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Warehouse Manager in Cheyenne, WY at Genesys Talent LLC

Date Posted: 3/11/2019

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Job Description

We have an immediate need for a Warehouse Manager for a direct hire opportunity in Cheyenne, WY.  
Job Description:
  • The Warehouse Manager directs Warehouse Supervisors, Storekeepers and materials support personnel and is responsible for the warehousing activities within the division, he/she is responsible for.
  • He/she is responsible for the functioning of the warehouse(s) according to internal materials management standards, with a strong focus on housekeeping, safety and operational efficiency. 
  • He/she is responsible for ensuring inventory transactions are accurately recorded in the warehouse management system in a timely manner. 
  • The Warehouse Manager will coordinate periodic physical count program and develop cycle counting programs for each warehouse he/she is responsible for. 
  • He/she will develop and implement strategies for improving efficiency in warehousing and materials management activities.

Key functions 
  • Lead, direct, train and manage a warehousing team, including third party personnel, as applicable. 
  • Support in the recruiting, hiring and appraising of Warehouse Supervisors, Storekeepers and other materials support personnel.
  • Interact with internal customers to implement optimal inventory levels to balance high customer service levels, versus the inventory cost to the company. 
  • Interact with VMI suppliers to define and set supplier performance goals and drive supplier improvement.
  • Actively participate in the demand forecasting process for local inventory using recognized statistical and other industry standard techniques to define order decision rules for each stock keeping unit, on a periodic basis. 
  • Establish inventory stocking plans for his/her sites, integrating local conditions, historical usage and sales/manufacturing activity forecasting.
  • Locally apply procedures to minimize the unnecessary buildup of excess and slow moving inventory items and activity promote inventory redistribution initiatives when excess or slow moving inventory build occurs.
  • Proactively reduce slow moving and obsolescent inventory. 
  • Apply company standard and industry best practice warehousing procedures for goods reception, storage, picking, issuance and returns to continuously improve warehouse transaction accuracy and efficiency and to reduce cost.
  • Drives lean continuous improvement efforts in warehousing. 
  • Ensure compliance with established procedures and Company Standards to maintain effective control over the physical product flow and storage for the warehouse and other inventory areas. 
  • He/she is responsible for ensuring high levels of housekeeping are maintained.
  • Implement required documentation and labelling per Company Standards and local requirements.
  • Ensure timely input to warehouse management system and ensure accurate stock transaction records.
  • Coordinate periodic physical counting program to satisfy Sarbanes Oxley and internal control requirements.
  • Develop warehouse specific cycle counting programs and conduct counts per program.
  • Prepare and provide monthly inventory reports highlighting changes in site and item inventory status and actively seek clarification and justification from local management. 
  • Develop, implement and track Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) related to warehousing and materials management in line with company and local management goals. 
  • Set up and implement action plans to drive improvement versus the agreed KPIs.
  • Communicates with the business segment(s) supported, logistics and finance on warehouse activities, projects and KPIs. 
  • Implement, as applicable, advanced materials techniques (eg. kitting, Kanban etc) to improve local material management efficiency.
  • Develop and implement best practices, policies, procedures and lean initiatives in regard to local warehousing and materials management initiatives.
  • Investigate occurrences of warehousing and materials management failures and develop, implement and communicate remedial work plans to prevent reoccurrence.
  • Comply with applicable company policies

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