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Warehouse Manager

November 29, 2018 - December 29, 2018
Location:Reading, PA
Exempt/Non-Exempt:Exempt
Employment Type:Full Time
Employer:Lentz Milling Company
Description:

Now is the time to join our growing team whose service level is unparalleled. Celebrating over 75 years in the food and ingredient distribution industry, Lentz Milling Company has mastered a consistent transactional experience through its company leadership. At Lentz, we build connections through quality bakery products and food ingredients distributed from our headquarters in Berks County, Pennsylvania and beyond, across more than ten states spanning the East Coast. We believe that our Associates are the key to this success.

This is an exciting time for Lentz Milling Company who has joined forces with another successful distributor in order to expand the business! Lentz Milling Company has an immediate need for a Warehouse Manager to direct warehouse and distribution operations on the second/third shift. The Warehouse Manager will ensure operational excellence in the Warehouse by providing leadership to the warehouse supervisors and union associates, driving process improvements, coordinating the allocation of resources, and promoting a safe working environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Strategically manage warehouse operations in compliance with the Company’s visions, policies and high standards for food safety and SQF Level II status;

  • Monitor workflow metrics and take corrective action as needed;

  • Develop and implement procedures which will help reduce warehouse costs and improve overall performance;

  • Develop and implement controls for accurate and effective inventory management;

  • Recruit, select, coach and motivate associates;

  • Collaborate with Human Resources and the Safety Committee to create a safe working environment and training programs.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain Management, Logistics or related field with at least 5 years of proven experience as a warehouse manager in a high volume distribution environment is desired. However, candidates who are able to demonstrate an equivalent combination of education and/or experience will also be considered;

  • Expertise in warehouse management procedures and best practices;

  • Proven ability to implement process improvement initiatives;

  • Hands on experience with warehouse management software and databases;

  • Strong decision making and problem solving skills;

  • Experience with food safety initiatives and certifications a plus;

  • Strong communication skills and the ability to convey to our Associates that each team member has an important role in the organization;

  • Ability to be flexible with schedule and ability to be available to respond to off-hours calls.

This is an exciting opportunity for the individual who wants the opportunity to grow and have a long term career! Lentz Milling offers:

  • Salary commensurate with education, experience and skills

  • Annual incentive base on operational performance and individual goals

  • Immediate participation in Company’s 401(k) Plan with generous Company match

  • Benefit Package the 1st of the month after 30 days of employment which includes medical, dental, vision, life, STD, and LTD

Lentz Milling Company provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

 



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