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Hubbell Power Systems DC Assistant Manager - Aurora, IL in Aurora, Illinois

DC Assistant Manager - Aurora, IL

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Date: Jan 13, 2021


Aurora, IL, US, 60186

Company: Hubbell Incorporated

Corporate Overview

Hubbell Incorporated was founded in 1888 and has grown into an international manufacturer of quality electrical, lighting and power solutions with more than 75 brands used and recognized around the world. Our founder, Harvey Hubbell, developed tooling and equipment to serve the growing demand for new assembly and manufacturing machinery during the industrial revolution. An early, and one of many patents awarded, came for the creation of the first practical method to control electricity through the pull chain socket that remains unchanged today. As a market leader in reliable, electrical solutions, we provide more than half a million products delivered through our various business groups. Hubbell is committed to continually innovating solutions that work, transforming old products with new ideas, and ensuring that we Energize, Enlighten and Empower the communities that support us.

Division Overview

Hubbell Lighting (HLI) is committed to elevating the lighting experience. Empowered by lighting solutions that integrate seamlessly into their environment, save energy, provide improved quality of light, deliver return on investment and armed with Hubbell’s unflinching support, its customers are able to think differently about how, where, and when they can use light. As one of the largest lighting fixture manufacturers in North America, it features a suite of brands that provide a full range of indoor and outdoor lighting products serving the commercial, industrial, institutional, and residential markets.

Brand Overview

Posting Address

1455 Sequoia Drive, Suite 113 Aurora, IL 60506

Position Overview

The Distribution Center Assistant Manager is responsible for leading the daily activities of the Distribution Center, including labor scheduling, supervision, and accurate utilization of space, equipment and manpower.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and direct programs to ensure efficient and cost-effective operations of the facility.

  • Plan and schedule all distribution center services including receiving, storing, shipping, handling, returned/damaged goods, and if applicable assembly of finished goods, maintenance, and administrative activities to ensure customer requirements are met in an efficient manner.

  • Plan long-range labor needs based on sales forecasts and input from Division management.

  • Make recommendations to senior management on programs to improve operations.

  • Develop procedures for efficient operation and utilization of all DC equipment.

  • Manager the safety and working condition of all equipment

  • Adjust the quantity and type of equipment to meet business needs to minimize costs.

  • Develop, implement and direct for safety programs for all personnel, equipment and property.

  • Provide safety instructions to personnel as needed.

  • Assure compliance with OSHA and MSDS regulations.

  • Ensure current and accurate inventory control of each product line in the DC.

  • Execute root cause analysis for variances and implement balanced countermeasures.

  • Own the cycle count program according to Corporate guidelines.

  • Assure the customer orders are picked and shipped in a timely fashion within prescribed cost levels and processed accurately in compliance with the Sarbanes Oxley Act for proper accountability.

  • Develop and implement an effective receiving operation that minimizes cost and ensures receiving paperwork is processed accurately and promptly.

Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of 8 years' of distribution experience in warehouse, shipping and receiving processes, procedures and systems.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Warehouse Management System experience; SAP preferred but not required

  • Passion for Continuous Improvement with experience in Change Management.

  • Solid understanding of industrial equipment operation, picking, packing, and receiving put-away methodologies.

  • Project management or material handling experience required.

  • Experience with Lean Manufacturing and/or 5S a plus.

  • Travel required (less than 10%)


Relevant Industries

Hubbell Incorporated, its subsidiaries and affiliates, is an EO Employer AA: M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.