DC Warehouse Manager
Port Wentworth, GA
Salary – Based on Experience
The Warehouse Manager is responsible for leading the day-to-day shift operations for all warehousing and distribution activities. The primary functions of this position include but are not limited to, shipping, receiving, inventory control, transportation, health and safety, and supervision of warehouse staff. Additional duties include responsibility and oversight for ensuring appropriate building maintenance and housekeeping and people management duties to ensure every precaution necessary for the protection of workers is achieved.
Warehouse Management + Execution
Responsible for the success and execution of daily shift targets
Works closely with the Inbound and Outbound Supervisors to maintain the effective flow of materials and liaising with the appropriate personnel and departments to resolve unexpected challenges and find permanent solutions to prevent recurrence.
Ensuring safe and efficient palletizing, and housekeeping practices are in place and consistently enforced
Contributes to the overall success of the Warehouse by ensuring specific team goals, plans and initiatives are in executed/delivered in support of the entire Team's business strategy and objectives
In conjunction with warehouse management, ensures all Warehouse Operations activities have formalized and documented standard operation procedures (SOPs) or work instructions that apply best practices in material handling, quality management, and safety, which are regularly reviewed, updated, communicated, and maintained.
Engages with Operations staff to identify opportunities for process, procedure, and product creation and/or improvement to create engagement and generate buy-in from staff.
Delivers training to staff as required to ensure the consistent and accurate delivery and communication of information and expectations across all shifts
Conducts regular workplace health & safety and housekeeping inspections in line communicated expectations to ensure a safe, organized, and efficient warehouse is achieved and maintained
Completes Accident/Incident reports as required, reviews the daily material handling vehicle logs to ensure any deficiencies are corrected expediently and satisfactorily, and monitors and manages inventory levels of workplace PPE and supplies required by Operations staff.
Assists with the monitoring and measuring of departmental key performance indicators, performing insightful analysis into trends, and providing recommendations to management for continual improvement
Champions a customer-focused culture to deepen both client and inter-departmental relationships
Plays a key role in identifying and managing change initiative projects to meet business, schedule, and budget objectives.
Ensures that the facility is properly maintained, including good housekeeping practices being applied, proper building maintenance is carried out, equipment maintenance and preventative maintenance is actioned and documented, etc.
Ensures that the integrity and security of the building are maintained by adhering to communicated security protocols for the building and the network, as appropriate
Takes every precaution reasonable in the circumstance to protect the safety of the workers in the facility, ensuring health and safety accidents
Completes all duties and activities required for the effective and accurate processing of payroll
Act as a point person to track internally and externally raised issues
Performs other duties as assigned
People + Relationship Management
Demonstrates an aptitude and passion for effectively leading teams, actively leading by example each day to motivate, inspire and mentor staff to realize goals.
Promotes a climate of positive employee relations by maintaining open communications with the team and with other departments who rely on the services and support of this team.
Conducts training regularly and coaches consistently to ensure employees are taught and can apply essential skills and knowledge to the performance of their daily activities with consistency and effectiveness.
Creates standard operating procedures (SOPs) and work instructions, ensuring staff are trained and held accountable to adhering to established work processes.
Acts as a liaison between the employer and workers for ensuring that staff remain current on company policies and procedures, along with compliance to all applicable health, safety, and environmental guidelines.
Establishes and delivers metrics/measures and operating objectives ensuring functions are carried out with cost effectiveness and consistency with prescribed quality and performance standards.
Takes the appropriate steps to ensure employees are appropriately managed in a manner that maintains positive employee relations while achieving productivity goals in a manner that is quality and safety oriented.
Carries out a variety of performance management activities, including coaching for peak performance throughout the year and completing appraisals as required.
Provides support and assistance to the Joint Health and Safety Committee as required to ensure hazards, deficiencies or improvement opportunities are promptly addressed or remediated.
Participates in regular meetings as required, participates in various interdepartmental meetings to resolve issues and improve efficiencies as required.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Post-secondary education in Operations, Supply Chain or a related field required
7 to 10 years of progressive experience with a minimum of 2 years leading or supervising a team within a fast-paced warehousing and distribution environment
Must have or be willing to acquire license to operate and evaluate drivers of material handling equipment
Must have demonstrated proficiency with MS Office products, specifically Excel, and function as a key user in SAP with the ability to utilize and retrieve data efficiently and train others accordingly to use the system
Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
Proven multi-tasker, with a self-motivated and efficient approach to driving a successful team
Demonstrates accountability, integrity, flexibility, adaptability, and an entrepreneurial spirit.
Leads by influencing others, building alignment, maintaining effective relationships, and communicating with effectiveness.
Proven multi-tasker, with a self-motivated and efficient approach to driving a successful production team.
Demonstrated success in driving culture change in a positive direction.
This position also includes:
Demonstrated experience and ability working with moderately complex information as related to analysis using logical, evaluative, or professional approaches to define problems and develop effective solutions
Demonstrated accountability for quality, compliance with standards, appropriateness, and conformity to organizational policy while receiving general direction regarding work responsibilities, discretion, and judgement
Demonstrated understanding that work contributions have a direct influence beyond the organization as work is reviewed for compliance, appropriateness with policies
Demonstrated ability to proactively come up with creative/innovative solutions and generate new ideas as nature of work requires a high degree of creativity/innovation in carrying out duties
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with other departments across the organization as well as others outside the organization. Interactions requires resolutions to demanding problems affecting the future of the organization
Capability working with direct customers, internal and external, discovering and comprehending their needs and providing efficient and effective support
Understanding that work efforts may have a minor impact on the employer brand and public reputation and as such ensure that behavior and communications shall be professional and accurate at all times
This job operates jointly in a professional office environment in addition to a production and warehousing environment with mild expose to: (a) fluctuating heat and cold temperatures; (b) some noise associated with forklift traffic; (c) some conditionals that require sanitation and disinfections; and (d) WHMIS chemicals
PPE safety equipment must be worn, and precautions exercised while in the production and warehouse environment
Duties require low to moderate manual dexterity and sustained visual attention on a regular basis
Work requires the ability to stand and walk for extended periods of time
Diversity and inclusion have always been at the core of our values at Anatolia. A diverse workforce with wide perspectives and creative ideas benefits our clients, the communities where we operate and all of us as colleagues. We welcome applications from qualified individuals from all backgrounds.
The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. Anatolia is a C-TPAT facility, and as such, successful candidates who receive an offer of employment are subject to applicable background checks (criminal, credit, references and employment verification). Anatolia is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process. Anatolia will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known in advance. Interested applicants should submit their updated resume and application form on or before the posting deadline closes.
At Anatolia we strive to create a flexible work environment where our employees are empowered to do their best work. We thank all applicants for their interest however only those meeting the minimum qualifications will be interviewed.