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Warehouse Manager

Memphis, TN, United States of America
Job Reference JR0073430
Professional Areas Industry
Function Operations, Engineering and Maintenance
Contract Type Permanent
Years of Work Experience 5 - 8
Start date 2024-02-19

Louis Dreyfus Company is a leading merchant and processor of agricultural goods. Our activities span the entire value chain from farm to fork, across a broad range of business lines, we leverage our global reach and extensive asset network to serve our customers and consumers around the world. Structured as a matrix organization of six geographical regions and ten platforms, Louis Dreyfus Company is active in over 100 countries and employs approximately 17,000 people globally.

Overall Purpose and Objective of Position

Ensure the warehouse operates at peak efficiency, with customer satisfaction being the primary goal, by supervising, organizing, directing, and training warehouse employees and establishing, monitoring, and managing operational goals.  Direct and coordinate all cotton warehousing activities. 

Primary Responsibilities/Essential Functions

  • Maintains receiving, warehousing, and distribution operations by initiating, coordinating and enforcing programs, operation and personnel policies and procedures.

  • Complies with federal, state, and local warehousing, material handling and shipping requirements; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.

  • Safeguards warehouse facility, operations, and contents by monitoring fire protection systems and ensuring that the systems are locked open and functioning properly.  Also responsible for ensuring that identified personnel is available to answer fire alarms 24/7 throughout the year.

  • Inspects and maintains the physical condition of warehouse and equipment.  Issuing work orders for repair and requisitions for replacement of equipment.

  • Ensure that the appropriate inventory management policies are practiced.  Control inventory levels by conducting physical counts and reconciling with warehouse data management system.

  • Operate lift truck as needed.

  • Active member of the facility SHE Program, allocates sufficient resources to ensure SHE Program is implemented, maintained and effective.  Maintains good working knowledge of SHE policies, rules and procedures applicable to facility and ensures all applicable requirements are adhered to.  Ensures unsafe working conditions are remedied as soon as practicable.

  • Schedule and oversee warehouse team to meet the shipping demands and manage the flow and quality of work to maximize efficiency and minimize overtime.

  • Perform all related responsibilities as required.

Education/Professional Certifications/Licenses

  • Bachelor’s degree or five years related experience and/or training; or the equivalent combination.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (including any physical demands)

  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or government regulations.  Must be able to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals. 

  • Effectively present information and respond to questions pertaining to job.

  • Able to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations.  Interpret a variety of instructions.

  • Job requirements include standing, walking, sitting, use of hands to finger, handle and feel objects, tools or controls.  Must be able to reach with hands and arms; climb balance, stoop, kneel crouch and crawl.  Also have the ability to speak and hear.

  • Required to regularly lift/move up to 25 pounds, occasionally up to 50 pounds.

  • Specific vision abilities are required.  These include good close and distance vision, color and peripheral vision.  Good depth perception and the ability to focus are necessary.

Working Conditions

Duties are performed in typical warehousing conditions in and outside of buildings.  Working frequently near moving mechanical parts and could be exposed to fumes and cotton dust.

Employee Supervision

Supervises 2 or more employees.

Decision Making/Accountability

Direct and coordinate all cotton warehousing activities.

Additional Information for the job

What We Offer

We provide a dynamic and stimulating international environment, which will stretch and develop your abilities and channel your skills and expertise with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.

- Comprehensive benefits program including medical, dental and vision care coverage, flexible spending account plans, employee assistance program, life insurance and disability coverage
- 401k with Company Match
- Family Friendly Benefits including childbirth and parental leave, fertility and family building benefits
- Paid Time Off (PTO) and Paid Holidays
- Hybrid work available (not applicable to all roles)

Diversity & Inclusion

LDC is driven by a set of shared values and high ethical standards, with diversity and inclusion being part of our DNA. LDC is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity, equity and inclusion.

LDC encourages diversity, supports local communities and environmental initiatives. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply.

Equal employment opportunity (EEO)

Louis Dreyfus Company provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Sustainability

Sustainable value is at the heart of our purpose as a company.

