DC Lead, WRDC in Novi, MI at BrassCraft Manufacturing

Date Posted: 7/17/2019

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Job Description

Job Description


The DC Lead, WRDC is responsible for supporting the supply chain through acting as the primary POC between BMC Supply Chain and the West Coast Distribution Center this support includes; data collection, analysis, as well as responsibility for calculating, reporting and communicating all WRDC KPIs including on time shipping, on time receiving, cycle count accuracy as well as others.  The individual will be responsible for managing daily 3PL distribution processes, continuous improvement initiatives, and collaborating with the cross-departmental supply chain team in pursuit of world-class customer service as measured by those KPIs. 


  • Provide leadership to ensure sustainment of continuous improvement initiatives in distribution process.
  • Project manage initiatives that involve the WRDC.
  • Work with Supply Planning, Transportation and Manufacturing to schedule all inbounds from manufacturing plants to Regional Distribution Center to support customer orders.
  • Monitor weekly and daily forecasts to maintain > 95% CCI
  • Working directly with WRDC 3PL to expedite customer requirements as necessary
  • Coordinate quality/compliance rework requirements as required.
  • Drive continuous improvement by identifying ways to streamline processes and reduce waste.
  • Assist in problem solving and design solutions for distribution network.
  • Assist in developing and implementing savings and process improvement programs with customers, plants, and other supply chain departments.
  • Collect, validate, and analyze data to establish and maintain foundational distribution Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).
  • Assist the Logistics & Distribution Manager in 3PL contract negotiations including long-term-agreements, pricing, invoicing and value-added services.
  • Evaluate trade-offs between transportation costs, inventory costs, and service levels.
  • Inform respective personnel and team in a timely manner of inventory changes, shipment issues, and supply concerns.
  • Able to travel up to 10%+
  • Perform other related duties as needed and assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain, Engineering or related field
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a Supply Chain related field
  • Ability to think analytically, creatively, and independently with excellent problem-solving skills
  • Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, advanced level MS Excel user
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; and demonstrated successful ability to build positive partnerships, while working collaboratively with cross-functional business teams
  • Demonstrated successful ability to organize and prioritize work to ensure timely deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to drive change and continuous improvement; track record leading and implementing sustainable process improvements, seeking out and implementing internal or external best practices


  • JD Edwards experience a plus
  • Lean, APICS and/or Six Sigma certification
  • Experience in a manufacturing and/or distribution environment


Craft Your Career with Brasscraft Manufacturing Company!

The Company:

Masco Corporation (NYSE: MAS), with sales revenue over $7 Billion, is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of branded home improvement and building products. Our portfolio of industry-leading brands includes Behr® paint; BrassCraft®, Delta® and Hansgrohe® faucets, bath and shower fixtures; KraftMaid® and Merillat® cabinets; Milgard® windows and doors; and HotSpring® spas. We leverage our powerful brands across product categories, sales channels and geographies to create value for our customers and shareholders. For more information about Masco Corporation, visit www.masco.com.

Brasscraft Manufacturing Company is a leading manufacturer and distributor of high-quality water and gas flow control products, plumbing service and repair parts, and drain cleaning and plumbing hand tools for the new construction and repair/remodel markets. Headquartered in Novi, Michigan, Brasscraft supports a wide array of channel partners including wholesalers, retailers and specialty dealers, who serve residential and commercial markets across the Americas. Brasscraft has set the plumbing standard for 70 years, with industry leading brands including BrassCraft®, Plumbshop®, and Cobra®.


Full or Part Time

Full time

Brasscraft (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and we want to have the best available persons in every job. The Company makes employment decisions only based on merit. It is the Company’s policy to prohibit discrimination in any employment opportunity (including but not limited to recruitment, employment, promotion, salary increases, benefits, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment) based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, pregnancy, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, physical/mental disability, medical condition, marital/domestic partner status, military and veteran status, height, weight or any other such characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. The Company is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company regardless of where the employee is located and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company.

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