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Job title:                                     Group Leader - Distribution

Department / Companu:     Midwest Regional Service Center / Distribution

Location:                                    Ada, MI

 

What do we need:

 

Our Midwest Regional Service Center is seeking a Group Leader who can support our team on 3rd shift.  An individual with coaching and training experience, who can focus on continuous improvement would be ideal in this role.


What’s special about this team:

 

The Logistics Division is responsible for supporting our customers, manufacturing plants and global affiliates through their warehousing and Service Centers across the United States.  They support all aspects of our business throughout the supply chain, including the final orders to our customers.  Our motto is “Perfect Orders Every Time” and we strive to exceed our customer’s expectations through a flexible and agile workforce.  The Midwest Regional Service Center is our largest facility and is based in Ada.

 

What’s special about this role:

 

In addition to supporting the warehousing and fulfillment operations, as the Group Leader you will also provide leadership to our distribution staff on 3rd shift, consisting of approximately 40 full time employees.  The team you will lead is comprised of an experienced, customer focused staff.  You will manage the day to day warehousing operations and order fulfillment pick, pack, and ship.  Areas you will oversee include receiving, inventory control, replenishments, fulfillment and a hand assembly operation.  You will focus on production for 3rd shift and process improvement initiatives. 

 

This will include training, motivating and providing feedback to your team to drive continuous improvement and improve operational efficiency.  In addition, you will mentor a Team Leader on this shift, and assist in their development and growth as a leader.

 

Required qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience with leadership exposures in a distribution environment
  • Experience training and coaching teams
  • Functional knowledge of Red Prairie or other WMS, WCS, and WFM technologies
  • BS degree in Business, Supply Chain or a related field desired

 

Skills to be successful in the role:

  • Experience with continuous improvement initiatives, including 5S, Lean, Six Sigma are desired.
  • The ability to relocate for growth opportunities to other geographic locations will be desired.
  • Bilingual with Spanish language skills helpful

 

This role is “Not” eligible for sponsorship.


Nearest Major Market: Grand Rapids

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