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VICE PRESIDENT, DISTRIBUTION - DESIGNATE

Company: McLane
Location: Waymart
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

This VP Designate, Division position is considered a training position. You will be expected to relocate to another McLane division if and when needed.

Planning, management and execution of all distribution related functions to achieve goals consistent with division profitability, and at the same time, providing excellent service to McLane customers and teammates.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS / PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:
Other duties may be assigned. A teammate in this position must have the ability to:

  • Recommend distribution operating budget along with capital expenditure requirements. Effectively administer, monitor, control & develop the system & policies necessary to achieve effective distribution expense control.
  • Accountable for compliance with Federal, State, and local regulations governing our Distribution Centers and Transportation Departments by monitoring implementation and practice to ensure compliance.
  • Maintain safe/secure environment for teammates. Adherence to safety programs, procedures, and policies.
  • Provides distribution teammates with training required to complete their job along with cross-training those who may have career advancement material quality. Maintain good and effective employee morale and communications.
  • Responsible for total inventory management by ensuring the compliance of receiving and inventory control procedures. Develop/recommend alterations to procedures and Best Practices as warranted.
  • Participate in group projects, operation and staff meetings & other similar activities.
  • Responsible to ensure productive Distribution Center and Transportation Department by continually monitoring key indicators are achieving desired productivity goals to ensure company's overall profits.
    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:
    A teammate in this position must:
    • Have a Bachelor's degree in Business or a related field.
    • Have 10 years experience in all facets of outbound and inbound warehousing and transportation, preferably in the grocery or food service industry.
    • Be skilled on Excel, Microsoft Word and Access and Power Point programs.
    • Be experienced in managing large warehouse and transportation staffs with a background in hiring, training, motivating and resolving employee relations issues.
    • Have the ability to write reports, business correspondence, Best Practice, intra-company memos and outside correspondence.
    • Have a minimum of 4 years planning, analytical and/or reporting experience, preferably in positions of increasing responsibility.
    • Be able to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals and technical procedures.
    • Possess detailed understanding of financial statements and resulting cost implications.
    • Have the ability to identify financial issues and provide cost-effective solutions.
    • Have the ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, customers, vendors and teammates.
    • Be able to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
    • Have the necessary skills to interpret an extensive variety of instructions with several variables, both abstract and concrete.
    • Possess strong analytical and communication skills with a proven ability to work effectively in a team environment.
      WORKING CONDITIONS:
      • The work conditions for this position include both office and warehouse/transportation environments.
      • The environment encompasses all areas of a Distribution Center and Transportation Shop.
      • This position requires the teammate to work inside majority of the time.
      • This position may require working in hot and cold temperature extremes, exposure to dust, dirt, fumes, noise, potentially harmful chemicals, solvents and components, and working in close to proximity to other teammates.
        Candidates may be subject to a background check and drug screen, in accordance with applicable laws.

        All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Keywords: McLane, Scranton , VICE PRESIDENT, DISTRIBUTION - DESIGNATE, Executive , Waymart, Pennsylvania

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