Distribution Center Manager - Wallingford, CT

Mar 01, 2018
Mar 12, 2018
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time

The Distribution Center Manager will be responsible for operating an efficient, productive, and safe distribution center, while meeting or exceeding daily receiving and distribution functions of the operation. This position will ensure the Operations team is providing best in class service to all customers, while maintaining the overall facility. The DC Manager will need to work closely with departments, such as, Sales, Brand Management, Customer Service, Purchasing, and other various departments in the Company to ensure the overall success of the Operation. The DC Manager is also responsible for financials related to operating the facility, to include budget, and operating expenses.


* Provide strong leadership and management in all processes related to the receipt and distribution of the Company?s product.

* Develops site specific facility processes and metrics to enhance the current operating system.

* Develops and mentors the distribution center personnel and achieve performance objectives, to include maintaining constant dialogue and providing direction and guidance.

* Schedule and receive all inbound product timely and accurately, following company SOP?s.

* Ensures accurate placement of all inbound product to proper pick and/or stock locations throughout the warehouse.

* Conduct regular cycle counts per company SOP to ensure accuracy of on-hand inventory.

* Ensure product and warehouse layout is updated to support capacity requirements and maximize warehouse thru-put.

* Ensure daily routing function is completed to support all customers? orders, adhering to all DOT requirements, and customer receiving hours, while maximizing delivery efficiency.

* Conduct monthly safety meetings to ensure a safe work environment for all employees.

* Schedule all warehouse & delivery employees work hours, and process payroll.

* Develop annual operating budget, process all accounts payable invoices, and manage all operating expenses.Review financial reports to ensure accuracy of facility expenses.

* Maintains a safe work environment and provides forklift training, safety meetings, and driver training as needed as per all Company, State, and Federal regulations.

* Properly maintain all material handling equipment and vehicle fleet.

* Ensures compliance to all federal and state regulations, in addition to Company policies and procedures, and all SOP?s are adhered to on a daily, monthly, yearly basis as needed.

* Complete all administrative tasks as needed, timely and accurately.

* Work closely with HR Generalist and manager on all employee performance related issues.

* All other tasks as assigned by manager or Operations leadership team.


* Operate material handling equipment including but not limited to Sit-Down forklifts, Stand-up forklifts, Stock-pickers, and electric pallet jacks as needed.

* Attends departmental meetings and functions.

* Arrives to work, meetings, appointments and other work-related functions on time and as scheduled.

* Meets agreed upon goals and objectives effectively and in a timely manner.


Normal office and warehouse environment. May be subjected to loud noise, temperature and weather extremes, occasional overtime and travel may be required as per the business needs. SDL2017