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Group General Manager - SC Johnson


COMPANY

Our client is APL Logistics, a division of American Presidents Line, which is the seventh largest global ocean shipping line in the world, operating in over 100 countries. With more than 160 years of experience, this $1.5 Billion international logistics division provides ocean shipping and container transportation services through a network combining high-quality intermodal operations with leading-edge IT and e-commerce. 

DESCRIPTION
APL Logistics secured a contract with SC Johnson and needs to place a Group General Manager for their Kenosha, WI facility. This position will be responsible for the overall performance of multiple distribution center locations in and around the Western area.  

LOCATION
Kenosha, WI

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Directs the operations of the warehouse management team to achieve prescribed objectives.
• Develops and maintains a productive work team by creating programs for hiring, training, professional development, coach, counsel and discipline subordinates.
• Implements performance evaluation system that will provide a forum to two-way communication in reviewing past performance, setting future goals, and clearly defining expectations.
• Ensures the creation of the necessary transportation information systems to meet Company objectives and facilitate the efficient operations of transportation.
• Remains knowledgeable regarding changes in hardware and software technology.
• Assists in the establishment of customer service standards for all accounts and communicates and emphasizes the importance of these standards to all personnel.
• Maintains appropriate contact with all accounts and responds to requests when made.
• Participates in Company marketing and sales efforts, including planning new account strategies, prospecting for new accounts, making sales calls, developing and quoting rates, negotiating contracts and closing sales.
• Develops and recommends an annual operating budget.
• Develops and manages a system of controls to ensure that service levels and performance goals for the operation are met within prescribed cost, revenue and profit parameters.
• Ensures that all accounts achieve predetermined profit standards.
• Procures equipment and facilities required to assure efficient operation and meet Company profit goals.
• Develops suitable programs for maintaining Company standards of safety, sanitation, maintenance, security, housekeeping, and work habits in the operation of equipment and facilities in a manner that assures their most safe and efficient operation.
• Participates in local trade, professional and civic associations as a representative of the Company.

REQUIREMENTS
• 7 + years of 3PL warehousing experience, including 5 + years of management experience
• Bachelor’s Degree preferred in Logistics, Transportation, Distribution, Business or equivalent combination of education and experience
• Must have proven successful management skills
• Must be able to develop and manage budgets
• Must be able to analyze and comprehend data
• Strong working knowledge of PC software use including: Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint

COMPENSATION

• Base Salary $130,000-$170,000
• Bonus
• Full relocation