Distribution Center General Manager
Company: Ryder System
Posted on: March 2, 2019
Position DescriptionAs a Distribution Center General Manager, you will provide strategic direction for all warehousing activities associated with shipping, receiving, warehousing and inventory management in our 350K square foot distribution center. You will set objectives, goals, strategies and measures, will plan for continuous improvement and create new and innovative strategies necessary to consistently meet our customer's expectations. Other responsibilities include leading the development of a high performance work environment and budget activities, including full P &L responsibility and serving as a liaison to business units, functional areas and internal and external business partners.This will position you for higher level leadership roles within Ryder. This growth comes with hard work, attention to safety and detail and a desire to grow with a world class Supply Chain organization. If you are seeking a challenging career opportunity, where your work makes a difference - apply today!Ryder offers a fast paced, rewarding work environment for our employees, as well as Fortune 500 employment benefits.Requirements* Bachelor's degree in business, logistics, supply chain or minimum of 8 years relevant work experience* Master's Degree in related field preferred* Six (6) years or more experience in Supply Chain, Logistics, warehouse or industry related field. Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing complete logistics solutions and project management skills* Four (4) years or more of supervisory experience* Three (3) years or more experince in Profit & Loss preferred* One (1) year or more experience with customer interaction* Six (6) years or more of prior experience in leading teams in LEAN work environment preferred* Excellent problem solving skills* Excellent oral and written communication skills with demonstrated leadership capabilities* Ability to create and maintain professional relationships within all levels of the organization (peers, work groups, customers, supervisors)* Ability to work independently and as member of a team* Flexibility to operate and self-driven to excel in a fast-paced environment* Capable of multi-tasking, highly organized, with excellent time management skills* Detail oriented with excellent follow-up practices* Strong organization, analytical and computer skills* Able to create/develop an inclusive and engaged work environment across the enterprise* Ability to effectively manage Profit & Loss statements and drive improvement with the use of data* Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Warehouse Operations/Solutions and Distribution Management (advanced level)* Knowledge of Lean principles, systems and tools (advanced level)* Knowledge of Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) (advanced level)* Knowledge of OSHA (advanced level)* DOT and Hazmat knowledge may be required based on the account (advanced level)Responsibilities* Identify and/or solve operational issues with the account(s) by implementing continuous improvement and LEAN initiatives, to strengthen team unity, goals, productivity and results* Manage one or more customer account(s) to meet established metrics and performance expectations. Manage the customer relationship and identify potential opportunities for business growth* Manage the profit and loss statements for assigned location(s) and implement actions as needed* Supervise, develop and manage performance of assigned employees and maintain a positive employee relations environment at assigned account(s)* Maintain a proactive safety program within the account(s) consistent with company policy in order to provide a safe and secure work environment* Performs other duties as assignedRyder is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
Keywords: Ryder System, Fontana , Distribution Center General Manager, Professions , Fontana, California
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