Distribution Manager

Date: Mar 23, 2024

Location: McBee, SC, US, 29101

Company: A. O. Smith Corporation

Company / Location Information

We are one of the world’s leading manufacturers of water heating and water treatment technologies in the world. We are a $3.5 billion company with 140+ years history and we employ more than 12,000 individuals globally who pride themselves on providing the world with innovative water technology. We are committed to Continuous Improvement, not just in our factories or processes, but in our people.

Primary Function

Responsible for all Distribution Center operations, including, but not limited to, budgeting expenses, finished goods inventory storage and shipment, inventory record accuracy, providing appropriate staffing levels, personnel development, distribution operating efficiency and establishing and directing work guidelines

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for employee development and ensuring that all employees have the resources necessary to complete job assignments on a timely basis and work toward identified career objectives.
  • Responsible for maintaining and continuously improving operating efficiency of the Distribution Center.
  • Responsible for identifying and maintaining appropriate staffing levels to provide desired high customer service level.
  • Responsible for continuously working toward achieving high inventory accuracy performance in all finished goods warehouse locations.
  • Responsible for budgeting and controlling expenses in the entire distribution process.
  • Responsible for complete and on-time customer order fulfillment (assuming product and equipment are available).
  • Responsible for maintaining and promoting a safe and clean work environment.
  • Responsible for developing all department procedures and ensuring procedure adherence.
  • Responsible for establishing and monitoring performance metrics involved in company distribution functions.
  • Responsible for determining and obtaining peripheral temporary warehouse space as required.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Must be a leader with excellent communication, organization, planning, and problem-solving skills.
  • Must be able to management multiple, complex projects simultaneously while meeting desired performance metrics.
  • Highly proficient in distribution and warehousing computer-based models within integrated computer-based system.
  • Experience with radio frequency equipment and bar coding background.

Education

Bachelor's Degree in Business Management or Related Field

Years of Experience

2-3 Years of Supervisory/Leadership Experience
Minimum of 5 years related work experience

We Offer

Competitive compensation package and comprehensive benefits plans which include medical and dental insurance, company-sponsored life insurance, retirement security savings plan, short- and long-term disability programs and tuition assistance.

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Nearest Major Market: Columbia
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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