Warehouse -Inbound Manager 1st in Florence, AL at AWBC

Date Posted: 9/4/2020

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Job Description

Job Description:
Reporting to the Inbound Senior Manager, the Inbound Manager provides leadership and direction for all receiving and stocking activities. Working collaboratively with cross-functional teams including, merchandising, finance, inventory control and warehouse operations to meet established business objectives. The Inbound manager is an important member of the AWBC leadership team.

Roles and Responsibilities
• Oversee the execution of all aspects of receiving stocking by providing effective leadership, planning, and achieving department Key Performance Indicators
• Plan, organize and monitor the receiving and stocking of all items received from suppliers
• Organize workflow to meet priorities, specifications and deadlines based on local operation and merchandising input
• Lead, manage, coach and develop a team of inbound associates; provide daily communication
• Prioritize receiving of inbound freight from both domestic and international freight forwarders and carriers
• Create and maintain all receiving and stocking reports including inbound schedule – appointments plus details
• Leverages operational reports and data to ensure items are consistently located and distributed properly in warehouse
• Provide daily department performance metrics
• Maintains productive working relationships with all cross-functional areas, particularly Merchandising, Warehouse Operations, Inventory Control, and Finance
• Champions communication and continuous improvement and best practices with all levels of the organization
• Work collaboratively with Vendor Compliance Coordinator on receiving and compliance issues, ASN vendors and ASN opportunities, shortage claims, and product issues.
• Work collaboratively with Logistics Analyst on incoming freight imports and containers, hot titles, on sale date titles, merchant requests and needs, and shortage claims investigations.
• Recruit and select talent for the department in conjunction with HR
• Promotes safety culture within the department
• Performs other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

Requirements
Education and Experience
• Bachelor’s degree
• At least 3 years of related experience in a warehouse environment, including leadership experience
• A combination of education and experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree

Skills
• Ability to manage individual associate performance and department productivity
• Strategic thinker and planner, ability to critically evaluate work processes and develop solutions
• Strong analytical skills
• Excellent organizational skills and be able to establish priorities and set high expectations
• High level of interpersonal skills to handle internal and external customers
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Advanced computer skills with knowledge of MS Office, Excel, Outlook
• PIT Equipment certified or ability to become certified
• Experience with AS/400 systems preferred

Physical and Environmental Requirements
• Sit at a computer or desk for extended periods of time
• Stand for long periods of time, up to 4 continuous hours and up to 8 – 12 hours during a shift
• Frequent walking through the department/building
• Use hands/arms to operate required equipment and repetitive motion activities
• Lift objects up to 50 pounds with or without assistance
• Communicate using speech, sight, and sound with or without assistive device
• Bend, stoop or crouch while performing daily activities of the job
• Operate power equipment
• Effective verbal and written communications skills
• Ability to work in a noisy environment
• Ability to work in an environment with fluctuating temperatures

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