Gerber Childrenswear LLC Logistics and Warehousing Manager in Greenville, South Carolina
At Gerber Childrenswear we stand for quality, everyday comfort, and safety. From the clothes we design, to the fabrics we select, to our focus on sustainability and community, we have got what baby needs for their first 1000 days and from one generation to the next.
Our mission is to be trusted partner to those all responsible for the parenting journey. We do this by seeking every day to answer the question -Will this be safe and bring comfort and joy to every child?
We are dedicated to our mission and passionate about collaboration, moving quickly, breaking down barriers, leveraging technology, eliminating bureaucracy and constantly striving to evolve. Our cultural foundation is built on quality, trust, and value, all bundled together in 90 years of happy little clients while focused on continuously improving to ensure many more years of happy little clients.
Who We Are Looking For:
Logistics & Warehousing will lead the warehouse and logistics network and organization in North America. Responsible for analyzing the current infrastructure, processes, locations, transportation, inventory utilization and developing strategies to drive efficiencies, cost savings and best practices. Responsible for guiding, directing and monitoring inventory management, warehousing and material handling through the periodic analysis, and implementation.
This position must collaborate with other business functions develop strategies and tactics for improving operational efficiencies and service levels while reducing operation costs. Partner with leaders across the business to understand the current and future needs to ensure the efficient delivery and quality of materials.
Drive Company earnings through speed and efficiency of delivery while reducing costs through efficient inventory management.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities:
? Optimize current logistics and warehouse process to best in class.
? Responsible for efficient and cost-effective inventory management and warehouse operations across multiple locations.
? Manage logistics and transportation spend, from strategy through operational execution.
? Analyze current footprint and analyze costs and time requirements to deliver to fulfillment sites.
? Lead the team that ensures order fulfillment teams have the necessary product when and where they need it to support schedule.
? Participate in strategic planning related to identifying short- and long-term strategies for the inventory and warehousing teams.
? Formulate & execute major policies, programs & objectives (both strategic & tactical) to ensure company's success within the warehouse.
? Oversee the company's material handling and storage operations to ensure smooth flow of product into and out of the production facilities, fulfillment sites, and storage facilities.
? Work cross-functionally through multiple departments to ensure efficient product flow.
? Maximize labor productivity and limit overtime with improvements in scheduling, work planning and work processes.
? Develop and implement procedures to maintain inventory accuracy and security.
? Ensure the physical condition of all warehouse facilities and equipment are maintained by developing, implementing, and/or ensuring the use of standard operating procedures.
? Responsible for maintaining and implementing warehouse safety programs to provide a safe and clean workplace for employees and within the regulations of all OSHA local and state regulations.
? Develop metrics to measure performance and regularly review and address findings to continually tune organizational operations.
What You Bring To The Team:
? 8-10+ years logistics experience, specifically with implementing and managing 3PL?s
? 5 years people leadership experience
? Experience in negotiation of global transportation and warehouse provider agreements
? Demonstrated Leadership skills and issue resolution
? Proven track record in transforming warehouse and logistics function, with strong emphasis on footprint optimization.
? Supply Chain transformation experience, with focus on successful implementation of cost projects