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At thyssenkrupp we have more than 161,000 employees in 78 countries and annual sales of almost €43 billion. We are active in automotive engineering, logistics, plant technology, steel production, elevator manufacturing and much more. We work in large and small businesses all around the world – but we always work together. We have over 200 years of experience in industry and the latest cutting-edge technology. We have a position that‘s right for you, that piques your interest, and that puts your skills to the test.

Operations Manager - Sterling Heights, MI
thyssenkrupp Supply Chain Services NA, Inc.,
Location Sterling Heights

Materials Services - With 480 branches in 40 countries the Business Area Materials Services concentrates on the worldwide trade of raw material and construction material. Coal, metals, gases, plastics in all shapes, qualities and dimensions as well as complex supply-chain solutions- this is for what this Business Area stands for.
thyssenkrupp Supply Chain Services is a dynamic, forward thinking company offering great benefits, career advancement, and abundant learning opportunities. As a subsidiary of the global thyssenkrupp AG based in Germany, we have the security and resources of a large corporation, with a sense of ownership that is usually reserved for small companies. At tk your voice will be heard. When you join our team you are joining a skilled group of professionals with diverse backgrounds across many cultures and industries. Our company values are centered on promoting personal growth, diversity, community engagement, environmental responsibility, and career development. As a growing company, opportunities for advancement are plentiful for those who are willing to work hard - we strive to promote from within.
In the last four years our company size has nearly quadrupled. We now employ over 3,000 people across 35+ locations in the US, Canada, and Mexico. Working mainly in 5 major industries ¬- automotive, renewable energy, heavy manufacturing, commercial construction, and infrastructure logistics – we strive to be the preferred provider for supply chain services in North America. Our services span our “Hands, Wheels, Walls” approach: Quality Inspection, Logistics Management, and Warehousing & Distribution.
If this sounds like the right environment for you, apply today to thyssenkrupp Supply Chain Services:
It’s not just a job, it’s a career.

Your responsiblities

Summary of Position:

Provide leadership and direction to insure the continual, efficient, and uniform operation of warehouse which will meet or exceed customer expectations in a safe and orderly manner. Enforce existing or develop and implement new plans coordinated with branch and corporate management to increase the reliability and continually improve the quality and efficiencies of the products and services provided by the business, while ensuring that policies, procedures, and standards are in conformance with company goals.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Ensure that all functional areas of the company work within a culture of continual improvement in support of corporate 6S and Lean initiatives
  • Execute and enforce plans and procedures to insure the safety of all employees and visitors at our facilities
  • Ensure operations and equipment is in compliance to corporate guidelines and OSHA Standards
  • Ensure that preventive and corrective action methods are followed to eliminate or correct procedures and practices which do not meet customer requirements
  • Correct/clarify incorrect operational procedures
  • Communicate and monitor progress towards company safety, returns and allowances, and on time shipment and 6S/Lean directives
  • Evaluate and recommend new equipment purchases to enhance quality, capabilities and productivity
  • Manage maintenance of equipment to provide maximum availability and minimum down time
  • Work with the Plant Manager or Department Leader to establish goals, assess competency and direct operational output
  • Hire, train, motivate, and discipline warehouse employees if requested or as required
  • Purchase or direct the purchase of necessary warehouse supplies to ensure the ability to comply with written work instructions and customer requirements
  • Frequent communication with Plant Managers and/or site Operations Representatives
  • Travel/visit to each site as required
  • Assist with customer problems, including on site visits where necessary
  • Attend regional and corporate meetings when required
  • Perform employee reviews as required or requested
  • Other operational duties as requested by Plant Manager

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirement for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.

