Responsible for the inventory and logistics function of warehouse and storage facilities.
Manages warehouse/shipping personnel
Develops and implements material control procedures and policies
Maintains a safe working environment thru warehouse and forklift safety programs that conform to OSHA, local, and state regulations
Ensures a clean and organized warehouse and material staging areas
Serves as the expert in RF Scanning and ERP warehouse management solutions
Leads warehouse/shipping continuous improvement projects and participate as a member of plant continuous improvement projects.
Coordinate with cross-functional operation teams to develop strategy for production planning to support demands.
Controls inventory levels by conducting periodical physical cycle counts and reconciling with inventory system.
Maintains warehouse staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees.
Provides coaching, disciplining, and performance appraisals to employees.
Strong knowledge of warehouse Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), analyzes their trends, identifies assignable causes, and provides corrective actions.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Ability to direct and motivate the workforce to achieve desired output
Ability to change, adapt and work in a fast paced environment
Strong knowledge of warehouse/shipping managements software and databases
Knowledge of ERP systems and implementations
Knowledge of RF Scanning systems
Proficiency in Microsoft Office: Excel, Word, Power Point and Access
Forklift use and function
Personnel management skills
Must be able to function well in a team environment
Good written and oral communication skills
Education, Training, & Experience
APICS certification preferred, but not mandatory
Supervisory training required, management training preferred
Forklift/ Warehouse safety training required, Certification preferred
Certification in material handling, warehouse management, or other industry recognized related area is preferred
5 plus years of exempt level supervisory experience in a food manufacturing environment is required, 5 plus years is preferred.
5 plus years of management experience is preferred