Atlanta Distribution Centre Team Leader
Position Overview: To plan, direct, organize, and control the day-to-day operation of the warehouse, which includes but is not limited to shipping/receiving, supply chain management, packaging, order processing, and inventory control. Duties include managing employees, safeguarding Company assets, and controlling the operation and activities of each employee. The ability to make things happen and get things done and provide excellence in customer service for all of our partners.
Duties and Responsibilities
Oversee the Distribution Centre operations on a daily basis.
Hire, train, and develop staff to ensure efficient performance.
Ensure that the operation is open for business on a daily basis.
Ensure executions of the functions at the lowest cost consistent with effective performance.
Contact the Director of Operations on daily basis to openly discuss issues impacting the operations.
Ensure company safety policies and procedures are adhered to on a daily basis.
Ensure that staff is competent and trained to perform the functions for which they have been hired.
Perform regular performance evaluations for the employees.
Confirm that all orders are prepared on a timely basis, ensuring high quality in our products, and reviewing open order reports to ensure that orders have not been missed.
Minimize returns by establishing procedures that ensure our orders are filled correctly.
Review order pick-ups to ensure our orders are filled correctly, and review returns to determine deficiencies and implement procedures to correct existing procedures.
Ensure that inventory is received, that shelves are stacked on a timely basis, communicate any stock out of position, and when possible, redirect orders when inventory is available in other warehouses.
Provide employee information and/or seek approval from head office regarding payroll issues, hiring and terminating of employees, safety issues, and other issues impacting personnel.
To provide a liaison between head office and employees to deliver communications impacting personnel or the operations of the warehouse.
To provide customer support when appropriate.
To ensure that inventory counts are accurate.
To support quality management initiatives.
Assist with the continuous improvement initiatives and process improvements.
Ability to jump in and get the job done as required at times this may translate into assisting on the shop floor.
A can-do attitude and a positive outlook.
Qualifications: Knowledge of Principles and methods of managerial techniques, distribution practices, and inventory control. Familiarization with Microsoft office programs, internal computer programs, phone systems, and warehouse tools and equipment. Previous manufacturing leadership experience.
Ability to: Work well with all levels of the organization, including communicating clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Demonstrate diplomacy and fairness in decision-making and problem-solving. High competency level of decision-making and problem solving required. Collect, compile, and analyze data as needed. Create reports for the director of operations on request. Open and close operations on a daily basis, even on weekends when necessary.
Education and Experience: Minimum of five years of managerial experience required. Bachelor of Business Administration preferred.
This job description provides a summary of the duties, responsibilities, and desired qualifications of the incumbent. Depending upon assignment, duties may include but are not limited to the ones listed above.
To Apply: Interested candidates should submit their resume online to: firstname.lastname@example.org with subject as: Atlanta Distribution Centre Team Leader in USA.