careers

Are you passionate about following design trends? Do you want the opportunity to work with distinctive product? Mud Pie is looking for strong individuals to join our award winning team.

Mud Pie designs and manufactures amazingly affordable gifts. Based in Stone Mountain, Georgia, the company is comprised of 3 divisions--Mud Pie Kids, Mud Pie Home and Mud Pie Fashion. Mud Pie is a favorite brand of style-conscious consumers and is available in over 16,000 specialty retailers and department stores around the world. Mud Pie has been in business for 25 years and continues to grow as a leader in the infant, fashion and home gift industry. Tremendous brand equity, on-trend product offerings and our talented staff continue to fuel our success. We believe great people and product create great results. We are looking for highly motivated individuals who enjoy a progressive work environment and bring the best attitude and effort to work every day.


 

Job Title: Operations Supervisor

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Understand and achieve productivity objectives and departmental standards while maintaining high levels of safety, quality, accuracy, and team morale.
  • Ownership for daily workload and workflow of your department; making adjustments as needed to ensure company/departmental goals are achieved.  Enforce SOPs and work processes that optimize efficiency.
  • Continuous review, development and improvements of operational processes to ensure inventory accuracy and compliance.  Develop and manage Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to track success and/or recurring problems.  
  • Collaborate with peers and leaders to develop goals and objectives that align with business requirements. Maintain awareness of the business matters and Company profitability, including budgetary goals.
  • Responsible for all departmental reporting, including labor reports, shipping reports, quality log, etc.
  • Lead, supervise and train a team (15+) of hourly warehouse associates and their daily activities. Promote teamwork within your department.
  • Recruit and retain qualified and motivated workforce. Develop personnel to ensure appropriate back up/successors in all key positions.  Coach and groom direct reports for excellence while documenting progress and cross-training to provide adequate coverage in key areas.   
  • Evaluate employee performance and conduct annual performance reviews for all direct reports; ensure process of tracking and maintaining productivity standards for each associate.    
  • Handle disciplinary issues and maintaining an environment of respect and accountability.
  • Require a “Tour Ready” and safe work area and securing building/operations at end of shift.
  • Identify opportunities for continuous improvement and challenging the status quo; assist with strategy development for warehouse ventures.
  • Proactively identify safety concerns and promotes a safe work environment.
  • Other duties as assigned, including responsibility for any other warehouse department or shift.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field
  • 3+ years of management experience in a Distribution or Manufacturing environment
  • Ability to multi-task; excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Possess a sense of urgency and have the ability to prioritize tasks and resources appropriately. 
  • Strong customer focus (internal and external)
  • Adapt sand respond quickly to change
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Promote an environment conducive to maximum employee morale, productivity, and effectiveness
  • Strong commitment to employee development and motivation
  • Proficiency with MS Office suite, emphasis on expertise with Excel. MS Access experience is a plus
  • Proficiency in ERP systems such as Oracle, SAP, and comparable systems; experience with Apprise preferred
  • Experience with warehouse management systems such as Manhattan Associates, Red Prairie, and comparable systems
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, night or weekend shift as assigned
  • Must be able to repetitively lift boxes weighing 40 pounds, with a maximum of 70 pounds
  • Must be able to stand and work for long periods (8+ hours)
  • Must be able to work overtime, weekends, and/or consecutive days as required
  • Must be able to work in an environment with varying temperatures

Interested candidates should send a letter expressing their interest and qualifications along with a resume to humanresources@mud-pie.com.

 

Job Title: Inventory Control Clerk

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and maintain current inventory levels; track orders and investigate problems.
  • Maintain WMS inventory, perform physical count of inventory, and reconcile actual stock count to computer-generated reports.
  • Receive, unpack, and deliver goods; re-stock items as necessary; label shelves.
  • Process and document returns as required following established procedures.
  • Collect and confirm dimensions/weights of new product and existing inventory as appropriate using Cubiscan machine.
  • Perform routine clerical duties, including data entry and preparing daily status reports.
  • May train staff/temp employees, interns, and/or volunteers performing related work
  • Inventory tasks may require use of equipment (forklift, EPJ) to move product as needed.
  • Use Radio Frequency (RF) scanners and other warehouse management systems.
  • Perform duties assigned with excellent quality and accuracy.
  • Maintain a clean work station.
  • Promote a safe work environment.
  • Other duties as assigned, including tasks within any other warehouse department.

Requirements:

  • Previous experience with inventory control, supplies, equipment and cycle counting
  • Completion of lift certification and safety training required
  • Demonstrates accuracy and follow through in all assigned tasks
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Proficient reading and math skills
  • Basic working knowledge of computers, RF Scanners and Warehouse Management systems
  • High school diploma or a GED preferred
  • Proven team member with ability to multi-task
  • Dependable and consistent attendance
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet performance standards
  • Must be able to repetitively lift boxes weighing 40 pounds, with a maximum of 70 pounds
  • Must be able to stand and work for long periods (8+ hours)
  • Must be able to work overtime, weekends, and/or consecutive days as required
  • Must be able to work in an environment with varying temperatures

Interested candidates should send a letter expressing their interest and qualifications along with a resume to humanresources@mud-pie.com.

 

 

Mud Pie is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate because of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital or family status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, military veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.