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Open Positions for Loris, SC

Job Description

Position Overview:

Assist with populating and refining product records for our e-commerce business. Perform product database and e-commerce site research (e.g., creating lists of item numbers for specific product categories, identifying records with missing or incorrect data, etc.) as needed. Strong English spelling and grammar skills and excellent attention to detail required. Previous experience with eBay is required.

Main Job Tasks & Responsibilities

  • eBay listing updating, re-configuring, maintaining
  • Manage and control e-commerce inventory levels to optimize sales, gross margin and sell through of product

Qualifications:

  • HTML knowledge is a must
  • Extensive knowledge of eBay, included but not limited to: Listing Management, KPI Reporting, Cassini Algorithm
  • Extensive knowledge of MS Access and MS Excel

Job Title: 

Product Manager

 

Work Location:

Loris, SC

Position Overview:

The Product Manager is responsible for managing products as assigned by the Director of Product Management. This includes managing the product throughout the product lifecycle, gathering product and customer requirements, defining the product objectives, and working closely with the factories to deliver new products. The Assistant Product Manager also will be working with sales, marketing, and the factory to ensure revenue and customer satisfaction goals are met. The Assistant Product Manager must be a subject matter expert on their products including competitors, technical requirements and market activity.

General Responsibilities:

  • Perform product line research and project management for market demand pricing and the competitive environment
  • Create and present for approval a strategic product plan that includes a strategic assessment, competitive overview, strategic goals, portfolio analysis, and action plans for each product line on an annual basis.
  • Be an expert with respect to the competition for assigned product lines and the subject matter expert for assigned products
  • Actively develop sales tools and marketing materials to support the product
  • Recommend new product additions to product lines with supporting research
  • Supervise and train Assistant Product Managers assigned to the Product Managers area
  • Train sales and marketing organization on new and existing products
  • Actively communicate with regular reporting the status of projects to all stakeholders; including senior management and cross-functional teams
  • Create special analysis and reports to support new customer proposals
  • Work with the factory to reduce/eliminate product quality issues and identify cost reduction and value improvement opportunities
  • Plan product exhibits and displays and participate in trade show support and representation when needed
  • Initiate the setup of new parts with the Catalog and Data Specialist and Supply Chain Department
  • Responsible for collecting product interchange, drawings, packaging data
  • Coordinate the product launch process; including technical support to marketing for promotional material and packaging requirements
  • Interact with sales force and customers as necessary to accomplish responsibilities
  • Utilize tools such as AllData to research OEM information and data for date range expansion opportunities
  • Analyze product line sales and develop relevant reports and analysis for management on a regular reporting cycle
  • Support marketing with new product and now in stock announcements
  • Develop financial sales and profitability goals for assigned product lines
  • Recommend pricing for new and existing products based on Company standards
  • Developing and publish accurate and efficient SOPs for areas of responsibility
  • Develop and maintain relationships with customer, suppliers, and industry trade association partners to facilitate the collection and dissemination of high-quality product data and promote assigned product lines

 Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, computer science or marketing, Automotive with 5+ years’ experience or equivalent experience and education
  • Mechanical aptitude and a general understanding of automotive parts
  • Excellent project management, organization and analytical skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication and people skills
  • Analytical ability
  • Customer service skills and orientation
  • Decision Making
  • Initiative
  • Supervisory skills
  • Inventory Control Knowledge
  • Ability to travel (20%)
  • Mathematical Aptitude
  • Ability to negotiate successfully
  • High proficiency with office productivity software; particularly Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Access, and Google tools

Job Title: 

Demand & Supply Planner

Organizational Alignment:                                                                                                                        

Reports directly to Manager of Supply Chain & Logistics

Work Location:

Loris, SC

Position Overview:

Demand: Analyze historical sales data per product category and develop a forecast that supports the future sales requirements.

Supply: Optimize the balance of inventory across the Supply Chain network in line with target customer service levels, forecast accuracy and safety stock targets for the allocated portfolio of SKU’s for which she/he is accountable.

