Warehouse Distribution Manager

US-MN-Maple Grove
1 month ago(12/4/2017 9:39 AM)
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Category (Portal Searching)


This position oversees all warehousing, logistics and distribution activities in the Black Box Resale Center.  This role is for managing, organizing and leading assigned Team Members in an efficient manner to achieve company goals and exceed customer expectations.



  • Oversees all warehousing, logistics and distribution activities. Ensures that assigned Team Members are performing functions in a safe, cost-effective and efficient manner.
  • Directly manages all assigned Team Members, providing necessary direction, oversight and coaching. Interviews and recommends applicants for hire when necessary. 
  • Plans and coordinates work, trains and motivates, monitors and evaluates performance of assigned Team Members, ensuring their ability to safely operate material handling equipment to move materials.
  • Monitors the movement, receiving, staging, and storage of all materials. Ensures that inventory records are accurate, and researches and resolves discrepancies.  Responsible for the accuracy of information and reporting of all distribution center activities.
  • Maintains an all warehouse and distribution equipment to ensure safe and effective operation.
  • Develops and recommends annual budget requirements for the distribution center. Prepares and plans for any fluctuations in business that will require changes to the workload demands for the distribution center and its staffing levels. 
  • Works with external customers, internal Team Members, or other stakeholders to resolve any concerns concerning the warehousing, distribution, or logistics activities.
  • Performs other functions as assigned.


  • 8+ years in a distribution and/or warehouse environment, 3 years’ experience at a supervisory or managerial level.
  • High school diploma (or equivalent) required. Bachelor’s or Associate’s Degree preferred.
  • Must possess excellent problem solving skills, a keen attention to detail, and a customer service mentality. Must be able to prioritize and multi-task.
  • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) and working knowledge of ERP system use.
  • Experience in the technology/telecommunications sector is a plus.
  • Must possess strong communication skills, able to communicate with Team Members at all levels of the business.
  • Accountability - Demonstrates an understanding of the link between one’s own job responsibilities and overall organizational goals and needs, and performs one’s job with the broader goals in mind. Looks beyond the requirements of one’s own job to offer suggestions for improvements of overall organization operations. Takes personal ownership in organization’s success.
  • Customer Focus - Demonstrates concern for meeting internal and external customers’ needs in a manner that provides satisfaction for the customer. Considers the impact on the external customer when taking action, setting policies or carrying out one’s own job tasks. Looks for creative approaches to providing or improving services that may increase efficiency and decrease cost.

  • Business Acumen - Interprets situations and events from a business standpoint in order to make decisions that are consistent and congruent with the organizations strategic direction and goals. Increases cooperation and communications between departments.

  • Decision Making - Makes good decisions using a combination of analysis, knowledge, experience, and judgment. Analyzes and distinguishes core problems by looking at the symptoms.  Resolves key issues behind major problems in the short term while developing and executing long term solutions.  Has a strong record for making decisions that are correct and accurate.  Applies strategies to implement effective decision making during crises.

  • Results Focus - Demonstrates concern for achieving or surpassing results against an internal or external standard of excellence, shows a passion for improving the delivery of services with a commitment to continuous improvement. Sets and maintains high performance standards for self and others that support organization’s strategic plan.



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