Penske Logistics is seeking a proven leader with relevant experience and skills to join our team of logistics professionals. The Operations Manager provides direction at a single location, leading the team to ensure customer requirements - supporting our customer's chain of convenience store/gas stations located along the east coast - are achieved while meeting our Penske goals and objectives. We are seeking a candidate to provide leadership at a fast-paced warehouse/cross-dock operation in Swedesboro, NJ. Staffing consists of 10 supervisors and 100 warehouse associates operating in a 24/7/365 environment. Monday-Friday role with weekend coverage as needed. A candidate with cross-dock, food, and/or experience supporting production is preferred.
-Proactively lead the team, by example, with a plan to eliminate accidents and injuries.
-Ensure each associate understands their individual role and responsibilities, as well as the group's role and responsibilities required to achieve and maintain a safe workplace.
-Identify and correct unsafe conditions, work processes, and behaviors.
-Ensure compliance with all applicable regulatory agencies and company policies and procedures.
-Establish trust and effective relationships with associates and external customers.
-Ensure that supervisors and associates are trained, understand how their work relates to the customers' business objectives, and execute as expected.
-Establish and sustain effective two-way communication that informs and motivates, recognizes excellence among team members, as well as holding the team accountable for results.
-Meet or exceed customer key performance metrics and objectives.
-Interact daily with our local customer to ensure we understand existing and emerging customer needs.
-Lead team to identify operational improvements, particularly in areas of productivity
-Collaborate with other Penske sites to share best practices, leverage resources/assets, etc.
-Collaborate in the development of and lead the team to exceed the Business Plan.
-Identifies issues with the main drivers of P&L and make required adjustments in timely manner.
-Ensure customer billing and associate payroll are prepared timely and accurately, the payables and intercompany charges are valid and correct, and all other activities are accurately reflected in the P&L.
Other projects and tasks as assigned by leadership
-Minimum 5 years related functional experience required
-High School degree or equivalent required
-Bachelor's Degree in Business or Supply Chain Management preferred
-Proficiency with tools including Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint
-Must have ability to connect and build rapport and relationships with associates and external customers at all levels
-Must have ability to work efficiently with time management and organizational skills with follow-up and follow through
-Demonstrated ability to understand and execute annual financial operating plan
-Ability to drive process improvement and lead change
-Must demonstrate ownership & responsibility for running the operation with a sense of urgency
-Strong written/oral communication including the ability to present in front of others, and demonstrate active listening skills are required
-Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job
-Working the required schedule, at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education, and criminal history) and drug screening required.
-The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
-The associate will be required to: read; communicate verbally and/or in written form; remember and analyze certain information; and remember and understand certain instructions or guidelines.
-While performing the duties of this job, the associate may be required to stand, walk, and sit. The associate is frequently required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with hands and arms. The associate must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25lbs/12kg.
-Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
Penske is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
About Penske Logistics:
Penske Logistics is a wholly owned subsidiary of Penske Truck Leasing. With operations in North America, South America, Europe and Asia, Penske Logistics provides supply chain management and logistics services to leading companies around the world. Penske Logistics delivers value through its design, planning and execution in transportation, warehousing and freight management. Visit www.PenskeLogistics.com to learn more.
Work Locations :
1110 Commerce Blvd 1110 Commerce Blvd
Logan Township, NJ 08085
Primary Location : United States-New Jersey-Logan Township
Job : Logistics/Supply Chain
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