The Operations Manager- Inventory will provide direction over all of Inventory Control to keep an accurate count of products in a 1 million sq. ft. Warehouse Distribution center that provides services to one of the Nations most respected grocery store chains.
-Ensure that all supervisors understand how their work relates to the customers' business objectives, Interview and hire all associates up to supervisor level. Conduct exit interviews as needed, Build engagement by expressing pride in the group where the goals are met and recognize and reward associates for their achievements, Develop direct reports through training and succession planning.
-Interact daily with our local customer to ensure we understand existing and emerging customer needs, Utilize team to identify operational improvements in areas such inventory accuracy and warehouse operations, Collaborate with other Penske sites to share best practices, leverage resources/assets, etc.
-Management of all Physical Inventory
-Management of all product rotation
-Management of all Receiving product inventory
-Data management and validation
-Management of unsalable inventory to resolution
-Management of Inventory Adjustments
-Manage process analysis and documentation
-Management of cold/freezer storage inventory
Other projects and tasks as assigned by supervisor
-4 - 6 years related functional experience, including Inventory Management in a Warehouse or Distribution center required
-At least 3 years managerial or supervisory experience required
-4 years experience with a WMS or familiar warehouse management software - highly preferred.
-Ability to manage tasks independently with precise detail and follow-up reporting.
-Hand held computers / scanner equipment experience needed.
-Experience in operating various material handling equipment; occasionally moving product in warehouse
-High School degree or equivalent required
-Bachelor's Degree in Business or Supply Chain Management preferred
-Proficiency with computers including Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, and Powerpoint required
-Strong written/oral communication and organizational skills are required
-Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills
-Willingness to travel as necessary, work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education, and criminal history) and drug screening required.
Physical Requirements - Working Conditions
Standing, scanning frequently, walking for prolonged periods (8-12 hours)
Manual dexterity to use required tools of job.
Good vision and hearing required to operate safely.
Ability to work at heights with appropriate safety equipment.\
Must be able to lift, stack, push and pull boxes weighing from a few ounces to near 100 lbs. occasionally.
-The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
-The associate will be required to: read; communicate verbally and/or in written form; remember and analyze certain information; and remember and understand certain instructions or guidelines.
-While performing the duties of this job, the associate may be required to stand, walk, and sit. The associate is frequently required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with hands and arms. The associate must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25lbs/12kg.
-Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
Penske is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.
Penske Logistics is a wholly owned subsidiary of Penske Truck Leasing. With operations in North America, South America, Europe and Asia, Penske Logistics provides supply chain management and logistics services to leading companies around the world. Penske Logistics delivers value through its design, planning and execution in transportation, warehousing and freight management. Visit http://www.penskelogistics.com/ to learn more.
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