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Sr. Manager, Warehouse & Transportation

Shepherdsville, Kentucky Additional Location: Shepherdsville, Kentucky Job ID: R-14973-2022

A Career at HARMAN

As a technology leader that is rapidly on the move, HARMAN is filled with people who are focused on making life better. Innovation, inclusivity and teamwork are a part of our DNA. When you add that to the challenges we take on and solve together, you’ll discover that at HARMAN you can grow, make a difference and be proud of the work you do every day.

About the Role

As the Sr. Manager of Warehousing and Transportation, you will be responsible for managing our 3PL relationship over warehousing and outbound transportation activities. You will be involved in all projects and processes that are needed to make the Warehousing & Transportation best in class. All Warehousing and Transportation activities contribute to the strategic growth plan of Harman Lifestyle Consumer North America. Key elements of your role will include managing a team and all related processes, communication, continuous improvement, and best practice development.

Your Team

You will report to the Director of Supply Chain and will have two direct reports. The warehouse is operated by a 3PL and so, you will also be collaborating with their management.

What You Will Do

  • Oversee and initiate process improvement for 3PL execution of goods receipt, put away, storage, and outbound order processing.
  • Ensure understanding, training, and adherence to vendor compliance requirements; facilitate research and case resolution as needed.
  • Own, coordinate and manage the outbound transportation from warehouse to customer delivery including on-time performance measurement.
  • Reduce inventory losses by implementing robust operations processes and cycle count procedures.
  • Develop reporting and routines to review forecasted volume, processing capacity, order efficiency and execution, transportation needs, customer care, and cost.

What You Need

  • Bachelor's Degree preferably with a degree in SCM, Operations, Industrial Engineering or Management, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in a warehousing and transportation role.
  • Minimum 3 years as a people manager.
  • Experience with SAP ERP / APO / IBP and/or a similar ERP system.
  • Excellent communication skills both internally (sales, SCM, PM, and Order Management) as well as externally (Retailers). Also, be able to work effectively within a high growth, dynamic, fast speed, and changing matrix environment.

What is Nice to Have

  • MBA degree
  • Six Sigma Green Belt or higher
  • APICS certification​​​​​​

What Makes You Eligible

  • Be willing to travel up to 10%, domestic travel.
  • Be willing to work in the Warehouse in Kentucky.
  • Successfully complete a background investigation and drug screen as a condition of employment.

What We Offer

  • Competitive wellness benefits and 401K Retirement plan.
  • An inclusive and diverse work environment that fosters and encourages career development opportunities.
  • Flexible work schedule with a culture encouraging work-life integration and collaboration in a global environment.
  • Professional development opportunities through HARMAN University’s business and leadership academies.
  • Tuition Reimbursement.
  • Access to employee discounts on world-class HARMAN products (JBL, Harman/Kardon, etc.).
  • “Be Brilliant” employee recognition and rewards program.


HARMAN is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or Protected Veterans status. HARMAN offers a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. (


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