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Distribution Center Manager

Company: Benjamin Moore & Co.
Location: Orlando
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Job Summary:The Distribution Center Manager is responsible for managing safety, quality, customer service, cost efficiency, and continuous improvement of the Company's Distribution Center.Responsibilities include the following:

  • Work collaboratively with the Continuous Improvement team and responsible for the creation of a Distribution Center-wide culture of continuous improvement that reduces waste throughout all distribution processes using CI Tools as well as Lean techniques around process re-engineering
  • Responsible for understanding internal and external customer service expectations through establishing and maintaining effective relationships and developing cost efficient strategies to meet service expectations
  • Implement and enforce all environmental, health, and safety programs to ensure compliance and effectiveness
  • Drive change in culture towards Lean Manufacturing and Continuous Improvement
  • Lead and implement Lean Manufacturing projects to address quality, material flow, through-put and productivity improvements and ensure results are sustainable
  • Develop performance standards and processes for optimizing operations, customer satisfaction, and controlling costs
  • Obtain and maintain performance metrics requirements for personnel
  • Develop contingency plans to provide services in emergency situations
  • Identify new technology through past experiences working with Logistics, transportation and warehousing software around optimization, "asset track and trace" as well as WMS
  • Proactively source, validate and implement new technology as above, with overall purpose of increasing efficiency and enhancing customer service
  • Participate and support the development, training, and post auditing of all Standard Operating Procedures
  • Communicate often and effectively with facility employees on all issues to create an engaged work force
  • Manage financial goals, capital investment programs, budgets, and operating plans
  • Measure and report financial performance metrics against budget
  • Recommend allocations and/or adjustments to Logistics budget in response to changing conditions
  • Build pipeline of new ideas (kaizen activities) related to cost efficiencies, service enhancements and inventory reduction
  • Partner effectively with Human Resources on all employee relations and work culture improvements
  • Ensure compliance on all local, state, and federal laws and regulations
  • Some travel requiredRequired Skills:
    • Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering, Logistics or related discipline in Operations is required, Master's Degree is highly desirable
    • 10+ years of experience in Operations with evidence of progressively increasing responsibility, with at least 3 years in a leadership role of a Distribution Facility or Warehouse within the Consumer Products industry
    • Experience working with Continuous Improvement principles like Kaizen, 5S, Lean, Six Sigma, etc. is required
    • Experience with Warehouse Management Systems, Transportation Systems, and Warehouse Slotting software
    • Experience with private fleet management and retail delivery
    • SAP experience a plus

Keywords: Benjamin Moore & Co., Orlando , Distribution Center Manager, Professions , Orlando, Florida

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