General Responsibilities:

  • Develop and manage a 12-month rolling demand plan/sales forecast for assigned customer(s)
  • Support the supply chain forecast by analyzing the pipeline with internal Demand Planning model (SMOOTHIE) and place PO’s with supplier(s) as needed
  • Update Ladder Plan weekly and complete all necessary analysis for inventory gaps and fill rate issues
  • Update and maintain SMOOTHIE database
  • Follow-up on all PO’s to ensure on-time delivery and accuracy of open PO quantities
  • Create PO’s in ERP system (Sage) and update ETA dates weekly
  • Anticipate out of stocks and create recovery plans
  • Packaging box(es) and bag ordering for managed product line
  • Analyze and report on SKU’s selling lower than anticipated
  • Analyze and report on SKU’s selling more than anticipated
  • Maintain forecasting database with POS data and China Warehouse Stock
  • Work with sales team and Manager to coordinate implementation of projects such as promotions and liquidation
  • Prepare and publish monthly forecast accuracy reports to communicate significant variance to plan
  • Update and publish required reports
  • Provide ad hoc data analysis, data pulls and reporting to support the overall supply chain as needed
  • Participate in product availability meetings to ensure product development, supply chain and sales teams are communicating the status of upcoming product launches and product delays/issues
  • Attend weekly China video conference calls and work with suppliers on a daily basis
  • Conduct monthly CPFR & Demand Planning calls with the customer
  • Possible temporary travel to China, as needed, for new product rollouts and new projects

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree; Preferably in Business, Math or Analytics
  • Basic experience with Microsoft Access
  • Advanced Excel skills (VLOOKUPS, PIVOT Tables, IF Statements, etc)
  • 2+ years Supply Chain experience
  • 1+ years Forecasting or Demand Planning experience; preferably with a large Retail customer
  • Problem solving
  • Analytical skills
  • Numerical Comprehension
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills
  • Bilingual in Mandarin a plus; preferred but not required

Position Overview:

The Assistant Product Manager is responsible for managing products as assigned by the Director of Product Management. This includes managing the product throughout the product lifecycle, gathering product and customer requirements, defining the product objectives, and working closely with the factories to deliver new products. The Assistant Product Manager also will be working with sales, marketing, and the factory to ensure revenue and customer satisfaction goals are met. The Assistant Product Manager must be a subject matter expert on their products including competitors, technical requirements and market activity.
General Responsibilities:

  • Perform product line research and project management for market demand pricing and the competitive environment
  • Be an expert with respect to the competition for assigned product lines and the subject matter expert for assigned products
  • Contributes to the development of sales tools and collateral materials to support the product
  • Recommend new product additions to product lines with supporting research
  • Assist in training sales and marketing organization on new and existing products
  • Work with the factory to reduce/eliminate product quality issues and identify cost reduction and value improvement opportunities
  • Contribute to and participate in trade show support and representation when needed
  • Initiate the setup of new parts with the Catalog and Data Specialist and Supply Chain Department
  • Help coordinate product launch; including technical support to marketing for promotional material and packaging requirements
  • Interact with sales force and customers as necessary to accomplish responsibilities
  • Utilize tools such as AllData to research OEM information and data for date range expansion opportunities
  • Analyze product line sales and develop relevant reports and analysis for management
  • Recommend marketing actions to accelerate product sales
  • Review slow movers recommending actions to improve sales and recommend products to phase out
  • Supervise first sample quality approvals
  • Support marketing with new product and now in stock announcements
  • Assist in development of sales and profit goals for assigned product lines
  • Assist the Product Management team in developing accurate and efficient SOP for the department.
  • Assists the Catalog and Data Administrator in maintaining samples in the sample room and keep Sage 100 sample location data accurate.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with customer, supplier, and industry trade association partners to facilitate the collection and dissemination of high-quality product data and promote assigned product lines
  • Assist the Director of Product Management with product quality issues, quality improvement efforts, and management of the product quarantine process.

Qualifications:

  • Mechanical aptitude and general understanding of automotive parts
  • Successful experience working with a project team
  • Excellent project management, organization and analytical skills
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • Analytical ability
  • Customer service skills and orientation
  • Decision Making
  • Initiative
  • Interpersonal – People skills
  • Inventory Control Knowledge
  • Project & People Management Skills
  • Mathematical Aptitude
  • Ability to negotiate successfully

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, computer science or marketing, Automotive with 5+ years’ experience or equivalent experience and education

Open Positions for Tabor City, NC

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Position Overview:

To assist the DC Operations Manager with the administration of the day-to-day operations of DMA’s Distribution Centers functions and duties. To carry out the responsibilities of setting and achieving the weekly work plans while ensuring our customer expectations are being successfully met.

