Job Location: ??Jonestown, PA .
Ferrero is anything but ordinary! Ferrero is a global company that is privately owned by the Ferrero family. The company has grown from the small Italian confectionary shop in Alba, Italy to become the third largest confectionary manufacturer in the world, producing famous market-leading brands such as Nutella , Tic Tac , Ferrero Rocher , and Kinder Joy . With new innovations and exciting expansions plans in place, there has never been a better time to join the Ferrero Group and be extraordinary with us! The Commercial Warehouse Manager for Jonestown, PA is responsible for the management, continuous improvement, and quality compliance of the Jonestown, PA distribution center. This individual will ensure the achievement of expected service level, by properly managing stock and distribution costs. They will be instrumental in the development and implementation of strategies and process changes to improve supply chain efficiency and control costs while ensuring the optimization of the logistics network. This position will be based in Jonestown, PA, and reports to Commercial Logistics Director, USA in Parsippany, NJ.
Main Responsibilities: Warehouse Management:
Manage all aspects of the relationship of 3PL partners to deliver Ferrero quality, safety, service and cost goalsProactively manage the 3PL KPIs against industry benchmarks and actively drive logistics performance towards best-in-class levelsContinually evaluate Ferrero 3PL partners against company standardsWork as the point of contact between Ferrero Customer Service and Ferrero DCs to help ensure best in class operationsManager RFP process for the selection of new 3PL partnersPrepare warehouse budgetsProactively forecast and manage warehouse capacity constraints in peak season and work with Supply Chain teams to avoid disruptions in the Ferrero supply chainEnsure 3PLs are always on target for out-bound expectationsInventory control, including daily reconciliation and cycle count activitiesManage material master data requirements between Ferrero and DCs
Supply Chain Support:
Actively manage any optimization projects, including IT improvementsSupport Customer Service, Sales & Planning to meet urgent delivery requests from customers and monitor expectationsWork closely with Customer Service and Planning teams to provide transportation and warehousing solutions to improve our service to our customers while effectively managing costsSupport all month end activities to ensure Ferrero supply chain is delivering targeted resultsPoint of contact for recall procedures
Who we are looking for:
Thorough understanding of warehousing and distribution operations, budgeting and managementAt least 10 years of Supply Chain work experience, with at least 5 of those with a focus on Warehouse ManagementUnderstanding of development of appropriate KPIsSkilled in relationship management with vendors to drive continuous improvement mindset across the supply chainAbility to support day to day operations while completing key projects and analysisStrong knowledge of advanced analysis techniques such as Excel (vlookup, pivot tables, Macros)Bachelor??s Degree in logistics or businessProficiency with SAP computer systems Ferrero N.A. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.
Associated topics: analyst, generalist, logistics manager, logistics specialist, manager, senior, shift supervisor, supply chain, rep, warehouse manager
Associated topics: generalist, logistics, logistics analyst, logistics specialist, senior, supply chain, representative, warehouse, warehouse manager, warehouse specialist