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Warehouse/Distribution Manager

Elkhart, IN 46516

Industry: Industrial Job Number: CJ858259611 Pay Rate: $30000-50000 / year Branch: Clerical & Professional

Job Description

Pro Resources is seeking a Warehouse/Distribution Manager for a client in Elkhart, IN. The basic function of the position of Distribution Manager is to manage the receipt, inspection, and storage of incoming materials from vendors and the order picking and delivery/shipment of materials to customers, both from the warehouse and counter. Apply Today!

Shift and Compensation

  • 1st Shift
  • Compensation is from 30,000 USD to 50,000 USD per year

Job Duties

  • Hire, fire, and change the compensation and/or duties of any employee reporting to this position within the company policy and budget and with the President’s approval          
  • Develop and implement normal operating procedures
  • Order repairs to rolling stock, warehouse equipment, to include trucks, vans, tow motors, warehouse machines
  • Authorize fuel purchases for rolling stock
  • Approve price discounts on counter sales
  • Arrange layout of warehouse storage and identify storage locations for individual items
  • Report adjustments of inventory to Purchasing to correct discrepancies
  • Cost control for the warehouse and counter
  • Ensure that company policies are observed by all departmental employees
  • Resolve departmental problems which arise
  • Ensure that rolling stock meets D.O.T. standards
  • Ensure working conditions in departmental areas are safe and meet OSHA requirements
  • Ensure all Delivery Drivers continue to hold a valid Commercial Drivers License per legal requirements
  • Ensure Drivers and Stock Personnel confirm damaged materials are not shipped to the customer
  • Ensure accurate periodic inventory is taken
  • Receive incoming shipments
  • Report discrepancies on actual loads from Bills of Lading or Purchase Orders
  • Act as Safety Director for the Company
  • Report shortages on customer orders
  • Direct daily activities of all departmental personnel
  • Staff the department to perform the departmental functions efficiently, on time, and within budget
  • Schedule delivery routes to maximize efficient  use of rolling stock and personnel
  • Update task and duty lists for subordinates
  • Conduct periodic performance and compensation reviews of employees
  • Recommend to the President for the hiring, firing, and compensation changes for subordinates
  • Minimize overtime by effectively supervising departmental employees
  • Ensure drivers perform daily checks and periodic preventative maintenance on rolling stock
  • Conduct periodic safety inspections, hold periodic safety training meetings, investigate all accidents and file a report with the Administrative Manager, and take correction action to resole unsafe conditions
  • Periodically check that Delivery Drivers’ licensure or driving privileges have  not been revoked
  • Instruct Warehouse Helpers to report damaged materials in storage and to not load damaged materials for shipment
  • Supervise both annual and cyclical inventories
  • Personally inspect incoming shipments for damage
  • Review and approve inventory adjustments for damaged or missing materials
  • Report outages of materials on customer orders to Purchasing Department
  • Provide back-up to Counter and Counter Phone

Background Profile

  • High School Diploma/GED Required
  • Associates Degree Preferred
  • Valid Driver's License
  • 1 year of Supervisory Experience in Distribution Industry Required
  • 2 years of Warehouse Experience in Electrical Components Preferred

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