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Iowa State Job Bank Employer Warehouse Manager - 21003559 in DAVENPORT, Iowa

Warehouse ManagerJob DescriptionLocated in North America's wind belt, Davenport is at the forefront of renewable energy technology and has remained home to our largest manufacturing facility since 1927. We're a "safety first" culture driven by a zero defect and zero waste mentality set out to enrich the lives of pets everywhere. Originally producing cereal, the factory became a pet food-only manufacturer in the late '90's and as the largest pet food manufacturing facility in the U.S., it carefully produces, packages and ships several varieties of our Dog Chow, Puppy Chow, Alpo, Beneful, Nestl Purina ONE, Cat Chow, Kitten Chow, Friskies and Kit N Kaboodle brands.The Warehouse Manager is responsible for the direct management and handling of all warehousing and distribution functions at the organizations warehouse facilities. They are accountable for costs, performance, and quality of outbound freight, as well as adherence to safety and organizational policies and procedures.Primary Responsibilities: Manage the warehouse through continued communication with Team Leaders and employees to meet or exceed established cost and productivity goals.Ensure proper use and best practices of the warehouse management system (WMS/ SAP) by all Warehouse personnel inside building and on drop lots as well as outside storage.Ensuring safe, secure handling and storage of all finished product as well as shipping supplies in and outside storage operations of finished goods.Identify resources (personnel, financial, systems) necessary to support the long-range warehouse operation plans. Actively understand and manage automated warehouse facilities.Identify and plan for continuous improvement activities on an on-going basis for warehouse operations to improve customer service, labor efficiencies, and cost. Implement approved recommendations in a timely and thorough fashion, employing a TPM mind set for improving shipping, manufacturing, and safety.Prepare monthly budget variances reports and analyze expenditures to assure compliance with plans, policies, procedures, and cost reduction activities.Basic Qualifications:Education: Bachelor's Degree in a Supply Chain, Business, or related field required.Experience: 5 years of warehouse management experience in a manufacturing, warehouse, logistics, transportation, or related environment required.Preferred:1 years' experience working within SAP, or other WMS system preferred.It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestl Purina. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. We hope you'll consider sharing in our mission--you'll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestl Purina home.The Nestl Companies are equal employment and affirmative action employers and look for diversity in qualified candidates for employment.Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@purina.nestle.com to notify of us of any needs related to completing the job application.Job: Warehouse ManagerPrimary Location: Davenport, IA USOther Location:Career Area: ProfessionalNestle Purina PetCare Companyhttps://nestleusa.taleo.net/careersection/9/jobdetail.ftl?lang=enandjob=21003559Equal Opportunity Employerminorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity

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