Warehouse, Sr. Manager

Supply Chain/Production/Manufacturing Amsterdam, Netherlands


Position at Gogo Commercial Aviation

The Sr Mgr, Warehouse 3PL (Third Party Logistics), as part of the Supply Chain team, is responsible for organizing the safe and efficient receipt, storage, preparation, kitting and shipment of Gogo’s materials at a subcontracted warehouse. The individual will ensure proper execution of the contract, statement of work and service level agreement by the logistics partner, drive continuous improvement actions between the logistics partner and Gogo Supply Chain, and manage activities to achieve and maintain high levels of inventory accuracy at all sites, internal and external, where company inventory is located.

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for managing the logistics partner in order to ensure the proper receipts, storage, preparation and shipment of Gogo’s goods on time, on quality and at the lowest cost, in accordance with the contract and the negotiated service level agreement.
  • Participates to the proper development and execution of receiving, storage, preparation and shipments policies and procedures.
  • Ensure the 3PL compliance with international, federal, state, and local warehousing, material handling, and shipping requirements and legislation.
  • Responsible for the proper execution of warehousing safety and security policies and procedures by the logistics partner.
  • Ensure permanent inventory accuracy by ensuring the full execution of Gogo cycle count policy by the logistics partner. Coordinates and conducts the annual inventory counts and timely reconciliation in Gogo WMS.
  • Completes operational requirements by planning, hiring, managing and coaching the 3PL management team.
  • Develops and implements the proper sets of metrics aiming to measure and continuously improve the performance of the subcontracted warehouse.
  • Achieves financial objectives by preparing the logistics annual budget, tracking actuals and developing proper action plans.
  • Participates to the development of Gogo’s global warehousing strategy.
  • Leads the improvement and development of EDI connections between the 3PL and Gogo’s ERP systems. Participates to the improvement of Gogo’s ERP/MRP systems.

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor degree in related field. APICS certification a plus.
  • 5 to 10 years experience in subcontracted logistics management. Warehouse management experience a plus.
  • Supervisory experience required. Strong leadership skills.
  • Experience in working w/ ERP, MRP, WMS systems.
  • Ability to be detailed –oriented in a demanding and fast pace environment
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to effectively prioritize
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to travel up to but not limited to 20% of time during the year

Gogo’s worldwide inflight Wi-Fi services have made internet and video entertainment a regular part of flying. We are a diverse group of technologists, marketers, strategists, and any other function you can think of- all working together in extraordinary harmony. And that’s just the beginning.

We connect the aviation industry and its travelers with innovative technology and applications, and we do it all in a high-energy environment that welcomes the next challenge. Be prepared for a dynamic ride with people who are passionate about what they’re building.