Facility Manager

Quality Custom Distribution - Phoenix, AZ (30+ days ago)3.2


Overview
JOB SUMMARY: Plans, directs, and coordinates the ordering, warehouse, and distribution activities of a distribution center, with direct support from Vice President of Distribution, to ensure Customers’ stores obtain required products in a timely manner.

Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Communicates and coordinates with customers regarding service levels, costs, and other needs to ensure high quality customer service and to enhance GSF’s reputation. (20%)
Manages assigned staff, including recruiting and selecting employees, assigning work, providing training and development, evaluating performance, and building a motivated, effective team to ensure that organizational goals for diversity, career development, productivity, performance management and employee involvement are met. (20%)
Plans, directs, and organizes all phases of product distribution to ensure adequate, timely, and accurate delivery of quality products to Customers’ stores. (15%)
Directs various financial activities, including budget preparation, business plans, quarterly financial and operations presentations, annual recosting meetings, equipment lease negotiations, and major capital purchases, interacting with customers and management to meet or exceed established performance and profitability objectives. (15%)
Develops and implements distribution center policies and procedures (human resources, administrative, safety, regulatory compliance, etc.) to ensure consistency with company-wide policies and to meet established objectives for customer service, safety, and performance. (10%)
Directs and coordinates through subordinate management the allocation of facilities, equipment, and staff to optimize the use of company resources and to meet or exceed established performance, profitability, and safety standards and objectives. (10%)
Reviews and analyzes inventory practices and procedures and surplus stock to develop improved inventory control methods. (5%)
Directs and implements policies and procedures to ensure better-than-industry average safety. (5%)
Performs other related and assigned duties as necessary.
LEADERSHIP/MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY

Manage, through subordinate managers, approximately 60 employees. Decisions have a significant financial and strategic impact. Manage critical, highly sensitive external relationships.

PERFORMANCE CATEGORIES

Productivity/quality standards: GSF policies, procedures, and standards
Productivity/quality standards: KPIs
Productivity/quality standards: financial performance
Budget
Cost containment
Employee development
Teamwork within the department and across departments
Project/assignment standards
Customer satisfaction
Safety standards and procedures: employees
Safety standards and procedures: facility and warehouse equipment
Qualifications
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education and experience equivalent to:

Education/Certification:
Bachelor’s degree in business administration from an accredited college or university

Experience:
7 or more years of relevant work experience in product distribution plant management

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of (B/basic; J/journey; E/expert):
Management concepts and techniques (E)
Inventory control concepts and techniques (E)
Customer service concepts and techniques (E)
Financial planning and analysis (J)
General accounting principles and procedures (J)
Human resources policies and procedures (J)
Restaurant operations (B)
Legal environment (B)
PC word processing/spreadsheet software (B)

Skill and ability to:
Negotiate effectively with vendors
Analyze and resolve complex problems
Manage and motivate employees in a team-based environment
Interpret operations anomalies and identify appropriate solution
Prepare and deliver presentations to management, customers, regulatory agencies, and other external organizations
Develop long-term, high level relationships with customers
Communicate and coordinate effectively with internal and external customers verbally and in writing
Communicate and coordinate effectively with vendors verbally and in writing
Communicate and coordinate effectively with employees verbally and in writing
Work effectively in a general business environment, with a focus on high levels of quality and customer service
Travel via airplane and drive an automobile
Acts in accordance with GSF's Values and Creed