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Warehouse Operations Manager

Company: Kuehne Nagel
Location: Southaven
Posted on: October 12, 2021

Job Description:

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!

Your Role

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.

Your Responsibilities

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 from management.
•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 services standards.
•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 areas.
•Ensure timely and accurate delivery of material to each production line.
•Assure that customer orders are completed timely and within prescribed cost levels.
•Ensure the accurate and timely preparation of reports regarding manufacturing operations.
•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 preferred.
•Strong customer orientation and problem solving skills.
•Proven proficiency in a production environment.
•Successful track record in leadership and supervising the work of subordinates.
•Knowledge of Lean, Six Sigma and Continuous Process Improvement
•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
•Self-motivated
•Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment

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.

Keywords: Kuehne Nagel, Southaven , Warehouse Operations Manager, Other , Southaven, Mississippi

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