BISSELL Homecare, Inc

Traffic Warehouse Manager

Job Locations US-MO-Fenton
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(4/1/2023 10:38 AM)
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In this position, the successful candidate will perform the following job responsibilities:


  • Manage/Supervise Traffic & Shipping departments.
  • Budget Management - Responsible for meeting department budget targets, transportation & warehouse cost management budgets. Audit all expenses and find cost effective solutions.
  • As the Shipping Manager, develop, plan, document completion, manage daily activity and execute the strategy for multiple distribution and shipping operations in support of the company goals.
  • Lead a team of supervisors, coordinators and loaders to success. Have a mission statement to support all company goals and objectives through the accurate processes and finish good shipments.
  • Leads the Traffic & Shipping Teams in executing best practices and measuring performance through agreed upon Key Performance Indicators (KPIs). Continuous improvement, writing/updating work instructions, providing performance metrics, claim management making recommendations to improve productivity, quality, and efficiency of operations
  • Monitors and controls non-compliance fines with Retailers. Leads this task with communicating with all departments within the company and establishing corrective action plans.
  • Lean Six Sigma/6S Methodologies - Participates actively in Lean initiatives, including 6S and continuous improvement activities.
  • Participates and encourages participation in the “Stop” safety program as it promotes a safer work environment. Train team to ensure all safety rules are adhered to and proper safety equipment is worn and used as required.
  • Employee Relations – performance management, coaching, training and guiding associates in keeping with all Rug Doctor Values.
  • Ensure compliance with the Department of Transportation regulations and all State and Federal weight limit requirements are strictly adhered to at all times.
  • Coordinates interdepartmental shipment activity with Field Teams, Corporate Office, Manufacturing, Quality Assurance, Inventory Control, Warehousing, Procurement, etc. and ensures accurate interdepartmental chargebacks.
  • Project Management, Cost Reduction and Sourcing Strategy development
  • Oversee Ct-PAT program and committee/team to ensure CT-Pat compliance for the Fenton Missouri facility and work with Procurement on Supplier compliance.
  • Demand & shipment planning - ensure machine and chemical production meets shipping schedule/timing.
  • Research retail customer guidelines and implement progresses and procedures in advance to insure Rug Doctor meets all requirements avoiding penalties.
  • Complete all necessary forms and documents for international shipping. Make arrangements and set bookings for freight to be shipped by air freight or ocean vessels.
  • Prepare and provide accurate monthly freight accruals to AP.
  • Monitor transportation lanes and ensure timely transfer of goods between all facilities.
  • Monitor all storage charges to ensure container/trailers are scheduled and unloaded in a timely manner.
  • Travel may be required.


Required Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • 3 years Traffic experience

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Knowledge of JDE business software
  • DOT requirements and Hazmat rules and regulations knowledge, a plus
  • Detail oriented with good basic mathematical aptitude
  • Good interpersonal/communications skills
  • Works well in a high-pressure, team environment
  • Learns quickly along with good memory retention
  • Ability to arrive at sound conclusions upon consideration of facts and alternatives, while effectively exercising discretion and independent judgement
  • Work overtime as requested

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Rug Doctor is an EOE company. Consent of candidate is required to complete a criminal background inquiry, to qualify and be considered for employment.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


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