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Production Manager

Company: Saddle Creek Logistics Services
Location: Lithia Springs
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Why Work for Saddle Creek?

Saddle Creek Logistics Services succeeds by promoting a diverse, friendly, and respectful teamwork environment. As a vital service provider, we not only make a difference in our community but offer our associates opportunities to enhance their skills, build meaningful careers and end each day with a sense of accomplishment. If you're looking for a family-oriented company that lives by its values and offers competitive pay and benefits, join our team today.

Note that if you are viewing this posting on an external job board (such as Indeed, LinkedIn, ZipRecruiter, etc.), unless specifically stated in the posting, the provided salary estimates may not be accurate as they are not provided by Saddle Creek. Our recruiters look forward to speaking with you about your background, skills, and compensation requirements.

Department: Warehouse Operations

Location: Lithia Springs, GA

Shift: 9-5 Monday - Friday (Flexible Availability Needed. Possibility of weekend and overtime work.)

Position Description

The Production Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operations in a fast-paced warehouse environment. This role is responsible for delivering and executing daily and short-term plans to achieve operational and business objectives.


  • Manage multiple Supervisors and hourly associates in a 800,000+ square-foot warehouse
  • Plan, monitor, and execute staffing schedules and adjust as needed to ensure proper staffing levels that support operational demands and business objectives

    • Manage inbound and outbound loading and unloading of trucks while maintaining warehouse organization and inventory accuracy
    • Maintain productivity, customer service, and safety standards daily
    • Provide superior customer service and maintain professional and courteous relations with strategic partners
    • Train, coach, mentor, and develop staff to achieve business objectives while providing career development opportunities; conduct performance reviews
    • Manage revenue and expenses compared to budget; manage and track key performance indicators (KPIs)

      • Communicate to operations staff in objectives, policies, procedures, safety methods, practices, programs, etc.



        • Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain Management, Business or related field highly preferred

          • At least 5-7 years of leadership experience in a warehouse or distribution environment, with at least four years of supervisory experience required.
          • Must have experience with Automated Production Line Systems
          • Must have prior experience utilizing a Warehouse Management System (WMS), material handling equipment, and various storage systems
          • LEAN experience preferred

            Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

            • Ability to deliver excellent customer service and develop mutual benefiting relationships with all partners
            • Possess a history of growing responsibilities within a warehouse/distribution environment
            • Ability to identify and understand problems, challenges and opportunities by analyzing and comparing data to reach a beneficial conclusion
            • Ability to influence change management and operational performance from areas outside of their direct control
            • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals

              • Ability to plan, organize and manage multiple projects and set priorities
              • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, and the general public
              • Ability to read, analyze and interrupt policies and contracts
              • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

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                • Benefits package including medical, dental, vision, HSA and medical reimbursement
                • Annual bonus eligibility
                • 401(k) match
                • Vacation and holiday pay
                • Employee assistance and identity theft protection
                • Career development and opportunity for internal promotions
                • Tuition reimbursement for further education
                • Company paid life insurance and short term disability

                  Saddle Creek is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and existing associates and evaluate qualified candidates without regard to race, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, color, religious creed, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex (including pregnancy, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), mental or physical disability, medical condition, military and veteran status or any other status or condition protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws, governmental regulations and executive orders. View the EEO is the Law poster here. View the EEO is the Law Supplement here. View the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision here. View the E-Verify Posting here.

                  Saddle Creek is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability to search and apply for a career opportunity, please send an e-mail to and let us know your contact information and the nature of your request.

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