East Hanover, NJ, United States
Manager, Operations, Executive
Jun 05, 2023
Director, Warehousing Operations
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Principle Accountabilities include:
Responsible to lead the warehousing team in the following areas:
Operational analysis/Process improvement
Operating budget/Capital planning and analysis
Manage 3rd party logistics (3PLs) partners
Develop vision and business processes to support company goals and objectives.
Ensure efficient and effective daily operations of MDLZ warehousing.
Contract administration and management of 3PLs to ensure superior performance.
Change agent for process improvement within the 4 walls of the warehouse operations.
Ownership and management of warehousing operating and capital budgets while delivering upon productivity improvements to meet department financial targets.
Represent the logistics department with all levels of management.
Establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with internal and external partners.
Foster an environment that advances staff through effective coaching, professional development and succession planning.
The role is also responsible for the evolution of the Network in terms of new sites, transitions and closings plus the development of omni-channel capabilities within the four walls of the Fulfillment Center to support the needs of the different channels (e.g. Amazon Vendor-Flex, drop ship, re-packing, etc) and work very close to the Customer-Supply-Chain team to execute shipment conditions as agreed with MDLZ customers, avoiding Customers’ quality claims, fines and fees, currently representing an opportunity of about $5MM every year.
The right candidate will possess exceptional emotional intelligence, is highly data-driven and results-oriented, provides thought leadership and can create and execute strategy, builds trust and relationships, and is a strong communicator and leader. We are looking for someone who can be a master of execution and project management, with strong people manager skills, holding the team accountable and ensuring that deadlines are met across high-priority projects. The ideal candidate is proactive, resourceful, and instinctive, with a natural ability to solve problems and seek new information
Strategy and Content Creation
Support as needed any regional warehousing capacity planning, network studies, process workflow, quality, continuous improvement, sustainability, and/or related initiatives.
Charts and leads the path for the Innovation agenda for Warehouse and Distribution, including Warehouse Management System, Yard management, Labor Management System, etc, working in close cooperation with the COE and IS partners.
Strategic thinker with the ability to foresee the impact of multiple projects, oversee pacing of high-level projects for US/NA.
Engage the Operations team (MDLZ and 3PL together) to achieve high performance in service, safety and quality to ensure maximum compliance and meet or exceed KPIs. Lead waste elimination and cost reduction.
Is this creating strategies to increase the sites throughput and follow up on the productivity initiatives to deliver AC commitments
Defines and communicate common warehousing metrics and KPIs to measure operational performance and service delivery for third-party logistics operations.
Leads DMS management to ensure consistency and reporting discipline.
Ensure full line by line understanding of Monthly 3PL's cost to ensure charges are aligned to expectations and approved exceptions.
Manager of people and indirect (3PL’s) teams which requires the ability to lead directly and strongly influence indirectly
Partners with Procurement to ensure contracts reflect details needed for MDLZ success from the quality, service and cost perspective
Identifies improvement projects opportunities and works in collaboration with the COE to implement change and address.
In collaboration with CS&L SSMT, maintain and update a consistent and dynamic approach to risk assessment, mitigation and business continuity planning.
Strong knowledge and understanding of planning and budgeting process
Highly developed leadership and communication skills, the ability to motivate a staff, get things done through others and familiarity with related procedures and best practices.
10 years in operational supply chain roles in logistics, distribution, and warehousing with demonstrated involvement with warehouse operations, as well as processes and logistics compliance and risk management.
Certifications in IL6S, Black Belt or Master Black Belt, proven CI/Lean Manufacture experience desired.
Experience with contract management activities for a third-party logistics providers.
Experience managing in a diverse, highly matrixed, highly regulated, multi-cultural environment.
Demonstrated knowledge of key supply chain/logistics processes & current best practices.
Versatility with an ability to adapt and be able to deal with ambiguity and lead change
Proficiency with industry-standard software applications (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio)
Mondelez Global LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact 847-943-5460 for assistance.
Website : https://www.mondelezinternational.com