Distribution Center Manager
Job Opportunity at Sissom & Associates

Posted on Jun 1

http:/    865-546-0645

Location: Columbia, SC
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4160927

Outstanding global mfg. co. is recruiting for an experience D.C. Manager.  Qualified candidates must currently be supporting manufacturing operations.  Co. offers excellent bonus, benefits, relocation package and promotional opportunities.    
Job Summary:
? Responsible for the overall distribution center function, including raw materials receiving, storage, inventory control, and shipments.
? Ensures the on-time delivery of customer orders and cost-effective use of personnel, equipment, inventories, and SAP.
? Ensures all necessary physical and electronic documentation is properly prepared and sent per customer expectations. This includes SAP deliveries, bills of lading, packing lists, export documents, and advanced shipping notices.
? Ensures just-in-time material delivery to and from plant.
? Coordinates with production planning to ensure raw materials are received on time and in sufficient quantity to meet production requirements / customer demand.
? Drives continuous improvement via visual management techniques, new software implementations, and process flow optimization.
? Responsible for departmental budgets.
? Ensures that internal and external customers’ needs are met  
? Selects, motivates, trains, and developments competent departmental staff. Monitors departmental personnel and ensures they conform to company policies, procedures, and standards.
? Responsible for inventory accuracy. Uses monitoring systems such as cycle counts to understand and correct root causes of variances.
? Significant focus on inventory reduction to achieve and maintain world class inventory levels / turns.
? Develops, plans, and formulates policies, objectives, and operating goals.
? Develops and maintains effective relationships with representatives of the material suppliers and with carriers.
? Monitors all contractors, sub-contractors and vendors to ensure that they conform to company policies, procedures, and standards.
? Manages the most economical inbound and outbound transportation routes. Looks for opportunities to combine shipments, milk runs, etc.
? Establishes optimum storage locations and handling methods.
? Utilizes lean concepts like Kanban cards, pull systems, FIFO throughout the warehouse / production interface as appropriate.
? Determines appropriate equipment and containers necessary to properly load, unload, move, and store materials.

Key Performance Indicators:
? Customer On Time Delivery / Delivery Ratings (including Customer Complaints)
? ASN Accuracy
? Gross Inventory Value / Days On Hand
? Inventory Accuracy
? Minimal Expedited Freight

Minimum Requirements: 
? 5+ years warehouse supervision and management.
? Excellent math and computer skills
? High school diploma.
? Excellent problem solving skills.
? In depth understanding of MRP systems, including SAP.
? Experience with forklifts, overhead cranes, stretch wrappers, computers, and customer specific software.
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