Full Time
Posted 2 months ago

Our client, a leading gas distribution company involved in several projects seeks to employ a Distribution Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for leading all phases of distribution including daily truck routing, inter-company shuttles, trailers, and bulk deliveries as well as all distribution-related record keeping.

Job Description:

  • Responsible for maximizing delivery service in a safe and efficient manner
  • Supervise drivers and coordinate special requirements with the Production Manager and Shift Leads
  • Provide safety and compliance training to meet corporate requirements
  • Champion distribution efficiency initiatives for the location, including demand leveling
  • Drive continuous improvement in daily distribution operations
  • Develop, document, and train employees on SOPs (Standard Operating Procedure) and processes
  • Daily review and process all documentation; vehicle condition reports and drivers hours of service, route efficiency, and completion
  • Review incoming orders for accuracy and unusual requirements, communicate unusual requirements for production planning
  • Prepare load sheets, delivery tickets, and manifests and highlights any critical customer requirements, and ensures loads are accurate and complete
  • Review returned trips for paperwork accuracy and completeness and unfulfilled orders
  • Responses to inquires from sales, customer service, and branches regarding delivery status and capabilities
  • Responses to emergency delivery requirements
  • Manage the availability of drivers and equipment, including all maintenance requirements, to ensure that adequate resources are available to meet distribution needs
  • Control distribution cost and maximize service response through the balancing of daily routes and overall system optimization

Key Attributes and Skills:

  • HS diploma or equivalent
  • Must be able to analyze daily trip requirements
  • Must be responsive to time-sensitive needs of customers, sales, customer service, and other operations personnel – including daily urgent delivery needs
  • Knowledge of DOT hours of service and Hazardous Materials regulations
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Must be self-motivated and be able to work with little or no supervision.
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and make ad hoc adjustments to the schedule as required
  • Working knowledge of MS Office and Outlook programs
  • Dependable, safety-conscious, and able to work well with others.
  • Ability to operate a forklift and move containers
  • Must be able to work occasional weekends, maintain “on-call” status, and travel when required.
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