Mgr., Dept.-w&d in Hazleton, PA at The Nature's Bounty Co.

Date Posted: 5/13/2020

Job Snapshot

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    Hazleton, PA
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    At least 4 year(s)
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Job Description

Company Description

Since time began, the earth’s been a generous contributor to people’s well-being. We haven’t been around quite that long, but The Nature’s Bounty Co. has been enriching lives of consumers around the world for more than 70 years. And before we even got started, the world was developing our motivation: Nature’s bountiful effects on people’s health.

Through our years, we’ve been a leader in health and wellness with our innovative products and solutions. We put science and the highest quality standards at the heart of our business—that’s why The Nature’s Bounty Co. brands are some of the most trusted in the world. We’re a leading global manufacturer, marketer, distributor and retailer of vitamins, nutritional supplements, sports & active nutrition, and ethical beauty products.

We’re also a great place to work, with excellent benefits, competitive compensation and a progressive, healthy company culture. If you’ve ever spent your workdays watching the clock, you know how important a positive work environment is for a person’s well-being. The Nature’s Bounty Co. is committed to supporting wellness in all its forms. And when it comes to wellness, nature is a pretty good place to start.

Job Description

The Department Manager, Warehouse & Distribution (W&D), is a critical member of the distribution center leadership team. The Manager has overall responsibility for the performance of several teams across a particular department or shift; including safety, quality, productivity and customer service.

**This is a 3rd shift opportunity**

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • The development and tactical execution of the department’s strategy, annual goals and objectives  that align to the Plant direction (OGSM – Objectives, Goals, Strategies, & Measures).
  • Supporting the development, implementation and sustainment of a high performing team through the use of Daily Direction Setting (DDS) meetings, effective KPI tracking and GEMBA walks; modeling our values.
  • Accountable for all aspects of the department’s performance, processes and compliance to achieve expected targets in the areas of safety, quality, cost, productivity, scheduling, and customer service.
  • Leading and developing the team through formal and informal coaching opportunities
  • Enabling, participating and implementing continuous improvement ideas through site focused improvement events.
  • Operating the department in a highly productive, cost effective manner
  • Providing leadership and guidance to ensure high levels of quality, problem identification and resolution, productivity, and associate involvement and ownership
  • Leading and directing the team leaders in problem identification, defining/executing corrective actions where gaps are foreseen to correct the situation proactively and effectively. 
  • Addressing corrective actions, creating a safe, healthy and positive working environment for all colleagues.
  • Meeting customer delivery commitments on time, first time, every time.

Job Requirements

  • 4+ years of management experience in a fast-paced warehouse and distribution environment
  • Management experience at front-line leader level for a medium sized facility or a multi-departmental span of control within a much larger organization, reflecting responsibility for at least 15 to 40 colleagues
  • Substantial technical background, evidenced by academic credentials and professional experience
  • A degree in Business Management or a similar Supply Chain technical discipline is a plus
  • Ability to lead, train, motivate, and develop successful teams
  • PC skills that encompass Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines, and to coach others on doing the same.
  • Influencing skills and ability to work effectively on a team
  • Passion to learn and teach and for building capabilities in others
  • Effectively communicate and collaborate with senior management, outside consultants, suppliers and subordinates
  • Should be an assertive self-starter, who can also consistently display the interpersonal skills of both a strong leader and an effective team player
  • Ability to successfully collaborate with support functions such as EH&S, Quality, Maintenance, Production, Inventory Control, Planning, Human Resources, etc.
  • Must be able to lift & lower 30+ lbs.
  • Walking/standing/stairs in a warehouse environment
  • Minimal Travel

The Nature's Bounty Co. is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. 

The Nature's Bounty Co. offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, which includes health and dental plans, voluntary short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, generous associate discounts and more! 

Please contact Human Resources at 631-244-2120 if you should need a reasonable accommodation to submit your information for our online job postings.

Ref # POS000002413


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