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Warehouse Manager

NGK Spark Plugs (USA) Inc.
Wood Dale, IL
  • Expired: October 31, 2021. Applications are no longer accepted.

NGK Spark Plugs is now hiring for a Warehouse Manager to lead our operations at our Wood Dale, IL facility. This role will oversee our A shift hours of 6am-2pm Monday-Friday, and have 3 direct reports (2 Warehouse Supervisors) on A shift. Our C shift hours are from 7pm-3am Sunday-Thursday, and this person will also oversee our Assistant Warehouse Manager, who manages the night shift. The role will report to our General Manager of Supply Chain, who is based at another NGK warehouse/logistics facility.

About NGK

NGK drives innovation by honoring its commitment to integrity, perseverance and unity among its employees — from the executive suite to the factory line. With over 80 years of automotive expertise, we are driven by extreme dedication to performance and quality. From OEM to aftermarket, our people push the boundaries of innovation to bring the latest technologies to market under the NGK and NTK brands.

Why Work for NGK

We offer competitive wages and bonus opportunity, along with a full suite of benefits, including medical, dental, vision, 401k with company match, paid vacations/holidays, disability, life insurance and more. With the opportunity for flexible work arrangements, employee wellness activities, internal advancement and leadership training, NGK invests in the well-being and growth of its employees. Associates of NGK are afforded the ability to "Ignite your Spirit".

Job Responsibilities:
Manage the daily operations activity for all inbound, outbound and floor operations.
Facilitate adequate manpower, including temporary personnel, to effectively meet operational and budgetary goals.
Create and implement work processes and training for the warehouse associates.
Ensure warehouse policies as defined in the following are adhered to by all associates: Quality System, 5S, kaizen, Quality Circle, and Safety.
Meet or exceed all KPIs to include 24 Hour Performance, Order Accuracy, Fill Rate, Budget Adherence, and other assigned performance criteria.
PEM contracts for equipment as required.
Adhere to all safety policies and procedures
Adhere to all company polices and procedures, including policies related to IATF16949 and ISO14000
Perform all job-related tasks as assigned by the manager.
Other Duties:
Special projects as assigned by the General Manager
Associates Degree in logistics, supply chain management or related field, Bachelor's degree preferred
Minimum of 7 years of experience managing, mentoring and leading a team
Minimum 10 years warehouse experience
Minimum 7 years’ experience using a Warehouse Management System, preferably SAP
Minimum 5 years’ experience implementing, maintaining and improving a safety program, 10 hours OSHA Class preferred
Excellent organization, planning and administration skills
Proficient written & verbal English language communication skills, and proven ability to communicate effectively
Proven ability to manage others in a warehouse environment; highly diplomatic and tactful
Proven ability to work independently and set appropriate goals and objectives.
Excellent organizational, planning, and administrative skills
Proven ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and projects
Excellent skills in a Microsoft Office Suite environment
Strong business math skills
Possess valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record
Job Type: Full-time

401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Employee assistance program
Flexible schedule
Flexible spending account
Health insurance
Health savings account
Life insurance
Paid time off
Parental leave
Referral program
Retirement plan
Tuition reimbursement
Vision insurance
10 hour shift
8 hour shift
Day shift
Monday to Friday
Supplemental Pay:
Bonus pay
Associate (Preferred)
Warehouse management: 7 years (Preferred)
Warehouse management system: 3 years (Preferred)
Work Location:
One location
Work Remotely:
Work Location: One location

NGK Spark Plugs (USA) Inc.


Wood Dale, IL
60191 USA


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