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Senior Manager Night Warehouse - Buffalo, NY

Company: US Foods
Location: Buffalo
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Job Description:

ARE YOU A CURRENT US FOODS EMPLOYEE? PLEASE APPLY DIRECTLY THROUGH OUR INTERNAL WORKDAY CAREER SITE. Join Our Community of Food People! The Warehouse Senior Manager will ensure a warehouse culture focused on people, safety, service, and cost through meaningful engagements with warehouse leaders and associates, best in-class service to customers, and safe and profitable operations. They will use their expertise in managing warehouse operations to develop warehouse managers. They will ensure the safe, accurate and timely receiving and storage of all inbound product or selection and loading of all outbound product and ensure the safety and security of the entire facility.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
--- Achieve all safety, service, and cost targets in the warehouse. Lead with a safety mindset that ensures that every US Foods associate remains injury free, always. Champion safety procedures, processes and training to create and maintain a safety-first culture in the warehouse.--- Oversee and develop Warehouse Managers through one-on-one coaching, training on policy and procedures, assisting in problem resolution when required, and leading by example.--- Oversee and develop all warehouse associates by discussing performance with Warehouse Managers and creating plans to address gaps. Drive associate engagement and retention, and create a culture that embodies US Foods values.--- Create a cohesive organization by keeping lines of communication open and directing workforce to ensure efficient workflow.--- Build high-performing teams by reviewing staffing requirements and monitoring the interviewing and hiring of warehouse personnel. Review performance, coach to achieve productivity and safety targets, and deliver disciplinary action.--- Develop production flow processes and identify process improvement and cost reduction strategies. Establish and maintain operational procedures for activities such as verifying incoming shipments, handling and disposition of product, warehouse inventory accuracy, and selecting and loading shipments.--- Identify and stop waste, and improve processes to complete work more safely and efficiently.--- Approve operation plan for daily loads in conjunction with Warehouse Managers, and ensure that trucks are completed within timelines. Ensure that load plans meet weight restrictions and that special customer requests are consistently accommodated.--- Monitor operational data, including inventory losses, production goals and safety reports. Identify problems, determine causes and recommend changes to the VP of Operations to produce zero-error benchmark on accuracy and customer satisfaction.--- Monitor and ensure integrity of our products and ensure that food safety standards are met.--- Oversee the maintenance of the physical condition of the warehouse and its equipment in compliance with OSHA requirements.--- In union facilities, assist HR and the VP Operations in interpreting the provisions of the collective bargaining agreement, administering appropriate discipline, settling routine grievances and participating in arbitrations as required.--- Other duties assigned by manager.SUPERVISION:--- Direct: Warehouse Managers, union and/or non-union warehouse clerical staff (Operations Clerks, Warehouse Clerks, Will Call Clerks, Slotting Clerks, Truck Builders, etc.)--- Indirect: Union and/or non-union warehouse on-floor associates (Loaders, Selectors, Receivers, Forklift drivers, etc.)RELATIONSHIPS--- Internal: Warehouse leaders and coworkers; Transportation leaders; Internal customers across departments (e.g., Sales)--- External: Vendors
WORK ENVIRONMENT--- The work takes place in normal warehouse environments as well as in cooler and freezer areas where temperatures may be as low as -5 degrees.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSRelated Experience/Requirements:--- Minimum of five years of experience in warehouse supervision required.Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
--- Broad knowledge of warehouse operations, methods and procedures.--- Strong leadership, communication and people development skills.--- Ability to openly and effectively communicate with all associates/departments within the company.--- Familiarity with inventory control, OSHA, HACCP and other regulatory requirements.--- Ability to interpret financial and operational data.--- Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Outlook, Teams, etc.).--- Experience with warehouse management systems (WMS) and inventory control systems a plus.Education/Training:--- High school diploma or GED required; college degree preferred.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONSLicenses/Certifications:--- HACCP certification a plus.--- PCQI certification a plus.PHYSICAL QUALIFICATIONS--- Must be able to perform the following physical activities for described length of time: OCCASIONALLY: 1% - 33 / FREQUENTLY: 34% - 66% / CONTINUOUSLY: 67% - 100% or NEVER JOB REQUIRES WORKER TO: FREQUENCY:STAND FREQUENTLYWALK FREQUENTLYDRIVE VEHICLE OCCASIONALLYSIT OCCASIONALLYLIFT 1-10 lbs (Sedentary) OCCASIONALLY11-20 lbs (Light) OCCASIONALLY21-50 lbs (Medium) OCCASIONALLY51-100 lbs (Heavy) OCCASIONALLYOver 100 lbs (Very Heavy) NEVERCARRY 1-10 lbs (Sedentary) OCCASIONALLY11-20 lbs (Light) OCCASIONALLY21-50 lbs (Medium) OCCASIONALLY51-100 lbs (Heavy) OCCASIONALLYOver 100 lbs (Very Heavy) NEVERPUSH/PULL OCCASIONALLYCLIMB/BALANCE OCCASIONALLYSTOOP/SQUAT OCCASIONALLYKNEEL OCCASIONALLYBEND OCCASIONALLYREACH ABOVE SHOULDER OCCASIONALLYTWIST OCCASIONALLYGRASP OBJECTS OCCASIONALLYMANIPULATE OBJECTS OCCASIONALLYMANUAL DEXTERITY OCCASIONALLY***EOE Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Protected Veteran/Disability Status***

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