We are passionate about creating fair and sustainable value, both for our business and for other value chain stakeholders: our people, our business partners, the communities we touch and the environment around us

Company Description

Louis Dreyfus Company is a leading merchant and processor of agricultural goods. Our activities span the entire value chain from farm to fork, across a broad range of business lines, we leverage our global reach and extensive asset network to serve our customers and consumers around the world. Structured as a matrix organization of six geographical regions and ten platforms, Louis Dreyfus Company is active in over 100 countries and employs approximately 17,000 people globally.


Job Description

Overall Purpose and Objective of Position

Ensure the warehouse operates at peak efficiency, with customer satisfaction being the primary goal, by supervising, organizing, directing, and training warehouse employees and establishing, monitoring, and managing operational goals.  Direct and coordinate all cotton warehousing activities. 

Primary Responsibilities/Essential Functions

  • Maintains receiving, warehousing, and distribution operations by initiating, coordinating and enforcing programs, operation and personnel policies and procedures.

  • Complies with federal, state, and local warehousing, material handling and shipping requirements; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.

  • Safeguards warehouse facility, operations, and contents by monitoring fire protection systems and ensuring that the systems are locked open and functioning properly.  Also responsible for ensuring that identified personnel is available to answer fire alarms 24/7 throughout the year.

  • Inspects and maintains the physical condition of warehouse and equipment.  Issuing work orders for repair and requisitions for replacement of equipment.

  • Ensure that the appropriate inventory management policies are practiced.  Control inventory levels by conducting physical counts and reconciling with warehouse data management system.

  • Operate lift truck as needed.

  • Active member of the facility SHE Program, allocates sufficient resources to ensure SHE Program is implemented, maintained and effective.  Maintains good working knowledge of SHE policies, rules and procedures applicable to facility and ensures all applicable requirements are adhered to.  Ensures unsafe working conditions are remedied as soon as practicable.

  • Schedule and oversee warehouse team to meet the shipping demands and manage the flow and quality of work to maximize efficiency and minimize overtime.

  • Perform all related responsibilities as required.

Education/Professional Certifications/Licenses

  • Bachelor’s degree or five years related experience and/or training; or the equivalent combination.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (including any physical demands)

  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or government regulations.  Must be able to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals. 

  • Effectively present information and respond to questions pertaining to job.

  • Able to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations.  Interpret a variety of instructions.

  • Job requirements include standing, walking, sitting, use of hands to finger, handle and feel objects, tools or controls.  Must be able to reach with hands and arms; climb balance, stoop, kneel crouch and crawl.  Also have the ability to speak and hear.

  • Required to regularly lift/move up to 25 pounds, occasionally up to 50 pounds.

  • Specific vision abilities are required.  These include good close and distance vision, color and peripheral vision.  Good depth perception and the ability to focus are necessary.

Working Conditions

Duties are performed in typical warehousing conditions in and outside of buildings.  Working frequently near moving mechanical parts and could be exposed to fumes and cotton dust.

Employee Supervision

Supervises 2 or more employees.

Decision Making/Accountability

Direct and coordinate all cotton warehousing activities.


Additional Information

Additional Information for the job

What We Offer

We provide a dynamic and stimulating international environment, which will stretch and develop your abilities and channel your skills and expertise with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.

- Comprehensive benefits program including medical, dental and vision care coverage, flexible spending account plans, employee assistance program, life insurance and disability coverage
- 401k with Company Match
- Family Friendly Benefits including childbirth and parental leave, fertility and family building benefits
- Paid Time Off (PTO) and Paid Holidays
- Hybrid work available (not applicable to all roles)

Diversity & Inclusion

LDC is driven by a set of shared values and high ethical standards, with diversity and inclusion being part of our DNA. LDC is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity, equity and inclusion.

LDC encourages diversity, supports local communities and environmental initiatives. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply.

Equal employment opportunity (EEO)

Louis Dreyfus Company provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Sustainability

Sustainable value is at the heart of our purpose as a company.

We are passionate about creating fair and sustainable value, both for our business and for other value chain stakeholders: our people, our business partners, the communities we touch and the environment around us