Zona Wyyerd (“Zona”) is seeking a Material Logistics Specialist who will be responsible for owning all material purchasing and logistics for the construction of FTTH GPON network to serve Zona Wyyerd’s customers across the Arizona metropolitan markets/areas.
About Zona Wyyerd
Zona Wyyerd (“Zona”), a subsidiary of Wyyerd Group, is a fiber-to-the-premise internet and related services provider headquartered in Surprise, AZ and offering services across central Arizona. Put simply, Zona offers faster, more reliable and higher value internet with symmetrical speeds, no data caps, no contracts and no invoice surprises, and Zona backs it up with superior, local customer service. Zona offers a full suite of services for residences, businesses, enterprises, carriers and non-profit partners including government and education entities.
Zona, formerly known as Accipiter Communications, began in 1996, serving a 1,100 square mile area in Maricopa and Yavapai Counties. Following its acquisition by Wyyerd Group in July of 2019, Zona is now fully funded to pursue an aggressive expansion plan aimed at offering services extensively across central Arizona while strengthening our value and integrity commitments to all customers.
If you are interested in a fast-growing company with a collaborative team culture and a strong belief in treating customers like the friends and neighbors that they are, Zona may be just the right place for you. Visit zonawyyerd.com for more information.
About Wyyerd Group
Wyyerd Group, via its local operating entities, delivers fast, affordable, fiber-based internet access and related services, currently operating in four states and expanding both organically and inorganically. At Wyyerd, we believe that each community/region is unique and should be supported by an equally unique, locally managed organization, led by a local team with full support from Wyyerd’s central team. Wyyerd’s vision is to become the cornerstone partner for internet connectivity, fiber and facilities interconnection, smart community enablement and sustainable development, one community at a time across the US and Southern Canada. Visit wyyerd.com for more information.
The Logistics and Material Management Specialist is a vital part of the Zona Wyyerd team. Zona Wyyerd has near-term plans to dramatically accelerate expansion of our fiber network and, in doing so, construction of new fiber plant will be accelerated. This individual is responsible for working with internal design engineers, OSP Project Managers and outside plant contractors to enable the rapid deployment of telecom equipment / materials to enable this expansion.
The Logistics and Material Manager position, which will be located at the Zona Wyyerd Surprise, Az. facility, is responsible for overseeing all the material management activities and logistics taking place in and out of the facility, continuously improving efficiencies and processes, and acting as the interface between material vendors, in house project managers and outsourced construction contractors. This individual will also be responsible for building and launching a materials management software tool within our Intuition software platform.
-Manage multiple material vendors
-Set up material management processes and procedures
-Set up a material management system
-Ensure all materials are accurately accounted for delivery and when deployed to the field
-Manage material yard access at the contractor level
-Create standard work procedures for internal teams
-Collaborate with department managers in knowledge sharing, problem solving, and providing positive leadership within assigned functional areas
-Develop and manage a return to manufacturer process
-Develop and manage quality assurance and cycle count program designed to ensure continuous process improvement
-Work with Business Operations to establish and oversee projects dedicated to auditing and assess processes and procedures to ensure effectiveness
-Determine performance metrics to gain visibly to any shortfalls in the processes developed
-Develop and implement a training program for construction contractors to adhere to when within Zona Wyyerd material storage space.
-Develop and maintain shipping procedures and efficiencies, inventory maintenance and accuracy, receiving and order shipments
SKILLS, EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
-Bachelor's degree preferred, or equivalent combination of education and experience
-A minimum of 5 years of leadership experience in Material and Logistics management in a high volume warehouse facility environment
-Telecom Logistics and material management experience highly desired
-Ability to effectively respond to and interact with all levels of Zona Wyyerd personnel
-Competencies include excellent organizational, analytical, interpersonal and written/oral communication skills
This position description is not intended to be and should not be construed as an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills or working conditions associated with this position. While this description is intended to accurately reflect the position's activities and requirements, management reserves the right to modify, add or remove duties as necessary