Role details

Distribution& Warehouse Manager

Gardena   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • This position reports into the VP of Supply Chain
  • Room fro Growth and future promotions

About Our Client

Our client is a growing company located in Gardena, CA.

Currently we are recruiting a Distribution Manager / Warehouse Manager that will take over all the supply chain responsibilities. The ideal candidate has experience in a Wholesale/Consumer Packaged Goods/E-commerce Fulfillment environment.

This position reports into the VP of Supply Chain so there is a lot of room fro growth in the future.

Job Description

  • Responsible for Order Fulfillment, Warehousing, Logistics Management, Inventory Control/Management
  • Review, revise and maintain physical layout within warehouse in order to optimize material flow while seeking to maximize capacity and operating efficiency
  • Negotiate freight rates and contracts with truckload, intermodal, LTL and small parcel carriers. Oversee all transport functions. Experience with ocean carriers as plus
  • Complete warehouse operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees; following up on work results, and monitoring metrics to manage labor expense
  • Maintain warehouse staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees
  • Maintain warehouse staff job results by coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results
  • Develop and communicate KPI's regularly (weekly, monthly and quarterly, as agreed)
  • Effectively communicate and coordinate within the organization (ex. with Materials team relating to incoming goods, with Customer Service relating to customer orders, etc.)

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's Degree in related field
  • Minimum of 5 years' Operations experience
  • Industry experience in consumer packaged goods/Wholesale/E-Commerce fulfillment preferred
  • Prior experience managing fulfillment to retail DC's and eCommerce accounts required
  • Ability to negotiate with transportation vendors and freight lines
  • Demonstrated experience working with a Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) required
  • Ability to effectively communicate, both orally and in writing, within the department, across the organization, with vendors and customers

What's on Offer

Comprehensive salary + outstanding benefits

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