1+ months

Warehouse Operations Automation Director

Columbia, MD 21044
Auto req ID: 189102BR

Job Description

Job Description:

  • Maintains a safe and healthy work environment by establishing, following, and enforcing standards and procedures and complying with legal regulations
  • Maintains quality standards of finished product
  • Ensures smooth delivery of product for the Sales organization
  • Achieves operational objectives by contributing warehouse operations information and recommendations to strategic plans
  • Reviews and prepares any action plans while ensuring productivity, quality and customer service standards are met
  • Meets financial objectives by forecasting requirements, preparing an annual budget, scheduling expenditures, analyzing variances, and initiating corrective actions
  • Builds people capability through effective employee relations, hiring, training, and communication for front-line hourly and salaried personnel
  • Develops team to solve day-to-day operational issues and reach short- and long-term performance goals
  • Delivers effective change leadership while driving business changes and minimizing people impact
  • Communicates and collaborates cross-functionally to assist team to solve operational issues
  • Motivates the team members to achieve plan goals
  • Develops warehouse operations systems by determining product handling and storage requirements
  • Develops processes for receiving product, equipment utilization, inventory management, gate processes (check in/out), and shipping
  • Develops and implements warehouse operations system improvements by leading continuous improvement projects as assigned and by analyzing process work flow, manning and space requirements, and equipment layout.
  • Troubleshoots all receiving and shipping complaints to find the cause, help resolve the issue, and prevent reoccurrence
  • Administer policies and procedures
  • Regular and predictable attendance at the work site
  • This role requires regular presence on the plant floor
Additional Job Description:
  • Responsible for the Direct to Store Build for three locations and the Club/3PO build for the DMV (Washington DC, Maryland, Virginia) Market - Total Annual Cases 16.7MM Cases
  • Columbia, Maryland Location 9.6MM Cases
  • Cheverly, Maryland Location (Drop and Hook) 2.9MM Cases
  • White Marsh, Maryland Location (Cross Dock) 4.2MM Cases
  • Manages four (4) Direct Reports
  • Operations Manager (L10)
  • Maintenance Manager (L9)
  • Inventory Manager (L8 SCCA position)
  • Night Operations Manager (L7 SCCA position)
  • Ten (10) Exempt Supervisors, nine (9) Non-Exempt Coordinators (non-union)and 150 frontline employees (union - Teamsters Local 570)
  • 24/7 Operations 24 hours cleaning/maintenance gap (when available) on Saturday night/Sunday Morning
  • Annual Operating Costs - $23.9MM

Qualifications/Requirements

Qualifications:
  • Bachelors degree or equivalent experience required. Preferably in engineering, business, operations management, or similar field
  • Lean Six Sigma Experience preferred, demonstrated by successful completion of a major improvement project.
  • A minimum of 7 years of operations/logistics or supply chain experience preferred
  • A minimum of 5 years of supervisory experience preferred
  • Strong knowledge of inventory management systems
  • Experience with continuous improvement (i.e. Lean Six Sigma certification, TPM, lean manufacturing, etc)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite applications
  • Ability to give and receive constructive feedback
  • Ability to lead a team-based approach to decision making
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a results-oriented, challenging environment
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to get results through mentoring others
  • Effective coaching, facilitation, presentation, and team building skills

Relocation Eligible: Eligible for Standard Relocation
Job Type: Regular


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

PepsiCo is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female / Minority / Disability / Protected Veteran / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity

Our Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and all other applicable laws, including but not limited to, San Francisco Police Code Sections 4901 - 4919, commonly referred to as the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance; and Chapter XVII, Article 9 of the Los Angeles Municipal Code, commonly referred to as the Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please download the available EEO is the Law & EEO is the Law Supplement documents. View PepsiCo EEO Policy

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Posted: 2019-11-05 Expires: 2019-12-28

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