Vice President of Distribution
REC10018548 Merced, CA Updated 6m ago
Positions 1
Type -
Salary $100,000 - $115,000/year
Transportation / Warehousing
Bachelor's Degree
10-14 years
Yes - Regional relocation only
US Citizen
90 days
90 days

Job description

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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.