US Foods Warehouse Optimization Manager Midwest in Rosemont, Illinois
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Identifies key opportunities to leverage and improve processes affecting the warehouse operation, including; defining appropriate metrics, and leading the process improvement and systems initiatives;
Serves as a subject matter expert in work methods, efficiency techniques and warehouse management software;
Implements efficient slotting to streamline work flow through the warehouse using slot optimization software. Assesses warehouse capacity utilization and coordinates corrective actions with cross functional groups;
Develops forward-thinking, warehouse initiatives to boost effectiveness within supply-chain, implementing and managing project work through utilization of warehouse systems (legacy WMS, Red Prairie, Voxware, Manhattan Slot Optimization, BFC Truck Builder, AutoCAD, SimCAD) with a focus on continuous productivity improvement;
Defines, develops, and manages policies and procedures, process flows and tools to boost the effectiveness of all warehouse functions, resulting in greater efficiencies across all regions and divisions;
Streamlines the reporting and analysis of warehouse labor, slotting, capacity and customer delivery data through core competencies and tools/methods to identify opportunities, create forecast models, and measure metrics across target areas;
Interfaces across cross-functional teams to establish and boost alignment and synergy, gaining buy-in from stakeholders and leading the implementation of initiatives within the warehouse functions at the division;
Develops and presents proposed strategy initiatives across US Foods;
Thinks globally and acts locally.
EOE Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Protected Veteran/Disability Status
Education / Training:
Bachelor’s degree in business, supply chain or similar experience required;
Graduate degree preferred.
Minimum 3-5 years of progressive experience in warehouse with a focus on implementation, and project management preferred;
Experience working within a distribution environment highly valued.
Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Word, MS Project and a facility mapping tool (i.e., AutoCAD);
Prior experience utilizing labor management system (i.e. Red Prairie) and slot optimization tools (i.e. Manhattan Associates), and experience utilizing a warehouse management system preferred.
Primary Location: Rosemont-IL
Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Job
Job Function: Warehouse
Job Level: Manager