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Warehouse Manager - Rome, GA

Requisition ID 11759
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Supply Chain 
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Posting Type DNI

Leading to better encompasses all we do at Kerry, it's how we've become the world's leading taste and nutrition company. Whether it's building and manufacturing sustainable solutions for food, beverage or pharmaceutical consumers, our commitment to lead the world to better nutrition drives us forward. With 24,000+ colleagues across the globe and 15,000+ Kerry products, your opportunities are limitless.

About Kerry

A career with Kerry Taste & Nutrition offers you an opportunity to shape how people across the globe view food and beverage while providing you opportunities to explore and grow as your interests do. With our commitment to a sustainable future, a career with Kerry is something you can feel good about.

Where You'll Work:

Our Rome, GA, location creates various coatings for Kerry customers and brand.  The Warehouse Manager is extremely important to us.  We will rely on you to manage and coordinate activities of all personnel associated with shipping, receiving, and storing materials for the plant as well as build, motivate and grow your team through positivity and  providing guidance through performance planning, career succession, interviewing/hiring, as well as being assigned to various critical projects. This position reports to the Plant Manager.

What You'll Do:

As a Warehouse Manager, you will be part of the warehouse team and provide leadership for over 10 employees who support 40+ outbound trucks per day + in-bound product. As a Warehouse Manager, on a high level, you’ll be:

  • Reporting near misses, accidents or suspected injuries as well as unsafe conditions and behaviors in a timely manner. Be able to participate in safety initiatives, committees and teams
  • Overseeing the efficient operations and inventory of the plant, outside storage facilities and yard. Transition to a 3PL starting this fall and continuing the transition into next year
  • Responsible for organizing the warehouse and the workflow. Maintaining inventory based on FIFO and assist in preventing customer service issues
  • Responsible for delivery of KPI’s for warehouse and cost control. Assist in timely processing of orders, accuracy of pick-ups, quantity of pick-ups per employee and providing resources for cycle counts 
  • Coordinate transportation carriers and performance through the utilization of TMS and ensuring all scheduled shipping and receiving appointments are timely and in support of production and customer requirements. Ensuring warehouse operations are appropriately staffed and employees are properly trained
What You'll Need:
  • A Bachelor's degree is required or high school diploma?GED plus appropriate warehouse years of experience
  • 5+ years of warehouse experience as a manager 
  • Experience with SAP and specifically warehouse, distribution and transportation modules
  • Continuous Improvement mindset and the ability to drive initiatives and change
  • Experience or knowledge of 3rd party distribution (3PL) companies/processes
  • Intermediate to advanced computer and application skills such as Excel and SAP

5 Douglas St, Rome, GA 30161 #warehouse #distribution 

5 Douglas Street, Rome

 

Kerry is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Kerry will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen. EEO is the Law poster can be found here. Additional information can also be here .                                                                                                         

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