Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC dba Advantage Solutions

  • Lead Warehouse

    Job Locations US-KS-Lenexa
    Primary Posting Location : City
    Lenexa
    Primary Posting Location : State/Province
    KS
    Primary Posting Location : Country
    US
    Requisition ID
    2018-157709
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Category
    Field Operations/Field Management
  • Summary

    Lead Warehouse

     

    The primary role of the Warehouse Lead is to manage the day-to-day project load of the warehouse and distribution center team to ensure projects are completed in a timely manner.  Responsible for interfacing directly with office leadership and department staff to develop schedules, manage competing deadlines, assign tasks to other warehouse personnel, and follow-up to ensure completion. Provide quality control for large fulfillment orders by spot checking others’ work for accuracy. Assist with the receiving function of the warehouse; ensure goods are received in good order, verify correct quantities, etc., and maintain vendor relationships to order products and materials for the warehouse.

     

    Advantage Sales & Marketing, LLC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

    Responsibilities

    Advantage Sales and Marketing, LLC (ASM) is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. ASM services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.

     

    Position Summary

     

    The primary role of the Warehouse Lead is to manage the day-to-day project load of the warehouse and distribution center team to ensure projects are completed in a timely manner.  Responsible for interfacing directly with office leadership and department staff to develop schedules, manage competing deadlines, assign tasks to other warehouse personnel, and follow-up to ensure completion. Provide quality control for large fulfillment orders by spot checking others’ work for accuracy. Assist with the receiving function of the warehouse; ensure goods are received in good order, verify correct quantities, etc., and maintain vendor relationships to order products and materials for the warehouse.

     

    Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

     

    Scheduling work teams

    • Work with management to determine amount of time necessary to complete given projects and assign human resources accordingly to ensure on-time completion.
    • Manage limited human resources against project load that is constantly evolving.
    • Resolve project scheduling conflicts as they arise.

    Packing kits

    • Assist in the execution of project work by fulfilling sales orders and preparing orders for shipment.

    General facilities administrative work

    • Maintain accurate project files as required by management team; copying and filing may be required.

    Receiving inventory

    • Employ best in class procedures for receiving inventory from our 3rd party vendors; verifying quantities, inspecting merchandise, alerting individuals/teams who are affected by delivery and oversee proper storage of received materials.
    • Print and distribute sales orders for processing by warehouse crew. Work with Product Sales team to receive sales orders and route to internal teams for timely and accurate processing.

    Project status update meetings

    • Attend meetings as necessary to ensure proper project planning and to elevate any issues that may become obstacles to meeting deadlines.

    Quality Control

    • Inspect finished goods, kits, and projects for defects.  Address and resolve quality issues as they are discovered.

    Vendor/Supplier Management

    • Work directly with 3rd party suppliers and vendors to ensure on-time delivery of purchased goods and services.  Negotiate pricing and issue purchase orders where necessary.

    Supervisory Responsibilities

     

    Direct Reports

     

    This position does not have supervisory responsibilities for direct reports

     

    Indirect Reports

     

    Does not have direct reports, but may delegate work of others and provide guidance, direction and mentoring to indirect reports

     

    Travel and/or Driving Requirements

    Travel and Driving are not essential duties or functions of this job  

     

    Minimum Qualifications 

     

    Education Level: (Required) Associate's Degree or equivalent experience

                                         

    Field of Study/Area of Experience: 

    3-5 years of experience in warehouse and/or fulfillment center operations

     

    Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

    • Good interpersonal skills
    • Decision making skills
    • Ability to develop strategic plans to grow the business
    • Strong prioritization skills
    • Well-organized, detail-oriented, and able to handle a fast-paced work environment
    • Ability to complete multiple duties with accuracy shifting from one to another with frequent interruptions and competing deadlines
    • Strong computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, and web-browsers
    • Navision Accounting/Inventory Software system

    Environmental & Physical Requirements

    Field / Reps Requirements

     

    Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Work is performed in a retail in-store environment. Typically requires the ability to spend 66%+ hours each work day doing the following activities:  engage in considerable physical activity, ability to lift and/or push up to 74 pounds, stand on feet for long periods of time, use products or cook food as appropriate for the demonstration, and may be required to work in extremely cold conditions (i.e. refrigerated and freezer sections). Also required to travel and drive.  The use of proper safety practices when handling the products and/or cooking is essential. A detailed Environmental and Physical Requirements document is available in the Total Rewards department. 

     

    Additional Information Regarding ASM Job Duties and Job Descriptions

     

    Job duties include additional responsibilities as assigned by one’s supervisor or other manager related to the position/department. This job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. ASM reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities, subject to applicable law.  ASM shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

     

    Any estimate, schedule, or guideline provided to associates in this job description or elsewhere in connection with their jobs is only intended to help describe job duties and for planning purposes.  Regardless of any such estimate, schedule, or guideline, associates must always record all time worked for our company (which includes but is not limited to on-site work time in an assigned store, office, or other work location; required waiting time; administrative time; and work-related travel time).

     

    Important Information

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of associates so classified.

     

    Are you passionate about Service Excellence, Results, Integrity, Entrepreneurial Focus and Leadership:  These are our values at Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC.  Come learn why “Winning Together” is more than just words on a piece of paper.  It is the vision by which we live our mission as an organization: "To create outstanding value for clients and customers through superior sales execution, operational excellence and innovative marketing services."

     

    Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, or any other category protected by law.  As part of this commitment, ASM shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable an applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

     

    Advantage Solutions will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box) Ordinance.  All of our positions require the satisfactory completion of a background check. Please be aware that acknowledging or having criminal convictions does not constitute an automatic bar to employment.  Factors including, but not limited to age and time of the offense, seriousness and nature of the violation, and rehabilitation will be taken into account.

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