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Lexington Distribution Manager

Company: PRYSMIAN S.P.A.
Location: Lexington
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Essential Job Responsibilities

* Oversees distribution operations of shipping, receiving, and raw material distribution. Maintains records within SAP, and audits regularly.
* Promotes safe work environment through collaboration with leadership and HSE. Ensures that standard work is followed and coaches employees on best practices. Utilizes lock-out-tag-out process and ensures that all team members uphold best practices.
* Maintains customer relations by ensuring seamless material flow process. Communicates with customers, third-party shipping companies to ensure that shipping and receiving functions are on schedule. Maintains external 3PLs relating to customer fulfillment including accurate and timely transactions to appropriate customers.
* Creates, implements, and monitors daily workflow for distribution team. Delegates workload, and sets expectations for team. Follows up with team leads to ensure that daily, weekly, monthly, and annual metrics are met and/or surpassed.
* Mentors and coaches team leads on their performance, and develops their KSA's, and soft skills. Partners with other departments (Continuous Improvement, Operations leadership, HR, HSE, etc.) to provide growth opportunities to team leads.
* Reviews staffing needs of distribution team and makes hiring decisions. Upholds policies and provides team, and one-on-one feedback. Partners with HR for any corrective actions required.
* Drives continuous improvement with the use of tier boards, and kaizen events. Reports on KPI metrics and creates and implements improvement plans.
* Will fulfill pivotal role in demand planning, order management, and sales. Oversees inventory management and material control, with a focus on accuracy and efficiency. Reviews, updates, and maintains established inventory guidelines and procedures. Performs annual cycle counts and addresses variances.
* Maintains, reviews, and updates (as needed) material/inventory management best practices and procedures including warehouse management (cycle count accuracy, transactions, and bar coding). Acts as superuser within the SAP system.

Supervisory Responsibilities

* Distribution Team Leads
* In-direct supervision: Distribution Associates, Service Associates

Minimum Qualifications

* High school diploma or equivalent
* Three or more years of experience within distribution operations
* Three or more years of leadership experience
* Experience with international logistics
* Three or more years of experience with inbound/outbound logistics as well as warehouse management including, but not limited to: Cycle counting, Load planning, Packaging operations, Dock to Stock operations (time metrics)
* SAP experience
* Effective verbal and written communication skills
* Strong time management skills
* Tactful and professional manner
* Detailed understanding of merchandise flow through the supply chain
* Strong understanding of the movement of materials and goods in a distribution setting, both from a functional / practical standpoint as well as a transactional standpoint
* Ability to build and maintain positive and supportive relationships
* Personal flexibility in approach to demonstrate high emotional intelligence
* Positive response to change in procedures and processes
* Intermediate user for MS Office (Vlookup, pivot table, index match, basic charting / graphing, functions, statistical analysis)
* Ability to work 12-hour shifts, weekends, and holidays

Preferred Qualifications

* Bachelor's degree or higher-level degree in applicable field
* Forklift Operators Certification
* Continuous Improvement certification
* Certified CPIM or CLTD from APICS
* Experience acting as SAP Super User
* Experience working within budget and staffing parameters
* Experience in continuous improvement and formalized problem-solving methodologies: 5 why, 8D, A3, kaizen, Lean Six Sigma, Shainain,

Prysmian Group, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, aims to attract and recruit individuals with diverse backgrounds, skills and abilities, who will enhance the quality of service and contribute to the Group's success. Prysmian Group is committed to the development of an organization that prioritizes talent, where people feel respected, appreciated and free to fully express their human potential. Prysmian Group strongly believes that diversity drives meritocracy and brings significant value at all levels of the organization, increases the possibility of capturing market opportunities and maximizing value for our customers and shareholders. Prysmian Group bases its decisions on principles of equality, with evaluations based on the type of position and with a focus on best practices so individuals succeed based on their efforts and skills and their alignment with applicable job requirements.

Line Managers, Hiring Managers, HR Corporate and HR Local are responsible for ensuring that diversity and inclusion are respected during the recruiting process. Unconscious bias and stereotypes must not influence our selection processes. We look for the best candidates and for the real value they can bring into the organization. We value meritocracy. We value diversity. We turn off our bias. All persons shall have the opportunity to be considered for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, military service and veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Prysmian will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business.

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Keywords: PRYSMIAN S.P.A., Columbia , Lexington Distribution Manager, Professions , Lexington, South Carolina

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