Mgr., Dept.-w&d in Hazleton, PA at The Bountiful Company

Date Posted: 9/13/2021

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    10 Simmons Drive
    Hazleton, PA
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  • Experience:
    At least 4 year(s)
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Job Description

Company Description

The Bountiful Company, a Nestlé Health Science Company, is a pure play branded leader in global nutrition, living at the intersection of science and nature. As a manufacturer, marketer and seller of vitamins, minerals, herbal and other specialty supplements, and active nutrition products, we are focused on enhancing the health and wellness of people’s lives. The Bountiful Company’s portfolio of trusted brands includes Nature's Bounty®, Solgar®, Osteo Bi-Flex®, Puritan’s Pride®, Sundown® and Ester-C®.

Inclusion and Diversity in the workplace matters at The Bountiful Company.  This includes being focused on retaining and recruiting a diverse workforce and building a culture of inclusivity.  Our goal is to create a place where people feel respected, valued and able to bring their authentic selves to work each day. 

Did we mention that we also offer excellent benefits, competitive compensation and a progressive, healthy company culture? If you’ve ever spent your workdays watching the clock, you know how important a positive work environment is for a person’s well-being. The Bountiful Company is committed to supporting wellness in all forms. And when it comes to wellness, nature is a pretty good place to start.

Job Description

The Department Manager, Warehouse & Distribution (W&D) is a critical member of the distribution center Leadership team. This role has overall responsibility for the performance of several teams across a particular department or shift; including safety, quality, productivity and customer service.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • The development and tactical execution of the department’s strategy, annual goals and objectives  that align to the Plant direction (OGSM – Objectives, Goals, Strategies, & Measures).
  • Supports the developing, implementing and sustaining a High Performance Organization (HPO) culture through the use of Daily Direction Setting (DDS) meetings, effective KPI tracking and GEMBA walks; modeling our TIARA (Teamwork, Integrity, Accountability, Respect and Agility) values.
  • Accountable for all aspects of the department’s performance, processes and compliance to achieve expected targets in the areas of safety, quality, cost, productivity, scheduling, and customer service.
  • Leads and develops the team through formal and informal coaching opportunities
  • Enables, participates and implements continuous improvement ideas through site focused improvement events.
  • Operate the department in a highly productive, cost effective manner
  • Provides leadership and guidance to ensure high levels of quality, problem identification and resolution, productivity, and associate involvement and ownership
  • Leads and directs the team leaders in problem identification, defining/executing corrective actions where gaps are foreseen to correct the situation proactively and effectively. 
  • Identifies and reports unsafe conditions and behaviors, takes accountability addressing corrective actions, creates a safe, healthy and positive working environment for all associates working at this plant.
  • Responsible for meeting customer delivery commitments on time, first time, every time.

Job Requirements

  • Minimum of 4 years of management experience in a fast-paced warehouse and distribution environment
  • Management experience at front-line leader level for a medium sized facility or a multi-departmental span of control within a much larger organization, reflecting responsibility for at least 15 to 40 associates
  • Substantial technical background, evidenced by academic credentials and professional experience
  • A degree in Business Management or a similar Supply Chain technical discipline is a plus
  • Ability to lead, train, motivate, and develop successful teams
  • PC skills that encompass Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines, and to coach others on doing the same.
  • Influencing skills and ability to work effectively on a team
  • Passion to learn and teach and for building capabilities in others
  • Effectively communicate and collaborate with senior management, outside consultants, suppliers and subordinates
  • Should be an assertive self-starter, who can also consistently display the interpersonal skills of both a strong leader and an effective team player
  • Ability to successfully collaborate with support functions such as EH&S, Quality, Maintenance, Production, Inventory Control, Planning, Human Resources, etc.
  • Must be able to lift & lower 30+ lbs.
  • Walking/standing/stairs in a warehouse environment
  • Minimal Travel

Ref # POS000002372


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