Warehouse Slotting and Performance Manager

Employer
Giant Foods
Location
Jessup, MD
Posted
Jan 13, 2021
Closes
Jan 28, 2021
Ref
13975BR
Industry
Retail
Hours
Full Time
Job Description

The primary purpose of this position is to:
Develop slotting plans for the warehouse, including:
  • Weekly Sales Plan
  • Volume, seasonal and Holiday Plans
  • Product Mix Ration (Dock vs. Slot)
  • Commodity/Department Plans (store friendly compliance)
Maintain the integrity of the Labor Management Modules within the EXE Warehouse Management system. Oversee all work methods and business processes that directly correlate to and support all engineered labor standards within the facility. Manage third party pallet contracts.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Develop slotting plans for multiple warehouses, including the weekly sales plan, volume seasonal and holiday plans, product mix ratio (dock vs. slot), and commodity/ development plans (store friendly compliance).
  • Oversee the activities and maintain the integrity of the Labor Management Modules with the EXE Warehouse Management System. This includes working with the Ahold USA Industrial Engineer, contracted Third Party Labor Consults and operating company management to develop, test, implement and maintain fair, accurate, and cost-effective labor standards for distribution centers and transportation operations.
  • Coordinate periodic operational and labor standards audits in the distribution centers and transportation departments to ensure best practices methodologies are being executed, all labor settings and values are maintained and accurate, and to respond to various procedural and physical changes which may affect the accuracy of the labor settings and values are maintained and accurate, and to respond to various procedural and physical changes which may affect the accuracy of the labor standards (e.g., implementation of RF, voice selection, etc.). Modify the standards and operational practices accordingly with complete documentation.
  • Perform modeling and simulation to determine productivity and operational impacts with slotting changes to determine optimum plan.
  • Identify and provide support for implementing short and long-term projects to drive efficiency with slotting and labor management.
  • Maintain clear and frequent communication with similar role(s) at other distribution sites to drive consistency and efficiency across Stop and Shop's Ahold's slotting and labor/performance management processes.
  • Maintain clear and frequent communication with site management about slotting and labor/performance management issues and decisions.
  • Interface with other company departments including Merchandising, Store Operations, Customer Service, and Inventory Control for all slotting and / or problems as appropriate.
  • Establish, maintain, and document the best-practice operational methodologies functions within our distribution center such as personal, fatigue and delay factors.
  • Provide necessary training and support to the operations management in order to maintain and facilitate proper detailed labor standards, including proper work methods, table setup and usage.
  • Develop, conduct and maintain training programs to educate distribution associates about slotting.
  • Develop detailed back-up slotting procedures to be used when systems are down.
  • Administer Giant company policies / guidelines and Distribution Shop Rules.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Participate in the orientation of new associates as necessary.
  • Establish positive relationships with various departments within Giant Food to foster the necessary cooperation needed to meet corporate goals.
  • Provide input to Giant Food and Ahold USA supply chain goals.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of industry best-of-breed operators and engineering principles to support Ahold best practices.
  • Identify and document best practices for slotting and labor management



Essential Skills

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS: To perform at a proficient level and be fully qualified, a person would be expected to have:
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree in Business, Logistics, Industrial Engineering or equivalent work experience.
  • Experience: 4–6 years in a distribution environment with increasing management responsibilities. Excellent knowledge of distribution operations, warehouse management systems, labor standards and radio frequency systems.
  • Specialized Knowledge Needed For Performance of Job: EXE Technologies Warehouse Management System experience a plus
  • Special Skills: Project Management, Analytical, Presentation, Communication (written and verbal), Interpersonal. Planning and Organizational skills
  • Other: Knowledge of system operation. Willing to travel as needed.


Job Status: Full-Time (40 Hours)
FLSA: Exempt
Posting Title: Warehouse Slotting and Performance Manager
Department Name: Supply Chain Distribution
City: Jessup
State: Maryland
Job Category: Supply Chain