Horseshoe Beverage Company LLC
Warehouse Supervisor (Project Management)
Assisting in designing and managing optimal space and storage plan for existing and new warehouse facilities.
Maintain warehousing and distribution center contacts..
Participate in innovative warehousing and distribution programs and processes.
Inbound and outbound transportation management from/to production and distribution facilities.
Assist to develop warehouse and distribution center team.
Coordination of product deployment from internal or 3rd party manufacturing locations to distribution centers in accordance with overall planning strategies
Directs and coordinates all aspects of warehouse operations including shipping schedules, loading operations and material handling activities (processing, packaging and storage of supplies, materials and equipment.
Prepares schedules for shipping and receiving materials to control the flow of goods and optimize warehouse space.
Develops, communicates and monitors work schedules and policies/procedures.
Oversees the inspection of incoming goods and ensures damaged goods are returned and/or credit is received as appropriate.
Hires, develops and reviews warehouse staff across all 27/7 crews.
Inventory accuracy to include proper age rotation and date code integrity.
Seek out and implement innovative warehousing and distribution programs and processes.
Provide input and analysis as part of the annual warehouse budgeting process.
Manages inbound scheduling process with vendors / carriers to control the flow of product into the building while maintaining level-of-service goals.
Works with Inventory Planning to resolve vendor issues on delivery.
Ensures receipts are reconciled against purchase orders and proper paperwork is forwarded to Accounts Payable and the inventory planning team.
Ensures product meets standards for quality and product specifications for all inbound receipts.
Maintains receiving accuracy in item identification, quantity acknowledged, and putaway activities.
Ensures timely and accurate replenishment.
Responsible for inventory control to ensure replenishment parameters maximize the efficiency of every replenishment,
Determines proper staffing levels needed based on work volume and productivity and effectively forecasts needs.
Ensure service goals are met in all areas of responsibility.
Works with other managers to plan and allocate resources across the building.
Ensures BPMs are in place and followed.
Responsible for data integrity and accurate data management within the ERP and WMS.
Ensures housekeeping is maintained.
Pursues initiatives to improve department efficiency leading to lower operating costs, improved quality, and/or improved safety.
Work cross-functionally to supply offerings such as factory direct, modular pallets, and customer pickup shipments. Using transportation expenses as a guide recommend the process for Customer Returns and Sample order shipments.
Assist with the activities relating to loss/damage claims in partnership with customer service. The specific activities include the investigation, timely filing and collection of the claims.
Inventory & Production Planning
Participate in inventory strategy development and execute inventory planning process and analysis.
Ensure inventory accuracy to include proper age rotation and date code integrity.
Ensure that systems and procedures are in place and executed to enable full trace of all production in the case of a food safety or other product recall. This includes product residing in third party warehouses, contract manufacturers or co-packers.
Review sales and finished goods inventory data in partnership with sales, operations or customer service team members to adjust plans as needed to respond effectively to unexpected sales trends and/or inventory balances.
Facilitate production planning tools and processes and assist scheduler with execution and decision making as needed.
Participate in sales forecasting process.
Monitor product age ensuring product freshness. Communicate to Marketing, Sales, and Finance age issues or concerns.
Ensure ERP system master data management, integrity, and maintenance for assigned area.
3+ years hands- experience in a food industry or related manufacturing facility.
Track record of successfully selecting, planning and implementing new 3rd party vendor (warehouse, transportation, etc.) Experience starting up new internal warehousing including design, planning and execution while meeting service, quality and cost requirements.
Demonstrated strength in process improvement, SOP documentation and employee training.
Experience in managing information within and ERP system. ERP implementation experience is preferred.
Understanding of the basics of change management and has effectively led large scale changes or process improvements.
Strong analytical skills, troubleshooting and judgment skills.
Solid computer skills including Microsoft Office tools (Excel, PowerPoint, Word) and related production and product information systems.
Must be willing to be a hands-on performer and spend significant time both planning and executed processes, analysis and spend time on the plant production and warehouse floor.
Knowledge of food packaging principles, food industry quality and food safety requirements, and new product scale up dynamics.
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities, projects and simultaneous user needs.
Strong project management skills.
Attention to detail.
Good team player able to work well with others and contribute to a positive work environment.
Strong interpersonal skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to collaborate well cross-functionally and work well at all levels of the organization.
Desire to work in a fast paced high growth environment.