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Manager, Production Warehouse and Logistics

Company: NBC Universal
Location: Universal City
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:


Working in a collaborative production team environment, this role is responsible for managing the production warehouse facility and department logistics staff, operation, assets and equipment. All objectives must meet safety and compliance requirements and align with creative, financial, and schedule targets for live shows, atmosphere offerings, and special projects in a themed environment.

  • Manages both daily activity and long-term strategy for offsite warehouse facility (Entertainment Production Center) and logistics operations property-wide for Entertainment department.
  • Assure facility, equipment, and process compliance with various regulatory agency and partner requirements, and maintain documentation.
  • Develop a cohesive, accountable team through solid leadership, management, and communication.
  • Lead warehouse and Logistics team meetings and participate in company business meetings as necessary.
  • Provide direct communication regarding the facility and logistics activities between projects and the department
  • Direct management of department assets, fleet, rental/leased equipment, and staging locations.
  • Develop and maintain efficient methods of asset storage, movement, and handling often for multiple, concurrent projects during all phases of production and operation.
  • Schedule and maintain readiness of the production facility and equipment.
  • Develop and manage the use of asset tracking systems and inventories for inter-departmental Entertainment assets.
  • Provide solutions for facility and equipment maintenance, organization and improvements.
  • Develop and manage annual operating budgets and schedules.
  • Manage vendor support services and facility tenant improvement projects.
  • Establish and maintain high levels of effective support through collaboration, communication, and safe practices
  • Work directly with all levels of studio and park management to coordinate space allocations across the property


  • Minimum 5 years experience in warehousing and/or logistics, with Entertainment/Film asset experience.
  • Minimum 5 years experience in a leadership role supervising people and process.
  • Working knowledge of warehousing, and transportation equipment and processes.
  • Confidence and ability to effectively communicate appropriately with all levels of management and staff
  • Ability to lead both union and non-union staff.
  • Strong awareness of Environmental Safety standards.
  • Comprehensive budgeting and financial skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Must be willing to work weekends, holidays and nights as required.
  • 60-80% time spent on feet, 20-40% office work.

Desired Characteristics

  • Bachelor's degree in production, management, or related field; Certification in warehouse management.
  • Solid background in managing technical theatre/entertainment based, or related elements.
  • Demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects concurrently, with confidence to multi-task.
  • Ability to drive results of teams through strong leadership and development skills.
  • Ability to identify and communicate creative solutions to challenges and to maintain a consistent focus on priorities with persistent follow-through.
  • Ability to deal well with ambiguity and constant change, working in fast-paced environments with accelerated production schedules.
  • A strong passion to drive high quality results in product as well as process.

Keywords: NBC Universal, Los Angeles , Manager, Production Warehouse and Logistics, Other , Universal City, California

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