Distribution Manager


Newark, NJ

Industry: Food & Beverages


8 - 10 years

Posted 27 days ago

  by    Michael Glinter

Job # 603255

National Transportation/Distribution Company is seeking:

POSITION: Sr. Manager – Distribution Operations

LOCATION: Newark New Jersey

SALARY: $100-130K

DEGREE: Strongly Preferred

EXPERIENCE: 7-10 years Distribution Operations Experience including RoadNet/Routing and Driver Management

RELOCATION: Assistance Available.

General Description

Responsibilities include:

Role you will play:

Responsible for leading all phases of distribution and transportation including overseeing over 80+ drivers and distribution personnel

Responsible for daily customer communication and problem resolution and to co-present monthly/quarterly business reviews

Full P&L responsibility for customer's operating contribution

Oversee internal workflows and organizational development; direct and oversee all staff-related activities

Responsible for peak season readiness and volume management

Coordinate with client and senior staff to identify and implement opportunities for continuous process improvement to reduce costs and increase quality

Ensure that employees and managers have the required safety training and are consistently working in a safe manner; assist with developing and implementing safety programs to reduce accidents and injuries

Identify and direct the resolution of operational and maintenance problems to ensure continuous improvement, minimum costs and prevent operational delays

Background Profile

Bachelor's degree Preferred

7--10+ years of demonstrated expertise in high traffic distribution environment with progressive management level operational experience

End-to-End Supply Chain Knowledge (transportation, warehouse/distribution, ERP, WMS and WCS software, customer relations & compliance, budget creation & management)

Experience with Change Management and Lean Principles.

Must have knowledge of current industry best practices and process improvement


$110K - $130K