General Information

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Career area:
United States of America
North Carolina
Wednesday, January 18, 2023
Working time:
Additional Locations
* United States of America - North Carolina - Whitsett

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Description and Requirements

Warehouse Operations Manager I -

Location: Whitsett, North Carolina

Function: Global Services Division

Work Schedule: Onsite in Whitsett Monday-Friday. This position requires daily onsite work and does not include hybrid work. We are currently considering candidates who are currently local to the Whitsett, NC area. 

Relocation assistance is not currently offered for this position.


Directs the development and implementation of activities in warehouse area(s) to meet production goals, quality, and cost objectives. Manages the activities of the team and is responsible for staffing decisions, training and development, and performance management of the staff.   Prioritizes production schedules based on product introduction, equipment efficiency, and materials supply. Plans and administers procedures. Makes budgetary recommendations regarding capital expenditures and direct labor as required. Develops schedules and manpower requirements for assigned areas. Selects, develops, and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function.  Position will report directly to Sr Manager of Operations.

Key Primary responsibilities are:

  • Strategically manage warehouse in compliance with company’s policies and vision
  • Oversee receiving, warehousing, shipping
  • Setup layout and ensure efficient space utilization
  • Initiate, coordinate and enforce optimal operational policies and procedures
  • Adhere to all warehousing, handling and shipping legislation requirements
  • Maintain standards of OHSA, C-TPAT and local/federal transportation governance
  • Manage stock control and reconcile with data storage system
  • Interacts with peers, clients, suppliers, and transport companies
  • Plan work rotation’s, assign tasks appropriately and appraise team results
  • Recruit, select, orient, coach and motivate employees
  • Produce reports and statistics regularly (IN/OUT status report, dead stock report etc.)
  • Receive feedback and monitor the quality of services provided

Background Required:

  • Proven track record in operations management (6+ years' experience)
  • Intermediate knowledge of Warehouse Management Systems (EXE, SAP, Oracle, etc.…)
  • Metrics measurements (i.e., delivery, costs, quality audits, exceeding all internal KPI metrics)
  • Continuous Improvement Quality process (i.e., Lean Mfg., Six Sigma, ISO, internal 3K initiatives)
  • Safety Program compliance (OSHA, DOT, and state and local agencies)
  • Proven competencies in (i.e., Word, Excel, Access, MS Office)
  • Analytical skills to evaluate, report, select and implement cost-effective, distribution operations.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Electronics manufacturing background required; EMS experience preferred
  • Education: BS or BA degree or equivalent experience in Logistic Operations
  • Demonstrated Leadership ability and a proven track record of success to support abilities
  • Excellent people skills and the ability to establish an environment that is conducive of continuous improvement, open communication and is free from controversy.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any federal, state, or local protected class.

Lenovo adopted a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for US-based employees. As a condition of employment, employees must adhere to Lenovo’s US Vaccination Policy and be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to any applicable accommodations. To be fully vaccinated means individuals must receive the full series of a vaccine either approved by the FDA or WHO and listed by the CDC (e.g. two dose of the Moderna, AstraZeneca or Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines; or one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine). This applies to all US-based employees, contractors and interns, regardless of work location. As a condition of employment, you must provide proof that you are fully vaccinated or follow Lenovo’s accommodation process.

Additional Locations
* United States of America - North Carolina - Whitsett
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* United States of America - North Carolina
* United States of America - North Carolina - Whitsett