Manager, Automated Operations - 50663

at Americold Logistics, LLC in Russellville, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Primary Responsibility :

Reports to the site General Manager and is the 2nd in command at the site. Accountable for the site outcomes if / when the GM is not present. Apply advanced, interdisciplinary, operations Process management techniques that enable mechatronics and site operations best practices to improve facility operations and business processes. Apply experiential and formal learning across automation reliability, analytics/metrics development-reporting, inventory control methodology, continuous improvement, and labor management practices to optimize automated site performance. Ensures existing and (if required) future facility success via system validation processes that establish and/or refine standardized operations while maintaining service level commitments. Expert in leading the application of data analytics to prioritize and execute operations optimization initiatives. Leads and over sees Operations workstream input into WES and WMS applications to enable optimized administrative and warehouse procedural efficiencies from the automated warehouse Control Room and across the automated warehouse functional groups.

What You'll Do :

Provide quantitative information to site maintenance, WES Architects and WMS Architects and Configuration Teams to improve and mechatronic systems for overall automated warehouse performance.
Oversee workstream owners for warehouse operations and facilitate their interactions with a matrix of Subject Matter Experts (SME's)to maintain and enhance automation warehouse operations.
Function as Subject Matter Expert on management aspects of all current operational processes across WMS- WES - trading partner ERP: understand integration points, work methods, process steps, and labor practices.
Lead/support site Operations Team through projects to install, maintain and upgrade controls, application software and integration applications solutions to ensure defect-free launches.
Lead the Operations process teams for refinement of the Master Operations Reference (MOR); outlining operating procedures for the integration of facility design and associated processes with human assets and serving as the principal reference for management on how daily operations should be collectively executed.

What Experience and Education You Need :

Associates Degree required BS degree in engineering, technical or supply chain discipline preferred.
Minimum of 5 years related experience required - 7 to 10 years preferred leading large conventional complex conventional warehouses or leading in high-speed manufacturing or continuous process manufacturing operations.
Start up or "Turn around" experience including WMS conversions, launches, automation go-lives and/or labor management implementation a significant plus
3+ years' experience leading in an automated warehouse or production facility very strongly preferred.
Proficient computer skills; experience in all MS Office Professional applications, AS400, Red Prairie/JDA WMS, LMS.

What Could Set You Apart :

Excellent time management, communications, decision-making, organization, human relations, presentation, negotiation, and mediation skills
Ability to communicate professionally, in writing and verbally, with individuals at all levels of the organization and with external contacts
Ability to effectively direct and motivate the team and others, maintaining a persuasive and credible presentation style at all levels of the organization
Uncompromising level of integrity and code of ethics, maintain a high degree of confidentiality
Must be able to travel as required, some international travel may be required.
Equal Opportunity Employer - minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity

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Job Posting: 4208507

Posted On: May 18, 2024

Updated On: Jun 17, 2024

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