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Distribution Center Manager

Location: Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania, United States
Job ID: R0026290
Date Posted: Sep 28, 2023
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Energy
Profession (Job Category): Customer Service & Contact Center Operations
Job Type (Experience Level): Management
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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General Information:

Hitachi Energy is seeking for a Distribution Center Manager for it's PA, Mount Pleasant location.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Complies with federal, state and local warehousing, material handling and shipping requirements by studying existing and new legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.
  • Safeguard warehouse operations and contents by establishing and monitoring security procedures and protocols.
  • Maintain receiving, warehousing and distribution operations by initiating, coordinating and enforcing program, operational and personnel policies and procedures.
  • Prepare detailed reports on operations.
  • Maintain physical condition of warehouse by planning and implementing new design layouts; inspecting equipment; issuing work orders for repair and requisitions for replacement.
  • Achieve financial objectives by preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions.
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Manage receiving and shipping personnel and ensure cross training to ensure flexibility for operations.
  • Lead problem solving and continuous improvement project utilizing lean tools and methodologies.
  • Through the utilization of assigned team leaders, complete all daily activities (workload) and execute according to schedule and defined procedures.
  • Assure assigned area meets/exceed all metrics and when goals are not met, take immediate corrective action to drive improvement.
  • Train/coach Team Leaders so they understand and can execute all assigned duties.
  • Manage visual management / kitting / receiving & shipping / Logistics.
  • Provide associates with coaching/counseling as needed and ongoing developmental opportunities.
  • Conduct daily shift handoff meetings to assure continuity of operations.
  • Assure all health, safety, environmental and housekeeping rules/guidelines are followed.
  • Actively participate in facility wide improvement projects.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management.
  • Computer competency – MS office / SAP / ERP system.
  • Responsibilities include support at the Distribution Center and Mt Pleasant Plant.
  • Living Hitachi Energy’s core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business.

Your Background:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience with minimum 5 year’s distribution or manufacturing supervision experience.
  • Experience with Lean/Six Sigma problem solving tools preferred.
  • Ability to develop personnel and processes to support present and future operations.
  • Strong communication skills (oral and written).
  • Ability to motivate others towards a common set of objectives.
  • Must be analytical and well organized.
  • Warehouse Management Experience is a plus.
  • Must have strong working knowledge SAP WMS operating systems as well as Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Candidates must already have a work authorization to work in the US.

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access Hitachi Energy career site as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling a Hitachi Energy HR Representative at 1-888-504-2007 or by sending an email to: [email protected]. Resumes and applications will not be accepted in this manner.

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