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GENERAL RV CENTER Logistics and Materials Manager in Bristol, Indiana

The success of General RV Center is rooted in our exceptional team, which has been growing since 1962. Our sustained growth has been fueled by our family values and passion for the RV lifestyle. Today, General RV Center stands as the Nation’s Largest Family-Owned RV Dealer, with locations nationwide and a global presence through our Internet Sales team.

What’s in it for you? When you join our team, you become part of the General RV family. It’s more than a job – it’s the opportunity to build a career, make a difference, and be part of an exciting industry. If you’re looking for a place to call home, we want to hear from you!

About our Inspection Facility

A premier experience begins with a great product, and the team members at our Elkhart Inspection Facility play a crucial role in our operations. Located in Bristol and just minutes away from the RV/MH Hall of Fame, our Inspection Facility serves as a check point where new units are received from manufacturers to undergo inspection and rigorous testing before continuing on to General RV dealerships.

SUMMARY

The successful candidate will lead a passionate team of Materials and Logistics professionals. The role will work to emphasize the importance of lean inventory and 5S initiatives as well as to develop, train, and provide leadership to the department and its associates. The Manager will create a Do the Right Thing culture by providing exemplary leadership with our customers and staff, fostering an exemplary service model. Sharing a simple goal to strengthen loyalty and the GRV brand with all that is done.

  • Support organization management as well as the growth and responsibilities of the team with development, goals, and objectives

  • Work cohesively with organizational leadership to ensure the needs of the organization is captured

  • Lead and direct on the removal of team obstacles and be solutions focused with the urgency being the needs of our many customers.

  • Constantly evaluate processes/procedures for improvement opportunities

  • Lead and direct staff training activities and War On Waste (WOW) initiatives

  • Coach, mentor and support staff, with a goal of associate retention

  • Monitor results of department/function through inspection, collaboration, evaluation, and analysis. Make changes as necessary to achieve end results.

  • Perform regular one-on-one sessions as well as annual performance evaluations

  • Proven ability to develop and implement best practices to meet the high-paced needs of our unique business model.

  • Distributes daily internal/external mail and overnight packages; sends and distributes faxes

  • Orders and maintains supplies; coordinates equipment maintenance

  • Lead and direct with all vendor managed inventory

  • Negotiate service contracts for all campus equipment needs

  • Lead in the coordination of all procurement and contract service needs for the property

  • Oversee warehouse and distribution operations

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain or Logistics is required

  • At least 8-10 years of directly related experience of leading and supply chain organization with logistical responsibilities

  • At least 8-10 years of management experience

  • Proficient in lean manufacturing and supply chain management

  • Always Do What You Say, Say What You Do (DWYSSWYD), follow up and communication are critical to the success of the role

  • Ability to “Seek to Understand”, direct with conviction and seek to understand again

  • Self-motivated with the ability to stay on task

  • Versatile, flexible, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities

  • Creative and innovative team player

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, ERP tools, and part ordering software’s

  • Strong:

  • Communication skills, verbal and written, listening

  • Attention to detail and organization

  • Interpersonal skills

  • Organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills

PERKS

General RV offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance options, paid vacations and a 401k with company matching.

About General RV

General RV was founded when Abe Baidas converted a Detroit gas station into a small RV sales and manufacturing facility in 1962. From those humble roots, we’ve grown into the nation’s premier RV dealer. We’ve helped millions of families experience the RV lifestyle. With the support of our talented employees, General RV now operates thirteen Supercenters in six states. We are proud of our history and are now in the third generation of family ownership.

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KEYWORDS: RV, recreational vehicle, Thor, Tiffin, Fleetwood, Winnebago, Starcraft, Dutchman, Keystone, Prime Time, Jayco, Coachman, car, new and used, Ford, Chevrolet, GM, Lexus, Mercedes, Nissan, Dodge, Chrysler, Acura, Audi, BMW, Jeep, Infiniti, Kia, Honda, Mazda, Toyota, Jaguar, Land Rover, VW, Volkswagen, Volvo

Requisition ID: 2021-4416

External Company Name: GENERAL RV CENTER

External Company URL: www.generalrv.com

Street: 20597 County Road 6

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