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Warehouse Operations Manager

  • GE Renewable Energy
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/8/2018 11:51:45 AM
  • 3039597
  • Job Function: Services
  • Business Segment: Renewable Energy OnShore Wind
Location(s): United States; Mississippi; Olive Branch


About Us:
GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.


GE Renewable Energy is a 9 billion dollar start-up that brings together one of the broadest product and service portfolios of the renewable energy industry. With 13,000 employees present in more than 40 countries, and headquartered in Paris, GE Renewable Energy is backed-up by the resources of the world’s first digital industrial company. We take the earth’s most abundant resources - the strength of the wind, the force of water, and the heat of the sun, - and put them to work with breakthrough technology that unleashes their true possibilities. Combining onshore and offshore wind, hydro and innovative technologies such as concentrated solar power, GE Renewable Energy has installed more than 370 gigawatts capacity globally to make the world work better and cleaner.



GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Role Summary:
The Warehouse Operations Manager will be responsible for all fulfillment activity in North America (US & Canada) to achieve business goals. Lead a team responsible for material receipt, inventory accuracy, customer responsiveness, customer order shipping and delivery execution, cost performance optimization, as well as administrative operations of the warehouses and tooling center.

Essential Responsibilities:
Additionally, you will manage suppliers (third party warehouse), international shipment compliance, hazardous material shipments, and hazardous waste disposal.

As the Fulfillment Operations Leader, you will:

  • Lead and manage warehouse, tooling operations and associated employees, suppliers and contractors
  • Lead efforts to ensure compliance for international shipments including commercial invoice, HTS codes, ECCN, county of origin with strong focus on Brazil exports
  • Lead the EHS activities for a safe work environment performing audits, developing processes, and driving a safety and compliance
  • Drive to 100% inventory accuracy through cycle counts and physical inventory activities
  • Address issues with root cause, corrective action and implement long term solutions
  • Coordinate and process all customer shipments with focus on response time and accuracy
  • Identify and implement productivity opportunities in operations, logistics and warehouse footprint
  • Ensure transportation cost optimization to meet customer requirements
  • Understand and meet business requirements in cost, delivery, responsiveness and on-time delivery
  • Partner cross-functionally to work through issues related to productivity and customer satisfaction
  • Develop measurements and monitor performance of warehouses in terms of inventory accuracy, shipment accuracy, and delivery performance
  • Work with supplier recovery team to institute repair / return process within warehouses
  • Identify and obtain fix for systemic issues for on-going operations
  • Identify and report any quality or compliance concerns and take immediate corrective action as required
  • Deploy Lean methodology to simplify and improve operation
  • Allocate resources, establish and maintain a teamwork environment
  • Lead, coach and develop employees to meet/exceed business goals & objectives


Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum of 5 years of Warehouse Management, Enterprise Resource Planning system (Oracle preferred) transactional & fulfillment experience (parts, manufacturing, logistics etc.) including a minimum of 3 years of experience managing employees (hourly & salary)


Desired Characteristics:
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems
  • Demonstrated ability to lead programs / projects
  • Ability to document, plan, market, and execute programs
  • Established project management skills
  • Strong critical thinking skills
  • Lean Experience, Kaizens, Workouts, Process mapping, improved productivity
  • Understanding Team value and has ability to successfully motivate and maintain employee involvement while driving change
  • Proven organizational skills, with ability to manage competing priorities
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with ability to effectively communicate well with all levels of the organization
  • Analytical skill set and strategic mindset
  • Product export experience
  • Safety, EHS experience
  • Current or Past Certification in Hazardous Material Transportation
  • Strong Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Proven strong work ethic, self-driven and result oriented to meet and exceed objectives
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work successfully in matrix and multi-cultural environment
  • Adaptable / Flexible - being open to change in response to new information, different or unexpected circumstances

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Locations: United States; Mississippi; Olive Branch

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.


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