Operations Manager - Distribution

Job Title: Operations Manager - Distribution

Division / Company: Logistics / Amway

Location: Ada, MI

 

What’s special about this job:

 

The Logistics Division is responsible for supporting our customers, manufacturing plants and global affiliates through their warehousing and Service Centers across the United States.  They support all aspects of our business throughout the supply chain, including the final orders to our customers.  Our motto is “Perfect Orders Every Time” and we strive to exceed our customer’s expectations through a flexible and agile workforce.  The Midwest Regional Service Center is our largest facility and is based in Ada.  In addition to supporting the warehousing and fulfillment operations, as the Group Leader you will also provide leadership to our distribution staff, consisting of approximately 30 full time employees.  The team you will lead is comprised of an experienced, customer focused staff.

 

How you would contribute to the role:

 

This role will provide you with the opportunity to lead the team on 2nd shift.  You will manage the day to day operations of a pick, pack and ship and warehousing distribution center.  Areas you will oversee include receiving, inventory control, replenishments, fulfillment, and pick.  You will focus on process improvement initiatives and represent the Logistics team on cross-functional projects.  This will include training, motivating and providing feedback to your team to drive continuous improvement and improve operational efficiency.  For organizational project work, you will represent the Logistics team on different cross functional teams across the complex.

 

What skills and background will be important to be successful:

 

  • 7 years work experience with leadership exposures in a distribution  or manufacturing environment
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Supply Chain or related field
  • Functional knowledge of Red Prairie or other WMS, WCS, and WFM technologies.
  • Experience with continuous improvement initiatives, including 5S, Lean, Six Sigma are desired.
  • The ability to relocate for growth opportunities to other geographic locations will be desired.
  • Bilingual with Spanish language skills helpful

 

If you can see yourself as part of this collaborative environment, visit our web site to apply: www.amway.jobs

Company
Amway
Posted
09/18/2018
Type
Full time
Location
Ada, MI 49355, US