Supply Chain Manager

Job Description


The Warehouse Manager contributes to the profitability, continuity, and growth by overseeing the Warehouse, Receiving, and Shipping functions, as well as the entire material flow process for the Virginia facility.


         Manage a team of 12 hourly Associates in the Warehouse, Receiving and Shipping functions.

         Set goals and strategic objectives for the Interim Warehouse Team Leader.

         Lead the upcoming transformation with regard to material flow & batch management.

         Develop, implement, and control a plant logistics strategy with full consideration of business impact that includes resources and capacity.

         Serve as a strategic partner to the Value Stream Managers to lead development and optimization of material flow and presentation of materials to Associates on the shop floor.

         Manage the implementation and sustainment of changes for warehousing and material flow; SAP, and Oracle Transport Management systems.

         Create a warehouse profile strategy to increase overall efficiency of operations and material flow to all areas of the plant.

         Adhere to and ensure full awareness of all Health, Safety and Emergency procedures.

         Plan and execute physical inventory and data accuracy in line with the Inventory Control System.

         Develop, prepare, and present required performance metrics for the Warehouse function.

         Plan and initiate improvement projects to the Warehouse areas, as needed, to meet changing demands and requirements.

         Promote a culture of compliance, cost effectiveness, idea generation, continuous improvement, and employee engagement.

         Formalize department roles & responsibilities.

         Identify training needs of hourly direct reports. Develop and ensure timely execution of cross training needs and plans to guarantee an efficient and functional warehouse organization.

         Complete Associate Annual Assessments and provide feedback. Create opportunities to reward and recognize the team and individuals.

Work Experience/Education Requirements:

         Number of Overall Years Necessary: 12-15

         Minimum of 10 years' experience in a leadership role, with experience in a regulated industry such as

         Medical Device or Pharmaceutical

         Bachelor's Degree Required

         APICS certification desired

Specialized Skills/Technical Knowledge:

         Understanding of Lean Manufacturing, 5S, TAKT & Kanban

         Success leading teams and building strong cross-functional relationships

         Excellent communication skills - both written & verbal

         Proven ability to manage a variety of responsibilities within a fast moving customer focused environment

         Proven experience in driving continuous improvement

         Skilled application of technology (MS 365, HR'S, etc.)

Change Management training/experience

         Strong analytical skills

         Understanding of inventory management practices

         Proficiency in enterprise software, preferably SAP and Oracle Transport Management systems

Type: Contractor

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Protocol Link, Inc.

Headquartered in Chicago metropolitan area, Protocol Link is a leading project management and strategy consulting firm providing comprehensive regulatory affairs, cGMP compliance, quality assurance, and validation services to the FDA-regulated companies worldwide. Protocol Link’s mission is to provide customer-focused services with ethical conduct, mutual trust, and personnel empowerment while striving to offer the best of both quality and efficiency. It's how we've been doing business since 1996. The right way.

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