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Cross Dock Manager in La Porte, IN at LKQ Corporation

Date Posted: 1/30/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description


The Cross Dock Manager oversees the operations of a distribution "cross dock" which serves to deconsolidate inbound Truck Loads and LTL shipments, and build outbound shipments of merchandise destined for sale in the LKQ/Keystone branch locations; including receiving of all products into system, control and audit vendor issues.



-Maintains the physical condition of the warehouse facility to reflect cleanliness, efficiency and organization.



-Supervises all warehouse personnel, assigns tasks and duties on a daily basis, i.e., shipping and receiving of inventory and proper storage of parts.



-Monitors accuracy of bin maintenance, stocking and transfer pulling to ensure customer satisfaction.



-Monitors expense budgets for repair and maintenance of equipment and overall building expenses.



-Communicates directly with purchasing department and/or Vendors on shipment errors and inventory needs, and assists with scheduling all inbound overseas containers to be received.



-Responsible for training and development of all warehouse personnel, to include hiring and evaluating employees.



-Works directly with satellite managers on maintaining accurate delivery of stock orders and sold product transfers delivered on a daily basis.



-Complies with all safety standards and requirements to assure a safe and hazard-free workplace.



-Initiate and support the continual improvement of LKQ/Keystone Automotive Industries' quality improvement system.



-Maintain daily, weekly, monthly reports assigned.



-Assumes other duties as assigned.



Company Overview:

LKQ Corporation (NYSE: LKQ), an S&P 500 and Fortune 500 company, is a leading global value-added distributor of vehicle repair parts and accessories. The Company is the leading North American provider of recycled automotive and aftermarket collision parts as well as specialty accessories for automobiles, trucks, recreational and performance vehicles.

LKQ Europe, with operations located in 15 countries, collectively is the largest distributor of automotive aftermarket mechanical repair parts and related products in Europe, holding leading market positions in the United Kingdom, Italy, The Netherlands, The Czech Republic and Slovakia. Globally, the Company has more than 1,100 operating locations and 40,000 employees.

LKQ has an entrepreneurial, growth orientated culture and since 2005 consolidated revenue has grown at a compound annual rate of 28%. Come join the family and be LKQ Proud!

We offer:

* Competitive Pay 401k Plan with generous employer match
* Insurance Plans for (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability)?
* Paid Holiday leave days and a Paid Time Off Program
* Tuition Reimbursement
* A top-notch leadership team with the experience needed to grow and develop your career

Job Requirements


Basic Qualifications (Minimum Required Experience, Education, Knowledge/Skills/Abilities, Essential Physical Demands):


Education & Experience: High School graduate or G.E.D. equivalent preferred. Additional computer training desired. The successful candidate will have management experience in transportation and material handling activities for high volume warehousing and/or freight consolidation trucking terminal operations. Experience should include operations, process development and documentation skills.



Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Supervisory responsibilities require excellent communication and organization skills with strong knowledge of personal computer use with skills in MSOffice. Budget creation and financial monitoring of operations, including service provider costing, cost statement analysis, and strong customer service emphasis. Must be attentive to detail and ensure accuracy in work assignments. Should possess special skills in the operation of a forklift and stock picker in negotiating the lift in close quarters. Must be familiar with the company's products and warehouse methods, techniques and procedures.



Machines, Equipment, and Software: Forklift, order selector, pallet jack, tow motor, pull cart, ladder, telephone, copier, fax machine, computer, and Microsoft Office software.



Essential Physical Demands/Work Environment: This position requires individuals to constantly be on their feet except when operating machinery or performing supervisory responsibilities.