Schwan's Company Zone Logistics Manager in Hays, Kansas

Description

At Schwan’s Company, we are driven to bring our customers delicious foods and reliable services. That's how we grew from a "one-man-and-a-truck" delivery business in rural Minnesota to a multibillion-dollar private company with thousands of team members nationwide. Our commitment to delicious foods shows in all we do, from careful ingredient selection and quality food making to delivering a great experience wherever you shop and eat.

The foods we make reach customers in many ways. We deliver directly to our customer's homes through our popular food-delivery business, offer well-known retail brands such as Red Baron®, Freschetta®, and Tony's® pizzas, Pagoda® snacks and appetizers, and Mrs. Smith's® and Edwards® desserts, and bring innovative food solutions to our customers in the food-service industry. To learn more, visit us at http://www.schwanscompany.com

This position is responsible for facility operations strategy and execution fleet and logistics P&L in the Zone.

Establish review and ensure appropriate method of Operations & best- in-class operational execution for the zone such as distribution receiving handling and storing of all product

Maintain operational efficiency for inventory management and verification of incoming and outgoing shipments

Extended member of the Division Logistics Team and accountable for strategy implementation within the zone including full responsibility for Zone Logistics P&L. This responsibility includes truck/depot inventory management loading productivity shrink and damage reductions and provide period and YTD updates on depot performance metrics.

Develop warehouse talent strategy and Material Handler labor usage in zone ensuring labor targets being met/exceeded and establish staffing contingencies and approving OT and the use of temp labor.

Drive zero based budgeting strategy and cost improvements/reductions managing local vendor networks and assist in preparation of budgets for operating expenses and capital expenses

Ensures compliance with all company safety and fleet policies and procedures support and lead company change initiatives and lead within matrix structure.

Manages trains and develops subordinates if applicable. Will maintain a significant dotted-line managerial responsibility for all Material Handlers staff in zone

Responsible to conduct yourself and ensure your subordinates (if applicable) conduct themselves in a manner consistent with company mission values code of ethics policies and other standards of conduct.

Qualifications

Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent

Years of Related Experience: 8-10 years related experience

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Strong PC skills in Microsoft Word Excel and PowerPoint. Proven project management skills and experience handling multiple projects and assignments. Excellent communication skills and ability to build relations with the various Schwan Food Company business units while achieving Supply Chain goals; teamworking ability; Analytical and conceptual thinking High level of creativity innovation flexibility and collaborative approach to solving problems. Demonstrated ability to build a dynamic team. Demonstrated ability to evaluate measure and mentor direct reports. Ability to establish priorities goals and measurements. Ability to research issues and make recommendations for resolution. Ability to manage budgets within objectives. Direct knowledge of business processes including shipping and receiving logistics order entry purchase orders work order/shop flow control and inventory management; Demonstrated ability to organize and manage the work of others including direct reports in remote locations and to work with other departments to achieve organizational goals.

The employing subsidiaries of Schwan’s Company are Equal Employment Opportunity Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, age, race, color, religion, gender, vet status, national origin or other protected class.

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Business Unit: Schwan's Home Service, Inc.

Req #: 18010780