Manager, Distribution Job Description

Manager, Distribution Job Description

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Manager, distribution provides training, mentoring, and guidance for distribution and support personnel and other interested parties relative to WMS and Distribution processes.

Manager, Distribution Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Directs the operations of the DC Leadership Team to achieve prescribed objectives
Develops effective planning and project management for process improvements, implementation of new processes and installation of new equipment
Conducts process audits to identify the need for appropriate containment or corrective and preventative actions leading to minimizing or eliminating process deviations and non-conforming product root causes
Develops and manages a system of controls to ensure that service levels and operational performance goals are met within prescribed cost, revenue, and profit parameters
Contributes to Leadership Team comprehensive development in areas such as, leadership, conflict resolution, communication, process control and problem solving
Serves as point of contact for projects and/or issues concerning the field operations team & the corporate office
Performs planning function to execute multiple production flows through the distribution processes
Analyze, review and manage service contracts in conjunction with category management local suppliers to identify and act on opportunities for cost reduction, improved service and higher quality
Inspire and motivate your team to exceed customer expectations and be the best
Create a positive, open and effective working environment where all staff are valued and contribute to business success

Manager, Distribution Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Manager, Distribution

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Education for Manager, Distribution

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the manager, distribution job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and High School Degree in Business, Education, Management, Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Leadership, Technical, MBA, Graduate, Supervision

Skills for Manager, Distribution

Desired skills for manager, distribution include:

Distribution – WMS
Integrated suites with End-to-End Flows
Oracle Apps modules connected with Distribution
Oracle Inventory & OTM modules
Project Management tools MS Projects
Transportation & Inventory
WMS Systems & Wing to Wing Business Processes
Microsoft Office suite
Accident prevention manuals
Budgeting and general company policies and procedures

Desired experience for manager, distribution includes:

Eight to ten years in a distribution/manufacturing leadership capacity with quantifiable results
Technology literate (MS Word, Outlook)
At least 7 years experience in Distribution Management
Understanding and functional use of Labor Management systems, including but not limited to DWM, SAP, RF systems
Support and guide your team through change as the business continues to grow and evolve
Operate autonomously, using your initiative and making decisions in line with policy, targets and company values

Manager, Distribution Examples


Manager, Distribution Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of manager, distribution. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for manager, distribution
  • Responsible for departmental performance (productivity, quality, safety)
  • Communicates poor performance in a constructive manner to support corrective action
  • Writes annual, semi-annual, and 90-day performance reviews
  • Interviews candidates for potential hire
  • Builds a positive rapport with team members
  • Provides consistent, professional leadership
  • Models leadership
  • Lives the values of Houghton Mifflin Distribution
  • Is analytical in approach to solving problems
  • Encourages the teams
Qualifications for manager, distribution
  • Systems knowledge - p.c
  • Knowledge about the TV market (ad sales, distribution or content)
  • Must be able to maintain and develop relations
  • Great negotiator and strong with numbers
  • Must be fluent in English and understand Swedish and Norwegian well
  • Should have an excellent understanding of and direct experience with digital TV platforms

Manager, Distribution Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a manager, distribution. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for manager, distribution
  • Lead formal performance reviews for locally managed labour, logistics and packaging contracts
  • Monitor the performance of logistics, hauliers and other 3rd party providers
  • Attend supplier reviews in conjunction with EU Corporate Purchasing Transport & Logistics
  • Investigate designated complaints within the Quality Assurance system and attend quarterly quality reviews
  • Carry out intermediate and yearly physical inventory tasks to ensure finished product and packaging processes are fully compliant
  • Analyze, plan, and direct floor labor, including temporary workers, to where the work is through supervisors
  • Manage material flow throughout warehouse to ensure consistent availability for order fulfillment
  • Work closely with team to ensure order volume is being waved down at appropriate levels to the floor to ensure consistent workflow
  • Provide clear and consistent goals to all shifts and ensure smooth transitions of responsibilities between shifts
  • Ensure adherence and compliance to all EL and Aveda policies and procedures in all departments and areas, including the Environmental and Safety, Human Resources, Provide appropriate training to all employees and temporary workers, and ensure compliance
Qualifications for manager, distribution
  • Oversees the daily time and attendance of TRLG employees and temporary staff associates
  • Detail-oriented individual who can handle multiple projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines and working in a fast-paced environment
  • Positive and charismatic individual who works independently, quick learner and enjoys client service/interaction
  • Knowledge of the Sony library and/or programming experience a plus
  • Experience with SPE and SPHE systems (e.g., Prism) a real asset
  • Professional individual who can build strong relationships with all levels of colleagues

