Job Description :
The Warehouse Manager provides supervision, leadership, planning, and support for warehousing and distribution operations to achieve organizational goals, meet and exceed customer requirements and help supply chain operations to run as smoothly and profitably as possible.
The role is required to actively manage the relationship with current 3PL in charge of warehouse operations, develops plans, performs risk assessments and / or warehouse audits, and leads projects as well as initiatives to ensure continuous improvement of 3PL operations.
Major Responsibilities :
Provides supervision and direction to third party logistics - includes creating and promoting an open relationship in the management of performance, based on 3M lean principles and continuous improvement culture.
Participates in the design of improvements to transportation and logistics systems. Develops and tests new logistics techniques utilizing knowledge through experience and education.
Regulates and controls costs through efficient utilization of third party resources. Ensures overall cost, productivity, quality, and customer service objectives are met.
Conducts audits of warehouse to ensure compliance to standards, regulatory laws, and corporate policies. Analyzes and evaluates on-
going cost and performance data; reports as appropriate to management. May participate in the development of business plans and assist in the preparation of the annual operating budget.
Assists in development of warehousing, inventory and transportation policies and procedures to ensure goals are attained.
Coordinates efforts to ensure consistent application of policies and procedures.
Initiates contact with internal and external customers for communication purposes and presentations. Sustains enhanced partnerships with customers to add value, establish rapport and ensure satisfaction.
A Bachelor level university with specialization in supply chain / logistics. In addition, a minimum of 3-5 years relevant working experience in warehouse operations supervision.
Special supply chain / warehousing certifications would be a plus ( APICS, )
Working knowledge of MS Office, and ERP, WMS systems
Analytical mind with business acumen
Attention to details
Excellent communication skills