Assistant Operations Manager- Sumner, WA (Graveyard Shift)

Maersk
Sumner, USA
Supply Chain/Logistics Operations
Last application date

Opportunity

Your shoes were likely made in China. Have you ever wondered how they got to your local retailer? Or what’s in that shipping container going down your local highway?
At Maersk Distribution and Warehouse Services, we know. In fact, we facilitate the distribution and movement of freight every single day.
Each of our client’s supply chain is evaluated to optimize efficiency from factory production, all the way to end user delivery. The goal is not only to minimize lead times but also to minimize inventory levels and costs, thus making the client's business more flexible.
Our warehouse network spans from East to West Coasts of the United States and in Canada. Our services include transloading and automated sortation, cross-docking, replenishment, drayage management, and inland transportation.
We are looking for Assistant Operations Manager (Warehouse Supervisor) to join our North America Warehouse and Distribution team in Sumner,WA
The Warehouse Supervisor position is designed to coordinate the logistics process of freight movement both on a regional and local level. The Warehouse Supervisor will have the accountability for shipping, receiving and storage functions of his/her assigned shift and assure timely and accurate processing of all cargo as well as planning staffing requirements based on weekly production schedules.

We offer

As a company, we promote a culture of honesty and integrity, and value the trust it allows us to build with customers and employees alike. Our focus on our people is what sets us apart and keeps our customers coming back to work with us!

If you are seeking to be a part of a family, this is the place for you!

Performance Team and Damco Distribution, now part of the Maersk global organization under a combined Warehousing & Distribution division, offer third party logistics services to over 500 customers. Encompassing almost 15 million square feet of warehousing capacity throughout the country and a large transportation segment capturing a variety of services, we have key supply chain hubs in the Los Angeles and New Jersey/New York areas, and other facilities along the Western & Eastern coasts along with multiple locations in the Midwest. Delivering significant sales and profitability growth, we will drive the Inland Logistics and Services business for the combined US business units for Maersk.


We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


We will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all legal requirements.

Key responsibilities

• Constant focus on the cost of operational labor and ensure that man hours are held to a minimum
• Understand and uphold financial responsibility for the daily production and labor (P&L) and train direct reports on understanding the P&L
• Communicate Company information, goals and objectives within the Operations team
• Ensure safety policies and practices are being adhered to and are fundamental to the Company culture
• Ensure work procedures and work schedules are being adhered to and that corrective action is being taken within the facility operations
• Promote collaboration within facility teams to work to provide creative and innovative ideas to improve operational productivity while maintaining a safe work environment
• Participate and/or represent DDSI within various operations, safety, and labor related meetings
• Ensure that reports, billing and labor payroll are timely and accurate
• Responsible for safe and efficient use of facility equipment
• Constant focus on the cost of operational labor and ensure that man hours are held to a minimum
• Effectively communicate with other departments and managers to ensure the efficiency of the facility as a whole
• Have constant dialog with the Assistant Managers and Supervisors on daily operational issues and events, in their absence report the same information to the Facility Manager
• Meet customer and Company key performance metrics, goals and objectives
• Responsible to cross train management staff as well as warehouse associates
• Foster team environment within the facility and demonstrate strong leadership skills
• Manage, evaluate and mentor Assistant Managers and Supervisors
• Supports the commitment to the Company’s Core Values
• Coordinate with Managers and Human Resources to ensure adherence to Company policies and procedures
• Perform other job-related duties as required

We are looking for

Qualifications:
• 2+ years’ supervisory experience with a minimum of 10-20 direct reports, preferably in a warehouse or distribution environment
• 2+ years’ experience in hiring and firing employees and performance evaluations of direct reports
• High School Diploma or G.E.D. required. College degree preferred but not required
• Intermediate-Advanced proficient with systems (i.e.: Microsoft products; warehouse management systems, etc)
• Must be able to have the flexibility to work all shifts, including nights weekends and holidays.
• Must have the availability to work from 5:00 p.m to 3:00 p.m.
• Must be able to lift up to 50lbs

Preferred Qualifications (nice to have)
• 5+ years logistics experience in a warehouse setting
• Experience with transloading, cross-docking, replenishment, drayage management, and inland transportation.
• Experience with agile methodologies and/or continuous improvement

Soft Skills:
• Strong candidates are assertive, adaptable and resilient
• Must be a self-starter, resourceful, solution-oriented
• Strong multi-tasking and problem-solving abilities
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Team player attitude
You must be authorized to work for any employer in the US.

Local candidates only; no relocation assistance is provided.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Additional info

Ref. MA-309321
For more information please contact:
ana.mejia@maersk.com
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A.P. Moller - Maersk is an integrated container logistics company working to connect and simplify its customer's supply chains. As the global leader in shipping services, the company operates in 130 countries and employs roughly 70,000 people. With simple end-to-end offering of products and digital services, seamless customer engagement and a superior end-to-end delivery network, Maersk enables its customers to trade and grow by transporting goods anywhere - all over the world. For more information: https://www.maersk.com All the way.