Manager Operations

Multiple Locations
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 13 days ago
Job Description

Position Summary: Manages a staff of supervisors to insure timely distribution of merchandise within the
standards of budget, policies, procedures, and quality to satisfy the requirements of our customers including wholesale divisions.

Essential Functions of the Job:
Coordinates product flow, operations, and production planning in the preparation and execution of daily operations within the distribution center
Develops and implements methods for continuous improvement of quality, order turn- around, and productivity within established payroll and expense budgets
Ensures adherence to procedures that promote the health, safety and welfare of all associates in the facility
Trains, mentors and develops supervisors development plans and professional growth.
Monitors cost and inventory controls to keep operating expenditures within acceptable budget limits and provides for alternate plans when necessary.
Ensures efficient space utilization within the facility
Ensures facility and equipment are maintained in like new fashion
Ensures assistant supervisors and warehouse workers are properly managed by supervisors at all times
Maintains floor visibility throughout facility to monitor/ensure plans are executed properly and productivity is maintained

Internal & External Contacts:
Internal : Management, supervision, hourly associates, facilities/maintenance and IT
External : Corporate and W&D offices, outside vendors, contractors, traffic, freight carriers

Supervisory Responsibilities:
Direct : up to 4 exempt supervisors
Indirect : up to 100+ hourly associates

Budgetary Responsibilities:
Equipment: up to 3 million
Supplies: $250,000
Salary: up to $2.5 million

Decision Making:
Plan for volume of business and corresponding staffing to achieve/exceed production goals
Direct supervision on daily priorities and resulting labor force distribution
Constant situational awareness and proactive decision making
Develops AD HOC operational plans and concepts to facilitate production and special
Handling requirements due to abnormal operating circumstances
Stimulates creative thinking to develop and enhance processes - increasing production and quality
Some travel possible to corporate office, campus recruiting and other W&D locations 850,000 sq. foot facility plus 150,000 sq. foot mezzanine w/ multiple levels

Qualifications & Experience:
Experience: Minimum operational knowledge: Facility operation, planning and budgeting in a highly automated distribution environment. Knowledge of work methods, some indirect engineering, RF equipment and tilt-tray sortation.

Minimum experience: Four (4) years management experience in a large distribution center. Automation background in apparel distribution preferred.

Education: Bachelors degree in Business Administration or related discipline.

Computer: Strong computer skills, WMS, Microsoft Office Suite, internet and ability to learn/use customized software.
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