Responsibilities

This role is responsible for managing the following diverse operations within the Mullins DMA Distribution Center

  • Prepare the weekly operations work planning calendar in advance of the upcoming work week and review plan with the DC Operations Manager for sign off and agreement
  • Responsible for ensuring that employees are working in compliance with the company’s Code of Conduct
  • Take the appropriate steps to coach, council and discipline employee behaviors and work performance as required and directed in coordination with HR
  • Challenge employees whose attendance record is unacceptable and counsel them to improve
  • Communicate all employee conduct and performance issues with the DC Operations Manager and HR prior to taking specific actions with the employee
  • Ensure that all new hire employees are receiving their 90-day performance reviews and that all regular full-time employees are receiving their annual review – on time
  • Hold Team meetings with employees to communicate goals and objective as well as provide training in new SOP’s or related topics
  • Responsible for the receipt of all Inbound container receiving
  • Ensure the appropriate labor force needs have been determined and arranged to support the workload
  • Ensure all supporting paperwork has been prepared in advance and the work area is organized and ready to begin the operation
  • Ensure products are offloaded, organized, counted and placed into the proper storage locations for either restock and or overstock
  • Verify all counts and any variances and communicate to the DC Operations Manager and other supporting functions if problems are noted
  • Ensure all receiving SOP’s are being followed always
  • Provide daily oversight of the outbound order Pulling/Packing/Shipping teams including planning for the appropriate staffing levels necessary to achieve the daily work plan across all customer sales channels

 

 

  • Responsible for ensuring all SOP’s are being followed and that time metrics for each operation is being tracked and recorded. Most of shipments will be truck load and multi truck load and will require specialized packing and labeling standards
  • Record and communicate any process exceptions or failures to the Operations Manager and all other appropriate departments in a timely manner
  • Responsible for performing a root cause failure analysis and recommending necessary process improvements to Senior Management
  • Responsible for implementing and maintaining employee cross training efforts to ensure a flexible and competent workforce is in place
  • Ensure regular maintenance and safety checks on all operating equipment being used within the operation has been completed and recorded daily
  • Ensure daily equipment safety checks are performed prior to equipment being put into operation.
  • Maintain a PMI Log, according to operating SOP’s, on all equipment. Any issues should be immediately brought to the DC Operations Manager attention in a timely and proactive manner
  • Ensure compliance with all Safety Code standards for tag out / lock out of equipment that is not in use or is awaiting service
  • Ensure the monitoring of correct water levels in all electric forklift batteries
  • Ensure all employees operating equipment have received the proper training and certifications prior to allowing them to operate any equipment within the facility
  • Ensure all employees are follow safety procedures, such as the use of safety harnesses or seat belts, when operating equipment
  • Ensure proper documentation, counseling and retraining in all instances where an employee has violated a safety policy
  • Notify the HR department of any violations in safety compliances
  • Maintain the cleanliness standards of the DC facility daily
  • Set a house keeping schedule for each area and assign responsibilities for keeping the area clean and free from dust, trash and debris
  • Ensure that products are neatly stacked within the shelving and that boxes are regularly dusted
  • Set a regular schedule to ensure the breakroom and restroom facilities are kept to an above average cleanliness level
  • Set a regular schedule for running the floor sweeping and scrubbing machine to keep the dust down to a minimum

Requirements

  • A High School education with relevant experience and or any similar combination of education and experience
  • Strong leadership, administrative, problem-solving, critical thinking and reasoning skills, strong communication skills, time management abilities, knowledge of office procedures
  • Requires effective oral and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills and computer literacy that includes proficiency in Email, Word and the use of Excel Spreadsheets, Sage 100 ERP System, UPS World Ship, FedEx Shipping Manager, Google Docs (Corporate Metric Reporting)

Job Title: 

DC Fulfillment Center Warehouse Associate

Organizational Alignment:

Reports directly to the specific work team area lead Supervisor

Position Overview:

