Distribution Site Operations Manager

Weyerhaeuser - Dacula, GA3.8

Full-time
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The Site Operations Manager is part of Weyerhaeuser Distribution Business and reports to the Area General Manager. As Site Operations Manager, you will provide leadership, coaching, guidance, management and direction for the operations team in the distribution of Weyerhaeuser and third party building material products.

Key Functions

SAFETY

Create a safe and environmentally compliant Operations function

Ensure that safety is understood, promoted and practiced by a diverse workforce

Build a safety culture that is embraced by the sales and operations associates

Lead and role model expected behaviors

LEADERSHIP/PEOPLE DEVELOPMENT

Select, develop and maintain an effective Operations organization capable of delivering on the Value Delivery System

Develop internal skills that lead to best-in-class Sales Operations in facility layout, material handling, and forklift fleet rotation/maintenance strategies as well as asset, expense and capital funds management

Be a visible leader in the yard and warehouse

Regularly assess and provide constructive feedback, as well as development opportunities for associates

LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT

Manage local third party operations and logistics relationships to ensure cost effectiveness and superior customer service which includes vendor contract management

Strategic Lead implementation of Sales Operations strategies at site such as 'Lean Manufacturing' to continuously improve site operations productivity and efficiency

CUSTOMER SERVICE

Work closely with Sales Team to meet customer service expectations (e.g., scheduling order fulfillment and cost-effective delivery.)

Develop and maintain strong customer relationships, including sharing of safety and Sales Operations best practices with outside customers

INVENTORY MANAGEMENT

Oversee and manage the safe receipt, storage and delivery of Weyerhaeuser and third party distributed products to customers from one or more locations/facilities/reloads

Develop and implement procedures, practices and policies to safely meet inventory goals (accuracy and quality)

Qualifications
Bachelor's degree (or higher) is required

At least 3 years' experience managing a team in a distribution setting

Production planning experience, preferably including batching engineered lumber orders

Demonstrated experience managing an operations team that works through daily transactions with sales that are subject to frequent changes

Demonstrated experience with facility planning, analysis and layout of distribution operations

Working knowledge of supply chain logistics processes, including demand planning, distribution requirements planning, inventory accuracy/management and control, transportation and logistics planning, and warehousing

Knowledge of current industry best practices in supply chain management to support process improvement

Ability to motivate, influence and encourage a diverse group of Operations Associates who have with varied skill levels and backgrounds

Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective business relationships across multiple functions

Solid understanding of how a business is run and variables that impact profitability

Working knowledge of effective inventory management and distribution practices

Personal commitment to safety, including role modeling safe behaviors, as well as leadership audits

About our Wood Products Distribution Business

We have over 48,000 SKUs from over 300 suppliers of structural framing materials and specialty building products for residential, multi-family and light commercial markets. Our team of on-the-ground sales and support has the industry reach, experience and knowledge to help grow your business. We’ll get you what you need, when you need it. Our experienced operations team with over 40 LEAN greenbelts provides a safe and efficient delivery service.

About Wood Products

We've been delivering quality building products and solutions to our customers for more than 100 years. From builders and dealers to specifiers and homeowners, we offer exceptional product performance and unparalleled support.

For more than a century, we’ve been building our reputation as a leader in sustainable wood products.

About Weyerhaeuser

We sustainably manage forests and manufacture products that make the world a better place. We’re serious about safety, driven to achieve excellence, and proud of what we do. With multiple business lines in locations across North America, we offer a range of exciting career opportunities for smart, talented people who are passionate about making a difference.

We know you have a choice in your career. We want you to choose us.

Weyerhaeuser is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to taking affirmative action to employ and advance in employment women, minorities, qualified individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.