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Distribution Manager in Memphis at Vaco

Date Posted: 5/8/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Distribution Manager will direct all activities of the Logistics and warehouse function to enable a world class manufacturing site. Implements and administers all systems and processes for maintaining control of inventory and transaction accuracy, storage methods and facilities, and domestic and international transportation programs, housekeeping and GMP compliance. Enforces the implementation of and use of SAP and its accuracy. Coach warehouse team on SAP and SAP process improvements.

Principle Duties / Responsibilities:
  • The manager will participate in regulatory and internal quality inspections and will be responsible for all issues related to warehouse operations
  • Maintains warehouse staff job results by recruiting, selecting, orienting, training, coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results
  • Writes and reviews reports, protocols and procedures and prepares same upon request of senior leadership
  • Manages finished goods inventory system at a high level of accuracy
  • Using warehouse management software, manages the location of inventory to ensure proper stock rotation, smooth order picking, and staging activities
  • Manages receipt and flow of raw materials within plant to support company quality control standards and plant production requirements
  • Maintains physical condition of warehouse by planning and implementing new design layouts; inspecting equipment; issuing work orders for repair and requisitions for replacement
  • Establish and support a work environment of continuous improvement that supports the companies Quality policy, Quality System & the appropriate regulations for the area
  • Collaborate with cross-functional groups including Human Resources, Production, Maintenance, Quality Assurance, Warehousing, Sales, Customer Service and Finance to meet business objectives and customer satisfaction.
  • Follows policies and procedures; completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization's goals and values
  • Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently; sets goals and objectives; organizes or schedules other people and their tasks
  • Develops and implements plans for facility modification or expansion, such as equipment purchases or changes in space allocation and warehouse design

  • Bachelor of Science, in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, Logistics, or closely related discipline or combination of education and experience.
  • 7+ years' experience that includes an in-depth understanding of Logistics operations, purchasing, inventory management and subject matter SAP experience required; Strong management ability to work in a dynamic and progressive environment.
  • Ability to develop business relationships with internal and external customers.
  • Ability to use a forklift and related warehouse equipment
  • Generally, works in an office setting under desirable conditions with few or no disagreeable features; however, may be required to perform duties in the warehouse which require the ability to lift to 50 lbs. occasionally. May be required to, push, and pull up to 125 lbs. frequently. Will have extended hours sitting and or walking. May require occasional standing, climbing stairs or ladders.
  • Some domestics and international travel may be required