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Distribution Solutions Project Manager

American Woodmark Corporation Lincolnton, NC
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

2163 - Distribution Solutions Project Manager

PURPOSE:

The Distribution Solutions Project Manager will contribute to the implementation of strategic initiatives, analyzing performance, identifying issues and developing recommendations to remove barriers that can hinder Distribution operations from meeting or exceeding performance expectations. This position will also lead/partner with cross-functional teams to continuously improve service levels and reduce cost.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Drives Distribution process transformation through identifying, prioritizing, and implementing improvement opportunities to align with strategic initiatives focused on customer service, efficiency improvements, cost reduction and elimination of complexity
  • Identifies areas of opportunity using data collection, completes assessments, determines performance gaps and surveys reporting methods in order to monitor and improve performance
  • Plans, coordinates and contributes to cross-functional teams and leads projects as assigned
  • Champions Distribution Operations support and training for WMS / ERP systems
  • Communicates and operates as a WMS super user to standardize where applicable and implement enhancements
  • Works directly with Manufacturing, Sales and Customers to establish joint opportunities for service, cost and quality improvements, and operates as a Super User in all customer TMS and Load Planning systems
  • Interfaces with IT for all operational procedural changes and enhancements as it applies to technologies in the DC's (Computer hardware, scanning, networking, wireless and software application requirements.)
  • Interfaces with Corporate Finance and Supply Chain Services Leadership to assist with translation of AWC business/financial strategy into operational goals with visible metrics
  • Proactively identifies additional cost reduction/performance improvement opportunities through potential synergies between the legacy operations of the organization
  • Effectively communicates ideas both verbally and in writing, including the ability to clearly explain analytical or technical topics to an audience who may or may not be familiar with the subject matter
  • Promotes decision-making by attending meetings for and acting on behalf of Supply Chain Solutions leadership and connects the dots across the organization for improved alignment and engagement
  • Participates in taking actions to meet departmental scorecard goals
  • Performs other tasks as directed by the Director of Distribution and other departmental management
  • Insures compliance with all company & departmental policies and procedures, ethical standards and codes of conduct at all times
  • Promotes the AWC C.I.T.E. Principles

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Will not have direct reports.

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and ability required.

Education, Experience and Skills

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field preferred but not required with applicable experience in Distribution Management role
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a Distribution or Supply Chain role with a Bachelor's Degree in related field
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in Distribution or Supply Chain role without a degree
  • Project management experience and the ability to balance workload and resources to meet established deadlines
  • Proficiency in MS Office, Oracle ERP platform and Warehouse Management Systems preferred
  • Work habits must be consistent with and support the current AWC Vision and CITE principles. Must be able to work independently with moderate supervision

Team Participation:

Ability to effectively participate on cross-functional teams and initiatives within the organization.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

Typical office environment where the noise level is usually moderate. Occasional out-of-town travel is required, typically to a manufacturing plant where the individual must adhere to safety rules and regulations.

American Woodmark Corporation

Why Work Here?

We are "Vision-Driven and Values-Based".

Our cabinetry is created to bring fashion, beauty and function to the heart of the home. Our people are committed to providing outstanding value and a superior customer experience. Our company is focused on long term, sustainable growth. We offer our employees the opportunity for professional growth while maintaining a work-life balance. American WoodmarkTM offers over 500 cabinet styles for the remodeling and new home construction markets under four major brands: American Woodmark®, Shenandoah Cabinetry®, Timberlake® Cabinetry, and Waypoint® Living Spaces. To please our demanding customers, we fashion our kitchen and bath cabinets in an appealing variety of designs, materials and finishes. Our KCMA-certified cabinets are sold through a nationwide network of homebuilders, independent dealers and distributors, as well as Lowe’s and The Home Depot. American Woodmark is headquartered in Winchester, Virginia with manufacturing locations and builder centers across America. Our long-term vision is focused on maintaining our culture of excellence, creating best-in-class products and value, and delivering outstanding service to our customers. We renew this commitment every day. We celebrate our passionate and dedicated workforce. They are our inspiration and strength, and the reason for our success and leadership in the industry. With their help, we pledge to bring the best quality and value to our customers, the best workplace and opportunities to our people, the best products and customer service to home centers, builders and distributors and the best investment for our shareholders. We are excited and humbled by the challenge of leadership. Our people are determined to continue to set the standard for our industry, promote American quality, and enhance our homes and lives with American Woodmark products. See our website, www.americanwoodmark.com.

Address

838 Lincoln County Parkway
Lincolnton, NC
USA

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