Colgate-Palmolive Field Warehouse Manager in Hustopece, Czech Republic
Relocation Assistance Offered Within Region
# 153287 - Hustopece, Jihomoravský kraj, Czech Republic
Responsible for contract management of a 3PL managed warehouse operation as well as ensuring product distribution to customer- and replenishment locations. This includes managing the relationship CBS Logistics management, Planning, Manufacturing, Vendors, Transportation planning, carriers and 3rd party warehouse providers. The position also includes monitoring and maintaining compliance of the warehouse with domestic- and CP regulatory, quality and safety regulations.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Support green field warehouse implementation in 2024/25 as a key member of the project team and future ‘owner’ of both plant- and external mixing center.
Manage relationships with 3rd Party Provider and their performance levels
Manage 3PL contract
Provide support for Customer Service and Transportation departments in order to achieve high service levels
Providesupport for Manufacturing and Transportation to solve Supply Chain issues
Maintain proper control procedures at the location to ensure the safety of company assets
Responsible for development and attainment of operational budgets for the warehouse
Align with 3PL on resource planning and review actuals
Monthly review of efficiency KPIs with 3PL, and ensure corrective actions.
Responsible for checking of 3PL invoices and volumes
Work with Hill’s plants and 3PL to implement processes to reduce Total Supply Chain Cost
Implement and execute continuous improvement projects in order to achieve operational cost reduction opportunities for Hill’s and 3rd Party Providers
Identify and implement Hill’s/Colgate Warehousing Best Practices
Assist in 3PL bid and selection process
Act as project manager for new implementations
Ensure compliance to Food Standards (AiB) in warehouse location
Ensure Safety compliance of warehouse operation
Responsible for inventory integrity and ensuring daily inventory reconciliation takes place between 3PL and Hill’s inventory systems.
Maintain all proper procedures and record keeping for the warehouse location to achieve compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley and internal audits
Leading sustainability initiatives for the warehouse location.
Be liaison between Hill’s and 3PL
Ensure efficient fulfillment plan by coordination with the transport planning team.
Lead wall 2 wall inventory counts
Lead monthly business review sessions with 3PL
Education/ Experience Requirements:
Preferred qualifications include:
Minimum 3 years warehouse operations or broad knowledge of transport and delivery services operations
Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent work experience
Strong interpersonal and communication Skills
Strong business and process management skills
Experience in supervising and/or coaching and developing others is required
Highly motivated individual with strong analytical/problem solving skills
Strong PC skills required
Experience with SAP/WMS
Expected Areas of Skill:
Completely fluent in English.
Computer literate: Google sheets & slides, SAP, WMS
Good communication skills
Problem solving attitude
Working Relationships (Key partnerships and reporting relationships):
Does this position supervise: Yes
Reports to: Transportation & Warehousing manager
Carriers and other external service providers/suppliers
CBS Logistics management team
Subsidiary CS&L managers
Expected percentage of travel: Minimal; Up to 5%
Equal Opportunity Employer
Colgate is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, marital status, veteran status (United States positions), or any other characteristic protected by law
Are you interested in working for Hill's Pet Nutrition? You can apply online and attach all relevant documents such as a cover letter and resume or CV. Applications received by e-mail are not considered in the selection process. Become part of our team. We look forward to your application.
Work that matters, fueled by passion for pets! At Hill’s we have a purpose. Every day around the world, we transform the lives of millions of pet families through pioneering innovation, amazing nutrition, and the best and brightest people. Founded more than 75 years ago with an unwavering commitment to pet nutrition, Hills' mission is to help enrich and lengthen the special relationships between people and their pets.
HILL'S® Prescription Diet® therapeutic pet foods, HILL'S® Science Diet® and HILL'S® Ideal Balance™ wellness pet foods are sold worldwide. Hill’s is a division of Colgate-Palmolive, a leading global consumer products company, tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition, with sales of products in more than 200 countries. To learn more about Hill's and Colgate, please visit http://www.hillspet.com and http://www.colgatepalmolive.com , or find us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.
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