Manager, Distribution Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a manager, distribution. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for manager, distribution
  • Oversee the shipment of materials and/or finished goods in a timely manner according to customer requirements
  • Be literate in all aspects of Expeditors’ businesses and operations including accounting, and
  • This position is responsible for supervision of over 45 DC Team Members
  • Accountable for communication, interviewing and hiring, training employees
  • Responsible for the operations of the Windsor DC
  • Work with others including the Director of Windsor Operations to establish plans and the strategy for the DC
  • Focus on implementing best practices and delivering on strategic initiatives
  • Establish policies, procedures, and processes that enhance efficiency, reduce costs, and maintain a great work environment
  • Meet DC goals and corporate goals that enhance the success of the business
  • Foster a culture of learning, career development, safety, and a focus on quality
Qualifications for manager, distribution
  • Educated to degree level, or equivalent manufacturing, supply chain and/or logistics experience within a manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of continuous improvement methodologies and implementing best practice methods to lead improvements within the Supply Chain
  • Strong understanding of SAP or similar ERP system
  • Good mediation, conflict resolution, diplomatic and business goal orientated negotiation skills
  • Experience acting as a Dangerous Goods Safety Advisor within a high hazard environment would be highly desirable but is not essential
  • Ability to conduct business travel to sites across the UK

Manager, Distribution Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a manager, distribution. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for manager, distribution
  • 10%) Ensure slotting, location & SKU set up are effective and in place for maximized work flow efficiency
  • 5%) Participates in the development monthly DC estimates
  • 5%) Confers with internal and external customers and representatives of associated support teams to evaluate and promote improved and expanded services in area
  • 10%) Develops and implements continuous improvements activities
  • 10%) Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws, including interviewing, hiring, and training employees
  • 10%) Ensures that employees follow all prescribed EHS policies and procedures and actively promotes and enforces a safe and healthy workplace for all employees
  • Requisition/purchase supplies and or products needed to support manufacturing and sales
  • Responsible for the accuracy of inventory through cycle counts and inventory assignment
  • Prepare monthly and yearly inventory report
  • Monitor and manage warehouse factory supplies as required
Qualifications for manager, distribution
  • Ability to work with Legal and Finance Departments
  • Ability to instruct staff properly and efficiently
  • Maintain a high level of productivity through on-the-job training, measurement and follow-up
  • Perform weekly inventory counts to ensure adequate product supply
  • Monitor daily distribution of all products, including accurate records of all transactions, purchase orders, packing slips, restaurant invoices, debit/credit memos and inventory count
  • Partner with transportation team to drive supply chain cost reduction opportunities/solutions

Manager, Distribution Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of manager, distribution. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for manager, distribution
  • Monitor overall workflow between Inbound, CR, GOH and RRP, allocating resources efficiently
  • Oversee inventory management including monitoring progress, problems and resolution of discrepancies in completion of cycle counts and accuracy issues
  • Oversee and lead the associates in Inbound, CR, GOH and RRP to successfully reach area and facility goals, ensuring compliance with safety, performance, quality, attitude and attendance standards
  • Work with IT on various DCMS/Blue Cherry issues
  • Manages finished goods inventory system at a high level of accuracy
  • Ensure the housekeeping and cleanliness of the warehouse and related areas is maintained in an exceptional condition at all times
  • Valid CDL A license, D.O.T
  • Works and communicates directly with the Area Director to ensure total P & L goals and objectives are being met
  • Work alongside direct reports as a coach and partner to effectively manage their performance
  • Ensure fleet maintenance meets DOT regulations
Qualifications for manager, distribution
  • Formal continuous improvement methodology (Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, TQM, ) preferred
  • Mathematical Skills - Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume
  • Computer Skills - To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Oracle or SAP Manufacturing software
  • Transition between working on your feet or at a desk
  • The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job
  • 3-5 years experience in operations, distribution and/or logistics management

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