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Logistics Supervisor

Date: Nov 15, 2021

Location: Oceanside, CA, US, 92056

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.


JELD-WEN (NYSE:JELD), founded in 1960, is one of the world’s largest door and window manufacturers, with more than 22,000 employees operating in 24 countries globally. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, JELD-WEN designs, produces and distributes an extensive range of interior and exterior doors, wood, vinyl and aluminium windows and related products for use in the new construction and repair and remodelling of residential homes and non-residential buildings. 


Our products and services afford us the opportunity to enter peoples’ workplaces, homes and daily lives. With this privilege comes great responsibility to ensure that the products we deliver are reliable and enrich the places and lives that they touch. We bring beauty and security to the spaces that touch our lives.


We act with integrity, invest in people, inspire through innovation, deliver on our promises and improve every day. We are seeking talented individuals who share this purpose and values and want to excel in their field of expertise. We offer excellent benefits, a collaborative environment in which to apply your talent and a dynamic and growing company, with exceptional career progression opportunities.

Logistics Supervisor - Oceanside, CA


Summary: Under the general supervision of the Director of Operations, the Logistics Supervisor position is responsible for managing the strategic sourcing activity for multi-mode carrier contracts, providing guidance for selection of logistic vendors and transportation solutions, analyzing and determining optimum distribution and delivery strategies, supporting operations management in the successful execution of product delivery, leading relationships with key transportation and logistics providers, and transforming delivery and distribution processes into best-in-class.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: include the following. Other duties may be assigned. 


  • Negotiates rates with carriers and manages freight costs. Develops new and existing carrier relationships.
  • Plans delivery by organizing truck loads and routing schedules while determining optimal carrier based on load origin and destination.
  • Oversees inbound and outbound shipment deliveries for the customer, and coordinates with sales, transportation, shipping and receiving to include planning, documentation, and procedure control.
  • Oversees the preparation of delivery documents for truckers.
  • Acts as first point of contact to rectify issues with carriers, drivers, shipping/receiving, sales, transportation, as well as vendors and customers.
  • Plans and coordinates export shipments, to include container/vessel scheduling, licensing, tariffs and import fees.
  • Maintains files on all customer shipments and associated documentation.
  • Learns and applies product and logistical knowledge to enhance logistical efficiency and personal professionalism.
  • Works with supply chain/sourcing group on space availability, scheduler appointments, line up backhaul and communicates pertinent information.
  • Ensures that reporting and communications to management is frequent and bi-directional, including timely preparation of reports.
  • Remains knowledgeable and up to date on changes and developments in the JELD-WEN product lines and competitor businesses and industries.
  • Conducts performance evaluations of staff annually, bi-annually, or as needed.
  • May perform other or specified duties as directed by Management.




  • Minimum 3-5 years at supervisor level in logistics/transportation role. 
  • Thorough understanding of CDL regulations and requirements
  • Must be highly knowledgeable in Department of Transportation (DOT) Intrastate & Interstate regulations
  • Subject knowledge: strong background knowledge in transportation contracts and tariffs. 
  • Ability to gather data efficiently and the skill to apply logical analytical thought to business issues. 
  • Experience working with direct and indirect reports to achieve positive operational change. 
  • Must be able to utilize basic MS Office Programs (Word, Excel) and adapt quickly to other support systems (ERP, data mining, optimizers).  Ability to write VB code a plus.
  • Outstanding interpersonal, written and communication skills; as this position will act as primary contact with carriers and/or trucking dispatchers and drivers, and maintain ongoing and new carrier relationships.
  • Must be self-motivated, confident, positive, and professional when dealing with both internal personnel and external customers/carriers.
  • Must possess fundamental product technical aptitude and knowledge, and outstanding math skills, and be detail oriented.   
  • Basic knowledge of management principles.
  • Must possess the ability to work well in a team environment as well as under minimal supervision.
  • Knowledge of health and safety standards and compliance related to the position.
  • Must have a strong work ethic with a positive can-do attitude and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.



JELD-WEN is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment or employee on the basis of race, color, religious creed, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws.

Unless explicitly requested or approached by JELD-WEN, the company will not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services

Nearest Major Market: San Diego