Falken Tire
  • 15-Aug-2017 to 14-Nov-2017 (PST)
  • Operations
  • Grand Prairie, TX, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Medical, dental, 401k. Vacation, sick, holiday pay.


Sumitomo Rubber North America, Inc. (SRNA), based in Rancho Cucamonga, California, is a leader in Ultra High Performance, Falken Light Truck, Touring and All-Season tires developed and produced for a wide array of popular cars, trucks, off-road and crossover vehicles, as well as Dunlop Motorcycle Tires.  The company markets its tires by utilizing multiple motorsports programs – drifting, sportscar racing and off-roading – as a technological platform to highlight strengths, capabilities and to improve its products.  A subsidiary of Sumitomo Rubber Industries, SRNA distributes its products through five strategically located centers across the United States – in Southern California, Illinois, New Jersey, Texas, Florida and Buffalo, New York. For more information, visit Falken Tire's website at www.falkentire.com.

Our company is seeking a high potential, results-oriented logistics professional to help grow our business through world class service, operating excellence, and continuous improvement. We have a global presence in the production and distribution of passenger, light truck, commercial, and motorcycle tires. Our southcentral regional DC services Texas and the contiguous states including Mexico.  Our business growth will provide high performing candidates with opportunities for advancement, as well as a challenging, rewarding work environment.

Position Summary

The Transportation DC Manager reports to the General Manager of our Southcentral Regional DC located in Grand Prairie, TX. The Assistant & General Manager have joint responsibility for:

  • Managing daily operations
  • Hiring, staffing, and training warehouse staff and drivers
  • Managing quality standards inside the four walls
  • Achieving productivity, sales, and service targets
  • Maintaining a safe work environment
  • Building on our culture of respect, professionalism, integrity, and an overall great place to work
  • Protecting company assets/insuring compliance with company policies in all activities
  • Providing best in class service to our valued customers
  • Driving continuous business process improvement

The typical hours of operation are Monday through Friday 8am-5pm, however during peak periods those hours are subject to change. Some Saturdays required

Minimum Qualifications

  • Prior experience working in a supervisory or management role in a distribution center/manufacturing environment or other operations role
  • Experience working with fleet/driver management or third party freight is desirable
  • Bi-lingual Spanish/English speaking is preferred
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours if needed
  • Bachelors degree in related field is preferred
  • Experience with Oracle ERP or similar WMS software is desirable
  • Experience implementing Six Sigma, TQC, Kaizen, lean operating processes, or statistical process controls is a plus
  • Experience with TMS software, RF/RFID software / hardware systems is a plus
  • Experience with ISO documentation standards and/or general process flow documentation is a plus
  • Experience in the tire or automotive industry particularly working with auto OEMs is a plus
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