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General Manager

Company: Americold
Location: Gloucester
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:



Overview

Americold provides temperature-controlled warehousing and transportation to food producers, restaurants, schools and retail outlets such as grocery stores. We're proud to provide an essential link in the food industry supply chain and to help put food on tables around the world.

Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Americold owns and operates temperature-controlled warehouses around the world. We have over 16,000 associates and offer a wide variety of career opportunities - from warehouse forklift operators and supervisors to accounting, administration, business development, customer support, engineering, transportation, and technology solutions positions.

Responsibilities

Primary Responsibility: Manage all warehouse functions, including operations, transportation, personnel and customer service, as directed by Director of Operations. Essential Functions:• Develop annual facility budget and ensure group adherence to budget.• Direct and assign work; set performance objectives and monitor performance of all warehouse departments.• Manage all warehouse activities, costs, operations and forecasts. Monitor progress towards goals.• Provide a safe work environment through personal actions. Identify any safety concerns, as well as cost saving opportunities.• Ensure compliance with all company policies, as well as all Federal, State and Local OSHA regulations.• Represent the Company to all warehouse customers. Secure additional business and maintain positive relationships with customers.• Ensure that warehouse concerns are heard at corporate level. Communicates stated Company goals, objectives and direction to warehouse staff.• Negotiate labor contracts with union representatives. Responsible for desired change in contracts.• Affect prevention or reduction of property, liability or personnel loss exposure for the Company.• Ensure that care, custody and control procedures are in place. Monitor operational performance.• Utilize Continuous Improvement Processes (CIP) related to planning daily facility requirements; complete CIP monthly reports.• Promote an open door policy and team environment.• Support the Company Performance Management Program (PMP).• Develop/maintain plans for disaster prevention and recovery.• Other duties as requested.

Qualifications

Qualifications & Experience:• College degree in business, logistics or management plus 5-8 years in warehousing and/or logistics management or equivalent combination of education and experience.• 3 years general supervisory/management experience.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:• Skilled in planning, staffing, budgeting, and organizing.• Ability to develop effective relationships, provide leadership, and integrate diverse functions and individuals toward profitability objectives.• Experienced with AS/400 and Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel.• Familiar with WMS and RF.• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.• Ability to interpret safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedures manuals.• Ability to solve complex problems.Physical Requirements: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, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must regularly sit, and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.Americold is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.EOE/AA M/F/D/V DFW.



Keywords: Americold, Lynn , General Manager, Executive , Gloucester, Massachusetts

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