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Distribution Center Manager with The Scotts Miracle Gro Company in North America,–California

Type of position Permanent
Employer The Scotts Miracle Gro Company
Location North America,–California
Salary DOE
Closing date of competition 05/28/2021
Date position available 04/28/2021
Description of duties We are looking for a Distribution Center Manager to lead our team at our new site location in Tracy, California! This is a great opportunity to develop an engaging culture with a new team and new operations!

As the DC Manager, you will lead the distribution center warehouse personnel by creating a superior experience and a culture of employee engagement, managing all activities related to incoming freight, stocking, pulling, packing, and shipping freight.

What you’ll do in this role:
* Establish strategic direction for warehousing activities of the organization.
* Develop and implement operational procedures for and monitor activities, such as verification of incoming and outgoing shipments, handling and disposition of materials, and keeping warehouse inventory current.
* Confer with department heads to ensure coordination of warehouse activities with other activities, such as production, sales, records control, and purchasing.
* Review and monitor department reports, records, and documentation and determine necessary changes for overall department improvement and efficiency.
* Direct salvage of damaged or used material.
* Provide department budget recommendations and establish controls to assure optimum deployment of resources within approved budget.
* Assure products, parts, or supplies are shipped, distributed, or received in an efficient manner.
* Evaluate the physical condition of warehouse and equipment, as well as prepare work orders for repairs and requisitions for replacement of equipment.
* Manage the daily operation and service level of the DC Stockroom.
* Balance productivity levels with payroll to keep salary percentage to sales at a profitable level.
* Promote a team atmosphere through employee involvement, training, and regular communication with employees.
* Partner with HR in the areas of hiring, development, coaching, and promotional opportunities.
* Ensure appropriate standards are met as relates to employee coaching, discipline documentation, and terminations.
* Create a culture of safety by ensuring required training is completed and employees understand their responsibility for behaving in a safe manner. Enforce safety rules and investigate every accident for the root cause.
* Administer company policies and procedures regarding employee performance, attendance, safety, training, and other matters consistently and fairly.

What you’ll need to be successful:
* Bachelor’s degree. (Supply Chain or business-related field strongly preferred)
* Experience working with MRP systems, work orders, and/or warehouse management systems.
* SAP experience is preferred, but not required.
* Minimum 5 years’ experience working in a distribution center environment.
* Strong attention to detail, highly organized, computer skills.
* A passion for working in a fast-paced environment.
* High energy level and be self-motivated.
* Strong attention to detail, highly organized, computer skills.

These are the leadership qualities you will bring to the table:
* Communicate Effectively: Whether you are rallying front-line associates, developing and presenting a business case to executive leadership, or building a cogent narrative for others.
* Drive Results: You insist on continuous improvement in a rapidly evolving industry.
* Ensure Accountability: You hold yourself and others accountable to your commitments.
* Customer Focus: You drive a team to deliver customer-centric solutions.
* Drive Engagement: Your team is empowered and motivated to delight our customers. You create a climate where that is possible.

What we do for you (just to list a few cool ones):
* Offer extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage.
* First day of hire, 401K match (up to 7.5%) and discounted stock purchasing program (15% discount).
* 13 paid holidays and generous vacation policy.
* Fitness Club Reimbursement ($350)
* Nutrition reimbursement program (up to $200 per associate and per spouse)
* Our commitment to diversity and inclusion includes employee resource groups: Scotts Women’s Network, Scotts Black Employee Network, Scotts Veterans Network, GroPride Network, and Scotts Young Professionals.


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