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Distribution Center Manager - Bossier City

Company: Area Wholesale Tire
Location: Bossier City
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

DESCRIPTION:The Distribution Center Manager (DCM) manages all warehouse activities including but not limited to receiving, replenishing and overall organization of product in the warehouse. In addition, the DCM is responsible for the stocking strategies ensuring high velocity items are stored in locations that minimize staff time to replenish and pick these items. To support efficient operations, the DCM oversees key daily tasks such as cycle counting, bin consolidation and bin transfers to support stocking based on item velocity. The DCM also manages the return of product from customers and the subsequent disposition and handling of these items along with any coordination with other departments including accounting, customer service and sales, when necessaryThe DCM is responsible for hiring and managing all warehouse staff ensuring the DC is adequately staffed to complete all tasks in a timely, effective and efficient manner. In addition, the DCM hires and manages all drivers and oversees the delivery of product to our customers and transfers between DC's. It is the responsibility of the DCM to dispatch drivers, manage efficient routes and coordinate the regular maintenance of the delivery fleet. The DCM provides for a work environment and training that ensures a safe and accident-free work environment pertaining to warehouse and delivery staff and activities.The DCM makes day-to-day decisions required to operation a highly effective and efficient distribution center. They report to the Manager of Operations in this capacity. It is expected that the DCM has a thorough understanding of company policies and of department processes.ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Hires and manages warehouse Team Members and drivers. Monitors actions of the local Inside Sales Representative and assists with management, as needed. Manages local fleet including; preventative maintenance/repairs and ensuring daily departure safety checks are completed. Develops and implements stocking plan to ensure efficient warehouse operations. Oversees the proper receipt of all items and coordinates with the appropriate teams when variances occur. Ensures the replenishment of items following the stocking strategy emphasizing the stock by velocity principle, when possible. Directs the efficient picking and staging of product, urgency applied to will-call orders for customers. Coordinates transfers between distribution centers including; allocation, picking, staging, loading and delivery. Routes orders daily and dispatches fleet based on size of load, distance and driver qualifications and availability. Reviews customer base/route territories to ensure timely and efficient route plans. Supervises the Warehouse Lead to ensure the daily warehouse activities such as cycle counting, bin consolidation, and stock-by-velocity plan. Oversees the returns of all product and the proper disposition of returned product to; finished goods, inspection, material review or disposal. Coordinates third parties to pick-up and dispose/return product. Works with Accounting and Suppliers to ensure appropriate product credits are received. Is responsible for the overall organization and cleanliness of the warehouse, office and surrounding grounds. Provides staff training to ensure warehouse and driver safety. Records all safety training provided. Reports all safety incidents works to the Operations Manager and Human Resources to remediate issues. Maintains sufficient quantity of supplier point of sale brochures, catalogues, banners and other items for Areas Sales Managers and walk-in customers. Compiles recommendations to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of key business processes. Collaborates with other DCM's to share best practices and identify ways to improve key business processes and implement improved management practices. Creates training programs to promote the spread of best practices and to ensure common practices across the staff. Performs other duties as assigned.REQUIRED QUALIFICATION AND SKILLS: Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Operation Management, Manufacturing Management or equivalent experience 5+ years of experience in warehouse operations management Experience in managing a fleet of delivery vehicles Excellent customer service track record Warehouse safety / forklift Budget managementCOMPETENCIES: Highly organized Leadership Teamwork orientation Customer focus Time management Communication proficiency Technical capability Problem solverWORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions with or without reasonable accommodations. Vision sufficient to read standard text, a computer monitor, and other operating systems Independent mobility; agility and stamina to stand, sit, walk, push, and pull Occasional stooping, bending, and lifting (up to 70lbs) Exposure to moderate to low noise levels Withstand temperature in a typical warehouse environmentWhen you join our team, we are proud to offer competitive pay, opportunity for advancement, and a comprehensive benefits package, including, health insurance, paid time off and 401(k).We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing a work environment that values and respects each Team Member. We are dedicated to providing a work environment free from any type of discrimination based upon race (including traits historically associated with race, including but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles), color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression and identity, pregnancy, age, covered veteran and military status, marital status, disability, medical condition, genetic characteristics, political affiliation, or any other non-merit factor protected by law.

Keywords: Area Wholesale Tire, Bossier City , Distribution Center Manager - Bossier City, Executive , Bossier City, Louisiana

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