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Operations Manager, Digital dc

Country : USA USA

State : Kentucky

County : Boone County

Town : Hebron

Category : Production - Quality

Contract type : Permanent

Availability : Full time

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EOE M/F/Disability/Vets
Current LS&Co Employees, apply via your Workday account.

Job description


You're an original. So are we.

We're a company of people who like to forge our own path. We invented the blue jean in 1873, and we reinvented khaki pants in 1986. We pioneered labor and environmental guidelines in manufacturing. And we work to build sustainability into everything we do. Our brands stand for freedom and self-expression around the world.

Where we lead, others follow. For more than 160 years, we've used the strength of our brands to lead with our values and make an outsized impact on the world. We employ more than 15,000 people globally to support our great brands: Levi's®, Dockers®, Denizen® and Signature by Levi Strauss & Co.

The Operations Manager has the responsibility for the day-to-day productivity of the distribution center and ensuring the business strategy is executed in a safe and cost-effective manner. This role will oversee the direction, coordination, and metric evaluation of general activities such as receiving, order fulfillment, and shipping. Additionally, this role is a member of the site leadership team and is expected to be engaged with all aspects of the site's general operating practices, procedures, and decision making, as well as to promote continuous process improvements and build a culture centered around employee engagement and LS&Co values.

About the job:

  • Drive production, accountability, and continuous process improvement utilizing LEAN and Six Sigma methodologies to achieve maximum results for productivity, quality, safety, and positive employee relations
  • Accountable for key performance indicators including Cost per Unit, Variable Cost per Unit, Units per Hour, inventory accuracy, and employee utilization and performance rates
  • Create a safe working environment for all team members by ensuring the site is compliant with all federal, state, local, and LS&Co standards
  • Manages new and refresher training to assure employees are following Method, Pace, and Safe Motion Dynamics across all operational functions.
  • Ensure departmental standard work methods are in place, documented, and executed consistently throughout the entire team
  • Utilize system reporting and volume forecasts to maintain adequate staffing levels required to achieve metrics, including advanced planning for peak volumes
  • Partner with Engineering and other cross-functional or network colleagues to identify and implement changes in specific processes that will improve team performance across all metrics
  • Establish and maintain partnerships with key stakeholders to ensure that customer service goals and specifications are met, and that orders are serviced efficiently
  • Lead and develop a team responsible for all general warehouse activities, including creating succession plans and opportunities for upskilling team members
  • Mentor team members
  • Lead special projects that align to the site and company's strategic business plans
About you:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience in supply chain, management, or related field
  • 5+ years of experience in general distribution center and direct to consumer activities, preferably in an environment with fluctuating volumes
  • Knowledge of demand forecasting and distribution planning processes, including distribution flow, integration, and automation
  • Ability to quickly assess situations and use data to develop creative solutions to complex problems while creating a positive financial and service outcome
  • Experience with a start-up operation or project management, as a leader or stakeholder
  • Proven experience in maximizing team productivity and growth
  • Demonstrated ability and passion to train, motivate, and lead in a team environment
  • Ability to actively engage in constructive feedback, coaching and mentorship; focus on both short- and longer-term performance and development; emphasis on identifying and retaining top talent
  • Ability to effectively communicate cross functionally in a fast-paced environment with multiple stakeholders and competing priorities
  • Ability to work with a sense of urgency to ensure operational plans are executed and communicated across all functions
  • Comfortable seeking opinions from individuals or teams, actively listening, challenging ideas, and finding consensus
  • Experience with warehouse management systems; Manhattan WMOS preferred
  • Experience using IBM Cognos (Manhattan SCI)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products, especially Excel including pivot tables, data visualizations, macros, and advanced functions
  • Knowledgeable regarding lean manufacturing and change management (5S, Gemba, Kata, Muda, etc.)
  • Lives the LS&Co. values of empathy, originality, integrity and courage
We put a lot of thought into our programs to provide you with a benefits package that matters. Whether it is for medical care, taking time off, improving your health or planning for retirement, we've got you covered. Here's a small snapshot:

  • 401K match: $1.25 for every $1.00 you contribute up to the first 6% of pay you save.
  • Five hours of paid volunteer time per month with nonprofit organizations
  • Product discount of 50% off regular-price merchandise
Levi Strauss & Co. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to leveraging the diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and experience of our workforce to create opportunities for our colleagues and our business. We do not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of any protected category. Minorities, females, people with disabilities and veterans are highly encouraged to apply.
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