Operations Manager

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Job Description

Position Summary:

Operations Manager will be responsible for overseeing and managing all Operations Demand planning activities and related systems/tools working with the  internal team and 3rd party logistics warehouses.
Key Activities:
  • Ensure all the relevant Supply Chain Planning and Purchasing activities
  • Initiate and lead Supply Chain and Business initiatives to improve the Planning Processes, proactively manage Supply Chain led projects to improve efficiency and longer-term planning.
  • Lead and develop core planning meetings, with the necessary agenda, input and outputs. Ensure effective planning, common understanding and delivery targets to achieve business and asset requirements.
  • Liaise with various stakeholders to develop plans with a medium-term (up to 12 weeks) forward view and associated weekly delivery plan.
  • Drive visible performance management, use KPI’s to track progress, monitoring actual performance versus plan promoting awareness to drive improvement.
  • Manage, implement and continuously review Purchasing Strategies for key raw materials and consumables ensuring long term business benefits.
  • Ensure Vendor Management processes are followed and used to rate Vendors and improve service.
  • Manage order fulfillment activities to ensure incoming PO’s are aligned with forecast plans.
  • Analyze existing aged inventory and collaborate with Sales & Marketing teams to design and implement relevant solutions.
  • Coordinate production and fulfillment activities based on demand analysis and planning to promote efficient, accountable and dependable operations.
  • Proactively relocate units between warehouses to ensure efficiency across all sales channels.
  • Direct inbound and outbound logistics operations such as; transportation, inventory control, warehouse activities and logistics quality management. Daily management and coordination of shipments and Website order processing.
  • Assess and recommend optimal shipping methods, carriers, routing, equipment, and frequency to meet required transportation parameters, delivery specifications and costs. Recommend carrier base and negotiates competitive rates for logistics.
  • Reviews shipping notices, bills of lading, invoices, orders, and other records to determine shipping priorities, work assignments, and shipping methods required to meet shipping schedules.
  • Maintain metrics, customer service logs, processes, safety training and records.
  • Conduct and review audits for logistics activities, such as internal and 3rd party warehouse storage, fulfillment, distribution and transportation.
  • Develop and implement methods to maintain accurate inventory levels at on site warehouse as well as 3rd party logistic warehouses and implement required cycle count process.
  • Communicate with internal/external teams, customers and vendors regarding shipment deliverables, schedules, and details.
  • Web site order processing: tracking of stock levels and determination of inventory load.
  • Prepare inventory documentation: this involves accurately recording type, quantity, quality, and other features of inventory for a clear understanding of the state of the stocks
  • Maintain daily invoices and shipment records to ascertain the state of all stocks.
  • Prepare and submit inventory control and planning reports to management.
Required Qualification:
  • Bachelor’s degree (BA/BS) or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 5+ years of supervisory experience in shipping warehouse environment.
  • Proven track records of building credible, reliable and customer focused logistics teams.
  • Organizational focus and strong attention to detail.
  • Highly motivated, willingness to learn, and works well within a team environment.
  • Excellent communication, research, problem solving, and time management skills.
  • Proactive, “Can Do” Attitude.
  • Naturally energetic, positive person in a fast-paced, rapid-growth environment.
  • Capable of multi-tasking and effectively prioritizing in a fast-paced environment.
  • Familiar with customs documents for shipping internationally.
  • High level of accuracy, efficiency, and accountability.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Outlook.

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Posted: Jun 26, 2020

Type: Full Time

Category: Operations Distribution Logistics Warehouse