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Shipping & Warehouse Manager

Requisition ID
2017-2108
Experience Level
Manager
Industry
Agriculture & Construction
Employment Status
Regular Full-Time
US-WI-Fort Atkinson
Category
Operations

Overview

Oversee warehousing, distribution and material handling activities

Responsibilities

Core Job Duties:

  • Optimize the layout of the warehouse space to ensure efficient and accurate order picking and space utilization.
  • Oversee the implementation and management of contemporary warehouse operating practices
  • Providing training, leadership and direction to the team responsible for picking, kitting, packing and shipping finished goods.
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable laws and regulations governing both domestic and international shipments.
  • Implement policies and procedures as required to support safe, efficient, and accurate warehousing tasks and activity.
  • Oversee/manage all cycle counting activity; and support the annual physical inventory (if required)
  • Liaise with the production and customer care teams as required to ensure timely, accurate shipments and provide a high level of service to our customers.
  • Develop, monitor and maintain relevant shipping & warehousing metrics/KPIs to drive continuous improvements.
  • Work with the Quality Manager/quality team as required to ensure the preservation of our products and accuracy of our shipments.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with logistics service providers (UPS, Fed Ex, Freight Forwarders, etc).
  • Support lean manufacturing initiatives/kaizen events.
  • Perform other duties as required

Qualifications

Education & Experience:

  • AS in business, operations, or equivalent discipline required; 4 year degree preferred
  • 2-3 years of supervisory/management experience in warehousing/distribution.
  • Prior experience working with and/or implementing barcoding solutions in a warehouse.
  • Prior experience with international logistics is helpful

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Strong communication skills
  • Must possess strong analytical skills and have prior experience developing and maintaining relevant KPIs
  • Able to work independently without close supervision.
  • Experience within an ISO9001 environment
  • Willingness to take a "hands on" approach to supporting warehousing/distribution activity.
  • Possess good attention to detail.
  • Possess good teamwork skills.
  • Ability to coach, develop, and lead a team of employees within a fast paced, growing organization

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