Provide supervisory direction for the plant shipping, receiving and material stores functions to ensure effective storage and timely distribution of materials. Responsible for safe handling and accurate recording of materials movements. Plan and administer procedures and budgets. Make budgetary recommendations including capital expenditures and indirect labor. Develop schedules and personnel requirements for assigned areas. Select, develop, and evaluate personnel to ensure the safe, effective and efficient operation of the function.
Schedules staff through the shipping, receiving, and warehouse floor space to assure adequate flow of materials
Respond to dock and production problems by personally investigating and providing timely supply of materials from central stock to production lines and to Mequon campus for non-production shipments and receipts
Maintain department metrics utilizing visual management techniques. Ensure all direct reports understand their metrics and how they impact/improve each metric. Prepare leads and associates to lead the report-out of metrics weekly to management
Support PFEP initiatives to ensure timely supply and minimize non-value-added activities
Create and coach logistics teams, assign and monitor hourly personnel to accomplish daily material flow in to and out of the plant efficiently and perform required cycle counts and row audits
Develop, plan and implement continuous improvement through teams within the area of responsibility to attain World Class Quality
Coach teams in maintaining accurate and timely inventory transactions, including shipping, receiving and cycle counting documentation
In conjunction with manufacturing teams and support personnel, develop and implement new or enhanced policies and procedures for material handling and related inventory transactions including timely resolution of issues identified through data health checks
Develop and implement action plans to meet department goals in the areas of labor efficiency, labor utilization, housekeeping, on-time shipments and productivity improvements
Promote an awareness of state-of-the-art warehousing and material handling concepts and practices utilizing Rockwell Production System techniques
Collaborate with production planners, customer service, and other management team members to set work priorities to satisfy customers
Use personal computer, SAP and bar code technology to obtain, organize, and analyze data and to prepare charts and reports. Software skills required in word processing, spreadsheet, and SAP
Conducts tasks in accordance with applicable health, safety, quality, and environmental regulations as well as Rockwell Automation policies and procedures
Encourage employee involvement in and ownership of continuous improvement activities focused on waste reduction
Reward and recognize associates on a regular basis and support programs that encourage employee involvement and recognition
Maintain our union-free environment through timely and accurate communication to employees, maintaining a safe work environment, giving timely performance feedback to employees beyond the yearly written appraisals, and cultivating a team approach within the department
Maintain discipline through employee adherence to policies and procedures
Execute other assignments and tasks as given by your supervisor and upper management
Ensures thorough familiarity with company policies and procedures. Appropriately applies policies and procedures in compliance with government laws
Trains and motivates direct reports in the importance of full compliance with the letter and spirit of such policies and procedures
Prior leadership position in a manufacturing environment.
2+ years supervisory experience preferred.
SAP knowledge, particularly Warehouse Management functionality preferred.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to the job. They are not intended to be an all-encompassing list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Reasonable accommodations to essential functions of the job will be made if necessary.
Operations & Engineering Services
Supply Chain and Operations
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Mequon - Wisconsin
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