Entergy Supt, Warehouse Operations in Beaumont, Texas

Supt, Warehouse Operations

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Date: Oct 11, 2018

Location: Beaumont, TX, US

Company: Entergy


Has primary responsibility for supervision of warehouse activities including storing, receiving, cycle counting, picking and shipping of materials from the Entergy Distribution Center (EDC) warehouses supporting Distribution Operations. Responsible for the supervision of non-exempt and bargaining unit staff and for contract oversight for labor and logistics.


Ensure a safe working environment by requiring that all safety rules and policies are followed, including all required documentation and adherence to the Safety, Health, and Environmental Safety Plan (SHEMS). Oversee non-exempt and/or bargaining unit staff and provide continuous training in safety and warehouse operations. Actively seek and solicit ideas from staff for continuous improvement opportunities.

Perform day to day supervision of warehouse functions including cycle counting, receiving, picking and shipping. Establish a process that makes housekeeping a priority for the workgroup. Maintain all EDC equipment including forklifts, trailers and other vehicles. Ensure facility and equipment is within environmental compliance.

Process material returns and ensure credits are posted to proper code block. Study warehouse layout to seek the most efficient methods of material put away and picking. Review delivery schedules and routes for efficiency. Interface with Distribution Operations key personnel for material planning, delivery and problem resolution.

Work with Procurement and Inventory Management to suggest stocking levels, resolve material receipt issues and to minimize material stock outs. Assist in developing and managing warehouse budget for capital, clearings and O&M. Navigate with a working knowledge within Asset Suite 8 (AS8), DIS, AM/FM and Warehouse Management applications.

Serve as a key leader in storm restoration, overseeing incremental staff and ensuring that materials are delivered to material lay down sites as required. Develop and execute a schedule for emergency callouts and ensure that the schedule is followed.

Establish departmental objectives and standards of performance in accordance with defined Supply Chain objectives. Review and act on management reports, charts and briefings dealing with materials management measures, inventories, material availability, budget, labor, etc. Assist with the contract management of the third party logistics provider. Assist with the contract management of labor provider and provide feedback to contractor management on employee performance.


Minimum education required of the position

Bachelor's degree in Business, Accounting, Engineering, or a related technical field or equivalent work experience.

Minimum experience required of the position

6 to 8 years experience in a materials management related field is required. Will consider similar experience in Distribution Operations jobs that interact with Supply Chain Operations. Some prior supervisory experience, especially working with bargaining unit employees and experience in leading safety initiatives within a work group is required.

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position

Advanced computer skills with a solid knowledge and understanding of Entergy's AS8, DIS and MS Toolkit applications, especially MS ACCESS and IKW table structure and query ability is preferred. Outstanding communication, conflict management and change management skills. Ability to make timely decisions that utilize available material and resources in a cost effective manner. Able to provide effective leadership in a team environment. Strong knowledge of warehouse operations and logistics. Strong understanding of AS8 and the financial transactions that effect warehouse operations. Some understanding of distribution materials and their application in the field. Demonstrated ability to supervise and lead a staff of non-exempt and/or bargaining unit employees. Familiar with OSHA regulations and reporting requirements. Some understanding of DOT regulations and the effects they have on logistics. Demonstrated ability to energize workforce in regards to safety programs. Some knowledge of bargaining unit contracts and the ability to interpret and follow the rules established by the contract. Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines. Strong knowledge of interfacing departments' processes and priorities.

Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position


Primary Location: Texas-Beaumont

Job Function :Professional

FLSA Status :Professional

Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered

Union description/code :NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings :1

Req ID: 83443

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please click here to view the full statement

Nearest Major Market: Beaumont

Job Segment: Operations Manager, Engineer, Logistics, Supply, Operations, Engineering

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