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Distribution Center Manager

Company: American Woodmark Corporation
Location: Riverside
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

Headquartered in Winchester, VA with over 30 locations across the country, American Woodmark is a leading cabinet manufacturer servicing the remodel and new construction markets. With over 10,000 employees, more than 15 brands and hundreds of cabinet styles, our commitment to quality and caring for our customers and employees never wavers. POSITION PURPOSE: The Distribution Manger will oversee the warehouse workers and ensure daily shipping goals are being met as well as ensuring a safe work environment. This role will assist and develop direct repots to achieve desired results ensuring proper orientation, training, development, compensation and working conditions are present. Additionally, the Distribution Manager is a business partner to the Plant Leadership Team (PLT) and is responsible for building the distribution team and creating an environment of cultural alignment, problem identification and problem solving.

  • Manage shipping efficiencies and backorders.
  • Oversees pricing of freight, leases, shipping materials and supplies.
  • Oversee the delivery of products to dealers, contractors and jobsites throughout locations geographic region.
  • Responsible for the coordination and scheduling of deliveries to meet and exceed customers' expectations while optimizing loads and minimizing work hours.
  • Review all paperwork in order to plan work activities, schedule appropriate personnel and balance loads.
  • Reflect American Woodmark's business values and Philosophy in all business interactions.
  • Ensure safety of personnel and compliance with all applicable health and safety regulations.
  • Provide a safe and productive work environment, including housekeeping.
  • Role model CITE and Working in Teams principles.
  • Perform other tasks as directed by direct supervisor. III. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Education: Bachelor's Degree in business or related field from an accredited college or university. Experience: Five to seven years of effective/progressive leadership experience in a distribution environment.
    • Previous experience with Big Box retailers is a plus. Skills:
      • Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred but not required.
      • Must possess strong management and leadership skills and demonstrated ability to effectively lead and motivate a diverse group of employees.
      • Excellent working knowledge of safety practices and regulations, including OSHA compliance.
      • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment, be a team player and have the proven ability to multi-task in a deadline-driven environment. Communications Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common business and technical journals and financial reports. Ability to listen and communicate effectively with customers/clients in an effort to respond to common inquires or complaints from customers/clients, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community and public. Ability to develop presentations to be delivered to production team, plant level team, or public groups. Mathematical Skills: Ability to apply basic mathematical concepts like addition, subtraction, multiplication or division to basic manufacturing performance recording or financial performance recording. Ability to read and use a tape measure. Reasoning Ability: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables. (Number of people, job titles): This position typically supervises a team of hourly and salary employees.
        • PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Typical Working Conditions: (Describe environment including exposure to heat, cold, fumes, chemicals, allergens, mold, etc.) Typical indoor/outdoor manufacturing environment. The noise level is usually moderate to high and hearing protection may be required on the production floor. Safety glasses are required on the production floor. Some out-of-town travel is required. Occasional weekend work required. Essential Physical Tasks: (List all physical tasks encountered in performing essential functions.) While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and walk and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 20 pounds. BENEFITS PACKAGE INCLUDES:
          • Competitive Compensation
          • Health Care Benefits
          • Paid Holidays
          • Paid Vacation Days
          • Paid Sick Days
          • 401(k) Match
          • Tuition Assistance
          • Relocation Assistance when available AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER The American Woodmark Corporation does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, military and veteran status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, pregnancy, or any other legally-protected characteristic; and it will comply with all applicable state discrimination laws. No person will be denied employment solely because of a disability, provided that the person can perform the essential functions of the position for which the person has applied, either with or without reasonable accommodations.

Keywords: American Woodmark Corporation, Riverside , Distribution Center Manager, Executive , Riverside, California

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