Your profile

  • Completion/working towards 4 year degree (Business or Engineering discipline) or equivalent work/life experience.
  • Previous successful experience and/or training in labor relations, safety programs, ISO standards, Lean practices and sale functions.
  • Training in leadership skills, team building, motivation, strategic planning, finance and time management.
  • PC literacy including competency with standard office automation and productivity software.
  • Communication and Interpersonal skills necessary to effectively communicate with all levels of our organization.
About thyssenkrupp
At thyssenkrupp we have more than 156,000 employees in nearly 80 countries and annual sales of €39 billion. We are active in automotive engineering, logistics, plant technology, steel production, elevator manufacturing and much more. We work in large and small businesses all around the world – but we always work together. We have over 200 years of experience in industry and the latest cutting-edge technology. We have a position that‘s right for you, that piques your interest, and that puts your skills to the test.

Materials Services - With 480 branches in 40 countries the Business Area Materials Services concentrates on the worldwide trade of raw material and construction material. Coal, metals, gases, plastics in all shapes, qualities and dimensions as well as complex supply-chain solutions- this is for what this Business Area stands for.
thyssenkrupp Supply Chain Services is a dynamic, forward thinking company offering great benefits, career advancement, and abundant learning opportunities. As a subsidiary of the global thyssenkrupp AG based in Germany, we have the security and resources of a large corporation, with a sense of ownership that is usually reserved for small companies. At tk your voice will be heard. When you join our team you are joining a skilled group of professionals with diverse backgrounds across many cultures and industries. Our company values are centered on promoting personal growth, diversity, community engagement, environmental responsibility, and career development. As a growing company, opportunities for advancement are plentiful for those who are willing to work hard - we strive to promote from within.
In the last four years our company size has nearly quadrupled. We now employ over 3,000 people across 35+ locations in the US, Canada, and Mexico. Working mainly in 5 major industries ¬- automotive, renewable energy, heavy manufacturing, commercial construction, and infrastructure logistics – we strive to be the preferred provider for supply chain services in North America. Our services span our “Hands, Wheels, Walls” approach: Quality Inspection, Logistics Management, and Warehousing & Distribution.
If this sounds like the right environment for you, apply today to thyssenkrupp Supply Chain Services:
It’s not just a job, it’s a career.

Your responsiblities

Summary of Position:

Provide leadership and direction to insure the continual, efficient, and uniform operation of warehouse which will meet or exceed customer expectations in a safe and orderly manner. Enforce existing or develop and implement new plans coordinated with branch and corporate management to increase the reliability and continually improve the quality and efficiencies of the products and services provided by the business, while ensuring that policies, procedures, and standards are in conformance with company goals.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Ensure that all functional areas of the company work within a culture of continual improvement in support of corporate 6S and Lean initiatives
  • Execute and enforce plans and procedures to insure the safety of all employees and visitors at our facilities
  • Ensure operations and equipment is in compliance to corporate guidelines and OSHA Standards
  • Ensure that preventive and corrective action methods are followed to eliminate or correct procedures and practices which do not meet customer requirements
  • Correct/clarify incorrect operational procedures
  • Communicate and monitor progress towards company safety, returns and allowances, and on time shipment and 6S/Lean directives
  • Evaluate and recommend new equipment purchases to enhance quality, capabilities and productivity
  • Manage maintenance of equipment to provide maximum availability and minimum down time
  • Work with the Plant Manager or Department Leader to establish goals, assess competency and direct operational output
  • Hire, train, motivate, and discipline warehouse employees if requested or as required
  • Purchase or direct the purchase of necessary warehouse supplies to ensure the ability to comply with written work instructions and customer requirements
  • Frequent communication with Plant Managers and/or site Operations Representatives
  • Travel/visit to each site as required
  • Assist with customer problems, including on site visits where necessary
  • Attend regional and corporate meetings when required
  • Perform employee reviews as required or requested
  • Other operational duties as requested by Plant Manager

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirement for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.

Your profile
  • Completion/working towards 4 year degree (Business or Engineering discipline) or equivalent work/life experience.
  • Previous successful experience and/or training in labor relations, safety programs, ISO standards, Lean practices and sale functions.
  • Training in leadership skills, team building, motivation, strategic planning, finance and time management.
  • PC literacy including competency with standard office automation and productivity software.
  • Communication and Interpersonal skills necessary to effectively communicate with all levels of our organization.