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Warehouse & Logistics Manager

Posted Date:  Apr 3, 2024
Requisition Number:  121608

Job Location: Plymouth, IN   




Managing day to day operations & logistics of warehouse, including supervising & directing the warehouse team.



  • Plans the layout of warehouse and other storage areas considering turnover, size, weight, and related factors of items stored; maintains physical conditions of the warehouse and related equipment
  • Establishes operational procedures for activities such as verification of incoming and outgoing shipments, handling, and disposition of materials, and keeping warehouse inventories current
  • Advises and directs employees on care and preservation of items received, stored, and shipped; methods and use of equipment in handling, storing, maintaining, and shipping stock; and related problems
  • Studies records and recommends remedial actions for reported non-usable, slow moving, and excess stock
  • Reviews records for accuracy of information and compliance with established procedures, including cycle counts, aging reports, on time delivery, shipping schedules, etc.
  • Traces history of items to determine reasons for discrepancies between inventory and stock control records, and recommends remedial actions to resolve discrepancies
  • Determines work procedures, prepares work schedules, and expedites workflow
  • Issues written and oral instructions
  • Assigns duties and examines work for exactness, neatness, and conformance to policies and procedures
  • Manages and drives improvements in customer service order entry processes, freight and billing processes, and logistics coordination
  • Assures safety compliance with all applicable regulations and plant protection activities
  • Standardizes & ensures compliance of Hershey’s Salty Snacks policies
  • Oversees metrics & handles escalations


Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required to successfully perform major duties/responsibilities:


  • Proven ability to manage, direct, and foster a team-oriented environment
  • Proficient with Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) operations and development
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Demonstrate leadership & decision-making abilities


Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Logistics, Supply Chain Management, or related field is preferred
  • 5-7 years of warehouse/shipping experience, including supervision of employees
  • 3-5 years knowledge of warehousing and inventory movement processes and controls
  • Management experience preferred
  • S4 HANA Extended Warehouse Management (EWM) experience is preferred
  • 2 + years of experience in the Food and Beverage industry is preferred
  • VisiTrak experience is preferred



Physical Demands and Work Environment:


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a team member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  The working conditions are normal for a manufacturing environment.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the team member must be in good physical condition to perform the tasks assigned.  The team member must lift, carry, or move up to 50 pounds.  The team member is required to stand, walk, crouch, climb, bend, twist and reach with both hands and arms.  The team member must be able to demonstrate agility of both hands and all fingers to push, pull, grasp, touch and feel.  The team member must be able to lift with both hands and lift overhead with both hands.  The team member must demonstrate good visual acuity and hand/eye coordination.  Must be able to talk/communicate and hear.


Work environment conditions may require/recommended the use of safety equipment to include but not limited to; eye safety glasses, side shields, steel toe or composite toe shoes, hearing protection and hair/beard nets.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.




Nearest Major Market: South Bend

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