Independent Electric Supply, Inc. (IES) opened in 1976 with ten employees to serve electrical contractors working in the high-tech aerospace industry. Today, IES operates 16 electrical supply branches in the Northern California area, San Francisco Bay area, Central Valley, Central Coast and 7 locations throughout Arizona. IES focuses on traditional electrical supply with dedicated specialists in lighting, switchgear, wire management, tool & safety, renewable energy and enhance logistics solutions to meet specific customer needs. Employing more than 525 people and managing over 1 million square feet of warehouse space, IES is one of the strongest electrical distributors in the markets we serve.
In August 2011, IES was acquired by Sonepar USA consisting of the finest locally managed electrical and industrial distributors throughout the United States. Sonepar is the world leader in electrical distribution.
We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
We are seeking a Central Distribution Center Manager to lead and develop a team of IES Associates with a focus on motivating, mentoring, and coaching. This individual is accountable for engaging their team to maintain the highest levels of safety, quality, performance, and productivity. The Distribution Manager will ensure that customer expectations are met daily and orders are processed and shipped without incident. The person in this role will need to be able to show strong leadership, value 'quality' and 'service excellence', drive a customer-centric, employee-centric and continuous improvement culture, be committed to understanding and satisfying internal/external customer needs, and have a desire to provide tools to their team needed for success.
Lead, guide and direct management team and associates to meet or exceed operational goals, as well as monitoring performance, providing coaching, counseling, and development
Lead and support logistics strategies, programs, and projects
Communicating policies to associates and act as the primary information source for the team, maintaining compliance with company policies, standard operating procedures, federal and state labor laws, and OSHA and DOT regulations
Directing and ensuring a high- level of service for internal/external customers
Achieving key operating and logistics performance goals, and financial plans and budget objectives; use Key Performance Indicators to make ongoing improvements and enhancements
Preferred qualifications Bachelor's degree in Business, Operations, Logistics, or Supply Chain
6+ years of relevant distribution, management/leadership experience
Strong ability to communicate effectively (written or verbal), with excellent interpersonal and customer relations skills to successfully respond to urgent situations
Must be highly organized and process oriented
Ability to complete multiple tasks consistently and on time
Warehouse Management System experience
Ability to adapt and change processes to keep pace with the evolving business requirements
Solid understanding of Federal DOT, Safety and OSHA standards
Fleet / Transportation Management experience
Six Sigma/lean experience preferably in a distribution/warehouse environment
Bilingual in Spanish is preferred
Job Location Phoenix, Arizona, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular
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