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Distribution Center Manager - TX

Lewisville, TX, USA Req #300
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
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Summary:

Provides leadership and direction to the entire operation, specifically including receiving, order picking, staffing, expense control, safety, inventory, transportation, shipping and maintenance to ensure the achievement of company objectives and customer requirements.

 

Key Result Areas (KRAs):

  1. Leadership and Direction

  • Provides direction to line managers and supervisors to ensure the consistent administration of policies and the delivery of established objectives.
  • Maintains sound employee relations by developing and maintaining a strong and cohesive management/supervisory team that works professionally with employees within the facility.
  • Communicates regularly with staff to provide information, answer questions, and address issues.
     2.  Planning and Implementation
  • Analyzes facility layout, work flow, and operating results to identify and implement opportunities for improvement.
  • Research errors/discrepancies; takes action to resolve issues.
  • Communicates regularly with staff to provide information, answer questions, and address issues.
      3.  Accountable for the Delivery of Corporate and DC Specific Assigned Metrics
  • Develops recommended operating and capital budget; manages operations within approved budget and continually seeks cost saving opportunities.
  • Ensures economical utilization of materials and labor.
  • Ensures facility performance objectives are met or exceeded relating to all operational metrics, and internal and external customer service.

      4.  Safety

  • Ensures facility is in compliance with related safety regulations.
  • Works with safety management and facility management team to develop and delivery function specific training, and incorporate safe practices into all facility activities.
  • Takes proactive measures to identify and minimize risks.

 

Education:

Bachelor’s degree preferred or the equivalent in education and experience.

Qualifications:

  • Five years related experience in a high volume semi-automated distribution center.  Experience in a facility that uses conveyers, RF scanning, and pick-to-ship container methods preferred.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of inventory control and transportation management.

  • Knowledge of Word, Excel, and Windows.  Able to learn and use in-house software applications.

  • Excellent organization, planning, and problem solving skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Able to lead and motivate employees by guiding, training, and offering counsel.

  • In depth knowledge of complex automated distribution.

  • Proven ability to manage change.

  • Ability to forecast future needs.

     

Other details

  • Job Family Operations
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Lewisville, TX, USA