Distribution Center Manager
Job Opportunity at Gallman Consulting

Posted on May 9

http://www.gallman-consulting.com    803-744-3304

Location: Columbia, SC
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4159298

Distribution Center Manager                                                                                          CAMDEN SC
  • 50 plus years as a provider to the automotive and engine industry – filtration and fluid management products
  • State of the art products individually tailored to customer needs (OEM and aftermarket)
  • Global Company - International presence at 9 locations in Europe, North America, South America, and Asia / This location is the corporate and main manufacturing location in the US
  • Growing Company with expanding product line
  • Salary / up to 9% Bonus / Car Allowance / PTO / Paid Holidays
  • Group Medical Plan (Blue Cross Blue Shield) / Dental plus Voluntary Vision and FSA
  • Basic Life / AD&D coverage / LTD and STD coverage
  • 401K Plan
  • Relocation Package
  • Responsible for the overall distribution center function for the North American Distribution Center, including raw materials receiving, storage, inventory control, and FG shipments (OEM, OES, Aftermarket, & Industrial Air Filtration).
  • 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 company manufacturing plant on the same campus
  • Coordinates with same plant for 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 customers’ needs are met and that the customer is kept informed both inside and outside of the company
  • Selects, motivates, trains, and develops competent departmental staff. Monitors staff 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 operation goals
  • Develops and maintains effective relationships with representatives of the material suppliers and with carriers.
  • 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
  • 10+ years warehouse supervision and management
  • High School Diploma
  • Excellent math and computer skills
  • In depth understanding of MRP systems including SAP
  • Experience with forklifts, overhead cranes, stretch wrappers, computers, and customer specific software
  • Strong ability to coach associates at all levels of the organization
  • Proficient Excel and MS word
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