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Regional Distribution Center Manager in Houston, TX at Crawford Electric Supply

Date Posted: 7/2/2018

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Job Description

Regional DC Manager


In 1990 Crawford Electric Supply opened its first store in Dallas, Texas and began a tradition of excellence. Within five years of opening, the store was ranked #1 in the twin city market. Crawford has grown from one location and six associates to 30 locations across Texas and Louisiana and more than 750 associates. Over the last 25 years, Crawford Electric has lived up to, and exceeded, its motto of 'Whatever it Takes!' Crawford is a subsidiary of Sonepar USA.

Summary:
Understanding of business and management principles, leadership strategies and planning to effectively manage the regional distribution center. This position will manage and is accountable for Distribution Center and the associates on site.


Responsibilities:
• Manages P&L for multiple functions effectively
• Leads and coordinates multi shift management team including receiving, inventory control, shipping, transfers 3PL delivery workers
• Ability to manage leaders, build team and communicate effectively
• Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these units
• Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems
• Assess service alternatives for delivery and implement standardized methodology for cost-efficient delivery meeting desired time frame
• Develop methods to minimize errors while maintaining or improving productivity
• Prepare DC staffing plan based on forecasted volume

Qualifications:
• College degree preferred with 2+ years or more directly related experience and/or training
• 10+ years’ experience in a Distribution Center environment
• 5+ years’ experience leading, coaching, and developing other management personnel
• Inventory control/management experience a must
• Previous Managerial experience in warehouse roles: delivery, shipping, order selecting and picking/packing
• Familiar with Wire vendors and management a plus
• Strong analytic and problem-solving skills
• Experience with RF scanning
• Experience with 5S or Lean highly desired
• Safety experience highly desired
• Project management experience
• Experience in quality standards
• PIT proficiency; reach truck, order picker, “sit down” propane. Current certification a plus
• Manual dexterity required for operating machinery and handling small parts
• Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Must have strong mathematic skills
• Must be a “Hands-on” working manager


Benefits include:
401K Plan, Health Insurance (medical, dental, and vision), Paid Vacation, Paid Sick, Paid Holidays, Flexible Spending Accounts (Health and Dependent Care), Employee Discounts and more.

EOE M/F/Disability/Veteran 

Business Unit: Crawford