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Warehouse Manager

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Date: Oct 12, 2021

Location: Stuarts Draft, VA, US

Company: Hollister Incorporated

We Make Life More Rewarding and Dignified

Location: Stuarts Draft 
Department: Operations 


The Warehouse Manager contributes to the profitability, continuity, and growth of Hollister Inc. by overseeing the Warehouse, Receiving, and Shipping functions, as well as the entire material flow process for the Stuarts Draft facility.


  • Manage a team of 12 hourly Associates in the Warehouse, Receiving and Shipping functions.
  • Set goals and strategic objectives for the Interim Warehouse Team Leader.
  • Lead the upcoming Hollister transformation with regard to material flow & batch management.
  • Develop, implement and control a plant logistics strategy with full consideration of business impact that includes resources and capacity.
  • Serve as a strategic partner to the Value Stream Managers to lead development and optimization of material flow and presentation of materials to Associates on the shop floor.
  • Manage the implementation and sustainment of Hollister Enterprise software changes for warehousing and material flow; SAP S/4 HANA, Rapid Response, and Oracle Transport Management systems.
  • Create a warehouse profile strategy to increase overall efficiency of operations and material flow to all areas of the plant.
  • Adhere to and ensure full awareness of all Health, Safety and Emergency procedures.
  • Plan and execute physical inventory and data accuracy in line with the Inventory Control System.
  • Develop, prepare, and present required performance metrics for the Warehouse function.
  • Plan and initiate improvement projects to the Warehouse areas, as needed, to meet changing demands and requirements.
  • Promote a culture of compliance, cost effectiveness, idea generation, continuous improvement and employee engagement.
  • Formalize department roles & responsibilities.
  • Identify training needs of hourly direct reports. Develop and ensure timely execution of cross training needs and plans to guarantee an efficient and functional warehouse organization.
  • Complete Associate Annual Assessments and provide feedback. Create opportunities to reward and recognize the team and individuals.


Work Experience/Education Requirements:

  • Number of Overall Years Necessary: 12-15
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in a leadership role, with experience in a regulated industry such as Medical Device or Pharmaceutical
  • Bachelor’s Degree Required
  • APICS certification desired


Specialized Skills/Technical Knowledge:

  • Understanding of Lean Manufacturing, 5S, TAKT & Kanban
  • Success leading teams and building strong cross-functional relationships
  • Excellent communication skills – both written & verbal
  • Proven ability to manage a variety of responsibilities within a fast moving customer focused environment
  • Proven experience in driving continuous improvement
  • Skilled application of technology (MS 365, HRIS, etc.)
  • Change Management training/experience
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Understanding of inventory management practices
  • Proficiency in enterprise software, preferably SAP S/4 HANA, Rapid Response, and Oracle Transport Management systems

Hollister Incorporated is an independent, employee-owned company that develops, manufactures, and markets products for ostomy care, continence care, and wound care and develops educational support for patients and healthcare professionals. We have been in business for more than 95 years. Our products are sold in more than 90 countries and we have manufacturing and distribution centers on three continents. At Hollister Incorporated, we are passionate about the work we do, and we are committed to making life more rewarding and dignified for our Associates and for the people who use our products and services. A career at Hollister Incorporated can take many paths, all of them leading to rewarding opportunities.


Hollister is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability

Job Req ID: 29191

Nearest Major Market: Charlottesville
Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia

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