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Shipping & Warehouse Manager 10/11/2017

Topcon America Corp. Fort Atkinson, WI

Location
Fort Atkinson, WI
AJE Ref #
579728637
Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
Regular
Company Ref #
2017-2108
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

APPLY
SHIPPING & WAREHOUSE MANAGER

Requisition ID

2017-2108

Experience Level

Manager

Industry

Agriculture & Construction

Employment Status

Regular Full-Time

Location : Location

US-WI-Fort Atkinson

Category

Operations

OVERVIEW

Oversee warehousing, distribution and material handling activities

RESPONSIBILITIES

Core Job Duties:

* Optimize the layout of the warehouse space to ensure efficient and accurate order picking and space utilization.

* Oversee the implementation and management of contemporary warehouse operating practices

* Providing training, leadership and direction to the team responsible for picking, kitting, packing and shipping finished goods.

* Ensure compliance with all applicable laws and regulations governing both domestic and international shipments.

* Implement policies and procedures as required to support safe, efficient, and accurate warehousing tasks and activity.

* Oversee/manage all cycle counting activity; and support the annual physical inventory (if required)

* Liaise with the production and customer care teams as required to ensure timely, accurate shipments and provide a high level of service to our customers.

* Develop, monitor and maintain relevant shipping & warehousing metrics/KPIs to drive continuous improvements.

* Work with the Quality Manager/quality team as required to ensure the preservation of our products and accuracy of our shipments.

* Develop and maintain relationships with logistics service providers (UPS, Fed Ex, Freight Forwarders, etc).

* Support lean manufacturing initiatives/kaizen events.

* Perform other duties as required

QUALIFICATIONS

Education & Experience:

* AS in business, operations, or equivalent discipline required; 4 year degree preferred

* 2-3 years of supervisory/management experience in warehousing/distribution.

* Prior experience working with and/or implementing barcoding solutions in a warehouse.

* Prior experience with international logistics is helpful

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

* Strong communication skills

* Must possess strong analytical skills and have prior experience developing and maintaining relevant KPIs

* Able to work independently without close supervision.

* Experience within an ISO9001 environment

* Willingness to take a \\"hands on\\" approach to supporting warehousing/distribution activity.

* Possess good attention to detail.

* Possess good teamwork skills.

* Ability to coach, develop, and lead a team of employees within a fast paced, growing organization