Regional Warehouse Lead, Global Logistics

Google Inc.
Sterling, VA
Jul 30, 2021
Aug 07, 2021
Full Time
Minimum qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Business, Logistics, Supply Chain, Engineering, a related field, or equivalent practical experience. Experience with overseeing and engaging with outsourced third-party logistics operations teams. Experience managing warehouse operations, managing analytics, spend management, and KPI's. Preferred qualifications: 5 years of relevant work experience. Experience working with globally-based teams. Excellent decision making skills and high degree of independence. Excellent communication and program management skills. Ability to gather and utilize data, influence others, and align teams to operational plans that tie to key strategies. About the job In the fast-paced world of server capacity delivery, you need to make sure the right equipment arrives at the right location at the right time. You will be responsible for overseeing one or more US regional warehouses that receive and ship Google's compute power. You will oversee operational excellence at the designated regional warehouses and stocking locations. This includes shipping and receiving, inventory management, warehousing and distribution, ensuring customer expectations are met, key performance indicators (KPIs) and metrics are met, Root Cause and Corrective actions are completed timely, along with continuous process and system improvements for speed, scale and simplification. In addition to these functions, key deliverables will include defining and maintaining metrics with third-party vendors, defining and updating processes, and supporting warehouse launches. Behind everything our users see online is the architecture built by the Technical Infrastructure team to keep it running. From developing and maintaining our data centers to building the next generation of Google platforms, we make Google's product portfolio possible. We're proud to be our engineers' engineers and love voiding warranties by taking things apart so we can rebuild them. We keep our networks up and running, ensuring our users have the best and fastest experience possible. Responsibilities Manage the day-to-day operations management of warehouse/stocking locations, including senior-level account management, exception management, spend controls, quarterly business reviews, metrics, escalation management, and agreement making skills. Work with the Logistics Machine Delivery and Transportation team along with Server Operations team to ensure planning, scheduling of server equipment and upgrades are on time, in full and with quality to the data centers. Drive continuous improvement at the warehouses and support initiatives within Global Capacity Delivery (GCD), Logistics, and GCD's partner organizations. Manage quarterly budgets, invoice control, and capital improvement projects within your locations. Recognize improvement opportunities to the cost and/or quality of services. Be proactive in turning these thoughts into a documented business case, present the business case to your peers and management for approval, and provide ongoing project management.