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Warehouse Technology and Operations Analyst
If you enjoy helping people and desire to be a part of an award winning team, this is your job!  The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank seeks an enthusiastic and relationship savvy individual to serve as a Warehouse Technology and Operations Analyst on the Operations Team.  This full time, newly created position plays a vital role in supporting our Operations Leadership Team by providing technical solutions to maximize operational results.  A high degree of confidentiality, professionalism, relationship building, flexibility and technical competence is requires for success in this position.

Job Responsibilities:

  1. Evaluate, promote and present opportunities to improve operational systems and processes.
  2. Assume leadership of assigned implementation tasks and status reports.
  3. Assist in the configuration, testing and implementation of a comprehensive barcoding system for warehouse inventory management.
  4. Assist in the coordination of tasks related to go-live preparation, including site prep, configuration and testing, training and go-live support.
  5. Assist in the set-up of system enhancements, functionality, reports/queries, and processes.
  6. Collaborate with the Feeding America network to compare and develop best practices, functionality and metrics.
  7. Interact with operational users to answer questions and to ensure that they understand how to use the bin-slotting system to complete their job.
  8. Assist in the analysis and execution of Warehouse bin-slotting plan to optimize total production efficiencies including order fulfillment and put away.
  9. Generate and deliver bin-slotting inventory solutions to maximize operational results and minimize operational costs and disruption.
  10. Partner with warehouse leadership to ensure that receiving and distribution activities are completed in a timely manner, including data analytics (inventory flows and turns, receiving and distribution trends, etc.); tasks are completed using standard processes; system process or data exceptions are identified and resolved; and routine data or configuration maintenance.
  11. Serve as a consultant between the operations leadership team for operation process meetings, functional gap analysis and configuration requirements; make recommendations for change displaying flexibility and a positive attitude to meet the changing needs of operations.
  12. Design and present a system to provide performance metrics for all areas of operations ensuring that appropriate reporting mechanisms/ formats are designed and implemented to communicate key metrics to the CEO and COO.
  13. Ensure operational compliance with all applicable regulations and guidelines administered by the USDA, FDA, AIB, OSHA and Feeding America.

Additionally, the minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in business administration, engineering, computer science or similar and five (5) years of directly related experience in a warehouse environment; proficiency and knowledge of warehouse inventory management system functionality and an understanding of how these systems interact to impact business results; strong analytical skills and root cause analysis; ability to communicate effectively and to articulate technical concepts to operational staff in simplified terms; proven success in the development and implementation of process improvements; commitment to understanding and supporting ACRFB’s mission, showing compassion and appreciation for hunger issues.

Join Feeding America's 2012 Foodbank of the Year and a 2014 NorthCoast99 winner in our fight against hunger!  Excellent culture, pay & benefits.  Background check & drug screen required.  No calls or walk-ins.  EOE/M/F/D/V

Submit your resume and cover letter to jobs@acrfb.org.  Please include the following information in your cover letter:

  1. Summary of your background and relevant experience
  2. Explanation of how you connect to our mission
  3. Explanation of why you are qualified for the position or the best fit
  4. Salary requirements
  5. Contact information and best time to reach you
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