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Facility Manager

Company: Sonwil Distribution Center
Location: Arlington
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

*Job Description: *
Sonwil, an industry leader in Distribution, Logistics and Transportation, is seeking an experienced warehouse management professional. The Facility Manager will have in depth knowledge of Sonwil procedures & policies, capabilities, and customer requirements. They will be responsible for the P&L at the facility and be required to achieve performance levels based on objectives set by senior operations management on a daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly basis. They will manage operations of the facility with the goal of achieving a high level of customer satisfaction while at the same time reducing operating costs within the facility.
*Customer Relations*

* Develop and maintain understanding of quality and service level requirements for all customers in the facility directly or indirectly.
* Effective communication of all customer-generated non-conformance to the quality manager as well as in depth investigating and resolution for all corrective action requests provided to them.
* Foster effective relationships with customers and continually looking for new avenues of opportunity for Sonwil to provide additional services.

*Productivity and Metric Completion*

* Meet or exceed metric goals set forth by senior management; communicate performance to all levels of the facility.

*Asset and Supply Management*

* Effectively manage equipment to ensure that all equipment is being utilized to an acceptable capacity and ensure that we have the correct equipment to maximize productivity.

* Ensure that required levels of supply inventory are maintained as to not incur any elevated expenses or experience service failures.

*Workforce Management*

* Develop and utilize a method to evaluate the current and next day's workload requirements daily and evaluate all future peaks in workload requirements.

Ensure that we are appropriately staffed to meet all customer expected deliverables.

* Responsible for administering Sonwil's performance-based pay structure. Document, review and conduct monthly reviews with employees on performance.

* Manage employees at facility to ensure their tasks are being completed correctly and in a timely manner.

*Employee Engagement*

* Document positive achievements that can be considered during evaluations and used for employee recognition.

* Spend time on all shifts periodically or as requested by senior management to evaluate performance, understand challenges, and identify opportunities for improvement.

* Communicate roles and responsibilities to facility staff, setting performance expectations/goals.

*Forward Thinking, Drive Improvements, Lean Initiatives, and Create Cost Savings*

* Identify lean initiatives on a monthly and yearly cycle and present them to senior management and other building managers. Goals for cost reduction will be established and will be required to be achieved.

* Manage accepted initiatives through implementation, documenting justification and results.

* Participate in sustainability program development and administer as outlined by senior management.


* Work with Compliance departments to ensure that the facility is actively meeting all requirements needed for certifications (BRC, AIB, FDA, etc.)

* Assist with preparation for and completion of all audits being conducted within the facility.

* Collaborate with safety officer to ensure that risk to employee safety is assessed and mitigated through regular audits and required employee training.


* Validate that warehousing standard operating procedures are being adhered to.

*Inventory Control*

* Initiate and maintain a standardized cycle counting program.

* Incorporate weekly review with supervisory and cycle counting staff to identify, document, and resolve reoccurring issues.

* Manage customer physical inventories as required. Must meet or exceed customer and Sonwil shrink allowances.

* Manage Quality hold/release, fire sale, freshness, date rotation requests as required and communicating effectively to the customer.

* Daily review of inventory to ensure proper storage and inventory loss risk.


* Validating that all security and safety policies and protocols are being adhered to.

*Required Experience: *

* Bachelor's Degree or equivalent Operations Management experience required.
* Five (5) years of Operations Management Experience.
* Seven (7) years of warehouse experience.
* Two (2) years of site Profit/Loss responsibility preferred.
* Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
* Background with warehouse management systems (WMS).
* Proficient in Microsoft Applications - Word, Excel, Outlook.
* Forklift Certified.
* Lean Six Sigma certification preferred.

From: Sonwil Distribution Center

*Benefits: *

* Vacation Time
* Sick Time
* Health Insurance
* Dental
* Vision
* 401K
* Life Insurance
* Long Term Disability

Job Type: Full-time%58047475%

Keywords: Sonwil Distribution Center, Arlington , Facility Manager, Executive , Arlington, Texas

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