A Distribution Center Manager roles and responsibilities include planning and managing product distribution activities. Typical work activities listed on Distribution Center Manager Resume include – managing daily activities of the distribution center, monitoring the inventory level and managing expenses, minimizing losses and maximizing revenue, ensuring timely dispatch of goods, evaluating freight services, negotiating contracts, managing relationship with vendors and suppliers, controlling personnel, reviewing incoming and outgoing shipments, monitoring warehouse workers, implementing safety and health regulations, addressing logistical problems and creating new supply strategies.
Candidates interested in taking this supervisory role must depict the following requirements – production process know-how, management skills, well-versed in the supply chain, inventory management, and material requirements; and technical skills to hasten warehouse logistics processes. While a high school diploma is a minimum requirement, many employers want higher education such as a bachelor’s degree in Supply chain management or the related.
Summary : Responsible for Coordinating recent move to Woodridge: overseeing final construction aspects, conveyor installation, and testing, product movement from North Riverside, established all facility management needs, (snow removal, landscape, etc.).
Responsible for entire operations of the facility as well as building and office maintenance, security, and transportation network for a nationwide restaurant supply company.
Accountable for P&L of distribution operation, meeting budgetary goals and cost per unit expectations.
Managed staff includes Operations Manager, Transportation Manager, Maintenance Manager, 7 supervisors, 9 clerks, 32 local union drivers, and 65+ union warehouse personnel.
Instituted supervisor incentive program to promote output ownership, achieving CPU goals for 8 months prior to moving to Woodridge.
Re-aligned Transportation Department reporting structure and put an information flow process in place to enable Transportation Manager to manage the 15 local long haul markets as well as the Chicagoland market.
Established regular departmental meetings with Regional Sales Managers to align operational output with sales goals and interdepartmental strategies.
Responsible for negotiating and executing labor contracts for both drivers and warehouse workers.
Sr. Distribution Center Manager Resume
Headline : Process-Oriented, result-driven Warehouse Manager with excellent organizational, Leadership and planning skills. Proven success leading cross-functional teams in dynamic fast paced environments in need of employee development and problem resolution. Robust business acumen in supply chain strategy enforces commitment to Total Quality Management for a lean environment. Affinity for cutting waste and increasing bottom line profits.
Skills : Supply Chain Management, Leadership, Budgeting, P&L, Inventory Management, Training & Development, Logistics, Distribution, E-commerce, Order Fulfillment.
A leading direct-to-consumer e-commerce company, operating in the outdoor gear and apparel industry, with 100+ regular employees.
Assume profit and loss accountability, directing efforts to reduce operational costs annually.
Lead staff by monitoring performance ensuring that they are continuously equipped to attain peak productivity, providing guidance and executing appropriate disciplinary measures to address staff problems.
Effectively negotiated 3PL carrier, small parcel, multimodal transportation, and LTL agreements.
Leadership and Performance # Enhanced organizational effectiveness by leading transformation efforts through staff reorganization and repurposing.
Co-sponsored the Implementation of an ERP system and new shipping software, transitioning the distribution team from legacy systems.
Increased staff productivity by 26% after creating an SOP manual and standardizing processes.
Master Of Arts
Jr. Distribution Center Manager Resume
Headline : Dynamic and high-powered professional with years of experience reflecting track record of success in delivering excellent customer service, coordinating team building, as well as implementing process and staff development initiatives. Possess strong leadership and analytical skills used to foster customer service experience that exceeds client expectations. Display discipline and high sense of professionalism in completing multiple time-sensitive assignments with quality outputs.
Skills : Facility set up, Inventory control, Logistics. FTL, LCL and small package., Import/Export documentation., Managing personell.
Responsible for the overall success and profitability of the Distribution Center, including the ordering, receipt and accurate delivery of inventory in a timely and efficient manner.
Actively administer Customer Operations departments including, Inside Sales, Vendor Managed Inventory, Procurement, Transportation and Delivery, Warehousing, and Administrative functions.
Direct and guide all departments to promote revenue growth, increase gross margins, reduce expenses, improve productivity, and provide exceptional levels of customer service.
Responsible for providing team members with the appropriate training, tools, direction and motivation to enable their success.
Successfully increased sales and profitability for two consecutive years by 8% while reducing overall annual expense.
Selected as a pilot warehouse and successfully implemented the Total Warehouse Logistics scan technology system to eliminate all paper inventory processes.
Reduced 2014 annual expenses by 20% to offset sales trending below forecasted PO to end the year with a positive profit margin.
Met or exceeded all levels of warehouse excellence in key performance objectives, including all service delivery indices.
Bachelor Of Science
Distribution Center Manager III Resume
Summary : Visionary Operations Executive with proven history of streamlining operations, cost reduction, system development, process improvement and employee development. Skilled in managing cross-functional teams at a senior level and working in a matrix environment.
