Full Job Description
At Skechers, you can expect a lot from your career. In our company, you matter – your potential and your contribution directly impact our brand every day. This is a culture of ideas where our expansion and success are fueled by each member of our team, at every level. Learn more about our brand at about.skechers.com
Our number one priority remains the safety and well-being of our employees and customers around the world. Whether in our stores, offices or distribution centers, we require the use of masks to keep our team and customers safe. We also utilize employee health screenings, deep cleaning, sanitization and social distancing to be sure our team is safely ready for work.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Must have automation experience with the Pocket Sorter and Shuttle system. We looking for experience with KNAPP, Dematic or any other Pocket Sorter.
Optimize the performance and flow of a complex material handling equipment system by analyzing upcoming work (including incorporating the release of real time e-commerce and wholesale orders into the work plan), planning work to either a pocket sorter or cross-belt sorter, redirecting labor, and ensuring associates are properly trained and qualified for the work that they are doing
Manage a pocket/pouch sorting system for order fulfillment
Independent of the pocket/pouch system, manage a separate goods-to-person picking area that picks partial case quantities for orders being fulfilled on the cross-belt sorter, including operator sorting to a put-to-light wall for future waves
Manage the storage and throughput capacity of a large multi-shuttle AS/RS that acts as a consolidation and staging buffer for Receiving, Order Processing, and Shipping operations, including regular clean-up of slow-moving SKUs and empty totes
Manage the storage and throughput capacity of a unit-level pocket/pouch storage array that acts as a staging buffer for Order Processing and Returns operations, including regular clean-up of slow-moving SKUs
Manage the throughput capacity of a Pallet Build area that is fed by Receiving and a multi-shuttle ASRS that acts as a consolidation and staging buffer and handles pallet building for Receiving, Inventory Consolidation, Shipping, and other miscellaneous operations
Manage an Apparel VAS area
Manage a case-level Replenishment operation from Reserve storage to a) the multi-shuttle buffer for re-pack fulfillment operations and b) to an automated Print & Apply system and a separate Pack & Hold mini-load AS/RS, for full cases going outbound.
Ensure continuous improvement of the warehouse operation to evolving business needs
Develops and achieves assigned goals and objectives.
Accountable for all distribution operations and total flow of goods through the distribution locations. Including overall safety, quality and performance and customer service.
Leads efforts to find innovative ways or methods to use technology to increase inventory flow, handling, and accuracy.
Leads continuous improvement efforts.
Partners with and coordinates closely with the other work groups including Planning & Allocation, Merchandising, IT and outside vendors.
Develops and prepares annual operating budgets and ensures compliance. Achieves operating and financial goals and objectives.
Leads associate relations efforts and opportunities.
Develops, directs and implements programs to maintain and/or improve DC equipment and facilities. Selects outside vendor services, justifies new expenditures, calculates return (ROI) and evaluates and recommends strategies for meeting increasing sales/volume demands and timeliness/accuracy of shipments to consumers.
Complies with all regulations with respect to DOT, OSHA, DOL and any other federal, state and local authority.
Mentor train and develop teammates for care progression and learning.
Required Skills and Competencies:
Five (5) or more years of experience in warehouse automation, material handling equipment, and warehouse operations in a large, omni-channel distribution center, including direct experience with high-speed unit sortation, AS/RS systems, parcel singulator, and leading WCS or WES systems
Understands material flow optimization
Strong data analytics background
Fundamental understanding of warehouse operations, including WMS software, building layout optimization, order-filling methods, and work standards
Clear understanding of MHE technologies, including conveyors, sortation equipment, merges and related automation equipment
A Leader who can contribute new ideas and provide solutions in support of operations
Ability to communicate technical concepts to non-technical business leaders
High attention to detail including proven ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously
Ability to think strategically and execute methodically
Ability to work in a fast-paced and ambiguous environment where continuous innovation is desired
Willingness to roll up their sleeves and do whatever is necessary, owner mentality
Results-oriented, makes things happen, ability to move fast, innovate and simplify
Entrepreneurial mindset, with the tenacity to develop ideas independently
Proficiency in PowerPoint, Word, and Excel. Advanced knowledge of Excel is required, including use of pivot tables
Well organized manager with excellent people skills
Budgeting and planning skills
Establishes best management practices within the organization. Implements and communicates policies, practices and procedures designed to meet the organization s management objectives.
Establishes performance standards and provides management tools/resources to identify performance improvement.
WMS system management experience (preferably PKMS)
Experience in large scale operations and automation.
High proficiency with MS Excel to track productivity and identify continuous improvement opportunities.
Conducts annual associate performance evaluations and recommends appropriate rewards within a policy and budgetary constraint framework that is fair, equitable and competitive. Identifies marginal and high performers and takes action to correct deficiencies or to reward/recognize high performers.
Provides training and development programs designed to improve, enhance and/or maintain or exceed performance standards. Works with Human Resources to implement training resources.
Complies with federal, state and local labor/employment laws and pay regulations.
Promotes strong fiscal and ethical standards throughout the organization.
Must be able to work weekends, holidays and/or overnight shifts.
7-10 years DC management operations role
2-5 years General Manager responsibility
Minimum B. S. Degree in Business (prefer Logistics or Industrial Engineering major) or equivalent experience
Masters in Logistics or MBA helpful
Reasons you'll love working at Skechers:
Medical, Dental, Vision Coverage Choose from a variety of full-time shifts - Overnight, Early Morning, Day, Weekend
401(K) Savings Plan with Match
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Opportunity for Holiday Pay and Overtime Pay
On-the-job training and development, culture of internal promotion.
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.