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  • Systems Operator

    Company
    Allied Beverage Group
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Operations- Other
    Location
    US-NJ-Elizabeth
    ID
    2019-11561
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Systems Operator is responsible for coordinating automation systems in conjunction with warehouse functions in order to drive operational efficiency, inventory accuracy and process integration. Essential work duties include analytics and data driven based process improvement, executing receiving, shipping and inventory moves, acting as a liaison between automated MHE and adhering to safety and compliance policies, and fostering a positive working environment.

    Responsibilities

    • Coordinate maintenance team and operations team during Material Handling equipment faults and process stoppages.
    • Creation of documents to include details of faults, stoppages and product information relevant to shipping, receiving and inventory.
    • Able to employ leadership, critical thinking and time management skills both independently and in teams.
    • Able to communicate effectively to operators and leadership teams in both written and verbally with appropriate frequency and messaging.
    • Monitoring internal controls and processes of storage retrieval systems and wave management systems and make recommendations as needed.
    • Reducing process errors, while improving productivity, accuracy and minimizing out of stocks.
    • Use of Microsoft Excel to arrange and gather data about automation processes and procedures for daily reporting and action planning.
    • Planning in conjunction for peak demand days capacity and productivity in all related areas of the operations.
    • Optimizing Missions of the automated storage retrieval systems to meet productivity and volume targets.
    • Solving customer and related issues with operations and demand planning teams.
    • Working with maintenance to minimize downtime.
    • Review and revise incoming schedules and slotting solutions to maximize efficiencies.
    • Reduce process errors, improve process results and improve utilizations.
    • Ensure adherence to operational standards, efficiencies and regulatory requirements.

     

    Qualifications

    Communication

    • Must possess strong written and oral communication abilities, responsible for creating documents, interacting with managerial staff and training employees as needed.
    • Ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds, understand quality control concepts and develop creative and innovative ways to improve business processes.

    Process Improvement   

    • Should be detail-oriented problem-solvers who are able to employ leadership, critical thinking and time management skills and can work effectively both independently and in teams.
    • Utilization of tools designed to help track workflow, create lists and develop collaborative efforts in all aspect of operations.

    Operational Excellence

    • Able to generate documentation of existing processes and improvements, forecast expected results of process changes, analyze implemented changes and make further adjustments to workflow, schedules or other processes as required.
    • Should be familiar with all aspects of operation and maintenance in relations to operations.
    • Familiarity with Warehouse Management, Wave management and other automation software.
    • Understanding of metrics for storage retrieval and/or conveyor systems performances standards.

    Results Orientation

    • Knowledge of warehouse processes in a wide range of functions with capability of coordinating activities in warehousing operations.
    • Business acumen and understanding of customer and large sku base operations.

     

    Educational Requirements

    • A relevant Bachelor’s degree or equivalent (Accounting, Business or Logistics Management)

     

    Training and/or Experience

    • 3-5 years of experience within a warehouse or distribution environment.
    • Experience in automated warehouse preferred.
    • Lean or Six Sigma Certification preferred.

     

    Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

    • Functional system understanding Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint.
    • Ability to work non-traditional business hours including evenings, nights and weekends when required.
    • Strong Communication skills – verbal, presentation, writing.
    • Preferred: Next day delivery operations experience.

     

    Physical Requirements:

    • 10 hours, Monday - Thursday, 6pm to 5am, working occasionally on a Sunday.  
    • Ability to lift up to 50-60 pounds based on the nature of product sold.

     

    Allied Beverage Group offers a competetive compensation plan which includes Health Insurance & Perks

    • Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K plan, Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, Flexible Spending Account, Employee Assistance Program, Pet Insurance Plan, etc. 
    • Referral bonus, Associate recognition, discounts with several vendors, etc. 

    EEO Statement

    Allied Beverage Group is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information and other legally protected characteristics.

     

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