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Planning, management and execution of all distribution related functions to achieve goals consistent with division profitability, and at the same time, providing excellent service to company customers and teammates.
- Recommend distribution operating budget along with capital expenditure requirements. Effectively administer, monitor, control & develop the system & policies necessary to achieve effective distribution expense control.
- Accountable for compliance with Federal, State, and local regulations governing our Distribution Centers and Transportation Departments by monitoring implementation and practice to ensure compliance.
- Maintain safe/secure environment for teammates. Adherence to safety programs, procedures, and policies.
- Provides distribution teammates with training required to complete their job along with cross-training those who may have career advancement material quality. Maintain good and effective employee morale and communications.
- Responsible for total inventory management by ensuring the compliance of receiving and inventory control procedures. Develop/recommend alterations to procedures and Best Practices as warranted.
- Responsible to ensure productive Distribution Center and Transportation Department by continually monitoring key indicators are achieving desired productivity goals to ensure company’s overall profits.
- Have a Bachelor’s degree in Business or a related field.
- Have a minimum of 10 years’ experience in all facets of outbound and inbound warehousing and transportation, preferably in the grocery or food service industry.
- Experience with private fleets and DOT regulations
- Experience with Warehouse Management Systems
- Experience performing budget creation, forecasting
- Be skilled on Excel, Microsoft Word and Access and Power Point programs.
- Be experienced in managing large warehouse and transportation staffs with a background in hiring, training, motivating and resolving employee relations issues.
- Have the ability to write reports, business correspondence, Best Practice, intra-company memos and outside correspondence.
- Have a minimum of 4 years planning, analytical and/or reporting experience, preferably in positions of increasing responsibility.
- Be able to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals and technical procedures.
- Possess detailed understanding of financial statements and resulting cost implications.
- Have the ability to identify financial issues and provide cost-effective solutions.