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  • Warehousing Manager

    Tate & Lyle
    Job Description
    • Bachelor’s degree, plus  5-7 years of supply chain experience
    • Packaging experience desirable
    • Excellent leadership, analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Experience in managing and motivating employees
    • Clear and effective communication
    • Self-motivated
    • Innovative with strong continuous improvement focus. Six Sigma accreditation preferred.
    • Ability to interface with all disciplines of Tate & Lyle and customers
    • Strong Microsoft Office skills
    • Liaise with finance to plan, monitor and analyze warehouse spend


    Main Job Responsibilities:

    • Manage all Warehouse, Bulk Distribution and Toll Manufacturing Operations
    • Assure compliance with governmental regulations and company directives and practices. Assure safe operation of any activities performed for Tate & Lyle
    • Plan warehouse space based on demand
    • Responsible for cost and service at 3rd party facilities including toll manufacturing – identify optimal locations, work with procurement on negotiations, provide leadership and track metrics on productivity, accuracy and on-time shipments. Ensure inventory accuracy. 
    • Identify, develop and establish best practices and procedures with 3rd party partners and KPI tracking.
    • Track cost to serve.  Identify and implement cost reduction projects.
    • Manage performance of 3rd party partners to Tate & Lyle standards and KPIs. Create remediation strategies for any who do not meet that standard.
    • Responsible for service related customer complaints root cause and corrective actions
    • Coordinate testing on new packaging, palletization, and dunnage at the warehouse. 
    • Manage start-up and transfer of new facility project
    • Partner with Quality to ensure routine inspections and audits of facilities
    • Interface with Innovation teams on new products requirements
    • Maintains a strategic understanding of external influences such as legislation, fuel costs and environmental pressures that impact their operations
    • Interface with Customers and trade associations.
    • Understand freight and shipping requirements and procedures. Work closely with customer service and transportation team to ensure end-to end order to cash process.
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