Distribution Center Manager

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Description/Job Summary

The Distribution Center (DC) Manager is responsible for the overall management, planning, organization and execution of complete day-to-day operation for the entire distribution center and budget.  Responsible for maximizing productivity and expenses while working ethically and modeling the Company’s Core Values. This is to be accomplished by developing strategies and objectives and leading a team of managers and supervisors in executing these strategies and objectives. This position ensures the distribution center is optimally organized to provide excellent customer service by ensuring all product is delivered on-time.


Oversee the storage and distribution activities of the distribution facility.  Manage the daily operation of the DC and plans for future operational and financial requirement to obtain optimum efficiency and economy of operations and maximize profits.
Analyze department budget requests to identify areas in which reductions can be made and allocate operating budget.  Establish and manage the budget by constant review and follow-up on results of production, efficiency, costs, inventory stocking status and product replenishment.
Develop, evaluate and improve distribution methods by utilizing extensive knowledge of product, storage and retrieval methods, equipment capabilities, quality control standards and transportation methods.  Recommend capital expenditures for the purchase of new equipment or facility improvement.
Manage and coordinate the activities of department managers and staff as required.  Direct the formulation of administrative and operational policy and procedures.
Coordinate the resolution of employee grievances as appropriate. Develop guidance in the enforcement of active safety awareness programs to ensure OSHA and FOTL safety standards are met.
Analyze and plan workforce utilization, space requirements and processes to ensure efficient utilization of resources for maximum operational efficiency and cost effectiveness, promote organization in industry, manufacturing and professional development of management staff.

Required Experience

  • 8+ years of distribution/logistics experience leveraging system tools to support business process optimization of Supply Chain Logistics & Distribution development within the consumer-packaged goods or related industry.
  • 6+ years of management experience with multi-million-dollar responsibility.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent work experience.
  • Expert knowledge of receipt, storage, retrieval, shipping and transportation methods, and operating procedures
  • Strong background in automated inventory control managements systems and integration processes. 
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills
For Quebec, Canada DC only - Must be able to communicate in English and French.


We offer competitive pay & benefits including medical, dental, vision, life, & disability insurance, vacation, holidays and 401k.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protect veteran status, disability or any other protected status.

EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.
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It is the policy of the Company to employ personnel entirely on the individual’s qualifications. Selections are made without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, sexual identity, pregnancy, disability, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic characteristics, or any other protected status or any other category protected by federal, state of local law.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at Reasonable.Accommodations@fotlinc.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.

For more information, view the EEO is the Law Poster and Pay Transparency Statement.