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Shipping and Receiving Operations Manager

Date: Dec 22, 2020

Location: Menomonee Falls, WI, US

Company: W.C. Bradley Co.

Job Summary

Responsible for the management of all inbound and outbound operations including but not limited to: Receiving, Distribution and Transportation. Ensure the coordinated movement of material into and out of the facility(ies) is smooth, controlled, and efficient.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage the day-to-day activities of logistics to include management of priorities across functional departments.
  • Ensure the movement of material into, thru, and out of the facility(ies) is coordinated and efficient.
  • Responsible for the overall budget, safety, quality, performance and customer experience.
  • Manage and coordinate temporary labor to meet operational needs for logistics; regularly meet with onsite representative(s) and ensure alignment; manage general labor issues and raise issues as appropriate; and participate in temporary labor contract negotiations.
  • Actively participate in third-party contract negotiations to meet operational needs for logistics.
  • Accountable for meeting and exceeding established operational goals to include productivity and labor efficiency measures.
  • Participate in establishing and management of the strategic plan for logistics; actively forecast labor requirements relative to operational needs to maintain efficient and effective logistical operations.
  • Establish, document, and review functional processes regularly; share best practices across logistics.
  • Other duties as deemed necessary.

Qualification Requirements

Minimum Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Operations Management, Logistics, or a related field of study.

Minimum Work Experience:

  • Five (5) years of progressive leadership experience in logistics, manufacturing, and/or distribution.


License(s) / Certification(s):

  • None.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of the Logistics function within a manufacturing environment.
  • Strong knowledge of the consumer products industry.
  • Knowledge of Third-Party Logistics (3PL) warehouse operations.
  • Proficiency using a Personal Computer (PC) to include Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Proficiency using Enterprise Resource Planning (i.e., SAP, WMS).
  • Leadership skills and the ability to inspire direct and indirect reports.
  • Strong negotiation skills and the ability to negotiate both reasonable and favorable contract terms for the Company.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing in English.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build and maintain professional relationships with persons within and outside the Company of varying personality types.
  • Good organizational skills and the ability to maintain information in a logical and well-thought-out manner.
  • Ability to travel within the United States and internationally.
  • Ability to lead and motivate a team of direct reports in pursuit of a common goal.
  • Ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance.
  • Ability to work in a constant state of alertness.

Physical Requirements

Normal Warehouse/Distribution Center Environment.


For employment within the United States, Lamplight Farms Incorporate, a division of the W.C. Bradley Co., uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired team members.  To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit the U.S. Citizen and Immigration Service at


Lamplight Farms Incorporated, like all divisions of the W.C. Bradley Co.
is an Affirmative Action / Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

Discrimination and all unlawful harassment (including sexual harassment) in employment is not tolerated. We encourage success based on our individual merits and abilities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military status, or veteran status. We support and obey laws that prohibit discrimination where we do business.

Federal law requires Lamplight Farms Incorporated, like all divisions of the W.C. Bradley Co. to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.  Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. If you are interested in applying for employment with Lamplight Farms Incorporated and require special assistance or accommodation to complete any part of the application and pre-employment process, please contact our Human Resources Office at 262.790.8616 or visit us at W140N4900 Lilly Rd, Menomonee Falls, WI 53051.

Nearest Major Market: Waukesha
Nearest Secondary Market: Milwaukee

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