Zone/Service Center Manager (Distribution Center Manager)

Graybar is looking for an experienced Distribution Center Manager with 3PL experience to help us maintain the highest levels of customer satisfaction in every area of our business. We are a Company that recognizes talent and provides the opportunity for training and development of your career growth.
Manage all facets of zone/service center warehouse operations including implementation and maintenance of logistics processes, personnel management, inventory management, security, safety, housekeeping, accounting and administrative processes related to warehouse activities, and all other functions designed to meet and exceed zone/service center customer service performance standards (Level III positions are typically scoped as the top 20% of Type A zone/service center locations).
Manage all aspects of workforce management including hiring, training, evaluating, mentoring, rewarding, disciplining, and succession planning.
Train personnel on all aspects of applicable business systems including the use of the system features to improve accuracy and efficiency of all assigned processes.
Manage and perform activities of employees engaged in loading/unloading, selecting, packing, shipping, receiving, and transporting of merchandise
Manage incoming and outgoing shipment activity; ensure efficient, accurate, and timely customer service to ensure service goals are attained.
Perform any and all physical requirements necessary to lift and move inventory around the warehouse.
Operate and maneuver warehouse equipment and any material(s) contained thereon in the manner consistent with the intended purpose of the equipment and the manufacturers' instructions.
Maintain security of merchandise and equipment, and ensure safe working conditions; manage warehouse loss prevention programs; ensure the accuracy of the daily cycle counts.
Supervise tasks and maintenance required by the Warehouse Management System (WMS).
Determine routing of orders, and inspect loading operations to ensure compliance with shipping specifications, security, and direct movement of shipments from shipping and receiving dock to storage and work area.
Compile productivity records for shipping and receiving activities; provide and utilize various performance and status reports including pull times, safety, inventory, equipment maintenance, security, and cycle counts.
Arrange for purchase of warehouse supplies and packing materials using designated Corporate suppliers; implement warehouse layout changes as determined by logistics and Warehouse Management System processes.
Ensure all warehouse procedures are followed and the International Organization of Standardization (ISO) registration maintained; lead Zone/Service Center Steering Committee.
Other duties as assigned
Experience, Educational, and Physical Requirements
Minimum of ten years of experience required
Expert-level management position for an individual with extensive supervisory, logistics, and material handling experience required
Level reserved for individuals who have had proven success effectively managing large and complex operational areas and who are highly regarded for their expertise
High school diploma or GED required
Ability to perform the physical requirements necessary to receive, pick, pack, ship, and move materials throughout the warehouse, including, but not limited to, standing, walking, bending, twisting, stooping, reaching, climbing ladders, cutting wire, and lifting materials weighing up to 70 pounds.
Ability to operate and maneuver warehouse equipment, including, but not limited to, pallet jacks, forklifts, and push carts, in the manner necessary to move materials and consistent with manufacturers' instructions and safety instructions.
Ability to work in a warehouse environment, including the ability to perform physical requirements, adapt to seasonal changes, significant temperature variations, and inclement weather conditions.
Ability to abide by safety instruction and use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) or its equivalent is required.
11 years of experience preferred: Extensive supervisory, logistics, and materials handling experience preferred with a proven track record of successfully managing large and complex operational areas
Four-year degree preferred
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
Extensive knowledge of warehouse layout, operations, and procedures for the largest zone/service centers
Strong knowledge of SAP
Extensive knowledge of the Warehouse Management System (WMS)
Excellent leadership skills
Exceptional organizational and time management skills
Mathematical skills
Strong oral and written communication skills
Strong computer skills
Ability to effectively supervise a large staff and achieve results through others
Ability to operate and maintain all automated warehouse systems
Ability to perform physical requirements
Working Conditions
Warehouse environment. May be some exposure to dust, heat or cold, and other seasonal changes. Occasional travel required.
EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled
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