The DC Fulfillment Center Warehouse Associate is responsible for performing various work task duties in support of successfully processing of customer orders correctly and on time.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs material handling (including, but not limited to receiving, unloading, stocking shelves and performing inventory cycle counts), order picking, packing and shipping using modern and sophisticated distribution methods and work processes
  • Performs work tasks in compliance with standard operating procedures while ensuring the work is done within the required performance metrics and to the expected level of quality
  • Embraces cross training activities that promotes a flexible work force capable of shifting to meet the labor demands of the DC operation
  • Participates in continuous improvement initiatives guided towards achieving higher levels of efficiency
  • Observes and complies with company established rules and policies that ensure a safe and productive work environment for everyone
  • Maintains a clean and safe workplace by ensuring compliance standards are met and PPE is always adhered too
  • Operates all powered industrial trucks and equipment in a manner that ensures the safety of the operator and that of others working in and around the same areas
  • Understands the importance of an acceptable attendance record and makes best efforts limit their impacts and disruptions to the operations due to excessive absences

Perform additional duties as assigned.

Work Environment:

  • Modern DC Fulfillment warehouse facility utilizing various styles and types of equipment and technology to ensure efficient, accurate and timely processing of customer orders
  • High level of automation and mechanized material handling equipment
  • The company emphasizes quality, safety, and accuracy over just speed
  • Physical requirements – Significant standing, walking through the warehouse, and consistent lifting (up to 50 Lbs.) of products is required. Use of carton knifes, taping equipment, automated strappers, pallet wrappers, carts, and various other small hand tools

Education and/or Work/Skill Experience:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Minimum one to three years direct warehouse experience in a fast-paced manufacturing or distribution environment where small parcel and LTL/LT customer order processing occurs
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Strong computer and technology usage skills required
  • Familiarity with distribution software systems highly preferred
  • Strong communication, both written and verbal with equally strong interpersonal skills required

Job Title: 

Part-Time DC Fulfillment Center Warehouse Associate

Organizational Alignment:

Reports directly to the specific work team area lead Supervisor

Position Overview:

The DC Fulfillment Center Warehouse Associate is responsible for performing various work task duties in support of successfully processing of customer orders correctly and on time.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs material handling (including, but not limited to: receiving, unloading, stocking shelves and performing inventory cycle counts), order picking, packing and shipping using modern and sophisticated distribution methods and work processes.
  • Performs work tasks in compliance with standard operating procedures while ensuring the work is done within the required performance metrics and to the expected level of quality.
  • Embraces cross training activities that promotes a flexible work force capable of shifting to meet the labor demands of the DC operation.
  • Tracks and records daily work performance achievements within the Labor Tracker Metrics System.
  • Participates in continuous improvement initiatives guided towards achieving higher levels of efficiency.
  • Observes and complies with company established rules and policies that ensure a safe and productive work environment for everyone.
  • Maintains a clean and safe workplace by ensuring compliance standards are met and PPE is always adhered to.
  • Operates all powered industrial trucks and equipment in a manner that ensures the safety of the operator and that of others working in and around the same areas.
  • Understands the importance of an acceptable attendance record and makes best efforts to limit their impacts and disruptions to the operations due to excessive absences.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.

Work Environment:

  • Modern DC Fulfillment warehouse facility utilizing various styles and types of equipment and technology to ensure efficient, accurate and timely processing of customer orders.
  • High level of automation and mechanized material handling equipment
  • The company emphasizes quality, safety, and accuracy over just speed.
  • Physical requirements – Significant standing, walking through the warehouse, and consistent lifting (up to 50 Lbs.) of products is required. Use of carton knifes, taping equipment, automated strappers, pallet wrappers, carts, and various other small hand tools.

Education and/or Work/Skill Experience:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Minimum one to three years direct warehouse experience in a fast-paced manufacturing or distribution environment where small parcel and LTL/LT customer order processing occurs
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Strong computer and technology usage skills required
  • Familiarity with distribution software systems highly preferred
  • Strong communication, both written and verbal with equally strong interpersonal skills required

Open Positions for Mullins, SC

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Position Overview:

The Facility Maintenance Tech will be responsible for performing all general building maintenance, cleaning and upkeep as required.   This position will also be responsible for following weekly and monthly scheduled tasks as directed by DC Facility Management.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain the facility, both internally and externally, in accordance with the facility cleaning and maintenance schedules.
  • Perform regularly scheduled general maintenance within the facility, including general janitorial cleaning, trash removal, painting, and running the warehouse floor sweeper and scrubber
  • Maintain the external building ensuring grass, shrubs, plants, sidewalks, and road and ensure all are maintained on an ongoing basis
  • Perform both scheduled and unscheduled facility maintenance as assigned
  • Complete a weekly log for all warehouse assigned tasks completed to review with Manager
  • Maintain a clean building by performing area housekeeping inspections to ensure effectiveness of team cleaning expectations
  • Responsible for conducting general maintenance and repairs on facility equipment and property structures as assigned
  • Maintain company equipment at facility as needed
  • Report any issues to management
  • Report any unsafe conditions to management

