Logistics Supervisor

  • Northwestern Glass Fab
  • Fridley, MN

Website Northwestern Glass Fab

We are searching for a Logistics Supervisor to join our growing team!

What makes Northwestern Glass Fab unique? Founded in 1912, Northwestern Glass Fab, a division of Brin Glass Company, has been providing fabricated glass and aluminum to its customers for over 100 years. Our commitment to quality and the ability to deliver precision custom fabricated glass products on a timely basis has us shipping product to customers located all over North America.

As a privately held ESOP company, Northwestern Glass Fab offers incredible benefits and a unique employee-owned culture focused on living our core values every day: We Show Up. We Bring It. We Do It Right. We invite you to consider investing your strengths here.

What We Offer:

  • Health, Dental, Life and Vision Insurance
  • Flex Benefits – including Medical Expense and Dependent Care
  • 401(k) with 3% company match
  • Employee Stock Ownership Program – an incredible wealth building opportunity!
  • Paid Holidays and Paid Time Off
  • Educational Assistance
  • Career development and advancement opportunities


Job Purpose: The Logistics Supervisor will supervise all logistics operations to control, deliver, and distribute both inbound and outbound materials for NWGF in an effective and efficient manner.  The Logistics Supervisor will oversee our Delivery, Will Call, Shipping, and Receiving Process Blocks.  Responsibilities in this role include the day-to-day operations of all logistics including scheduling, quality control and safety. This role will also hold all responsibilities for maintaining the delivery truck fleet and warehouse equipment.   The Logistics Supervisor will support the overall strategy, key metrics, and processes needed to deploy optimized logistics operations for NWGF.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Partners with the Production Manager to achieve divisional goals
  • Works closely with the all shop leads to assure customer orders are ready on-time, and meet quality specifications
  • Works with the NWGF leadership team to optimize routes and customer satisfaction along with overall profitability for company on delivery expenses
  • Works with the customer service team for changes in delivery and any customer facing impacts on delivery
  • Works with purchasing for management of inbound and outbound shipments
  • Quality control of all processes related to distribution
  • Coordination of shipping and receiving operations
  • Coordination of daily shipping routes
  • Coordination of equipment upkeep schedules
  • Responsible for warehouse safety
  • Responsible for the logistic requirements of the company
  • Generate and communicate shipping quotes
  • Continuous improvement mentality
  • Weekly cycle counts of inventory

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Associates degree (preferably in Manufacturing or Business)
  • Fluent in English, both oral and written required
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a professional delivery role
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience with an ERP
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment preferred
  • Lean manufacturing and/or Six Sigma experience preferred
  • EOS experience preferred
  • Proven results producing cost savings/value
  • Understanding planning, shipping, warehouse management and inventory systems
  • Managing daily routes/schedules of shipments and deliveries
  • Experience forecasting demand needs
  • Experience in reporting on key production metrics
  • Understanding of quality standards and health and safety regulations
  • Effective communicator and negotiator in terms of both verbal and written skills
  • Regularly communicate and collaborate progress statuses, concerns and questions with stakeholders.
  • Ability to resolve increasingly complex problems
  • Strong technical/math skills (Mathematics/Geometry)
  • Strong team collaboration skills
  • Strong attention to detail, with good organizational skills
  • Ability to prioritize among competing tasks
  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Excellent active listening skills
  • Extensive knowledge with MS Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Must be “Customer Service” driven
  • Manage projects as assigned
  • Continuous improvement mindset


About Brin: Established in 1912, Brin Glass Company, the parent company of Northwestern Glass Fab, has been a leader in the glazing industry for the upper Midwest for over 100 years. We have 5 divisions operating out of four locations: Fridley, St. Cloud, Duluth, and Minneapolis. Our mission is to provide superior quality products and service while providing a safe and stable work environment for our employees, who will be encouraged to grow their knowledge and skills. We have created an environment that allows our team the freedom to succeed, fed by inspiration within the company, and to be recognized for their achievements.

Brin is made up of people who are united around our mission and personally invested in delivering top results. If you are looking to join a company with a strong reputation and values-driven culture, Brin Glass Company is the place to be! Visit www.BrinGlass.com to learn more.


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