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Distribution Operations Manager at Emerson

Distribution Operations Manager

Emerson Southaven/Mississippi, MS Full Time
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If you are a Manufacturing & Operations professional looking for an opportunity to grow, Emerson has an exciting opportunity for you!  Based in our Southaven, MS location, you will be directly responsible for managing the day to day workflow and production output for the Memphis Distribution Center. This position establishes standards, compliance, scheduling, staffing, and auditing activities to meet customer and company objectives of improved customer service and productivity. Quality and delivery performance will be evaluated against work produced.   Continuous improvement of current processes and ability to enact change will be critical to achieve success.
  • Provide guidance, support, direction and leadership through positive interactions with all personnel during daily operations.
  • Directs and assigns work daily to meet daily production/shipping requirements through proper manpower utilization for production output and flow of work. 
  • Assists in the training and instruction of employees to perform work assignments in a safe, proper and efficient manner, while reinforcing correct safety habits within work groups.
  • Handles all scheduling, personnel paperwork, and timecards.
  • Control labor and material usage to meet or improve standard costs.
  • Maintains good employee relations through counseling and proper application of employee relations policies.
  • Recommends improvements in job methods and processes.
  • Ensures department meets lean manufacturing and continuous improvement goals.
  • Monitors’ and maintains efficiency and productivity utilizing the current data collections system.
  • Assists in maintaining proper inventory levels, coordinating with internal and external organizations, as required.
Excellent oral and written communications skills. Ability to foster an environment of inclusion, making Emerson the employer of choice for candidates and staff.  Pride in ownership of your business, with a deep understanding of what propels the metrics.  Agent of change to drive culture. Nimble learning. The ability to drive results in a collaborative setting is a must.  

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university required
  • Minimum 5  years demonstrated leadership in a manufacturing, operations, or distribution setting
  • Legal work authorization in the United States - Sponsorship will not be provided for this role
  • Strong organizational and human relations skills required.
  • Experience and/or training in Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma desired.
  • Experience with shipping to retail customers strongly preferred.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with managerial, office, and  hourly workforce.
  • High degree of business acumen as it relates to vendors or other individuals outside the organization. 
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Our Commitment to Our People
Across the globe, we are united by a singular Purpose: We drive innovation that makes the world healthier, safer, smarter, and more sustainable. We invest in our employees to ensure they have the marketplace knowledge, skills, and competencies to bring this Purpose to life while competing and leading in a global economy. Our training programs focus on end-to-end development, from onboarding through senior leadership.
Our success is measured by the positive impact we make on people, our communities, and the world through our unwavering focus on environmental, social, and regulatory progress. [ Link removed ]
Flexible and competitive benefits plans offer you the right options to meet your individual and family needs: medical insurance plans, dental and vision coverage, 401(k), tuition reimbursement and more. We also provide you flexible time-off plans, including paid parental leave, vacation, and holiday leave.
Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
At Emerson, we are committed to fostering a culture where every employee is valued and respected for their experiences and perspectives – and that reflects the world around us. We believe a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment contributes to the rich exchange of ideas that inspires innovation and brings the best solutions to our customers.
This philosophy is fundamental to living our company’s values and our responsibility to leave the world in a better place. Learn more about our [ Link removed ]  and [ Link removed ] .
Work Authorization
Emerson will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J or TN, or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Emerson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.
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Emerson is a leading global technology, software and engineering company providing innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and residential markets.
Our Automation Solutions business helps process, hybrid and discrete manufacturers maximize production, protect personnel and the environment while optimizing their energy and operating costs. Our Commercial & Residential Solutions business helps ensure human comfort and health, protect food quality and safety, advance energy efficiency and create sustainable infrastructure.
We help customers in the world’s most essential industries solve the biggest challenges of modern life. Every day, our global workforce fulfills our unified Purpose and lives out the Values we hold close as an organization: Integrity, Safety & Quality, Support Our People, Customer Focus, Continuous Improvement, Collaboration, and Innovation.
Our Causes – Planet, Humanity, Champion, Inclusion and Future – shape, define and fuel Emerson’s culture while inspiring our innovative spirit and driving our focus.
Whether you’re an established professional looking for a career change, an undergraduate student exploring possibilities, or recently received your MBA degree, you’ll find opportunities with us. Join our team and start your journey today!
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