South Carolina Distribution Center
Shimano North America Holding, Inc. is a global company offering the world’s sporting community with top labels and brands including Shimano, Pearl Izumi, G. Loomis, Power Pro and Innovative Textiles, Inc. (ITI). We are seeking an Operations Manager to join our North Charleston, SC team!
We are proud of our staff; diverse in talent, interests and backgrounds. Job seekers can find unique, one of a kind job opportunities in our fishing and cycling divisions, including national and regional sales, marketing, retail services and distribution. We offer an exceptional array of employee benefits and we are proud of a workforce that takes advantage of the health and wellness benefits we offer. Those that seek opportunities with employers that focus on reducing negative impacts on the environment need look no further than SHIMANO NORTH AMERICA. Our company is an ISO14001 certified business where environmental compliance and continual improvements are part of our business philosophy and operations. If you feel you can bring talent, innovation and enthusiasm to our workforce then please consider the opportunities we have available.
The Operations Manager is responsible for managing all aspects of DC Operations. Oversees high efficiency 200,000 sq. ft. automated distribution operation which includes a management team and up to 125 associates. Ensuring a smooth and consistent operation so that products are located and distributed in an effective and efficient manner to satisfy customer requirements.
Job Level: Manager/Supervisor
•Manage and implement all facets of process controls for cycle counting, inventory management, order processing, inventory receipts, picking, packing and shipping operations, as well as office and administrative responsibilities.
•Responsible for hiring, training, managing performances, conducting performance reviews and assisting with compensation analysis of the Distribution Center staff.
•Maintain a high level of accuracy (99.75%) for all inventory and outbound shipments.
•Operate in an efficient and cost conscious manner so that all corporate budget key initiatives are achieved.
•Produce performance reports and executive summary reports daily, weekly, and monthly.
•Provide operational reporting to include inventory, productivity, throughput and accuracy.
•Track productivity data and implement improvement programs for all of the facility’s shipping and packaging materials, equipment and supplies.
•Provide facility maintenance, budgeting and cost analysis.
•Communicate with staff daily and ensure teamwork to improve service to all customers.
•Understand process improvement initiatives and create a culture of efficiencies through solid business decisions.
•Facilitate and schedule safety meetings to ensure compliance of safe work practices at all times.
•Maintain a clean and organized facility that is “tour ready" at all times.
•10+ years’ experience in Distribution Center management.
•Experienced in Excel, Word, Power Point and WMS systems. Familiarity with AS400 a plus.
•Excellent analytical skills and previous track record of developing and implementing process improvements.
•Previous supervisory experience including managing employee relation issues.
•Maintain stable performance and poise in high stressful situations.
•Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills is a must.
•Proficient in evaluating drayage and warehouse operational matrices.
•Ability to communicate both professionally and confidently.
•Ability to develop a good allegiance and relationship with employees while cultivating efficiencies.
Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Engineering, Supply Chain Management or Logistics
•Approximately 100% of the time performing job duties is spent indoors in a warehouse with limited heating or air conditioning.
•Approximately 75% of the time is spent on the computer.
•Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
•The temperature of the work environment can be equal to the outside temperatures of the area.
•Occasionally lift from overhead or below the waist.
•Occasionally bend, twist, push, pull, climb, squat, crawl and kneel.
•Frequently reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stand and walk; grasp with hands and fingers; and lift (up to 50 lbs.).
•Continuously sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls.
Machines, Tools and Equipment
•Continuously use copier, fax, printers, and 10-key calculator.
•Continuously use writing instruments, computer and telephone.
NOTE: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job. Shimano North America reserves the right to modify and change responsibilities and duties herein without notice.
Shimano North America is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law.
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