Victory Packaging Branch Manager- Victory Packaging in Dayton, New Jersey
Branch Manager – Dayton, NJ
Opportunity summary: Victory Packaging, a WestRock Company, has an opportunity for a Branch Manager at our facility in Dayton, NJ. We are committed to creating a safe work environment, building motivated and engaged teams, and delivering quality products for our customers. Our success is directly related to our safety, quality, and efficiency. This successful candidate will play a key role within the team here in Dayton, NJ.
The Branch Manager is responsible for directing and coordinating operational activities in collaboration with executive management and overseeing the daily operations of a distribution facility with a focus on driving safety and profitability improvement. This role reports to the Director of Operations
How you will impact WestRock:
Responsible for the operations within the warehouse, including the following departments or employees - routing/dispatching, receiving, forklift operations, truck driving/maintenance, general warehouse and inventory.
Responsible for all phases of employment, including interviewing, selecting candidates, training, monitoring, disciplining and terminating staff.
Develop supervisors and team leaders to effectively oversee the daily routines of their assigned teams.
Closely monitor the compliance of all safety policies and operation of equipment.
Research, recommend and implement appropriate equipment to ensure safe transport and storage of all products.
Oversee the completion of all required paperwork and data entry by warehouse team.
Coordinate scheduling and routes with drivers and dispatcher.
Partner with Safety department to continuously improve and enhance safety discipline, practices, and policies.
Ensure materials are stored properly to conserve space and comply with safety procedures in conjunction with staff
Oversees the rotation of inventories within the warehouse, as needed.
Contribute to and deliver on annual budget requirements
Adjust staffing levels to meet peak customer demand
What you need to succeed:
· Bachelor’s Degree strongly preferred
Minimum of four years of operations experience, including at least two years of experience managing within an industrial facility or distribution center.
Excellent interpersonal skills and a collaborative management style.
Critical Thinking – Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Strong organizational skills.
Great written and verbal communication skills with ability to adjust communication style and interact across all levels of the organization
Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently
Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook)
· Fluency in English required, verbal and written.
· Demonstrated ability to manage multiple staff with different priorities.
· Bilingual (Spanish/English) a plus