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Warehouse Move Manager

Date: 24-Apr-2019

Location: Secaucus, NJ, US

Company: Panalpina

Req ID: 159809
Job Function: Logistics
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-time
Contract Type: Regular Employment
Job Level: Management

Lead the warehouse department in all operational disciplines and ensure operational excellence, high productivity and customer satisfaction through the move.

• Execute layout plans and naming conventions for new warehouse

• Plan and execute physcial move including resources and scheduling

• Manage preparation of new warehouse including installation of floor markings, furniture installation, location labeling, ordering supplies, time clocks, emergency kits, communication boards, etc.

• Ensure readiness for the move including hardware, WMS support, operations, etc.

• Assemble warehouse move team and implement move work instructions

• Organize and coordinate transport management and execute to plan

• Ensure product is shipped according to work instructions and on time.

• Receiving inbound product and put away into correct locations in the new facility.

• Assist the Warehouse Manager with the shut down of the old faciltity..

• Coordinate with HR, QHSE and other support functions to ensure all postings and information is provided in new facility.

• Produce reports to track progress of move and productivity.

• Communicate regularly with move and warehouse teams to ensure all relevant partners are updated on progress and issues.

• Report to project managers and owners progress and mitigation plans if needed during the preparation and execution of the facility move

Decision Making Authority

• Ownership and accountability for the moving project within the defined scope (time, cost, quality)

• Decide and enforce corrective measures to ensure a smooth transition

Skills & Requirements

Functional requirements

• Operational warehouse know-how

• Thorough knowledge and understanding of warehouse environment

• Advanced competency in all aspects of business administration

• Good knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite experience (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.)

• Knowledge and experience in Project Mangament

Management Skills

• People Management and Leadership, i.e. Recruitment, Selection, Training & Development, Coaching, Performance Management

• Strategic Planning Skills

• Organizational Skills (prioritize, plan, assign and control)

• Decision-making capabilities

Personality Traits

• Customer focused

• Analytical skills

• Able to work in a diverse environment and culture

Network and relationship building both with external and internal Customers Communication and interpersonal skills Work experience

• Industry experience: minimum 5 years

• Management experience: minimum 2 years

• Language skills: fluent in English, second language (Spanish) a plus