Warehouse Operations Manager
Company: Kuehne Nagel
Posted on: September 6, 2021
Kuehne+Nagel is looking for a leader to join our management
team! If you are a Warehouse operations expert that is customer
focused, then this may be the role for you!
The Operations Manager is responsible for directing the daily
activities of the Manufacturing operations, including labor
scheduling, supervision and the proper utilization of space,
equipment and manpower. Key responsibilities include: Staffing,
warehouse operations, implementation of safety, security,
housekeeping and sanitation programs and customer service.
Assist in the development and direct programs to ensure the
efficient and cost-effective manufacturing operations and
utilization of the facility.
•Executing the schedule of all manufacturing operations including
production planning, procurement, shipping, handling
returned/damaged goods, maintenance, and administrative activities
to ensure customer requirements are met in an efficient manner.
•Plan long range labor needs based on customer forecasts and input
•Make recommendations to DCM on programs, processes and technology
to provide continuous improvement and deliver year over year cost
reductions for the customer.
•Interact with Facility Management Team to establish goals.
•Develop a continuous improvement plan to meet prescribed cost and
•Monitor the production areas and actual to plan volumes to ensure
it continues to meet requirements.
•Direct the focus of the manufacturing supervisory personnel to
achieve prescribed objectives.
•Develop procedures to ensure the efficient operation and
utilization of the manufacturing operations.
•Develop, implement and direct programs to ensure the safety of all
personnel, equipment and property.
•Create and manage housekeeping program in all manufacturing
•Ensure timely and accurate delivery of material to each production
•Assure that customer orders are completed timely and within
prescribed cost levels.
•Ensure the accurate and timely preparation of reports regarding
•Work with Production Department Managers to develop smooth flow of
goods into and out of the manufacturing areas.
Your Skills and Experiences
•Five years of management experience in a warehousing.
•Bachelor degree in business discipline or manufacturing
•Strong customer orientation and problem solving skills.
•Proven proficiency in a production environment.
•Successful track record in leadership and supervising the work of
•Knowledge of Lean, Six Sigma and Continuous Process
•Computer skills - Proficient in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel
(advanced), etc. (SAP is a plus)
•Prioritization and planning skills
•Good problem solving skills
•Must be team oriented
•Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines in a fast-paced
Good Reasons to Join
We offer competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits
package, employee discounts, tuition reimbursement, excellent
training programs and a highly dynamic global work environment.
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