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Area Manager II - Inventory



Sales & Business Development
North Haven, CT, USA
Posted on Thursday, August 4, 2022

About the Area Manager II - Inventory Position:

Stord is looking for an Area Manager in our North Haven facility to support the execution of all processes and procedures related to inventory accuracy. This person will perform warehouse bin accuracy, maintain inventory shrink, utilize Order Management Systems and various types of material handling equipment. They must be able to lead others through effective decision making, constructive communication and organization skills, and the ability to work well under pressure.

Must be flexible with the ability to work overtime, including evenings and weekends, as needed.

What You'll Do:

  • Lead and develop a team of warehouse associates and operations leads to deliver on daily goals.
  • Work closely with support staff (HR, Safety, Customer Service, Other Ops Leaders) to drive results.
  • Address operational and personnel issues affecting functional area.
  • Implement process improvements and workload efficiency mechanisms.
  • Utilize workload planning tools and other resources to complete scheduled workload ensuring orders are fulfilled to meet standards.
  • Investigate discrepancies and variances.
  • Perform to quality standards in multiple functions.
  • Design and implement an inventory tracking system for optimized inventory control procedures.
  • Examine the levels of raw materials and supplies to determine shortages.
  • Analyze the levels of inventory and supplies to determine overages and shortages.
  • Create detailed reports for adjustments, inventory operations and stock levels.
  • Provide root cause analysis for inventory inaccuracies.

What You'll Need:

  • Minimum of four years’ experience working with warehouse management systems (WMS) / inventory systems in a high-volume facility.
  • Previous leadership experience.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or relevant experience
  • Possesses basic clerical and data entry skills.
  • Possesses strong organizational and time management skills, driving tasks to completion.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Able to interact effectively with all levels of management and support teams.
  • Able to transport up to 20 lbs.
  • Able to perform basic mathematical calculations.
  • Able to recognize and attend to important details with accuracy and efficiency.
  • Able to work independently with minimum supervision.
  • Able to build solid, effective working relationships with others.
  • Able to constructively work under stress and pressure when faced with high workloads and deadlines.
  • Able to effectively use relevant material handling equipment (i.e forklifts).
  • Able to express ideas clearly and convey necessary information.
  • Able to work in a Distribution center environment which includes exposure to work at varying heights; varying temperatures; moderate and consistent noise levels.
  • Occasional non-standard work hours or overtime as business requires.

Bonus Points:

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Engineering, Operations, Supply Chain/Logistics, Business Administration, Operations Management, or related field
  • Experience with process improvements (Lean Six Sigma and/or Kaizen)

**Disclaimer :* We are accepting applications for these roles year-round, as this function is invaluable to the continued growth and success of our company. We may not have an immediate hiring need, but please do not be discouraged to apply! If you are qualified, and we begin to hire for these roles, we will reach out as soon as possible to begin a conversation.*