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General Manager / Distribution Center Supervisor

Company: Readerlink Distribution LLC
Location: Joliet
Posted on: May 22, 2020

Job Description:

Summary: Oversees all department processes for the distribution center. Directs and leads production teams, maintains budget and adheres to quality and safety goals. Essential Functions: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies to perform the essential functions of this position: Planning, organizing and controlling of receiving and promotion department over-all operations. Plan out all warehouse resources and activities in relation to company objectives and sets targets. Implement cost reduction principle in all aspects of warehouse transactions and activities. Promote constant motivation among staff to strive for an efficient and effective warehouse administration. Always research to improve all warehouse operations according to companys objectives. Communicating with other departments. Overseeing stock control and processing orders. Producing regular reports and statistics on a daily, weekly and monthly basis. Briefing team leaders on a daily basis. Maintaining standards of safety and security in the work environment. Responsible for hiring, training, directing and supervising warehouse supervisors in the performance of their assigned duties and achievement of department production, quality and safety goals. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring production schedules are maintained and customers needs are met by the effective management of the material flow in the plant. Trains and directs employees in the performance of their assigned functions in order to achieve production goals. Will be responsible for creating and meeting annual variable cost budgets for the department managed. Control and direct the distribution operations through effective scheduling, budgeting, and human resource management programs. Establish and control distribution costs including labor, materials, and overhead costs. Develop, implement and administer programs for improving distribution operations. Identify areas for quality improvement and initiate problem solving activities to improve quality performance. Non-Essential Functions: Knowledge of warehousing and distribution practices. Working closely with the other department heads to assure proper staffing is always in place to handle the workload as needed. Familiarity with computer systems, warehouse system. Must be able to shift priorities easily. Recommends and assists in the implementation of goals and objectives. Other duties may be assigned, directed or requested. Qualifications: Bachelors degree in Business, Operations, Management or similar course of study. Minimum of 5 years experience as a Production Manager. Able to coach and mentor peers and subordinates to drive change. 7+ years of previous experience in distribution, logistics, operations planning and/or facility supervision and management. Self-starter with ability to prioritize multiple tasks and work independently. Outstanding communication, organizational, leadership and interpersonal skills. Computer knowledge including Excel, Word, Outlook is required. Able to work flexible hours and travel overnight as needed or assigned by the regional director. Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Travel may be required. Must be able to work in a fast paced, team environment.

Keywords: Readerlink Distribution LLC, Joliet , General Manager / Distribution Center Supervisor, Executive , Joliet, Illinois

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