Company: Generac Power Systems
Posted on: January 13, 2022
SERIOUS POWER, COMPELLING CAREERS!
At Generac, Our People help make the world safer, brighter and more
productive. United by our Values, people with diverse backgrounds
and points of view work together to ensure our global customers
have peace of mind.
We are a team of builders and doers who share a passion for
innovation and a desire to outpace others. As an inclusive
workplace, we empower our employees to embrace diversity in all
forms, celebrate our differences, and treat everyone with equity
and respect. At Generac, our success is powered by Our People.
The Distribution Manager is responsible for all functions of our
multi-facility distribution operation. Focus will be spent on
driving improvements to key distribution metrics including safety,
on time delivery and facility throughput. This key position will be
responsible for 6-8 direct reports and will drive continuous
improvement projects in receiving, material flow and shipping.
Successful interaction with our manufacturing plants, order
management, demand planning and sales are all critical expectations
in order to drive continuous improvement in the facility.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Maintains customer relations by ensuring seamless material flow
process from incoming receiving and inspection to shipment of
product to customers. Manages materials and movement between
secondary distribution center including establishing/improving
processes for system driven replenishments and customer
Designs and directs the work of the team. Selects, coaches and
develops staff. Sets clear expectations to inspire and motivate the
team. Acts as a mentor, manages performance, recognizes
achievement, provides feedback and administers progressive
discipline when necessary.
Develops partnerships with various manufacturing plants, demand
planning, order management and sales. Is fully engaged in monthly
SIOP and as a result, creates appropriate distribution plans.
Oversee inventory management and control, accuracy, and established
inventory guidelines and procedures.
Management of external 3PLs relating to customer fulfillment
including accurate and timely transactions to appropriate
customers. Ensure proper facility storage utilization is maintained
throughout seasonal changes
Leads and improves Material/Inventory Management best practices
including Warehouse Management (Cycle Count Accuracy, Transactions,
Bar Coding, RFID) and Advance Replenishment Methods, Fill Rate and
other distribution metrics. Act as SAP Super User within functional
area as assigned.
Other Duties as assigned and the following:
Act as SAP Super User within functional area as assigned
Accountable for defining resource needs including headcount needed
in each area of the facility
Work within budget and staffing parameters to accomplish objectives
in each operational area
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
8+ years of progressive management experience in distribution
operations or a similar work environment
MBA or Advanced degree in Supply Chain Management
Experience in international logistics;
ERP/MRP user (SAP/Oracle);
Member of the Association for Operations Management (APICS);
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Detailed understanding of merchandise flow through the supply
Strong understanding of the movement of materials and goods in a
Ability to build and maintain positive and supportive relationships
at all levels
Personal flexibility in approach
Positive response to change in procedures and processes
Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly
required to talk and hear; and use hands to manipulate objects or
controls. The employee is regularly required to stand and walk. On
occasion the incumbent may be required to stoop, bend or reach
above the shoulders. The employee must occasionally lift up to 25
pounds. Specific conditions of this job include are typical of
frequent and continuous computer-based work requiring periods of
sitting, close vision and ability to adjust focus. Occasional
"We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants
will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected
veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by
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