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Lennox Sr. Manager, Distribution in Stone Mountain, Georgia

Company Overview

Lennox International (LII) is a leading global provider of innovative climate control solutions for heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVACR) markets.

Beginning over a century ago, Lennox International has built a strong heritage of Innovation and Responsibility. Our position as an innovation leader continually inspires us to promote more efficient energy use and a healthier environment through our product operations. Our engaged and diverse workforce is committed to providing climate control solutions that provide the most value and comfort for our customers.

Heatcraft Worldwide Refrigeration is a long-standing leader in the world of commercial refrigeration, providing climate-control solutions to customers in more than 70 countries. Their state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in the cities of Stone Mountain, Columbus and Tifton, Georgia, produce evaporators, condensers, compressor racks, merchandise display cases and other top-quality refrigeration products for their six market-leading brands: Bohn, Larkin, Climate Control, Chandler, Kysor/Warren and InterLink. Heatcraft products are primarily used to preserve food and other perishables in supermarkets, convenience stores, restaurants, warehouses and distribution centers, in addition to other applications such as data centers, pharmaceutical and industrial process cooling.

We are proud to have instilled a shared sense of responsibility and commitment among our approximately 10,000 employees located throughout North America, South America and Europe.

Job Description

This senior manager leads a multi-site distribution network, with direct responsibility for the performance of distribution operations relative to safety, operational plans, budget, and shipping and inventory accuracy.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Being a champion for safety in all non-manufacturing locations, which includes ensuring the timely completion of training, adherence to all safety and OSHA policies, the upkeep of all vehicles and equipment, and the continuous improvement and effectiveness of our safety programs.

  • Ensuring compliance with all policies and procedures, including compliance activities.

  • Increasing the productivity and efficiency of all Distribution Center operations, through the use of continuous improvement methodology and standardization.

  • Ensuring that all products, whether finished goods or purchased components are appropriately handled, stored, and loaded to minimize product damage, whether through internal processes or during transportation.

  • Achieving and sustaining on-time shipment and on-time delivery goals

  • Collaborating with Customer Service, Factory Operations, and Transportation to ensure that delivery goals are achieved.

  • Implement inventory control processes and procedures to achieve and sustain accuracy goals.

  • Achieve goals related to distribution expenses, including planning, staffing, repair & maintenance, and other items related to budget management.

  • Partner with the Transportation group to ensure that our business achieves goals related to freight expenses.

  • Train, develop, and mentor direct reports, while ensuring that the whole organization is appropriately staffed and trained.

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Requires at least 8-10 years of relevant experience.

  • Requires previous direct management of a large, multi-shift, high-volume, fast-paced warehouse environment

  • Excellent knowledge of regional distribution center best practices, policies, procedures, and terms of trade

  • Experiential knowledge of fiscal control, budget forecasting, and distribution operation metrics

  • Excellent leadership and able to build successful teams

  • Familiar with lean distribution methodologies

  • Excellent decision making and creative problem solving skills

  • Steady performer under pressure

  • Requires computer literacy in MS Office, including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

  • Prefer experience within HVAC/R or white goods industries

Requisition # 2018-15588

Category Service Operations

Shift / Hours Regular

Lennox International is an Equal Opportunity Employer and supports a diverse, inclusive work environment.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, transgender status, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Applicants with Disabilities

If you are an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, you may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting us at Recruitment@Lennoxintl.com

E-Verify Participation

For jobs located within the United States, LII participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program known as E-Verify.

Please visit the E-Verify website for more information on this program.

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