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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
General Manager II
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Deutsche Bahn | Clarksville, TN
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Job Description


DB Schenker is the world's leading global logistics provider - we support industry and trade in the global exchange of goods through land transport, worldwide air and ocean freight, contract logistics and supply chain management. Integrated logistics resides at the world's most important intersections, where the flow of goods creates an effective link between carriers. Our value-added services ensure the flow of goods continues seamlessly and supply chains stay lean and optimized for success. Our business holds top positions in automotive, technology, consumer goods, trade fair logistics, special transports, and special events logistics.

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Position Description Summary:

Responsible for the direction, management, and control of operations, sales, employees and budgets at the site.

Principal Accountabilities (The following is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. It is not an exhaustive list of all expectations.):

* Manage logistics center operations while maintaining customer relationship, ensuring and maintaining direct, productive, and positive relationships among all associates.
* Implementing continuous improvement initiatives that reduce cost of operations and improve service level, capacity, productivity and quality.
* Managing the inbound and outbound movement of product into and out of the logistics center.
* Building and maintaining strong relationships with internal (e.g., finance, HR, quality) and external stakeholders; establishing and maintaining effective relationships with vendors
* Creating and implementing continuous improvement initiatives that reduce cost of operations and improve service level, capacity, productivity and quality
* Participates in annual Budget preparation and has full P&L responsibility for the distribution center network
* Responsible for the hiring, development, and retention of distribution center staff to include the highest quality individuals to support continuous improvement, succession planning and future growth of the business.
* Drive operational excellence and best practices to improve quality, service, cost, & safety
* Ensure all safety, regulatory, and compliance measures are met within company and global guidelines
* Develop, implement, and monitor KPI targets and goals
* Ensure a safe working environment through consistent practice of safety programs and procedures
* Select and place staff, ensure staff receives training for their job activities, and define specific job assignments. Manage performance to ensure required levels of productivity and organizational objectives are met
* Establish and maintain positive employee relations and promote excellent internal communication. Oversee implementation of affirmative action programs as required

The individual in this position must be capable of performing all of the essential functions with or without a reasonable accommodation.

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Essential Functions:

The position will require a proven record of high performance, accountability, and reliability in a leadership role. This leader directs and controls all elements of the warehouse and distribution center, operating within the capital and operating budget at the highest levels of service. A constant focus on customer service and cost excellence is critical for success. Operational experience is a must.

Qualifications and Skills (The following minimum requirements are normal guidelines and should not constrain the advancement of otherwise qualified personnel):

* College Degree
* Minimum of 10 years of experience in distribution and fulfillment leadership with at least 3 years in the top position within a distribution center
* Strong background in supply chain systems (i.e. WMS, Inventory Planning, ERP, etc.)
* Experienced in project management and demonstrated success in process improvement
* A proven track record of building and developing strong supply chain organization and aligning internal resources with external customer expectations
* Must possess outstanding communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills
* Must possess strong leadership and employee relations skills with a focus on engagement.

High standard of integrity and reliability; able to build trust & loyalty with others.

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