-Ownership of the handling, storage and distribution of products to the end consumer.
-Oversees the warehouse and Palletizer operations to include safety, quality, continuous improvement, P & L, budgeting, inventory control, and fleet operations.
-Lead the execution of cultural changes and activities needed to support company’s Continuous Excellence (NCE) and the pursuit of TPM
-Coach and develop leaders and team members to successful results, including identifying training and development needs
-Determine staffing needs to meet workload requirements and manage day to day budget and forecasts
-Effectively manage warehouse utilization and resolve exceptions to daily operation
-Maintain contingency plans for time sensitive operations (unscheduled absentees, customer issues, systems malfunctions, inventory exceptions, transport equipment issues)
-Daily interaction with plant management, planning, transportation, quality and inventory control
-Interaction with peers across the company to share best practices and maintain compliance
-Confirm processes are run in accordance with SOPs and other documentation and best practices
-Ensure quality service to consumers by exceeding customer shipping requirements within the established time frame, and by communicating to internal contacts any issues that may impact customers
Key qualifications include:
-BS degree in Supply Chain, Business or relevant field
-10+ years of supply chain experience, including warehouse and inventory experience with at least 5 years leading a team
-Prior experience in consumer products, food and beverage specifically, preferred
-Strong computer skills, including Word, Excel Powerpoint and business management software (SAP preferred) and Warehouse Management Systems (WMS)
-Proven leadership skills, coaching and developing leaders & employees
-Demonstrated ability to drive continuous improvement and manage to/achieve metrics
-Strong communication skills with the ability to interact effectively with frontline employees, peers, and executives
-Ability to drive positive change in both processes and systems and culture
-Strong internal and external customer focus with great follow-up
-Ability to provide after hours support to a 24 X 7 operation for critical issues
This position is eligible for bonus and relocation assistance. Company offers comprehensive benefits including medical, prescription, dental, vision, flex, life, disability, EAP, 401(k) with match, profit sharing, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation, and more!
About The Frank Group:
As a leading food and beverage professional search organization, we specialize in identifying and recruiting the brightest and most qualified talent for our clients.
Our clients range from the world's largest most established processors and manufacturers to enterprising start-ups; all within the food and beverage industry. We help our clients identify the most important component of their organization: people.