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Distribution Manager

Company: Atkore
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Distribution Manager

Who we are:

Atkore is forging a future where our employees, customers, suppliers, shareholders, and communities are building better together - a future focused on serving the customer and powering and protecting the world.

With a global network of manufacturing and distribution facilities, Atkore is a leading provider of electrical, safety and infrastructure solutions.

Who we are looking for:

We are currently searching for a Distribution Manager to be based out of Phoenix, AZ reporting to the Plant Manager. This person will be responsible for managing the warehouse team as well as coordinating all warehouse, distribution management and scheduling functions.

Experience in lean manufacturing or business system-based company is a plus.

What you'll do:

  • Responsible for overseeing shipping & receiving, inventory management, warehousing, transportation logistics and production scheduling.
  • Oversee day-to-day warehouse operations for the site.
  • Prepare daily shipping schedule for the carriers and follow up to ensure the loads are covered.
  • Manage and developteam of warehouse employees.
  • Communicate job expectations and coach employees.
  • Organize and maintain inventory and storage area utilizing FIFO and other tools.
  • Ensure daily transactions are recorded accurately and timely.
  • Develop standard work that will improve internal and external customer satisfaction.
  • Conduct and present relevant data-driven analyses to drive operational excellence.
  • Ensure the highest standards are achieved in the areas of safety, personnel, facility efficiency and product quality.
  • Develop and implement lean initiatives to improve warehouse & distribution performance.
  • Develop strategic processes to improve and achieve delivery targets to improve for key performance indicators.
  • All other duties as assigned.

    What you'll bring:

    • Bachelor's degree is preferred or equivalent work experience
    • Minimum of 5 years of experience managing warehouse & distribution or production scheduling operations is required
    • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office
    • Working knowledge of AS400 and/or JD Edwards a plus
    • Lean manufacturing experience a plus
    • Well organized and able to process large amounts of complex information
    • Effective operational troubleshooting skills and effective decision making skills
    • Excellent communication skills (written and oral), people skills (able to motivate, coach and develop people).
    • Embrace and foster and environment that supports our core values of Integrity, Respect, Excellence, Teamwork and Accountability

      Within 3 months, you'll:

      • Complete your Atkore Immersion Program.
      • Understand how your job will help deliver Atkore's strategy.
      • Gain an understanding of the distribution operations for the Phoenix, AZ site.

        Within 6 months, you'll:

        • Have gained increased knowledge about general processes within the facility; how different departments interact and the workflow within each of them, how it relates to Distribution.
        • Identify ways to strengthen the team's commitment to Atkore's Core Values of Accountability, Teamwork, Integrity, Respect and Excellence.

          Within 12 months, you'll:

          • Manage and have full responsibility for the site's Distribution program.
          • Provide support for key initiatives that deliver Atkore's strategy.
          • Help find opportunities and bring new solutions that provides continuous improvement with the site's overall operations.

            Atkore is a recipient of a Great Place to Work - certification and a Top Workplaces USA award! We're committed to creating an engaged and aligned workforce that drives collaborative culture. Our teamstrivesfor breakthrough results,staysfocused on being standout leaders, and fullysupportsdecisions of the Company. We consistently live the Atkore mission, strategic priorities, and behaviors, all in a way that's consistent with our core values. Together, we build strong leaders that continually endeavor to move us forward.

            Join our team and align yourself with an industry leader!

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            Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

            The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Atkore, Phoenix , Distribution Manager, Professions , Phoenix, Arizona

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