Unilever Logistics Supervisor in Independence, Missouri
Unilever’s Knorr Savory Seasonings and Lipton Tea plant is seeking a Logistics Supervisor who will support the Logistics Department at our Independence MO location in the following manner:
Responsible for tactical factory logistics operations, including outbound shipment schedule adherence, inbound off loading and put away, and line replenishment
Accountable to deliver daily schedule adherence, logistics cost savings, customer service, and inventory accuracy at the site
Implement process improvement through operational scorecards and WCM methods
Execute the product group and site level factory logistics strategy
Support internal and external operational benchmarking activities
Who You Are & What You’ll Do
Lead site distribution operational processes
Drive logistics cost reduction through optimization of inbound/primary transportation, and factory warehouse operations.
Execution of standardized logistics EWM / SAP systems, processes, and KPI’s
Customer service improvement through warehouse and transportation loss reduction using WCM tools and methodology
Carbon reduction through factory warehouse improvements, transportation efficiencies, and external collaboration activities
Execute product group and site logistics strategy
Manage site distribution labor pool including daily crew coverage. Labor pool spreading over (4) Shifts consisting of 6 Warehouse Leaders and 48 Warehouse Associates
You’re a born leader: Direct leadership of 54 warehouse associates. Support and interact with a large community of internal and external partners and stakeholders.
You’re a strategy guru: Ability to strategized and flex at a moment’s notice due to changes in Production schedule, labor issues & space constraints.
You’re a dot connector: Ensuring that Outbound Orders (STO’s) are paired with what Production is producing as well as ensuring equipment is available for shipments.
You’re a coach and mentor: Becoming an expert in all areas of the department, using learnings to coach and mentor direct reports into becoming self-sufficient / autonomous.
What You’ll Need to Succeed
Bachelor’s Degree Preferred
2 years’ work experience with competencies in Warehouse Management Systems, Yard Management Systems, Business Operations
Inventory Management, Customer Service, Logistics and/or Supply Chain Planning knowledge
Operational Knowledge of Warehouse and Transportation Processes
Optimizing Supply Chain Integrated Performance
Professional & Technical Skills:
Strong Analytical & Systems Skills
Strong Leadership and Influencing Skills
Understanding of Continuous Improvement Process
Optimization of Supply Chain and Logistics KPI’s
Knowledge & Information Management
Alliance & Relationship Management
Fluent in English
Experience to work with warehouse and transportation suppliers
Ability to understand and influence stakeholders & decision makers
What We Can Offer You
Culture for Growth | Top Notch Employee Health & Well Being Benefits | Every Voice Matters | Global Reach | Life at Unilever | Careers with Purpose | World Class Career Development Programs | Check Out Our Space | Focus On Sustainability
Unilever is an organization committed to diversity and inclusion to drive our business results and create a better future every day for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business.
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Job: Supply Chain
Primary Location: United States-Missouri-Independence-Independence -13000 E. 35th
Shift: Day Job
Unposting Date: Aug-08-2018
Req ID: 180008EY