The Nature’s Bounty Co Mgr., Dept.-w&d in Hazleton, Pennsylvania

The Department Manager, Warehouse & Distribution (W&D) is a critical member of the distribution center Leadership team. This role has overall responsibility for the performance of several teams across a particular department or shift; including safety, quality, productivity and customer service.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • The development and tactical execution of the department’s strategy, annual goals and objectives that align to the Plant direction (OGSM – Objectives, Goals, Strategies, & Measures).

  • Supports the developing, implementing and sustaining a High Performance Organization (HPO) culture through the use of Daily Direction Setting (DDS) meetings, effective KPI tracking and GEMBA walks; modeling our TIARA (Teamwork, Integrity, Accountability, Respect and Agility) values.

  • Accountable for all aspects of the department’s performance, processes and compliance to achieve expected targets in the areas of safety, quality, cost, productivity, scheduling, and customer service.

  • Leads and develops the team through formal and informal coaching opportunities

  • Enables, participates and implements continuous improvement ideas through site focused improvement events.

  • Operate the department in a highly productive, cost effective manner

  • Provides leadership and guidance to ensure high levels of quality, problem identification and resolution, productivity, and associate involvement and ownership

  • Leads and directs the team leaders in problem identification, defining/executing corrective actions where gaps are foreseen to correct the situation proactively and effectively.

  • Identifies and reports unsafe conditions and behaviors, takes accountability addressing corrective actions, creates a safe, healthy and positive working environment for all associates working at this plant.

  • Responsible for meeting customer delivery commitments on time, first time, every time.

Please note: This is a 3rd Shift opportunity. Sunday - Thursday, Overnights

  • Minimum of 4 years of management experience in a fast-paced warehouse and distribution environment

  • Management experience at front-line leader level for a medium sized facility or a multi-departmental span of control within a much larger organization, reflecting responsibility for at least 15 to 40 associates

  • Substantial technical background, evidenced by academic credentials and professional experience

  • A degree in Business Management or a similar Supply Chain technical discipline is a plus

  • Ability to lead, train, motivate, and develop successful teams

  • PC skills that encompass Microsoft Office applications

  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines, and to coach others on doing the same.

  • Influencing skills and ability to work effectively on a team

  • Passion to learn and teach and for building capabilities in others

  • Effectively communicate and collaborate with senior management, outside consultants, suppliers and subordinates

  • Should be an assertive self-starter, who can also consistently display the interpersonal skills of both a strong leader and an effective team player

  • Ability to successfully collaborate with support functions such as EH&S, Quality, Maintenance, Production, Inventory Control, Planning, Human Resources, etc.

  • Must be able to lift & lower 30+ lbs.

  • Walking/standing/stairs in a warehouse environment

  • Minimal Travel

The Nature's Bounty Co. is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

The Nature's Bounty Co. offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, which includes health and dental plans, voluntary short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, generous associate discounts and more!

Please contact Human Resources at 631-244-2120 if you should need a reasonable accommodation to submit your information for our online job postings.