Distribution Center Manager

Kuehne + Nagel   •  

Phoenix, AZ

Industry: Transportation

  •  

8 - 10 years

Posted 61 days ago

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The Distribution Center Manager isresponsible for leading and directing the operations management team in the execution of daily activities of the warehouse and production lineside logistics functions, including labor scheduling,supervision and the properutilization of space, equipment and manpower. Keyresponsibilities include: Leading the operations management team, staffing, warehouse and production operations, maintenance of the facility and equipment, implementation of safety,security, housekeeping and sanitation programs,budgeting and customer service.

Your Role

The Distribution Center Manager isresponsible for leading and directing the operations management team in the execution of daily activities of the warehouse and production lineside logistics functions, including labor scheduling,supervision and the properutilization of space, equipment and manpower. Keyresponsibilities include: Leading the operations management team, staffing, warehouse and production operations, maintenance of the facility and equipment, implementation of safety,security, housekeeping and sanitation programs,budgeting and customer service.

Your Responsibilities

Your tasks and responsibilities
Primary responsibilities of the Distribution Center Manager position include:

• Develop and direct programs to ensure the efficient and cost-effective operation and utilization of the facility and equipment.
• Lead the operations management team to ensure procedures and controls are in place and consistent across all shifts.
• Lead the operations management team in the planning and scheduling of all services including receiving, storing, sequencing, delivery to the production area, maintenance, and administrative activities to ensure customer requirements are met in an efficient manner.
• Plan long range labor needs based on production forecasts and input from management.
• Make recommendations to General Manager (GM) on programs to improve operations.
• Attend forecast and productions meetings with customer.
• Interact with GM and Operations Managers/Supervisors/Shift Leaders to establish goals.
• Develop a space utilization plan to meet prescribed cost and services standards.
• Monitor the space layout plan to ensure it continues to meet company standards.
• Develop and implement an effective product locator system and update as necessary.
• Direct the operations of the supervisory personnel to achieve prescribed objectives.
• Develop procedures to ensure the efficient operation and utilization of all operational & material handling equipment.
• Develop, implement and direct programs to ensure the safety of all personnel, equipment and property.
• Create and manage LEAN program in facility, including standardized work, visual management, and 5S
• Ensure current and accurate inventory control for each storage area and production lines
• Assure that production orders are picked, sequenced, and delivered timely and within prescribed cost levels.
• Ensure the accurate and timely preparation of reports regarding distribution operations.
• Work with customer to develop smooth flow of product into the facility for both storage and delivery to production areas.
• Management of all hot part process to production lines

Your Skills and Experiences

• Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Logistics or related field required

• Must have over seven (7) years of Management experience in a 3PL environment with P&L responsibility – preferably within the automotive or aerospace sector
• Proficiency in planning, staffing, and budgeting
• Develop effective relationships and provide leadership
• Successful communication - written and verbal
• Establish priorities and multi-task
• Possess professional business demeanor
• Materials handling equipment and personal computers with good working knowledge of MS Office Suite.
• Very organized / Methodical
• Critical / Analytic / Objective
• Approachable
• Ability to work effectively in a high-pressure environment

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