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Director of NC Operations in Winston-Salem, NC at Liberty Hardware

Date Posted: 11/9/2018

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Job Description

As a growing Masco company, Liberty Hardware Mfg. Corp. has built its reputation by offering high quality decorative and functional hardware products. Our product lines include bath hardware, bath safety, shower doors, decorative and functional cabinet hardware, hooks, hook rails and wall plates and are available under the Liberty, Delta, Brainerd, and Franklin Brass brands.

We offer our extensive line of hardware products through retailers (including The Home Depot, Lowe’s, Menards, Target and Walmart), online (including Amazon.com), kitchen and bath design showrooms, builder and hospitality, and original equipment manufacturer (OEM) distribution channels across the country.

Liberty has a unique organizational culture that employees cite as one of the things they like most about working here. One of the reasons for this is that we embrace diversity – of people, backgrounds, thinking and experiences. We want our employee population to mirror our communities and consumer population.

We are proud of our talented employees who make up one of the most collaborative and winning teams you’ll find in any workplace! When you join Liberty Hardware, you join a team of professionals who work hard, support each other, and enjoy delivering results that make a real difference for our customers and one another. Since 2017, Liberty Hardware has annually been awarded the Great Place to Work certification! While this certification recognizes our complete package of benefits, compensation and employee programs, it is our people and teamwork that truly make Liberty Hardware great.  #GreatPlaceToWork #LibertyHardwareTeam

SUMMARY:

Provide leadership that drives Best-In-Class Operational performance within our NC Distribution Center.  Develop a plan to advance the company's objectives and promote profitability.  Oversee operations to insure efficiency, quality, service and cost-effective management of resources. 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Leverage use of warehouse management system and MOS tools to lower processing costs while maintaining high service levels to Liberty customers.
  • Develop and ensure proper operations policies and procedures are in-place for the timely and accurate movement and distribution of Liberty and 3PL owned inventory. 
  • Work closely with Inventory Control to maintain the Masco corporate certified cycle count program.
  • Ensure all functional areas adhere to proper customer compliance requirements.  Make customer visits to ensure compliance and follow-up bringing closure to any customer operational non-compliance issues. 
  • Assist in the development of short and long-term strategic plans to support on-going business and new business initiatives.
  • Develop operating budget/plans for the North Carolina Distribution Center that adds value and accomplishes business objectives.  Initiate and recommend the purchase of new equipment, technology, asset improvement or utilization of outside resources.
  • Work collaboratively with Sales and Customer Service to develop action plans that solve business workflow problems.
  • Maintain consistent cross-shift operations standards for production, cost control, waste reduction, quality/accuracy and complete on-time delivery of goods and services.  Utilize historical and forecasted demand to analyze labor balancing and troubleshoot areas for improvement.
  • Establish a standard of performance that clearly communicates best-in-class expectations, builds accountability, strives for continuous improvement and utilizes the daily management of metrics.
  • Develop, coach and mentor a leadership team capable of carrying out operating strategies, while enhancing employee engagement.  This team should promote a ‘Best-In-Class’ organization.
  • Demonstrate a Continuous Improvement mindset – through participation in events and activities that lead to financial gain, time savings, and/or waste reduction for the business.
  • Live and support our 4 Company Values within the workplace: Exhibit Exemplary Teamwork, Strive for Continuous Improvement, promote a Fun and Engaged Workplace and Delight the Customer.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university; or seven to ten years of experience and/or training in a distribution environment with five years in a management role; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.  Knowledge of warehouse management systems required preferably JDE and PKMS.
  • Strong interpersonal and negotiations skills working in a global business environment are required.

Shift

Full or Part Time

Full time

Liberty Hardware is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, protected status as a veteran, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity, or any other legally protected status under federal, state or local law.

Liberty Hardware is an E-Verify employer. E-Verify is an Internet based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA) that allows participating employers to electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees in the United States. Please click on the following links for more information.

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No visa sponsorship is available for this position, unless specified within the job description.

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