Contract Logistics Operations Manager Job in Kuehne+Nagel Ellenwood, GA

Website Kuehne+Nagel

This Jobsfunter Listing is about KuehneNagel in Ellenwood, GA 2022

About the job

Kuehne + Nagel is in search of an experienced Contract Logistics Operations Manager to lead a high performing team in our Ellenwood, GA branch.

Your Role

The Contract Logistics Operations Manager is responsible for directing the daily activities of the warehouse, the proper utilization of space, equipment and manpower. Key responsibilities include: Staffing, warehouse operations, maintenance of the facility and equipment, implementation of safety, security, quality, housekeeping and sanitation programs, budgeting and customer service.

Your Responsibilities

  • Establish programs to ensure the efficient and cost-effective operation and utilization of the facility.
  • Schedule to manage all distribution services including receiving, storage, shipping, handling returned/damaged goods, and maintenance activities to ensure customer requirements are met in an efficient manner.
  • Establish long range labor needs based on sales forecasts and input from management.
  • Make recommendations to Operations Manager on programs to improve operations.
  • Lead warehouse meetings.
  • Work with DCM and Operations Managers to establish goals.
  • Lead the operations of the warehouse Supervisory personnel to achieve prescribed objectives.
  • Control and direct all transportation into and out of the warehouse to meet company standards.
  • Ensure the accurate and timely preparation of reports regarding warehouse operations.
  • Support Production Department Managers to develop smooth flow of inventory into the warehouse for both shipping and storage.
  • To submit all relevant KPI reports
  • To set up the standard training program for all levels of employees involved in the operations and to train them
  • For small operations: maintenance of forklifts and other MHE (for large operations, this task is usually completed by a Technical Manager)
  • To provide a meaningful review of warehouse performance in relation to forecast for prior year.
  • To identify and implement warehouse cost efficiencies as required.
  • To ensure that all team members including themselves comply with company delegated authorities and all finance warehouse related
  • To observe all company quality requirements at all times.
  • To ensure compliance with all DC safety policies and requirements.
  • To actively promote, lead, coach and develop team members using the resources of the company HR framework.
  • Timely completion of Annual Performance Reviews, ensuring all non-performing team members are identified, appropriately supported and managed as required .

The Objectives which are laid out in the above documentation are not exhaustive and you will be required to act wholeheartedly in the interests of the company, as such you will be required to perform any reasonable duties or tasks of which the Management requests

Your Skills And Experiences

  • Previous Operations leadership in a distribution or manufacturing environment is needed.
  • Strong WMS knowledge and problem solving skills are important.
  • Knowledge of Lean processes is a plus. At least 3+ years as a salaried leader in a distribution/manufacturing 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. req87828

Company: Kuehne+Nagel

Vacancy Type: Contract · Associate 

Job Location: Ellenwood, GA

Application Deadline: N/A

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