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Pactiv Sr Mgr Supply Chain in Romeoville, Illinois

Pactiv Evergreen Inc.(NASDAQ: PTVE) is a leading manufacturer and distributor of fresh foodservice and food merchandising products and fresh beverage cartons in North America and certain international markets. It supplies its products to a broad and diversified mix of companies, including full service restaurants and quick service restaurants, foodservice distributors, supermarkets, grocery and healthy eating retailers, other food stores, food and beverage producers, food packers and food processors. To learn more about the company, please go to the company website at pactivevergreen.com.

35 miles southwest of Chicago, Romeoville is a village in Will County, Illinois. The village is located 26 mi southwest of Chicago and is a Chicago suburb. The population was 39,746 based on US Census Bureau 2019 projections. It is located in the southwest suburban area of Chicago near Interstate 55 and Interstate 355.

The warehouse was built in 2017 and began operations in April 2020, distributes food service product for Dunkin', and has approximately 20 employees.

Pactiv Evergreen is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Pactiv Evergreen is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, religion, creed, age national origin, physical or mental disability, genetic information, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, veteran status or other characteristics or statuses protected by law. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please call (847) 482-4320 or email TalentHelp@Pactiv.com.

All information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines and applicable laws.

This position is for Pactiv Evergreen Inc.

Job Summary:

This position will be the general manager for the warehouse / distribution facility. They will be responsible for the operation of the facility including its financial results, customer delivery, safety, quality, equipment, inventory, labor, and productivity. They must drive results within their operation through staff development, cost savings and throughput, and effective leadership while exceeding customer requirements.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage site financials, provide monthly cost forecasts, understand site variances, inform stake holders of site financial performance

  • Provide leadership & employee engagement for all employees at facility

  • Ensures facility has appropriate staffing to execute operations plan

  • Ensures safety in the workspace by conducting safety audits & safety observations, documents and addresses root cause of incidents and near misses, encourages a safety orientated culture throughout the facility

  • Lead Tier 2, Tier 3 & Tier 4 meetings, ensuring standard work is followed, and all issues and problems are resolved or routed appropriately

  • Partners with Supply Chain Planning Manager to ensure efficient execution of the operations plan

  • Provides leadership and input in the development of policies, guidelines, and procedures to ensure quality and cost control

  • Understands the cost drivers at the site, and works to minimize and reduce costs without sacrificing quality or customer deliveries

  • Point of escalation for any problems, issues, or adjustments as required to complete the operations plan and ensure on time customer shipments

  • Monitors site KPIs and works with team to resolve any shortfalls, and create corrective actions

  • Liaison to senior leadership, manufacturing facility, & corporate support staff

  • Drives innovation and Continuous Improvement at the site, is a champion of Change Management to support operational improvements

  • Maintains appropriate records and prepares reports

  • Ensures Automatic Guided Vehicle (AGV) tasking and usage to maximize productivity

Qualifications:

  • BA/BS Degree preferred in logistics or related field

  • 7+ years of management experience in Distribution/Warehouse Logistics

  • Proven success in improving Warehouse performance

  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills

  • Experience with Warehouse Management Systems (WMS); JDA (Red Prairie) a plus

  • Experience with Enterprise Resource Planning Systems (ERP); SAP a plus

  • Self-Directed & demonstrates the ability to proactively identify and resolve discrepancies or potential issues

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Detail orientated, with high analytical ability

  • Demonstrated financial acumen

  • Excellent problem identification & follow through to issue resolution

  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritize

  • Demonstrates the ability to work well with a variety of individuals

  • Demonstrates an understanding of automated distribution

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