…inspiring future generations of leaders.

…making sure all the technology connections work as they are supposed to.