Wade Palmer & Associates, Inc


Job Reference Code: WP-1239
Location: Indiana (not Indy)
Salary: $70-80,000
Last Updated: 07/15/2021
Our services have been retained to recruit a WAREHOUSE OPERATIONS AND FULFILLMENT SUPERVISOR for a growing/expanding, small, privately held food & beverage company in medium size city about one hour from Indianapolis, Plant located in community of roughly 100,000 offering strong economy with great educational opportunities, superior quality of life and moderate cost-of-living. Facility of 60 hourly personnel which processes, packages and ships product nationwide to customers in wholesale, retail & online markets.

We seek a conscientious and highly motivated individual with analytical skills. Ideal candidate has at least 5 years’ experience supporting fulfillment operations and warehouse teams. New position, due to growth, and reports to Director of Operations. Will manage warehouse operations (3-5 personnel), drive improvements and systems, manage ecommerce program, and manage order fulfillment program.

A true entrepreneurial opportunity – big fish in small pond, chance to really impact bottom line of company but there’s also no where to hide. Company is growing, have some major expansion planned and offer exciting challenges and growth opportunities.

Essential Functions:

• Monitoring daily fulfillment activity at 1-2 warehouse locations. • Tracking and reporting on performance, especially on-time fulfillment and fulfillment accuracy. • Helping warehouse teams prioritize work from multiple sales channels. • Detecting, containing, and resolving issues that stem from production, systems, the website, or training. • Helping the customer service and sales team provide outstanding customer experiences while maintaining operational efficiency. • Ensuring consistency of data across systems: Key elements include orders, fulfillments, and movements of inventory. • Tracking expenses and measuring efficiency to recommend improvements to workflows and warehouse activities that would save time or cost. Could include slotting, pick-pack, backorders, and reverse logistics. • Managing physical and virtual inventory. Physical: cycle counting, shrinkage, work orders.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

• Qualitative and quantitative thinking. • Analytical and decision-making problem-solving skills • Strong written and verbal communication skills • Able to work in excel with proficiency • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. • Excellent time management skills and ability to meet deadlines.

Education and Experience:

• Bachelor’s degree required • At least 5 years’ experience in warehouse fulfillment and ecommerce operations, preferably in food & beverage manufacturing but all consumer products considered.

Salary in the $70-80,000 base range but more emphasis is placed on value than years of experience to determine salary. Company also offers competitive benefits and growth potential. Please send resume if any interest or questions. Thank you!

Wade Palmer Wade Palmer & Associates, Inc. 417-889-3434 – off 417-860-5607 - cell wep@job-recruiters.com www.job-recruiters.com