Skills : Management Skills, Communication Skills, Computer Skills, Distribution Center Management, 3PL, Budgeting, Project Management, Domestic and International Shipping, Customer Service, CPR Certified, Forklift Operation, WMS Software, Human Resources.
Direct all aspects of a multi-shift distribution center that involved, the hiring, development, and leading of supervisors and other staff, as well as directed relationship activities associated with a variety of supply chain service providers.
Responsible for supporting a dedicated delivery fleet domiciled within the operation.
Consistently executed all operational KPI expectations in inventory accuracy, delivery on time, product accuracy, and Thru-put Improving overall operational efficiency to 98% or better on a daily basis using Lean Principles.
Implemented monthly recognition program and inspired team morale through increased communication, resulting in improved cooperation and productivity.
Exceeded budgeted goals, through employee development and overall leadership.
Optimized warehouse utilization, eliminated unnecessary equipment travel, and increased productivity, by reconfiguring rack layout, product positioning, and WMS pick and put-away priorities.
Led the 100% on-time warehouse expansion project from initiation, design, through completion to accommodate a larger product portfolio and a dedicated fleet operation.
Distribution Center Manager II Resume
Headline : Hard working Distribution Center Manager with more than 21 years of experience in fast-paced shipping and receiving warehouse. Excellent management, computer, communication, and time management skills. Handles tasks with accuracy and efficiency. Motivated leader with strong organizational and prioritization abilities.
Skills : Warehouse, Warehouse Management.
Managed all aspects of warehouse operation - receiving, returns, order processing, order picking, order picking, and forklift operation.
Ensured accurate and timely shipping and receiving of all outgoing and incoming products, while also ensuring compliance with customers' requirements and requests.
Ensured timely scheduling and communication of pickup times, actively sought the lowest total cost for transportation and routinely monitored LTL activity.
Maintained accurate inventory control procedures and records as well as performed periodic physical counts.
Performed quality checks of systems to ensure accuracy and efficiency, as well as provided recommendations for improvement opportunities.
Established and maintained cooperative and effective communication with internal departments and external partners.
Maintained a strong working presence in the warehouse and performed primary duties of all warehouse personnel.
Responsible for hiring, training/mentoring, evaluating, managing performance improvement plans and for assigning day-to-day work tasks.
Distribution Center Manager I Resume
Headline : 25 years of experience in the manufacturing/distribution and order fulfillment industry. Goal oriented individual with strong leadership capabilities. Provide guidance regarding technical support, problem solving, employee involvement, and goal setting, decision- making and team meetings. Enable and encourage team members to manage themselves meet responsibilities for continuous quality and production improvements, customer satisfaction, safety and housekeeping.
Skills : Inventory Management, ERP Milstrip Purchasing, Currently hold a secret Clearance.
Manager includes overseeing the daily functions in our Receiving and Returns department.
Additional duties include coordinating with management staff for day to day workload and allocation of labor wherever is needed.
Develop ideas for process improvement, monitoring daily employee quotas and recommend changes where needed.
Provide back-up supervisory assistance for other departments and assist Senior Warehouse manager and the Vice President of the distribution center with special projects.
In coordination with other management staff, we are responsible for maintaining a safe work environment by running the company's safety committee.
Monitoring all warehouse equipment, forklifts, and office equipment maintenance as well as purchasing supplies.
Previously responsible for managing our International department on their daily functions such as monitoring pick and pack, as well as the processing of orders.
Lead Distribution Center Manager Resume
Summary : Dedicated, results-oriented management professional with exceptional follow-through abilities and attention to detail. Highly energetic, motivated, and versatile director possessing effective communication and relationship-building skills.
Skills : Policy Development, Organizational Skills, Problem Resolution, Inventory Management, Strategic Planning, Analytical, Cost Reduction, Process Improvement.
Responsible for direct operational & strategic aspects of two distribution center operations, delivering and supporting 12 million annual DSD cases with financial responsibility for annual payroll budget of $11 million.
Accountability for the entire flow of distribution and warehouse operations including human resource management, including five (5) direct reports and staff supervision of 195+ associates.
Lead distribution and warehouse teams, to drive productivity, reduce costs and improve customer service.
Ensures teams are achieving Product Supply goals and objectives, while meeting and exceeding all Key Business Indicators.
Implemented effective daily, weekly & monthly labor scheduling, utilizing Seasonal and Part-Time employees, to manage associates life-work balance.
Expanded OFS Route Delivery System within the Knoxville DC.
Executed warehouse layout project to improve product flow and operational efficiencies.
To provide improved customer service at the optimal delivery cost.
Bachelor Of Science
Asst. Distribution Center Manager Resume
Summary : Over 30 years of high-level, multi-department and personnel management Strong organizational, analytical, communication and interpersonal skills. Maintains open lines of communication and works well with persons in all levels of operations and business.
Skills : Call Center Management, Warehouse Management.
