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IDEX Logistics and Warehouse Manager in West Henrietta, New York

If you’re looking for a special place to build or grow your career, you’ve found it. Whether you’re an experienced professional, a recent college graduate or somewhere in between, IDEX is a place where you can apply your existing skills and learn new ones in an environment where you can make an impact.

With interesting opportunities in engineering, marketing, sales, supply chain, operations, HR, finance, and more across more than 40 diverse businesses (https://www.idexcorp.com/our-businesses/business-segments/) around the globe, chances are, we have something special for you.

JOB TITLE: Logistics and Warehouse Manager

REPORTING TO: Director of Supply Chain

LOCATION: West Henrietta, NY

ITAR/EAR CRITERIA:

These positions may require lawful access to ITAR/EAR controlled information and employees in this role will need to meet those requirements. Requirements include US Citizenship or US Permanent Resident.

Who is IDEX Health & Science (IH&S)?

As a business unit of IDEX Corporation, IH&S has a long history of driving growth in life sciences and healthcare by embracing innovation and redefining the supplier-customer relationship. The work we do every day allows us to discover key insights and break new ground to create some of the most meaningful technologies that have a lasting impact on companies, industries, and society. One of business segments is called Life Science Optics and we are looking to add more talent to the team.

Life Science Optics (LSO):

Our newly opened Optics Center of Excellence (COE) in West Henrietta, NY , is a manufacturing and R&D focused team that sits at the leading edge of high-end optics for life sciences. Focused on assisting partners at every stage of the development processes, we invest in people and infrastructure to drive bold ideas and pragmatic solutions. With its optics-rich foundation of talent, universities, and supporting businesses, Rochester is the ideal location to elevate your career with fascinating work and endless opportunities.

Our formula for success is simple. We work hard to maintain a culture where you can own your work; you are encouraged to try new ideas in a collaborative environment; and you can apply your skillset to enable our clients to gain a competitive advantage in their own market. At IDEX Health & Science, you have the opportunity to work with a great group of people, mentor others, and build a great future.

SCOPE OF ROLE:

We are seeking a highly motivated Logistics and Warehouse Manager to lead the management of our warehouse, shipping, receiving, and inventory management systems. The individual will be responsible for set-up of our warehouse network and all things logistics. The scope of this role will be both tactical and strategic as we cover short term needs, but also ensure our readiness for projected organizational growth.

The Logistics and Warehouse Manager will be a seasoned professional with a high degree of exposure to inbound/outbound process logistics (global and domestic), as well as experience setting up inventory and warehouse operations. This position requires strong leadership skills with a willingness to be hands-on and the ability to leverage a background in recruiting, retaining, and helping to grow an organization with a continuous improvement mindset.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Work closely with Manufacturing and Commercial teams to address and prepare for short and long-term needs for warehouse & logistics

  • Develop policies around inventory management, including storage, cycle-counting, transfers, packing and shipping, receiving and put-away, etc.

  • Support ERP improvements as it relates to operational execution of our growing business in the scope of logistics and warehouse

  • Manage a team of Inventory Coordinators / Material Handlers to ensure components are flowing to support diverse production areas as well as readiness around shipment to customers

  • Determine and implement Logistics and Warehouse KPIs in partnership with the team and stakeholders

  • Develop value stream maps to improve service levels, cycle times, quality performance, and overall efficiencies of the team

  • Work with purchasing and planning to optimize inventory levels

  • Other duties as assigned

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain Management, or related field

  • 5+ years in Warehouse/Logistic leadership roles with progressive growth and responsibilities (an equivalent combination of experience and education may be considered)

  • APICS CPIM (or comparable certification) preferred, or willingness to obtain

  • Relevant experience in a manufacturing environment of Logistics and Warehouse management life science industry, a plus

  • ERP / WMS / Inventory Management system experience (JDE experience is a plus)

  • Hands-on experience in setting up a warehouse, including the management of a team responsible for receiving, shipping, inventory control, and warehouse operations

OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES:

  • Quick learner and adaptable with effective verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to work in very fast paced and dynamic environment

  • High degree of initiative, self-direction, and multi-tasking abilities

  • Strong and demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills – Lean Six Sigma training or certification

  • Good ability to use PC & ERP tools for communication, data extraction, and analysis

  • Supports a culture of accountability and inclusion and seeks to develop team capabilities and personal growth

  • Demonstrated collaboration and leadership skills

  • Occasional travel may be required

  • This position is a site-based role

IDEX Health & Science LLC., a Unit of IDEX Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity

Are you ready to join a different kind of company where our people, our culture, and our commitments are centered around providing trusted solutions that improve lives around the world?

IDEX is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer. IDEX gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other consideration or protected category made unlawful by federal, state or local laws (Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled).

Business Unit: IH&S (West Henrietta COE)

Job Segment: HST Health & Science Technologies

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