The Operations Manager- Inventory will provide direction over all of Inventory Control to keep an accurate count of products in a 1 million sq. ft. Warehouse Distribution center that provides services to one of the Nations most respected grocery store chains.
-Ensure that all supervisors understand how their work relates to the customers' business objectives, Interview and hire all associates up to supervisor level. Conduct exit interviews as needed, Build engagement by expressing pride in the group where the goals are met and recognize and reward associates for their achievements, Develop direct reports through training and succession planning.
-Interact daily with our local customer to ensure we understand existing and emerging customer needs, Utilize team to identify operational improvements in areas such inventory accuracy and warehouse operations, Collaborate with other Penske sites to share best practices, leverage resources/assets, etc.
-Management of all Physical Inventory
-Management of all product rotation
-Management of all receiving product inventory
-Data management and validation
-Management of unsalable inventory to resolution
-Management of Inventory Adjustments
-Manage process analysis and documentation
-Management of cold/freezer storage inventory
Other projects and tasks as assigned by supervisor
Are you an energetic and team-oriented leader focused on commitment to customers, dedication to excellence and innovation?
Do you have a proven record of leadership excellence and a history of leading teams to consistently exceed established goals in dynamic operational environments?
Do you have a proven ability to recruit, train, develop, communicate with and retain team members?
Do you have a demonstrated ability to develop forward looking plans and turn those plans into successful execution?
Do you have a proven ability to effectively manage financial resources?
Penske Logistics is seeking a proven leader with relevant experience and skills to join our team of logistics professionals. We are seeking a candidate to provide leadership at one of our warehousing operations.
The Operations Manager provides leadership to staff to ensure customer requirements are achieved while meeting our Penske goals and objectives.
Lead teams in a dynamic operational environment, to consistently exceed established goals, demonstrate a commitment to customers and a dedication to excellence and innovation. Develop forward looking plans and turn those plans into successful execution. Effectively manage resources to achieve operational excellence and meet or exceed the site financial operating plan. Implement and maintain an incident free safety culture at the operation.
Establish and sustain that all supervisors and associates are trained and competent and understand how their work relates to the customers' business objectives
Establish and sustain that we recruit, hire, train, develop and retain quality associates.
Establish and sustain effective, two-way communication that informs and motivates as well as recognizes excellence among team members
Establish and sustain strong and effective relationships with associates, the customer, and supporting departments
Meet or exceed all customer key performance metrics and objectives
Interact daily with local customer to ensure existing and emerging customer needs are understood
Lead team to identify operational improvements in areas such as inventory accuracy and warehouse operations
Collaborate with other Penske sites to share best practices, leverage resources/assets, etc.
Develop and execute annual financial and operating plan
Lead the operation with integrity to meet or exceed the Business Plan targets
Identify issues with the operating metrics and P&L and make required adjustments in a timely manner
Ensure customer billings and associate payroll are prepared timely and accurately, the payables and intercompany charges are valid and correct, and all other activities are accurately reflected in the P&L.
Lead a culture of safety through personal example
Develop, execute, and assess continuous improvement plan to reduce accident and injury frequency
Ensure each associate understands their individual role and responsibilities, as well as the group's role and responsibilities required to achieve and maintain a safe work place
Proactively identify and correct unsafe conditions, work processes, and behaviors
Ensure compliance with all applicable regulatory agencies and company policies and procedures
Coach through safety observations
Identify opportunities for continuous improvement and challenge the status quo
Execute a process to track and record value delivered to the customer
Identify and seize profitable business opportunities for the customer and Penske
Utilize available metrics to monitor and maximize customer efficiencies and achieve cost savings.
Lead effort to improve fleet/equipment utilization, maintenance availability and fuel efficiency
Contribute to equipment specification at time of start-up and renewal
Build a strong working relationship with local PTL district and other equipment vendors
Other projects and tasks as assigned by supervisor
4 - 6 years related functional experience, including Inventory Management in a Warehouse or Distribution center required
-At least 3 years managerial or supervisory experience required
-4 yearsâ€™ experience with a WMS or familiar warehouse management software - highly preferred.
-Ability to manage tasks independently with precise detail and follow-up reporting.
-Hand held computers / scanner equipment experience needed.
-Experience in operating various material handling equipment; occasionally moving product in warehouse
-High School degree or equivalent required
-Bachelor's Degree in Business or Supply Chain Management preferred
-Proficiency with computers including Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint required
-Strong written/oral communication and organizational skills are required
-Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills
-Willingness to travel as necessary, work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education, and criminal history) and drug screening required.
Physical Requirements - Working Conditions
-Standing, scanning frequently, walking for prolonged periods (8-12 hours)
-Manual dexterity to use required tools of job.
-Good vision and hearing required to operate safely.
-Ability to work at heights with appropriate safety equipment.
-Must be able to lift, stack, push and pull boxes weighing from a few ounces to near 100 lbs. occasionally.
-The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
-The associate will be required to: read; communicate verbally and/or in written form; remember and analyze certain information; and remember and understand certain instructions or guidelines.
-While performing the duties of this job, the associate may be required to stand, walk, and sit. The associate is frequently required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with hands and arms. The associate must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25lbs/12kg.
-Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
Penske is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.
Penske Logistics is a wholly owned subsidiary of Penske Truck Leasing. With operations in North America, South America, Europe and Asia, Penske Logistics provides supply chain management and logistics services to leading companies around the world. Penske Logistics delivers value through its design, planning and execution in transportation, warehousing and freight management. Visit http://www.penskelogistics.com/ to learn more.
Work Locations: 5801 Kroger Drive Keller, TX 76248
Primary Location: United States-Texas-Keller
Job: Logistics/Supply Chain
Penske (Oracle) Job Name: Logistics/Supply Chain
Req ID: 1911073
Internal Number: 1911073
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