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Plant Operations Representative

Company: Brambles USA Inc
Location: Hagerstown
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

CHEP helps move more goods to more people, in more places than any other organization on earth via our 300 million pallets, crates and containers. We employ 11,000 people and operate in more than 55 countries. Through our pioneering and sustainable share-and-reuse business model, the world's biggest brands trust us to help them transport their goods more efficiently, safely and with less environmental impact. What does that mean for you? You'll join an international organization big enough to take you anywhere, and small enough to get you there sooner. You'll help change how goods get to market and contribute to global sustainability. You'll be empowered to bring your authentic self to work and be surrounded by diverse and driven professionals. And you can maximize your work-life balance and flexibility through our Hybrid Work Model . Job Description POSITION PURPOSE Full responsibility and accountability for managing plant operations in a defined territory. Consult with third party providers on all pertinent operational issues critical to running daily operations including: safety, 5s, quality, receiving, inspecting, repairing inventory, shipping, and operational cost accountability. Partner with third party providers to create a Quality Management System (QMS) within their service center and identify and execute opportunities for continuous improvement. MAJOR / KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES * Full ownership for plant operations Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) within assigned Service Centers* Drive process improvement across all aspects of the Service Center* Coordinate daily cross-functional communications across the Supply Chain partners driving tactical efficiencies* Ensures proper receiving and shipping of CHEP equipment* Develop and foster a partnership with the Third Parties managing the plant facilities to ensure compliance to CHEP standards and SOP's* Manage Operations contract compliance by third-party providers* Cooperatively identify and drive safety & savings initiatives within Service Centers* Ensure customer-centric focus on day to day operations to include, but not limited to, quality and on-time performance* Represent CHEP appropriately with the customers via multiple modes of communication* Ensures successful implementation and continuation of Quality Process Control Plan* Monitor and drive excellence in Safety and Sanitation* Confirm compliance with CHEP SOP's to maintain ISO compliance* Ensures lumber and repair materials meet CHEP specifications* Ensures repair materials are used in accordance to CHEP guidelines* Manage inventory reporting and physical audit processes and ensure proper S&R usage* Track Service Center expenditures through purchase orders, accruals and payment (ensure proper / timely cost recognition) FACILITIES OVERSIGHT: Hagerstown, MD and Martinsburg, WV (Territory customer and supplier visits as necessary). AUTHORITY / DECISION MAKING * Will manage our Third-Party provider relationships at each plant, to meet CHEP operational requirements.* Will make recommendations to Third Party based on plant performance and needs * Will manage accessorial budget at each plant. (i.e. OT, special services, equipment purchases) CHALLENGES * 40% day travel required. Flexibility required on overnight travel.* Ability to work independently.* Ability to function successfully in both warehouse and corporate environments.* Flexibility required to address the unexpected (i.e. travel to customer, assist colleagues) QUALIFICATIONS * Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Business, Operations OR equivalent significant related experience. EXPERIENCE * 3-5 yrs.' operations experience* Strong influencing skills* Demonstrated ability to develop and foster relationships across all functions* Knowledge of and ability to execute within a LEAN Six Sigma environment* Self-starter: Ability to work independently in a remote location* Proven analytical and problem-solving skills* Understanding of basic accounting principles* Excellent verbal and written communication skills* Ability to quickly develop and execute a plan amongst ever-changing priorities* Knowledge of Microsoft office programs including MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint or comparable programs SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE Computer System/Skill Requirements:* Microsoft office programs including Excel, Word, PowerPoint or comparable programs* Strong computer literacy* Ability to acquire working knowledge of CHEP specific systems (SAP, Seibel, BW) LANGUAGES EnglishDesirable: Spanish Preferred Education Bachelors - Operations ManagementPreferred Level of Work Experience3 - 5 yearsWe are an Equal Opportunity Employer and we are committed to developing a diverse workforce in which everyone is treated fairly, with respect, and has the opportunity to contribute to business success while realizing his or her potential. This means harnessing the unique skills and experience that each individual brings and we do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state, or local protected class.Individuals fraudulently misrepresenting themselves as Brambles or CHEP representatives have scheduled interviews and offered fraudulent employment opportunities with the intent to commit identity theft or solicit money. Brambles and CHEP never conduct interviews via online chat or request money as a term of employment. If you have a question as to the legitimacy of an interview or job offer, please contact us at

Keywords: Brambles USA Inc, Germantown , Plant Operations Representative, Professions , Hagerstown, Maryland

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