PRIMARY PURPOSE:

Manage Distribution, Warehouse, and Logistics operations which includes receiving, warehousing, inventory, distribution, and transportation.  Analyze, plan, develop and implement new and improved workflow processes and procedures that align with the order fill process. Oversee and ensure regulatory compliance with Safety, rest and meal breaks, timekeeping, GMP etc. Maintain standards of safety, quality, customer service and cost within the management system. Direct the work of Warehouse Supervisors and Transportation managers, assign tasks and appraise results.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS (other duties may be assigned as needed):
 
  1. Manage the daily execution of the receiving process of all incoming goods including raw product, packaging material, and other materials related to operations.
  2. Manage the daily execution of the shipping process of all finished goods.
  3. Create Work schedules to support Order Fill Process.
  4. Oversee execution and improvement of all activities and process development in the following areas:
    • receiving such as (but not limited to) truck receipt, unloading of trucks, PO receipt tagging and weighing.
    • inventory (finished goods, raw product, packaging materials) such as (but not limited to) accurate counting, cycle counting, inventory adjustments, and inventory movement.
    • cooling operations such as (but not limited to) 12 pallet product movement, cooling of raw product, and cooling tube location between growing areas, etc.
    • storage and warehousing of all materials such as (but not limited to) location scanning, racking movement, FIFO, and movement to production.
    • shipping warehousing such as (but not limited to) receiving finished goods and scan into inventory, inventory location, FIFO rotation
    • shipping finished goods such as (but not limited to) pick, stage, and loading.
    • receipt to cool process and adhere to established premium quality standard SOP’s
  5. Analyze, plan, develop, and implement processes and procedures to include documenting processes, writing SOP’s, conducting training on processes and SOP’s, and ensuring process discipline.
  6. Coordinate efforts with cross-functional departments to ensure alignment of processes and procedures to meet company goals and objectives of the order fill process and revenue generation plans.
  7. Oversee and ensure compliance in the following areas: breaks and meal periods, timecard approvals, requests for time off, meal period violations, attendance, discipline, forklift and other safety related inspections of the facility and/or equipment, etc.
  8. Oversee and ensure compliance with required trainings in the following areas: safety, GMP policy, employment/Human Resources.
  9. Safeguard warehouse operations and contents by establishing and monitoring security procedures and protocols.
  10. Maintain physical condition of warehouse by planning and implementing new design layouts; inspecting equipment; issuing work orders for repair and requisitions for replacement.  Forklift inspection, allocation, inventory, contracts leases, etc.
  11. Manage department financial expenditures for receiving, inventory and shipping.
  12. Maintain warehouse staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees.
  13. Maintain warehouse staff job results by coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.
  14. Produce daily execution metric report; monitor productivity and efficiency. Take appropriate corrective action when needed.
  15. Manage   West Coast transportation to include: delivery services to customers for delivered sales program and contracts (where applicable), selection, and service level agreements.
  16. Manage and oversees  aspects of  transportation needed within og supply chain needs to execute the order fill process including raw freight, cross dock, and delivered sales.
  17. Responsible for West Coast transportation analysis, cost savings opportunities, carrier compliance and execution, lane optimizations, freight forecasting needs, performance metrics and monitoring, and any transportation related tools to deliver the OFP core process.
  18. Manage outside coolers within the og supply chain network.


SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
  1. Build, develop, and coach a culture within the salary and hourly distribution and transportation team members that aligns with the og management system.
  2. Direct supervision of Warehouse Supervisors and Transportation Managers
  3. Indirect supervision of Dispatcher, Inventory Clerk and union Warehouse personnel and union Forklift Drivers.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Individuals must possess these knowledge, skills, and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
 
  1. Bachelor’s degree in logistics, supply chain management or business administration or an equivalent combination of education and work experience. Plus five years’ supply chain work experience in various positions with increasing responsibility. Plus five years’ management experience at a department level.
  2. Experience managing performance, employee relations matters, morale and team dynamics for optimum performance and effectiveness.
  3.  Thorough knowledge of quality systems and standards; health and safety standards and compliance; process improvement techniques;
  4. Thorough knowledge and experience working in a union environment and understanding and adhering to collective bargaining agreements;
  5. Solid understanding of how employment related regulatory compliance impacts the work environment such as, leaves of absence, meal and rest periods, overtime, etc.
  6. Proficient in Microsoft Suite using Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Experience with Navision (NAV) preferred.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:
 
  1. Proficient in English; written and oral.
  2. Bi-lingual English and Spanish preferred.
  3. Must be able to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  4. Must be able to present material to small groups of management and executive leadership staff.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:
 
  1. Calculate figures and amounts such as yields, proportions, percentages, area, costs.
  2. Apply concepts of high school algebra and geometry.

REASONING ABILITY:
 
  1. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  2. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram and schedule form.
  3. Must be able to organize time schedule and simultaneous projects.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
 
  1. Critical thinking and problem-solving skills are critical.
  2. Planning, organizing, co-ordination and control, time management and attention to detail are essential for the success of this position.
  3. Decision-making, communication skills, persuasiveness, negotiation, influencing and leading, delegation and teamwork are necessary skill sets.
  4. Teamwork, conflict management and adaptability are essential.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the essential duties of the job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit and use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.   The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance. The employee must occasionally lift or move objects of up to 25 pounds. Close, distance, color, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus are required.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, outside weather conditions, and 36-degree cold room temperatures.  The employee is occasionally fumes or airborne particles, and vibration.  The employee may be required to work extended hours without notice. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.
Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws:
Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)  https://www.dol.gov/whd/regs/compliance/posters/fmlaen.pdf
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)  https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm
Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA)  https://www.dol.gov/whd/regs/compliance/posters/eppac.pdf
Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA)  https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/VETS/legacy/files/USERRA_Private.pdf

Department: Distribution
This is a management position
This is a full-time position

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