Warehouse Transportation Leader

Richmond, VA

AdvanSix plays a critical role in global supply chains, innovating and delivering essential products for our customers in a wide variety of end markets and applications that touch people’s lives, such as building and construction, fertilizers, plastics, solvents, packaging, paints, coatings, adhesives and electronics. Our reliable and sustainable supply of quality products emerges from the vertically integrated value chain of our three U.S.-based manufacturing facilities. AdvanSix strives to deliver best-in-class customer experiences and differentiated products in the industries of nylon solutions, chemical intermediates, and plant nutrients, guided by our core values of Safety, Integrity, Accountability and Respect. More information on AdvanSix can be found at https://www.advansix.com.

Position Summary:

  • The Transportation & Warehousing Leader works to achieve operational targets and standards by managing and direction warehouse operations at one site and trucking operations at two sites

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manage first line day to day warehousing and shipping operations including management of manpower, safety, costs, performance and customer satisfaction
  • Develop and implement transportation & warehouse metrics, goals and objectives aligned to AdvanSix priorities and Customer Excellence objectives. Drive improvements. 
  • Lead Trucking Processes and Execution across the Richmond network including Manage Hopewell Residue Trucking Process & Wastewater tanker management
  • Collaborate with Production, Planning and Logistics teams to ensure alignment and optimization. Recognize and quickly resolve issues that impact production or customer shipments, understand when outside assistance is required and communicate as necessary
  • Perform incident investigations (Root Cause & Corrective Actions). Issue Life Critical Permits
  • Promote safe work activities by conducting safety audits, attending safety meetings, ensuring self and team are current on all safety training,
  • Provide back-up for the Logistics Leader and the Warehouse Clerk positions.
  • Develop productivity ideas, validate, implement, and deliver against sustainable projects to drive cost savings and/or productivity.
  • Constantly search for improvement and continually seek to eliminate waste
  • Evaluate, address, and support employee suggestions and ideas for continuous improvement

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or High School/GED with 5 years of experience in Logistics or Manufacturing, or relevant working experience
  • 3 years of Warehouse Leadership Experience or related organizational experience
  • Experience with SAP WM or comparable Warehouse Management System

At AdvanSix, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past work experience doesn’t perfectly align with every qualification in the job posting, we encourage you to still apply. You may just be the right candidate for this or other roles.

AdvanSix is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, religion, veteran status, or any other protected classification.

To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of AdvanSix about this opening. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at AdvanSix via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of AdvanSix, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by AdvanSix for this position and a valid agreement with AdvanSix is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the AdvanSix agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.

Application Process

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  • It is easy to apply for AdvanSix jobs online. Create a profile in DayForce and upload your resume or fill in the form with your job history.
  • Your profile and resume will be reviewed by a recruiter and you’ll be notified via email whether you will be proceeding with the interview process
  • The first interview will be a telephone screening with the HR and recruiting team, If there is mutual interest, there will be additional interviews with the team and an in-person site visit
  • Once interviews are completed, if you are determined a good fit for the AdvanSix team, a formal offer will be extended. Offers will first be verbally given and quickly followed by a formal letter via email
  • Every offer is contingent on the successful completion of the pre-employment and background checks required for the position.
  • We can’t wait for you to join the team!