Reports To: Director of Distribution Class: Exempt
Summary of Responsibilities:
Responsible for cost effective, efficient processing of inbound goods including receipt, inspection, kit assembly, as well as, any order processing and shipping requirements from the S&S satellite distribution center.
Directs supervisory staff for multiple business units within the Norwich facility. Responsible for associate performance management and annual review process. Assists upper management in planning and managing staffing levels based upon sales projections and performance. Responsible for the daily management and security of the Norwich warehouse.
Plans, organizes and controls processing/assembly requirements through coordination and cooperation with Purchasing/Planning to determine and facilitate the assignment, set-up and processing of requirements within customer driven timeframes.
Communicates and coordinates with partners within multiple business units to ensure that all requirements across multiple platforms are balanced and a high level of customer service satisfaction is maintained.
Manages relationships with outside processing organizations and determines usage based upon plan and need.
Ensures that high levels of quality are maintained within processes and that inventory accuracy and utilization are controlled.
Researches, recommends and implements methods of improving productivity, cost effectiveness and quality of product and process for both internal and external operations
Develops standards of operation for functions, monitors adherence to standards.
Analyzes and monitors inbound processing costs; recommends and implements changes.
Prepares, submits and implements annual expense budget, labor costs, manpower requirements for managed departments.
Develops and improves policies and procedures related to processing and supportive distribution activities. Ensures that related training programs are developed and implemented. Engages in any directed company process improvement projects and activities.
Sets productivity goals and manages output and job completion.
Responsible for ensuring a safe work environment following all legal and company guidelines. Communicates effectively with facility services department or outside vendor to ensure that any state of disrepair is remedied promptly.
College Degree in supply chain preferred
Minimum 7 years supply chain experience
Knowledge and experience of production control methods, techniques and standards along with an understanding with standard distribution methods and processes..
Experience with Excel and ERP/WMS systems in practical business settings
Strong math capabilities and logical process orientation
Ability to react and adjust quickly to changing conditions; able to set priorities and manage multiple responsibilities; good time management skills
Must be able to communicate clearly and effectively with all levels of operation
Proven ability to work under pressure
Must have knowledge of personnel practices, labor laws, EPA, OSHA, Fire/Safety regulations with regulatory compliance
Adherence to establish deadlines, inventory and shipment accuracy, process waste control, budget cost control, vendor compliance requirements and productivity standards.
Well-trained & efficient staff; Good safety record
Clear, documented procedures communicated to staff
Increased annual productivity without an increase in staffing
Recommends ideas for improved operations productivity, efficiency and cost effectiveness
Note: While efforts have been made to insure the accuracy of this position description, it is not warranted to be an exhaustive recitation of all position duties; the incumbent may be required to perform duties beyond those listed above.
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