Warehouse Management Trainee - VARIOUS LOCATIONS THROUGHOUT THE U.S.
Republic National Distributing Company
Multiple Locations - see states, , United States
Summary: Assists the Warehouse Director and Operations Mgt. in oversight in all aspects of warehousing and transportation issues related to the operation of the warehouse. Upon completion of assignment the Trainee is expected to relocate from facility to facility while in training - must be mobile within continental U.S.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Assist in oversight of associates and expenses related to warehousing and product inventory
Oversee $50,000,000 inventory
Supervisory responsibility in the hiring, development, and disciplinary management of two warehouse shifts warehouse expenses
Assist in the oversight of associates and expenses related to transportation of products for the business. This responsibility includes the hiring, development, and disciplinary management of 62 full time drivers. Manage driver expenses; truck maintenance; miscellaneous expenses; repair and rental; driver routing system and routing process.
Interact with sales management regarding delivery and routing issues
Other general duties may include the following aspects: Coordinate equipment and supply vendors. Maintain associate morale. Interact with customer service in relation to account receivables, payables and invoicing. Assess, set and achieve performance and profit goals under direction of corporate.
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Republic National Distributing Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. It is our policy not to discriminate against any Employee or Applicant. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability. This policy of nondiscrimination in employment includes but is not limited to: recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, employment advertising or solicitations, compensation, layoff or termination of employment.
Overview of Skills and Abilities
Experience in or ability to oversee highly technical production system with computer program interfacing
Prior experience in the management of supervisory and management roles
Excellent communication skills
Ability to balance customer service needs with maintaining financial goals and assessing risk for the operational aspects of the business
Ability to work with a variety of departments and maintain relationships in several aspects of the operation simultaneously
Ability to make difficult and rapid decisions in the best interests of the company
Ability to set and follow through on short term and long term goals
Education and/or Experience Bachelor's degree (BA) or equivalent from four-year college or technical school preferred specifically in warehouse and logistics management; or two to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Language Skills Ability to read, analyze, & interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, & procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information & respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, & the general public.
Mathematical Skills Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
Reasoning Ability Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Computer Skills To perform this job successfully, an individual should have computer literacy. Intermediate to advanced use of Word, Excel, Outlook, general Windows use required. Knowledge of basic Accounting software, Contact Management systems, Internet, Inventory, Spreadsheet, Word Processing software, and order processing systems, a plus. Recommended Skills: Roadnet, Sortation Software, Lucas, Payroll systems, & WMS experience.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations Ability to be bonded. Ability to obtain a forklift operator’s certificate. ABC License, applicable to the state requirements
Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must sometimes lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to mechanical operations and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Tools & Technology: Bar code reader equipment; Mobile phones; Notebook computers; Radio frequency data communication equipment; Radio frequency identification devices. Analytical or scientific software; Enterprise resource planning ERP software; Inventory management software; Materials requirements planning logistics and supply chain software; Project management software.
RNDC, the nation’s second largest beverage alcohol distributor, employs thousands of people who are dedicated to accomplishing our vision of:
“Being the national distributor of choice of beverage alcohol producers who value the three tier system, building branded products and profitability for all parties involved, and serving the needs of our associates, suppliers, customers and community.”
We know that our success is directly related to the talented and motivated people we hire. We respect our employees’ unique skills, experiences, and views and offer our associates the opportunity to manage their own careers and contribute to the success of the organization.
If you are committed to working for a company that offers challenge, competitive compensation, great benefits, opportunity for advancement, and also appreciates diversity, is socially responsible and is regarded as an industry leader, RNDC is the place for you!