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Director of Warehousing

Company: ofi
Location: Bayonne
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

ofi is a global leader offering naturally good food & beverage ingredients and solutions. At the forefront of consumer trends, we provide manufacturers and retailers with products and ingredients that will delight their consumers. Making a positive impact on people and planet is part of that delight. From plant to palate, we take care of the ingredients. We are closer to farmers, enabling better quality, and more reliable, traceable, and transparent supply. We add value through our unique manufacturing footprint and natural, delicious, and nutritious products. Our fresh ideas help our customers unleash the sensory and functional attributes of cocoa, coffee, dairy, nuts, and spices to create naturally healthy and delicious food & beverage products. Whoever we're with, whatever we're doing, we always make it real.

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Vice President of Logistics, the position has overall responsibility for all internal and external (3PL) warehouse and distribution operations for the Eastern United States. The position is located at the ofi facility in Bayonne New Jersey. The position is responsible for overall warehousing, staffing and asset planning strategies to ensure cost and service objectives are achieved. The scope of the position includes raw materials, packaging and finished goods inventory and movements to support manufacturing and customer order fulfillment.

Position Responsibilities :
--- Oversee and support two warehouse workstreams: manufacturing support and distribution warehouse sites.
--- Plan, manage, and execute all manufacturing warehousing and distribution related functions to achieve goals consistent with supply chain vision and provide excellent service to internal and external customers.
Lead and strengthen existing 3PL relationships. Driving 3PL's accountability against expected performance and contractual obligations. Evaluating new 3PL relationships that fit ofi's long-term growth strategy.
Recommend warehouse operating budget along with capital expenditure requirements; effectively administer, control, and develop the systems, layout, labor, and policies necessary to achieve effective expense control.
Responsible for total inventory control by ensuring compliance with ofi inventory policies and procedures to include cycle counting program for all warehouse locations.
--- Manage for success using KPIs to measure service, labor, performance, inventory, and utilization of warehouse and distribution operations.
--- Accountable for compliance with federal, state, and local regulations governing warehouse operations by monitoring implementation and practice to ensure compliance.
--- Maintain a safe and secure environment for team members; promote and adhere to safety programs, procedures, and policies.
--- Provide warehouse team members with training required to complete their job along with cross-training team members to provide development opportunities for career advancement.

Position Requirements:

--- Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain, Engineering, or related field preferred
--- 10 or more years of combined experience in material handling, automation, manufacturing, supply chain, process improvement, and/or distribution in an omni-channel environment.
--- Experience with Tier 1 ERP and WMS systems in operating warehouse and distribution operations.
--- Strong leadership attributes with the ability to drive performance across a diverse team of associates in a warehouse environment
--- Effective leadership, facilitator, and influencer within a team and internal customers.
--- Effective communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to communicate effectively to all levels within organization.
--- Ability and willingness to travel up to 15% of the time is required.
--- Ability to multitask and balance multiple priorities

Note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Olam provides equality of opportunity for all persons with respect to hiring without discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation. All employment will be decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us for support at:

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