Assistant Operations Manager- South Gate, CA Multiple Shifts Available

South Gate, USA
Supply Chain/Logistics Operations
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Multiple openings for Assistant Operations Manager to oversee and direct the shift operations to achieve the highest level of safety, productivity, and customer service with a focus constantly on cost and efficient use of labor

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.

Key responsibilities

• Constant focus on the cost of operational labor and ensure that man hours are held to a minimum
• Ensure safety policies and practices are being adhered to and are fundamental to the Company culture
• Determine work procedures, prepare work schedules, analyze production errors and recommend/implement corrective action for assigned shifts
• Provide creative and innovative ideas to improve operational productivity while maintaining a safe work environment
• Participate and/or represent Maersk Warehouse and Distribution 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
• Effectively communicate with other departments to ensure the efficiency of the shift as a whole
• Communicate with Assistant Managers and/or Operations Manager regarding daily operational issues and events; reporting directly to the Operations Manager
• Meet customer and Company key performance metrics, goals and objectives
• Foster team environment within the facility and demonstrate strong leadership skills
• Manage, evaluate and mentor warehouse colleagues
• Supports the commitment to the Company’s Core Values
• Proficiency in in proprietary systems such as WEBEC/FT, Walmart GLS and Manhattan
• Coordinate with Managers and Human Resources to ensure adherence to Company policies and procedures
• Complete shift documentation as per Leader Standardized Work
• Manage and mentor team leads on Visual Management Boards
• Be able to recognize waste and identify solution and execute solution
• Lead Team in Maersk Daily Improvement (MDI) Huddle
• Participate in the Area MDI Huddle, tracking Key Performance Indicators (KPI) for the area and wider business.
• Coordinate inbound and outbound shipments with Customer Service staff to ensure all client requirements are being met
• Design forms, documents to streamline processes and/or automate processes
• Monitor supplies for department
• Ability to lift/handle cartons weighing 50 pounds
• Performs job related duties as specified by management

We are looking for

• 2+ years’ supervisory experience with a minimum of 30-40 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 different schedules.
• This role requires availability for training at Santa Fe Springs, CA location and after its concluded the role will be developed in our Warehouse at South Gate, CA.
• 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 and religious creed, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, physical and mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, military and veteran status, citizenship status, marital status, or any other basis protected by law.

We will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all legal requirements. If you are interested in applying for employment with Performance Team- A Maersk Company in the U.S. and need special assistance or an accommodation to use our website or to apply for a position, or if you need a reasonable accommodation to perform a job, please contact the Human Resources Department by calling 844-447-7878 or emailing Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation are made on a case-by-case basis.

Additional info

Ref. MA-322463
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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: All the way.