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General Manager

Company: Schenker Co AG
Location: Hillsboro
Posted on: November 18, 2022

Job Description:

Your tasksPosition Description Summary: Responsible for the direction, management, and control of operations, sales, employees and budgets at the site. Principal Accountabilities (The following is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. It is not an exhaustive list of all expectations.):

  • Manage logistics center operations while maintaining customer relationship, ensuring and maintaining direct, productive, and positive relationships among all associates.
  • Implementing continuous improvement initiatives that reduce cost of operations and improve service level, capacity, productivity and quality.
  • Managing the inbound and outbound movement of product into and out of the logistics center.
  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with internal (e.g., finance, HR, quality) and external stakeholders; establishing and maintaining effective relationships with vendors
  • Creating and implementing continuous improvement initiatives that reduce cost of operations and improve service level, capacity, productivity and quality
  • Participates in annual Budget preparation and has full P&L responsibility for the distribution center network
  • Responsible for the hiring, development, and retention of distribution center staff to include the highest quality individuals to support continuous improvement, succession planning and future growth of the business.
  • Drive operational excellence and best practices to improve quality, service, cost, & safety
  • Ensure all safety, regulatory, and compliance measures are met within company and global guidelines
  • Develop, implement, and monitor KPI targets and goals
  • Ensure a safe working environment through consistent practice of safety programs and procedures
  • Select and place staff, ensure staff receives training for their job activities, and define specific job assignments. Manage performance to ensure required levels of productivity and organizational objectives are met
  • Establish and maintain positive employee relations and promote excellent internal communication. Oversee implementation of affirmative action programs as required The individual in this position must be capable of performing all of the essential functions with or without a reasonable accommodation. Working Environment: Assignment Complexity - Work on abstract problems across functional areas of the business. Identify and evaluate fundamental problems for major functional areas through assessment of intangible variables. Ensure budgets, schedules, and performance requirements are met.
  • Accountability -responsible for the implementation of all company policies/procedures, employee safety and customer centric practices while ensuring company values and competencies are practiced throughout the facilities at all levels. This individual will possess the ability to succeed by effectively directing, leading and coaching both direct and indirect reports creating a positive working environment while maximizing profitability. Scope - Develop corporate and/or organizational policies and authorize the implementation of these policies. Provide general direction to and review of managers in various functional areas, groups, and/or operations. Essential Functions: The position will require a proven record of high performance, accountability, and reliability in a leadership role. This leader directs and controls all elements of the warehouse and distribution center, operating within the capital and operating budget at the highest levels of service. A constant focus on customer service and cost excellence is critical for success. Operational experience is a must.RequirementsQualifications and Skills (The following minimum requirements are normal guidelines and should not constrain the advancement of otherwise qualified personnel):
    • College Degree
    • Minimum of 10 years of experience in distribution and fulfillment leadership with at least 3 years in the top position within a distribution center
    • Strong background in supply chain systems (i.e. WMS, Inventory Planning, ERP, etc.)
    • Experienced in project management and demonstrated success in process improvement
    • A proven track record of building and developing strong supply chain organization and aligning internal resources with external customer expectations
    • Must possess outstanding communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills
    • Must possess strong leadership and employee relations skills with a focus on engagement.
    • High standard of integrity and reliability; able to build trust & loyalty with others.BenefitsMedicalWe offer a number of plans for a variety of health care services and supplies, including preventative care, inpatient and outpatient services and prescription drugs.VisionThe option for separate vision coverage for eye exams, frames, and contact lenses.DentalThe option for separate dental coverage to cover preventative major and basic dental services.401(k)The company offers a pre-tax 401(k) contribution plan with a company match.Direct DepositWe offer direct deposit to all employees.HolidaysOn a calendar year basis, the Company pays all employees 6 major holidays, including New Year's Days, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, plus 4 floating holidays.Our offerAt DB Schenker, you are part of a global logistics network that connects the world. A network that allows you to shape your career by encouraging you to contribute and truly make a difference. With more than 76,000 colleagues worldwide, we welcome diversity and thrive on individual backgrounds, perspectives and skills. Together as one team, we are Here to move.ContactEqual Opportunity Employer-minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity

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