Position Function and Scope:
This is a transformational role to start a DC from the ground up. Guide, direct and oversee all aspects of warehousing / logistics operations for West Coast region, including packaging, shipping, inventory, budgets, WMS, warehouse automation, safety, environmental and security through multiple warehouse locations using continuous improvement concepts. Ensure compliance with Del Monte Policies and Procedures which include Good Manufacturing Practices, Quality, Food Safety Systems, FSMA, and current issue of the BRC Standards.
Responsibilities: Ensure concise communication continues between pack planning, inventory management and packaging department. Execution of WMS selection and implementation including process design and collaboration with Information Technology function. Project Management responsibility for Supply Chain Transformation projects related to DC operations. Ensure packaging and shipping departments work in conjunction to meet labeling and distribution goals. Ensure procedures are followed to maintain accurate M&S inventories and finished goods physical inventory. Lead and implement continuous improvement projects using people, space and systems to improve throughput, reduce cost and increase morale. Implement proper KPI and scorecard to track performance and efficiency. Deliver OTIF>85%, STO>98%. Work closely with Customer Service team to prioritize loads for business needs. Champion system adherence through proper coaching and hands on training as needed. Work in conjunction with accounting groups to ensure AOP, FPC, VPC, VDC, and CAR goals are properly established and subsequently maintained. Oversee safety programs in the warehouse to meet corporate and plant goals. Ensure sanitation GMP's and environmental guidelines and programs are followed in the warehouse to maintain plant and corporate compliance. Assist in the development and preparation of special projects. Assist in the screening and hiring of Warehouse, Inventory and Shipping Supervisors. Ensure product safety through development, review, and enforcement of company policy. Ensure compliance with local, state, federal and corporate food safety regulatory standards. Review and enforce company quality standards provided by facility, regional and corporate quality authorities.
Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in business or related field. 9-12 years of experience in Warehouse/Logistics Operations Experience in computerized warehouse management and transportation management systems. Understanding of financial/accounting principles and operational budgeting. Proven experience in developing and managing annual operating plans (P&L). Proven ability to do financial analysis and review and analyze existing cost data. Demonstrated experience in implementing and managing engineered labor standards. Ability to empower the workforce and build strong teams through hiring, developing, evaluating, training, coaching and succession planning. Proven ability to define performance measures directly related to business and hold people accountable for such. Strong communication skills and ability to build direct relationships with hourly associates while managing multiple union contracts. Excellent customer service focus and results oriented. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Computer skills, including SAP; proficient in Word, Excel and Outlook.
WE OFFER Competitive salary. Comprehensive benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, and 401(k).
Del Monte Foods, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, medical condition, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected status.
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No sponsorship is available for this position.
No agencies or 3rd party vendors.