Warehouse / Distribution Manager

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Job Description

Position Summary:

 

Warehouse / Distribution Manager will be responsible for directing and coordinating warehouse operations, including loading operations and material handling activities (processing, packaging, and storage of supplies, materials, and equipment) for multiple locations.

 

Key Activities:

 

  • Coordinates manpower and equipment with the demands of material handling and warehousing operations.
  • Manages work schedules (vacation, holidays) and payroll for hourly employees.
  • Manages and delegates assignments to optimize labor effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Maintains a basic knowledge of quality systems and programs.
  • Ensures the accuracy and integrity of all shipping and receiving processes.
  • Review and resolve operational problems to minimize cost and prevent operational delays.
  • Negotiate trucking contracts with relevant parties to ensure freight costs are competitive.
  • Will oversee Warehousing, Inbound & outbound freight activities, Distribution, and execution of order fulfillment processes.
  • Research and advise of cost savings on transportation of LTL trucks and routes of our own trucks.
  • Responsible for the security of the product and warehouse.
  • Handle all damaged product orders and monitor status of returned products.
  • Ensures accurate and timely submission into all related systems.
  • Complies with all safety & environmental practices, and reports all incidents immediately.
  • Complies with all FDA/USDA rules, procedures, and work practices.
  • Ensure compliance with DOT and other safety regulatory agencies, as well as maintaining the material handling equipment, ensuring that all warehouse personnel are certified on equipment.

 

Required Qualification:

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering, Business or Supply Chain Management, Logistics/Transportation, or related field, preferred (or equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience).
  • 7+ years relevant work experience in warehouse logistics management.
  • Experience in food manufacturing preferred.
  • Must have excellent communication skills and the ability to develop a team environment promoting internal growth.
  • Plan and execute logistics needs with trucking firms to ensure timely pick-up and delivery of shipments, while minimizing overall freight costs.
  • Bilingual is needed.
  • Minimum of at least 3 years experience in a supervisory role.

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Details

Posted: Jun 24, 2020

Type: Full Time

Category: Distribution Logistics Warehouse