Warehouse Supervisor 9/8/2016

Lafarge Whitehall, PA

Company
Lafarge
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
2016-2150
AJE Ref #
576116124
Location
Whitehall, PA
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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OVERVIEW:

Support the procurement function within an operating company by maximizing efficiencies associated with the provision of materials to the operation.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Manage all aspects of warehousing including handling stock reconciliations, handling incoming goods, issuing goods, receiving returned goods, stocktaking and managing quality and inspection stock

* Implement and manage warehousing strategies, policies and procedures as defined by the Inventory Manager to ensure that movement and storage of goods is managed effectively throughout the operating company

* Ensure warehousing KPIs are met in order to support the effective running of the operating company and prepare and publish warehousing reports to demonstrate performance

* Drive improvement and results in operational efficiency and inventory improvement strategies

* Take responsibility for receiving, storing and despatching goods, tracking shipments, co-ordinating import and export activities & liaising with internal and external customers and suppliers as necessary

* Ensure warehouse strategies that assure plant reliability are properly defined and enforced

* Implement warehouse management policy and best practice procedures

* Constantly improve warehouse performance (ensure warehouse KPIs are defined and measured)

* Ensure OH&S requirements are met in the warehouse

* Create SAP Contracts and place MRP Orders

* Work closely with other functions (maintenance, production, finance) to effectively support the operation

* Ensure accurate and timely delivery of stock to the operation





RELATIONSHIPS WITH OTHER JOBS

Plant Managers and Plant Supervisors

QUALIFICATIONS:

* Leadership ability to drive direct reports as well as cross-functional teams

* Ability to build relationships and command respect

* Costs / results focused

* Strong strategic skills and problem solving/analytical skills

* Strong organization, planning and prioritising skills and attention to detail

* Strong written and oral communication skills; be able to communicate effectively at all levels, and with all functions at least in English

* Convincing communicator / personality with high sensitivity to customers and suppliers who can balance empathy and assertiveness

* Familiarity with the use of ERP/MRP systems

* Ability to continuously improve efficiency of processes and manage change

* Strong customer orientation

Required Education: Bachelor's/Undergraduate Degree, Field of Study Preferred: Purchasing, Logistics, Planning



Required Work Experience:

* 3-5 years in purchasing or warehouse management

* 3-5 years in a manufacturing environment (production or maintenance)

* Required Training/Certifications: CPM (Certified Purchasing Manager)

* Experience in forecasting, MRPII, ISO9001, Batch tracking, ERP systems, EDI or scanning systems

* Proficient in MS Office, Lotus Notes. Good SAP knowledge or equivalent

* Travel Requirements: Low

Competency Profile (Lominger):

* Leadership ability to drive direct reports as well as cross-functional teams

* Ability to build relationships and command respect

* Costs / results focused

* Strong strategic skills and problem solving/analytical skills

* Strong organisation, planning and prioritising skills and attention to detail

* Strong written and oral communication skills; be able to communicate effectively at all levels, and with all functions at least in English

* Convincing communicator / personality with high sensitivity to customers and suppliers who can balance empathy and assertiveness

* Familiarity with the use of ERP/MRP systems

* Ability to continuously improve efficiency of processes and manage change

* Strong customer orientation

LICENSE TO LEAD OH&S COMPETENCIES

* Implements OH&S Mission: Ensures alignment of OH&S activities arising from OpCo OH&S mission

* Ensures adequate OH&S organization: Ensures relevant actions are taken so that OH&S requirements are met

* Identifies Hazards & Control Risks: Actively manages risks by ensuring that all related control activities are implemented thoroughly

* Manages Incidents: Drives committed and effective incident management

* Execute and monitor all respective internal controls, ensuring efficient/effective activities that support organizational objectives, while adhering to applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures

* Ensure compliance with internal control procedures - communicating problems in operations, unwarranted deviations from established standards, and violations of policy or law



Lafarge North America Inc., Holcim (US) Inc., and Aggregate Industries Management, Inc. are Equal Opportunity Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability. We embrace diversity in our people, products and ideas. We sincerely appreciate all applications, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

AMERICA\'S JOB EXCHANGE SOURCE CODES:

AJETR+00, AJETR+01, AJETR+02 ,AJETR+03, AJETR+04, AJETR+05, AJETR+06, AJETR+07, AJETR+08

STATE SPECIFIC SOURCE CODE:

AJETR+PA1