Purfoods Director - Inventory & Warehousing in Ankeny, Iowa
This role is responsible for guiding, directing and monitoring inventory management, warehousing and material handling through the analysis, implementation and use of warehouse management systems. This position must independently develop strategies and tactics for improving operational efficiencies and service levels while reducing operation costs.
Responsible for inventory management and warehouse operations across six locations with 50+ team members in a fast paced and growing company
Lead the team that ensures meal production and order fulfillment teams have the necessary product when and where they need it to support a just-in-time schedule
Participate in strategic planning related to identifying short and long term strategies for the inventory and warehousing teams
Formulate & execute major policies, programs & objectives (both strategic & tactical) to ensure company’s success within the warehouse
Oversee the company’s material handling and storage operations to ensure smooth flow of product and meals into and out of the production facilities, fulfillment sites, and outside storage facilities
Work cross-functionally through multiple departments to ensure efficient product flow
Develop and implement procedures to maintain inventory accuracy
Ensure the physical condition of all warehouse facilities and equipment are maintained by developing, implementing, and/or ensuring the use of SOPs
Responsible for maintaining and implementing warehouse safety programs to provide a safe and clean workplace for employees and within the regulations of all OSHA local and state regulations
Create performance improvement plans, administer corrective counseling, and identify training opportunities when appropriate
Develop metrics to measure performance
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent 4 years work experience in Inventory and/or Warehousing
Minimum 5 years previous experience managing inventory and warehouse facilities across multiple locations
Proven track record of effective leadership of teams with varying seniority levels
Experience with ERP and WMS systems, preferably Microsoft AX
Working knowledge of OSHA standard
Analytical skills, including the ability to assemble and organize disparate sets to make operational decisions
High proficiency with MS Excel to track productivity and identify continuous improvement opportunities
Well organized with the ability to function in a fast-paced, rapidly growing environment
Ability to travel as needed to identify areas of opportunity and implement process improvement
Previous experience managing warehouse facilities in the food industry
Previous experience managing projects, including scope, budget etc.
Previous experience working through change management and introduction of new processes, which improves Quality
Regularly required to use hands to feel, grab, or operate objects, tools, and controls while reaching with hands and arms
Frequently required to stand, communicate, and listen.
Occasionally required to walk, stoop, kneel or crouch.
Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
Visual perception to perform job including peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Able to perform repetitive movements
Able to work in variable temperatures (cold/hot)
Mom’s Meals, is a home-delivered meal service providing fully prepared, refrigerated meal solutions direct to homes nationwide for over 18 years. We provide seniors, patients recovering post-discharge and those managing a chronic condition with tailored nutrition solutions to manage their specific needs. If you are passionate about the well-being of others and have a strong sense of community, Mom's Meals could be the place for you! We are a family operated business looking for fun, compassionate, and friendly people who want to make a difference in the lives of others.
Mom's Meals complies with all applicable federal and state non-discrimination laws. All qualified applicants shall receive consideration for employment without regards to race, religion, national origin, ancestry, color, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation or military status.
External Company Name: Mom's Meals, a PurFoods Company
External Company URL: https://www.momsmeals.com/careers
Street: 3210 SE Corporate Woods Dr.