Education and Experience:

  • Experience in performing general facility janitorial cleaning duties
  • Landscaping experience a plus
  • Ability to prepare routine facility reports and communicate effectively with Management
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Minimum of 1-year experience in a similar role
  • Mechanical aptitude is a plus

Other:

  • Ability to follow directions, SOP processes and order of priorities
  • Ability to communicate in a timely manner of any issues, obstacles or problems
  • Incumbent work hours/schedule and/or shift are subject to change based on business needs and Management discretion
  • Hourly employees are expected to work overtime during the week and/or weekends as requested
  • Other duties may be assigned as business necessitates
    • Maintain the facility, both internally and externally, in accordance with the facility cleaning and maintenance schedules.
    • Perform regularly scheduled general maintenance within the facility, including general janitorial cleaning, trash removal, painting, and running the warehouse floor sweeper and scrubber
    • Maintain the external building ensuring grass, shrubs, plants, sidewalks, and road and ensure all are maintained on an ongoing basis
    • Perform both scheduled and unscheduled facility maintenance as assigned
    • Complete a weekly log for all warehouse assigned tasks completed to review with Manager
    • Maintain a clean building by performing area housekeeping inspections to ensure effectiveness of team cleaning expectations
    • Responsible for conducting general maintenance and repairs on facility equipment and property structures as assigned
    • Maintain company equipment at facility as needed
    • Report any issues to management
    • Report any unsafe conditions to management
    • Company has a “Zero Tolerance” policy regarding insubordination and/or refusal to carry out work as directed. This can result in immediate separation of employment

Job Title: 

DC Fulfillment Center Warehouse Associate

Organizational Alignment:

Reports directly to the specific work team area lead Supervisor

Position Overview:

The DC Fulfillment Center Warehouse Associate is responsible for performing various work task duties in support of successfully processing of customer orders correctly and on time.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs material handling (including, but not limited to receiving, unloading, stocking shelves and performing inventory cycle counts), order picking, packing and shipping using modern and sophisticated distribution methods and work processes
  • Performs work tasks in compliance with standard operating procedures while ensuring the work is done within the required performance metrics and to the expected level of quality
  • Embraces cross training activities that promotes a flexible work force capable of shifting to meet the labor demands of the DC operation
  • Participates in continuous improvement initiatives guided towards achieving higher levels of efficiency
  • Observes and complies with company established rules and policies that ensure a safe and productive work environment for everyone
  • Maintains a clean and safe workplace by ensuring compliance standards are met and PPE is always adhered too
  • Operates all powered industrial trucks and equipment in a manner that ensures the safety of the operator and that of others working in and around the same areas
  • Understands the importance of an acceptable attendance record and makes best efforts limit their impacts and disruptions to the operations due to excessive absences

Perform additional duties as assigned.

Work Environment:

  • Modern DC Fulfillment warehouse facility utilizing various styles and types of equipment and technology to ensure efficient, accurate and timely processing of customer orders
  • High level of automation and mechanized material handling equipment
  • The company emphasizes quality, safety, and accuracy over just speed
  • Physical requirements – Significant standing, walking through the warehouse, and consistent lifting (up to 50 Lbs.) of products is required. Use of carton knifes, taping equipment, automated strappers, pallet wrappers, carts, and various other small hand tools

Education and/or Work/Skill Experience:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Minimum one to three years direct warehouse experience in a fast-paced manufacturing or distribution environment where small parcel and LTL/LT customer order processing occurs
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Strong computer and technology usage skills required
  • Familiarity with distribution software systems highly preferred
  • Strong communication, both written and verbal with equally strong interpersonal skills required

In need of Part-Time Restock Associates who can work from 4:30 pm – 8:30 pm Monday-Friday with some Saturdays during the day.

  • Must have 6 months Forklift experience
  • Cherry Picker experience, preferred
  • Must be able to work the scheduled shift
  • Must be able to pass a Background check and Drug-Test
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