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Warehouse Manager

Chicago, Illinois 60628 | Direct Placement

Post Date: 05/21/2018 Job ID: 76408 Category: Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers

Core Duties:
  • Promoting a safety first culture in the workplace.
  • Ensuring all safety rules, and policies are being followed.
  • Supervise the Shipping receiving personnel.
  • All production Material handlers report directly to this position.
  • Maintain a close interaction with Purchasing; Customer service and plant Scheduling.
  • Management of Customer returns – Identification / control / and take a lead coordination on disposition.
  • Co-ordination of incoming / outgoing shipments.
  • Oversee daily distribution and logistics, shipping/receiving, and warehousing.
  • Work with Corporate and outsourced logistics, ensuring the plant requirements are being met.
  • Key attribute is ensuring we ship on time, which include effective freight cost management.
  • Minimization of carrier costs, and maximization of truck cubing.
  • Manage internal owned trucking and related elements.
  • Develop / Maintain an effect inventory location management system this ties into strong visual management controls.
  • Administer & supervise the cycle count program and annual physical inventory counts.
  • Develop a continuous improvement culture, the focus on improving quality of service, and cost reduction.
  • Adherence to financial budget controls.
  • Adhere to purchasing policies and ensure compliance: document local procedures
  • All other associated and related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications and Skills:
  • 5 years’ progressively responsible supply chain experience, both in warehouse management and logistics processes, with two (2) years’ team leader/supervisory experience.
  • Associates degree / relative supply chain certification.
  • Demonstrated ability establishing and managing priorities and operate effectively to plant and corporate deadlines.
  • Must be able approach issues with a can-do attitude with a sense of urgency.
  • Experience with AS400 / in MS Suite of products, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint to the intermediate level.
  • Strong background identifying new and better ways to meet /improve KPI goals.
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