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Operations Manager - Gear

Job Location: Nashville, TN

04.22.2014

Gibson Brands Inc. is looking for an experienced Operations Manager to lead the Gibson Gear Division based in Nashville, TN.

The Operations Manager will provide leadership to a team responsible for production, shipping, inventory management and distribution of Gear products.  This position is also responsible for the oversight and maintenance of the distribution facility.  Reporting to the General Manager, this key leadership position is a critical role in the success of this growing business.  Ideal candidates will have a record of proven leadership, thrive in a performance based organization and have the ability to operate in a fast paced, changing environment.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Production

  • Development and management of a monthly production schedule to effectively meet inventory needs of the Division. 
  • Sets, measures and manages critical KPI metrics to ensure maximum efficiencies and execution.
  • Oversee and manage production team members.
  • Coordinate with Purchasing team to ensure accurate inventory management

 

Distribution and Shipping

  • Responsible for all distribution and logistics of the Division. 
  • Coordinate communication and logistics between NA distribution centers and international distributions centers
  • Oversee staff responsible for customs, invoicing and other logistical tasks
  •  Oversee and manage shipping team members.  Responsible for direct supervision of these team members.

Facility Management

  • Management of warehouse and office facilities including but not limited to safety compliance and general maintenance. 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree         
  • Proven experience in managing distribution Operations.   Minimum 5-7 year of Operations experience.
  •  Strong leadership skills including ability to take initiative, ability to work independently and a drive to meet performance goals.
  • Experience in Great Plains, WMS or similar inventory management system is a must

Position will be based at the Gibson World Headquarters in Nashville, Tennessee.

Please email resumes with salary history in MS Word format to: executive@gibson.com. Include “OM – Gear” in the subject line.


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