Penske Operations Manager - Warehouse in Woodstock, Ontario
Penske is an essential business to our customers and communities, our team is working hard to keep supply chains up and running. This position is immediately available and we are actively recruiting, interviewing and hiring for this role. Please apply today. We are committed to the health and safety of our associates, candidates, and customers. We have modified our hiring processes to include increased phone interviews and where in-person activities are required, we are practicing social distancing. You can learn more about our company approach on our main company career page Gopenske.com.
Are you an energetic and team-oriented leader focused on commitment to customers, dedication to excellence and innovation?
Do you have a proven record of leadership excellence and a history of leading teams to consistently exceed established goals in dynamic operational environments?
Do you have a proven ability to recruit, train, develop, communicate with and retain team members?
Do you have a demonstrated ability to develop forward looking plans and turn those plans into successful execution?
Do you have a proven ability to effectively manage financial resources?
Penske Logistics is seeking a proven leader with relevant experience and skills to join our team of logistics professionals. We are seeking a candidate to provide leadership at one of our warehousing operations.
The Operations Manager provides leadership to staff to ensure customer requirements are achieved while meeting our Penske goals and objectives.
This position supports the 2nd shift (5:45pm to 2:15am)
Lead teams in a dynamic operational environment, to consistently exceed established goals, demonstrate a commitment to customers and a dedication to excellence and innovation. Develop forward looking plans and turn those plans into successful execution. Effectively manage resources to achieve operational excellence and meet or exceed the site financial operating plan. Implement and maintain an incident free safety culture at the operation.
Establish and sustain that all supervisors and associates are trained and competent and understand how their work relates to the customers' business objectives
Establish and sustain that we recruit, hire, train, develop and retain quality associates.
Establish and sustain effective, two-way communication that informs and motivates as well as recognizes excellence among team members
Establish and sustain strong and effective relationships with associates, the customer, and supporting departments
Meet or exceed all customer key performance metrics and objectives
Interact daily with local customer to ensure existing and emerging customer needs are understood
Lead team to identify operational improvements in areas such as inventory accuracy and warehouse operations
Collaborate with other Penske sites to share best practices, leverage resources/assets, etc.
Develop and execute annual financial and operating plan
Lead the operation with integrity to meet or exceed the Business Plan targets
Identify issues with the operating metrics and P&L and make required adjustments in a timely manner
Ensure customer billings and associate payroll are prepared timely and accurately, the payables and intercompany charges are valid and correct, and all other activities are accurately reflected in the P&L.
Lead a culture of safety through personal example
Develop, execute, and assess continuous improvement plan to reduce accident and injury frequency
Ensure each associate understands their individual role and responsibilities, as well as the group's role and responsibilities required to achieve and maintain a safe work place
Proactively identify and correct unsafe conditions, work processes, and behaviors
Ensure compliance with all applicable regulatory agencies and company policies and procedures
Coach through safety observations
Identify opportunities for continuous improvement and challenge the status quo
Execute a process to track and record value delivered to the customer
Identify and seize profitable business opportunities for the customer and Penske
Utilize available metrics to monitor and maximize customer efficiencies and achieve cost savings.
Lead effort to improve fleet/equipment utilization, maintenance availability and fuel efficiency
Contribute to equipment specification at time of start-up and renewal
Build a strong working relationship with local PTL district and other equipment vendors
Other projects and tasks as assigned by supervisor
4 - 6 years related functional experience.
3 years managerial or supervisory experience with supervising warehouse associates in distribution center management required- High School degree or equivalent required
Bachelor's Degree in Business or Supply Chain Management preferred
Proficiency with computers including Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint required
Must have ability to connect and build rapport and relationships with associates and external customers at all levels
Must have ability to work efficiently with time management and organizational skills with follow-up and follow through
Ability to manage through a problem and think and make decisions independently
Demonstrated ability to develop and execute annual financial operating plan
Ability to drive process improvement and lead change
Must demonstrate ownership & responsibility for running the operation with a sense of urgency
Strong written/oral communication including the ability to present in front of others, and demonstrate active listening skills are required
Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job
Willingness to travel as necessary, work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete a Penske employment application, submit to a reference verification (to include past employment and education) are required
-The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
-The associate must regularly lift and /or move up to 25/lbs12kg, frequently lift and/or move up to 50lbs/ 23kg and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100lbs/45kg.
-Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Peripheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus.
-While performing the duties of this Job, the associate is regularly required to stand; walk; sit and talk or hear. The associate is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms.
Penske is committed to the principle of equity in employment.
Penske Logistics is a wholly owned subsidiary of Penske Truck Leasing. With operations in North America, South America, Europe and Asia, Penske Logistics provides supply chain management and logistics services to leading companies around the world. Penske Logistics delivers value through its design, planning and execution in transportation, warehousing and freight management. Visit www.PenskeLogistics.com to learn more.
Work Locations: 715032 Oxford Rd 4 Woodstock, ON N4S 7V9
Primary Location: Canada-Ontario-Woodstock
Zip: N4S 7V9
Job: Logistics/Supply Chain
Penske (Oracle) Job Name: Logistics/Supply Chain
Req ID: 2005683
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