LafargeHolcim - HQ

  • Warehouse Supervisor

    # of Openings
    Requisition ID
    Position Type
    Salaried Full-Time
    Procurement & Purchasing
    Product Line
    Job Locations
    US-SC-Holly Hill
    Holcim (US) Inc.
  • Overview

    LafargeHolcim Holly Hill Cement Plant      
    2173 Gardner Blvd., Holly Hill, SC 29059


    Support the procurement function within an operating company by maximizing efficiencies associated with the provision of materials to the operation.


    • Demonstrates a commitment to communicating, improving and adhering to safety policies in all work environments and areas.
    • Manage all aspects of warehousing including handling stock reconciliations, handling incoming goods, issuing goods, receiving returned goods, stocktaking and managing quality and inspection stock
    • Implement and manage warehousing strategies, policies and procedures as defined by the Inventory Manager to ensure that movement and storage of goods is managed effectively throughout the operating company
    • Ensure warehousing KPIs are met in order to support the effective running of the operating company and prepare and publish warehousing reports to demonstrate performance
    • Drive improvement and results in operational efficiency and inventory improvement strategies
    • Take responsibility for receiving, storing and despatching goods, tracking shipments, co-ordinating import and export activities & liaising with internal and external customers and suppliers as necessary
    • Ensure warehouse strategies that assure plant reliability are properly defined and enforced
    • Implement warehouse management policy and best practice procedures
    • Constantly improve warehouse performance (ensure warehouse KPIs are defined and measured)
    • Ensure OH&S requirements are met in the warehouse
    • Create SAP Contracts and place MRP Orders
    • Work closely with other functions (maintenance, production, finance) to effectively support the operation
    • Ensure accurate and timely delivery of stock to the operation

    Plant Managers and Plant Supervisors


    Required Education:  Bachelor's/Undergraduate Degree

    Field of Study Preferred:  Purchasing, Logistics, Planning
    Required Work Experience:   3-5 years in purchasing or warehouse management,  3-5 years in a manufacturing environment (production or maintenance)

    Required Training/Certifications:  CPM (Certified Purchasing Manager)
    Required Computer and Software Skills:  Proficient in MS Office, Lotus Notes. Good SAP knowledge or equivalent
    Travel Requirements:  Low


    Additional Requirements:

    • Leadership ability to drive direct reports as well as cross-functional teams
    • Ability to build relationships and command respect
    • Costs / results focused
    • Strong strategic skills and problem solving/analytical skills
    • Strong organisation, planning and prioritising skills and attention to detail
    • Strong written and oral communication skills; be able to communicate effectively at all levels, and with all functions at least in English
    • Convincing communicator / personality with high sensitivity to customers and suppliers who can balance empathy and assertiveness
    • Familiarity with the use of ERP/MRP systems
    • Ability to continuously improve efficiency of processes and manage change
    • Strong customer orientation
    • Experience in forecasting, MRPII, ISO9001, Batch tracking, ERP systems, EDI or scanning systems


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