Yusen Logistics, USA

General Manager – Indianapolis – USA

Job Overview


Job Responsibilities
  • Participates in formulating and administering company policies, budgets and developing long-range strategies, goals and objectives.
  • Reviews analyses of activities, costs (full P&L responsibility), operations, WM systems, and forecast data to determine department or division progress toward stated goals and objectives.
  • Confers with executive management staff to review achievements and discuss required changes in goals or objectives resulting from current status and conditions.
  • Analyses department budget requests to identify areas in which reductions can be made. Allocates operating budget.  Approves all capital purchases.
  • Plans, budgets, and schedules facilities modifications including cost estimates, bid sheets, layouts, and contracts for construction and acquisitions.
  • Actively participates and in some occasions leads the implementation of new customers to include but not limited to; determining rate schedule, negotiating Level of Service agreement, identifying Standard Operating Procedures, etc.
  • Actively participates and in some occasions leads the contract negotiations with current customers.
  • Oversees all warehouse equipment purchases. Participates in equipment selection.  Budgets and negotiates purchase and leasing contracts.
  • Establishes operational procedures for timely and accurate activities such as verification of incoming and outgoing shipments, handling and disposition of materials, and keeping warehouse inventory current.
  • Creates an atmosphere that promotes employee involvement. Communicates regularly with all employees.
  • Conducts performance evaluations and recommends promotion, wage increases and other performance related actions such as verbal and written counselling notices, discipline, and termination of employment.
  • Establishes and frequently reviews developmental action plans that promote positive growth for the individual and strengthens succession planning initiatives.
  • Responsible for cultivating and maintaining the customer relationship. Frequently interacts with customer to ensure satisfaction of customer requirements and requests.
  • Responsible for providing a safe and secure work environment where safety of the warehouse staff is the primary focus.
  • Strong communication and follow skills that maximize the effectiveness of our enabling services (e.g. Information Systems, Human Resources, Accounting, etc.)
  • Responsible for the direction of an exempt staff who will supervise a mixture of company hourly employees and temporary hourly associates.
  • Provides the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these units.
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


Minimum Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A./B.S.) from four-year college or university highly preferred; seven years related experience at management level, in logistics; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Essential Job Functions

  • Maintain regular and punctual attendance.
  • Work cooperatively with others.
  • Interact with employees and customers in an appropriate manner.
  • Use a computer for tasks such as communicating via email and preparing reports and work schedule.
  • Review and analyse data and information.
  • Plan, prioritize and monitor activities.
  • Complete assigned tasks/projects in a timely manner.
  • Comply with all Company policies and procedures

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