Parts Distribution Manager

Summary:
The Parts Distribution Manager manages the distribution of products, parts, and inventory, providing leadership, resolving customer service issues and training subordinates. Ensures distribution staff deliver efficient operations and timely deliveries to meet distribution performance goals. Analyze existing processes and propose improvements and new methods to control costs and enhance customer satisfaction. Directs distribution operations including transportation, maintenance and order management. Manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets.
 
Job ID/Number:
 
Posted Date:
11/21/2017
 
Job Location:
Denver, CO
 
Position Type:
Full-time
 
Division:
Heavy Equipment
 
Description:

The function of Parts Distribution Manager manages the distribution of products, parts, and inventory, providing leadership, resolving customer service issues and training subordinates.  Ensures distribution staff deliver efficient operations and timely deliveries to meet distribution performance goals.  Analyze existing processes and propose improvements and new methods to control costs and enhance customer satisfaction.  Directs distribution operations including transportation, maintenance and order management.  Manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs.  Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets.

 

Duties:

  • Oversees team in the stocking and dispensing of items. 
  • Ensures items received are compliant with the company’s quality standards.
  • Notifies purchasing to order additional items as needed.
  • Oversees inventory audits by directing subordinates to cycle and count inventory on a scheduled basis.
  • Arranges stock for better access, counting stock to ensure accuracy of inventory levels and recommending disposal of items that may be outdated or no longer relevant.
  • Establishes efficient check-in procedures, stock-picking procedure to include how one should take the stock, reporting of what had been taken, how much taken, and where the stock went.
  • Resolving customer service issues.
  • Coordinates various activities with the administrative and clerical support staff.
  • Trains subordinates and supervise their work to ensure compliance with quality standards, procedures, policies, deadlines, and helps in resolving any issues. 
  • Has detailed discussion with the coworkers to help them identify actual problems and resolve them immediately so that they do not hamper the process.
  • Responsible for evaluating the performance of subordinates.
  • Interpret and explain in detail the policies of the organization and make sure that subordinates adhere to them.
  • Coordinates damaged and defective inventory items ensuring it is accounted and handled properly via deposal, reconditioning or returned to the producing plant.
  • Ensures that subordinates work towards achieving the objectives related to inventory management, follows GMPs and Flaska JCB safety rules/practices.
  • Participate in company improvement programs such as Strategic Process Objectives, Safety Initiatives or Continuous Improvement Programs.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Skills:

  • Must be able to work in a physically demanding role. The work involves long hours of standing, bending, stooping, kneeing, walking, and reaching. Heavy lifting up to 75lbs required.
  • Ability to multi-task, detail oriented with strong Project Management skills.
  • Advanced math and computer skills are necessary. Knowledge of the inventory database used is desired, but may learn this on the job.
  • Strong Leadership skills, follow-up, and time management skills.
  • Understand and practices GMP’s and safety procedures.

Qualifications:

  • Education:  level 6 Bachelor’s degree (S.A.) from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Language Skills:  level 4 Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports. business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the public.
  • Math Skill: level 4 Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports. business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the public.
  • Reasoning Ability:  level 5: Ability to define problems, collects data, establishes facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
  • Computer Skills: level 5: Demonstrated use of intermediate computer operations (basic programming and 4th generation languages, relational databases, and operating systems) and intermediate software packages, word processing, spreadsheet, graphics. etc.).
  • Planning/Organization: level 4: Prioritize, organize, and delegate simultaneously.
  • Certificates/Licenses:  must be certified and/or licensed to safely operate forklifts and other material moving equipment.