Distribution Manager in Grand Prairie at Milgard Windows & Doors

Date Posted: 5/7/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Our fast-growing Dallas Fort Worth manufacturing and sales operation is in need of a solid, experienced Distribution Manager. This position has responsibility to manage our delivery, warehouse, and fleet operations, overseeing a team of approximately 10 Shippers and Delivery Drivers.

Our DFW plant is growing rapidly and we need a Distribution Manager who can grow with us - can you aspire to Production Manager one day? An Operations Manager position? Plant Manager? All of these positions can be available to the qualified and motivated individual.

Our ideal Distribution Manager will have several years experience successfully managing a complex, busy Distribution operation for a manufacturing operation. Additionally, you will need solid Excel skills, knowledge of DOT regulations and requirements, effective communication style, and a good ability to motivate and coach team members to meet our customer service performance goals. Experience with an Oracle ERP system will be a huge plus as this operation is next to implement in our company-wide Oracle installation.

A sampling of the activities the Distribution Manager will manage is below:

*Oversee the delivery activities of Milgard products to dealers, contractors and job sites within our geographic region
*Responsible for the coordination and scheduling of deliveries to meet and exceed customers’ expectations while optimizing loads and minimizing work hours.
*Review all paperwork in order to plan work activities, schedule appropriate personnel and balance loads.
*Manage expense accounts for department personnel
*Insure safety of personnel and compliance with all applicable health and safety regulations
*Maintain DOT files
*Oversee cost maintenance of delivery and warehouse departments
*Oversees pricing of freight, leases and shipping materials and supplies

Given the complexity and breadth of this all-important position, a Bachelor's Degree is preferred; however, equivalent experience in Distribution Management may be substituted.