Managed all DC activities including shipping, receiving, inventory maintenance for over 4,000 SKU's, labeling and distribution of merchandise, supplies and framing equipment for a chain of stores that grew from 3 to over 175 retail locations in under 12 years.
Continually developed, implemented and established operating and safety procedures that support corporate growth and financial goals.
Established and managed operating budgets and staffing requirements.
Hired, trained and managed 30-50 employees.
Mentor to three supervisors and four team leaders.
Set up a third party Distribution Center on the East Coast to help reduce freight costs and free up valuable space within the primary distribution center on the West Coast.
Submitted weekly, monthly and quarterly management reports which included productivity, quality control, inventory integrity, on-time shipments, labor/operating budgets, and more.
Coordinated and scheduled field and warehouse equipment maintenance, installation and repair.
Associate Distribution Center Manager Resume
Headline : Seeking to obtain a leading management position in a distribution environment that utilizes my varied operational and managerial experience. Communication bridge builder always striving to unify all departments to provide the best possible service to both internal and external customers at the most effective cost.
Skills : RF/ WHS systems and technology, power equipment training, warehouse design and layout, managing productivity standards, developing SOP's, HR policy development, and negotiating service contracts.
Coordinated the successful launch and opening of a new 200,000sf distribution center to support material distribution requirements of several key customers, including IBM, NCR, Hallmark Greetings.
Secured a deployment contract for Lockheed Martin's Postal Service Mobile Data Communication Device systems.
Designed and implemented cost-effective packaging, kitting, assembly, parts replacement, and refurbishment operations.
Achieved 100% on-time delivery across 39,000 US Postal Service locations.
Successfully deployed 3,000+ postal sorting systems to include raw parts packaging, kitting, emergency/replacement parts shipping, and delivery to continental and offshore postal sites.
Developed and implemented a USPS and Lockheed approved ISO 9002 Quality System complete with full documentation and audit processes.
Received recognition awards for performance on these programs and achieved Blue supplier status.
Bachelor Of Science
Associate Distribution Center Manager Resume
Summary : Results-driven offering extensive experience in logistics, warehousing, and manufacturing, transportation/driver control, shipping and receiving. Concentrated on optimizing the throughput of the warehouse and improving the management of inventories.
Skills : Microsoft, Outgoing, confident personality; excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Responsible for forecasting, scheduling & man-hour budgeting to evolving goal & metric.
Maintain operations within budgetary constraints; analyses costs and implements cost reduction measures as necessary.
Planning and management of the daily work activities to ensure that material movement are timely, cost-effective and in accordance with department and company guidelines.
Issue and analyze all activity and personnel reporting requirements for the facility.
Maintain quality control and implement loss prevention controls to minimize company loss due to theft or damage to company property.
Hires, supervises and trains support personnel in accordance with established company policies and procedures; monitors and evaluates performance and fosters delegation or work tasks.
Coordinating with the USPS to ensure timely processing of shipments consistently met or exceeded expectation on bi-annual surprise audits that measure DC operation.
Distribution Center Manager/Consultant Resume
Summary : An enterprising and driven executive with distribution warehouse, transportation management and fleet operation expertise. Comprehensive experience in logistics management, key account association, business development planning and distribution warehouse employee development. A professional, dedicated contributor with a solid commitment to excellence.
Skills : Logistics Management, Multitasking.
Coordinate and supervise all distribution functions for multiple site, multiple shift wholesale distributor.
Develop preventative maintenance plan, while maintaining proper DOT compliance, for fleet of 80 trucks as well as 50 company salesman vehicles.
Responsible for recruiting, hiring and training distribution staff for each of the company locations.
Develop effective routing system to help manage and control fleet miles, while maintaining timely customer delivery schedules, with a reduction in company costs by $1MM within 2 years.
Negotiate carrier contracts for inbound truckload pricing as well as outbound LTL pallet rates and discounts.
Develop and manage department budget including employee wage forecasting for over 70 employees.
Maintain proper physical condition of each company warehouse location by negotiating and implementing maintenance contracts with outside vendors.
Warehouse locations combined for total space of 500K square feet.
BBA In Entrepreneurship
Distribution Center Manager Resume
Headline : Distribution & Supply Chain Management Professional A highly ambitious and results oriented MBA graduate and senior-level manager with 14+ years of transportation, logistics, distribution, and supply chain industry experience.
Skills : Experienced supply chain logistics and distribution.
Reasonable for all aspects of distribution center, incoming, outgoing and inventory of medical products.
Manage 30 plus employees in six different departments.
Lead a team of spray room technicians; make sure quality sterilized products are moved to our clean room from the warehouse.
Over see our consignment department, making sure all customer owned product is stored properly and inventory is accurate.
Responsible for the Receiving and Warehouse departments at our three locations, ensuring that all products are received in a timely matter and delivered to proper departments for processing.
Making sure all products goes through our quarantine process.
Keeping track of the inventory and making sure all products are used with our FIFO system.