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Supply Chain Manager I

Date: Nov 17, 2022

Location: Quitman, MS, US

Company: Dart Container

Manage the entire supply chain including truck fleet, production and materials planning, purchasing, warehouse and distribution operation in a facility with less than 600 employees with a focus on meeting Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) for safety, quality, production, maintenance, efficiency, and service.

Day-to-Day Role:

  • Foster a culture that embraces safety as the number one overriding priority. Promote and comply with all safety policies, practices, and procedures. Identify opportunities for improvement in safety performance
  • Comply with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)
  • Motivate staff using innovative management techniques to ensure that all departments meet or exceed safety, cost, quality, service and efficiency metrics.
  • Establish an environment that encourages employee engagement, participation and teamwork within and between all departments
  • Recommend, develop and implement new and improved operations and processes, all with a committed focus on safety, quality, service and cost
  • Plan, direct, and coordinate the transportation operations within the facility to provide transportation services
  • Manage the flow of work and materials within or between departments of an establishment according to production schedule
  • Manage activities related to strategic or tactical purchasing, material requirements planning, controlling inventory, warehousing, or receiving
  • Define performance metrics for measurement, comparison, or evaluation of supply chain factors, such as product cost or quality
  • Lead continuous improvement and lean manufacturing initiatives
  • Identify and recommend short- and long-term business strategies
  • Monitor KPI’s anticipating and correcting trends which would compromise achievement of targets
  • Understand, support and follow management expectations in alignment with company values

Core Skills and Qualifications:
The ideal candidate must possess all of the following:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Logistics, Supply Chain or related field with five (5) years of distribution/shipping operations management or leadership assignments demonstrating a progression of increased scope and responsibility
  • Five 5 years’ supervisory experience required with strong leadership and management skills in a high-volume warehouse and/or distribution center
  • Advanced knowledge of business and management principles involved in planning, resource allocation, cost analysis and budgeting, people management, and leadership guidance
  • Displays strong interpersonal skills and is accessible and approachable
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills necessary in order to persuade and influence decision making of individuals, groups, or work teams
  • Ability to utilize business sense and creativity to develop new ideas, approaches and solutions
  • Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
  • Advanced knowledge of Warehouse Management Systems (WMS)
  • Experience using Microsoft Office, including the ability to create basic reports, documents, presentations and spreadsheets in MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint
  • Organizational skills including the ability to prioritize workload to meet deadline
  • Demonstrated project management experience

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • SAP and/or equivalent production and logistics software experience 
  • Production planning, materials planning, and purchasing experience 
  • Lean manufacturing experience

Overview: Dart makes everyday products that give people the freedom to enjoy the food & drinks they love, wherever they are. From to-go containers and dinnerware to tamper-evident food packaging and even the red Solo cup, Dart products have been keeping people on the go and having fun for more than 50 years. Dart is a family-owned, family-focused company of 13,000 employees united by a shared set of values. Headquartered in Mason, MI, Dart has 30 locations in four countries.

Benefits: Dart Container full-time employees enjoy great benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) with company matching contributions, paid vacation, paid holidays, short-term disability, tuition assistance, product discounts and more.

Dart Container is a drug-free workplace.  Candidates are subject to a drug test (excluding THC*/marijuana/cannabis) and background check at the time of offer.

*THC testing ONLY when such testing is required by law.

Dart Container is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all candidates for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

https://www.dartcontainer.com/eeoaa/

If you have a disability and need an accommodation to access this website or for the application process, you should call Dart at (800) 545-3278 Ext 3370 or email us at ADArequests@dart.biz. Relay calls can be made by dialing 711 or the relay number for your state.

If you experience difficulty applying online, you may call (800) 545-3278 Ext 3390 or email us at applicationassistance@dart.biz for assistance.


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