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Advantage Solutions Warehouse Production Manager in Kansas City, Missouri

Summary

Warehouse Production Manager

We are hiring an experienced Warehouse Production Manager to take charge over the management of shipping and receiving, inventory, quality control, and production line teams. As a Warehouse Production Manager, you will be responsible for ensuring that quality control, order fulfillment, and general warehouse output align with company standards. The ideal candidate will communicate effectively with other teams all the while managing and ensuring safety of employees on production lines.

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Things to Consider:

  • Schedule is M-F 6:30-3:00 PM (possible overtime)

What We Offer:

  • Full-Time Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life)

  • 401(k) with company match

  • Training and Career Development

  • Generous Paid Time-Off

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee 15+ direct reports of employees on production lines

  • Ensure output from all facets of the warehouse are in line with company standards

  • Ensure all orders are fulfilled in a timely and accurate manner

  • Review quality control of all incoming and outgoing shipments

  • Collaborate with Line Leads and Project Managers on various projects as needed

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED required

  • 2-3+ years leadership experience with 15+ direct reports required

  • Warehouse production and inventory experience preferred

  • Intermediate computer skills with Microsoft Office Suite proficiency

  • OSHA Forklift Certification preferred

  • Ability to frequently lift, stoop with and/or move more than 50lbs

Responsibilities

The Company is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. The Company services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.

Position Summary

The Warehouse Manager is responsible for managing shipping and receiving, checking inventory, storage of assets, samples, promotional material, point of sale material, and office supplies. They will “pick” or select orders and manage all shipping details from packaging, labeling and tracking via either freight or Fed Ex shipments. All actions and/or orders selected must be reported via the appropriate system to ensure accurate inventory levels. They will be responsible to pro-actively suggest re-orders of supplies or items once thresholds are set by Client or Operations teams to ensure adequate supply levels on items needed for program execution. Responsible to manage all warehouse labor including flex labor.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

Warehouse Supervision

  • Supervises all on-site warehouse labor including regular and flex positions in alignment with budgeted hours

  • Oversees and manages all on-site training for warehouse help including certifications such as fork lift or other equipment needs on an ongoing basis.

  • Responsible for making recommendations on labor levels by project and requesting proper staff according to internal SOPs and policies

Warehouse Operations

  • Perform duties related to the requisition, reception, storage, and disbursement of materials and supplies.

  • Responsible for the selection of specific products in specific quantities to be prepared for shipment to events. Requires strong attention to detail to ensure proper items and quantities are selected and placed according to program plan and specifics

  • Operate a forklift, and other equipment in order to unload trucks, and move and store materials and supplies.

  • Check inbound shipments and inspect materials to insure accurate quantity, type, and acceptable quality.

  • Select space and prepare stock for storage, and place materials in designated areas. Maximizes warehouse space by maintaining an efficient storage layout and frequent rotation of product.

  • Prepare order for delivery, disburse stock, and assist in the maintenance of records.

  • Maintain the receiving, warehousing, and distribution operations by initiating, coordinating, and enforcing Company policies and procedures related to both incoming and outgoing shipments.

  • Monitor the receiving process by verifying all deliveries, reconciling shipping invoices, and organizing or distributing incoming deliveries.

  • Manage vendor relationships with Fed Ex, freight or other logistics companies to ensure we are quoting competitive yet quality services.

  • Obtain and submit quotes to both internal and external clients for a variety of projects including but not limited to shipping, kitting and fulfillment

Record Keeping

  • Assist in the maintenance of records on the destination, weight and charges on all incoming and outgoing freight

  • Issue requests for credit adjustments with shippers by identifying missing, damaged, or incomplete orders.

  • Control and maintain accurate inventory levels by conducting physical counts and utilize See Control or appropriate tool for entering information

  • Tracks all labor costs/charges against proper job codes and maintains records on ASMC

Maintenance

  • Inspect and perform regular maintenance and cleaning of items returning from the field, appropriately report damage or restoration needs to ensure they are event ready as needed

  • Maintain safety standards by performing regular maintenance, janitorial, and housekeeping activities throughout the office and/or warehouse.

  • Responsible to manage all Integrated Event vehicles to ensure proper maintenance is done in a timely manner and sent through proper approval process.

  • Responsible for managing truck rentals as needed for events

Customer Relations

  • Maintain good Customer relations by utilizing Company vehicle to deliver and or pick up product from Client or Customer on as needed basis.

Other related duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities

Direct Reports

Hires, retains, trains, coaches, guides, directs, and develops direct reports using company-wide processes, tools and resources

Indirect Reports

May delegate work of others and provide guidance, direction and mentoring to indirect reports

Travel and/or Driving Requirements

  • Travel is an essential duty and function of this job. Driving is not an essential duty or function of this job.

  • Travel up to 30%

Minimum Qualifications

The following are the minimum job-related qualifications which an individual needs in order to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the job

Education Level: (Required) High School Diploma or GED or equivalent experience

Field of Study/Area of Experience:

  • 2-4 years of experience in shipping-receiving, stockroom, and use of computer inventory control systems

  • Managerial experience

  • 1-2 years of general maintenance experience or applicable work experience

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Well-organized, detail-oriented, and able to handle a fast-paced work environment

  • Strong prioritization skills

  • Ability to complete multiple duties with accuracy shifting from one to another with frequent interruptions and competing deadlines

  • Excellent written communication and verbal communication skills

  • Strong computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, and web-browsers

  • Ability to work independently and prioritize duties with minimal supervision, in order to meet deadlines

Environmental & Physical Requirements

Field / Administrative Requirements

Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Work may be performed in an office, field, retail store, or warehouse environment. Typically requires the ability to spend 66%+ hours each work day doing the following activities: engage in considerable physical activity, ability to lift and/or push up to 50 pounds, stand on feet for long periods of time, use products or cook food as appropriate for the demonstration, and may be required to work in extremely cold conditions (i.e. refrigerated and freezer sections). Also required to travel and drive. The use of proper safety practices when handling the products and/or cooking is essential.

Additional Information Regarding The Company Job Duties and Job Descriptions

Job duties include additional responsibilities as assigned by one’s supervisor or other manager related to the position/department. This job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. The Company reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities, subject to applicable law. The Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

Important Information

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of associates so classified.

The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, or any other category protected by law. As part of this commitment, the Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable an applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

Job Locations US-KS-Lenexa | US-KS-Olathe | US-MO-Kansas City | US-KS-Overland Park

Primary Posting Location : Address 14020 Marshall Drive

Primary Posting Location : City Lenexa

Primary Posting Location : State/Province KS

Postal Code 66061

Primary Posting Location : Country US

Requisition ID 2021-338001

Position Type Full Time

Category Marketing (Corporate): Integrated Marketing, Experiential Marketing

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