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Assistant Supply Chain Manager - Wichita, KS in Wichita at Vaco

Date Posted: 7/6/2018

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Job Description

Our client is looking for an Assistant Supply Chain Manager in the Wichita, KS area. This persone will be responsible for the day-to-day operation effectiveness of a retail division's movement of product, or "supply chain", and for the dedicated distribution centers (DC's) supporting the retail division. Drive results that achieve planned levels of costs and progress against operational effectiveness of key performance indicator (KPI). Maintain safety, meet production deadlines, maintain cost control goals, ensure order accuracy, effective leadership, and maintain the individual effectiveness of those under their supervision. Role model and demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety of others.

Essential Job Functions:
  • Implement appropriate "best practices," establish operational procedures, as well as identify and address operational problems in a timely fashion.
  • Support and achieve corporate goals of a Customer 1st environment
  • Use available technology to ensure the efficient and accurate assembly, shipping and receiving processes, ensuring that proper work methods are being followed and expected production rates are being achieved to control total operating costs
  • Create an environment where the mind set of continuous and never-ending improvement is recognized as a desired behavior trait. Inspire, support and plan improvement changes
  • Establish an environment that provides safe working conditions for all operating within and around the facility
  • Supervise and coach direct reports in the performance of their duties; completes performance reviews and provides feedback to direct reports
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation

Minimum Position Qualifications:
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills
  • 3-5 years logistics experience
  • Comparable position or experience
  • Ability to travel independently
  • Strong interpersonal skills and development of others



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