Distribution Center Manager - Portland

Scholastic Portland , OR 97228

Posted 2 months ago

Each year Scholastic Book Fairs, in partnership with schools across the country, hosts more than 127,000 book-sale events that give more than35 million students and their families access to thousands of affordable and educational products, helping foster a lifelong love of reading.

We are currently in search of a Distribution Center Manager to lead our branch team. This full time position offers medical, dental and vision benefits, Paid Time Off, a generous 50% off discount on Scholastic merchandise, and a 401k.

Qualified candidates will be able to plan, schedule, direct and execute the day-to-day operational activities of a distribution center in the Book Fair Organization. Evaluate and asses operations of the Branch to ensure adherence to company standards and policies, and optimal performance. This candidate will support our mission to encourage reading and promote lifelong learning, and demonstrate our values of caring and respect for all people.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Achieve financial results and manage business-operating costs effectively.

  • Ensure the branch operates in an efficient manner by utilizing effective methods of packing, set-up, delivery, pick-up of book fairs; utilize capacity planning and staffing methods to assure optimum productivity.

  • Conduct annual and semi-annual warehouse sales to reduce inventory levels and maximize revenue.

  • Maintain a clean, safe, and productive work environment while focusing on minimizing work-related injuries and auto losses, complying with OSHA guidelines, and Company directives.

  • Direct, hiring, training, developing and evaluating drivers, warehouse personnel and supervisory staff.

  • Execute Company policies, procedures, and programs in a professional, effective, and timely manner.

1.BA/BS degree in Management, Business, Transportation, or Operations related curriculum preferred.

2.Minimum of 4 years of proven front-line management experience in operations for a manufacturing or distribution company.

3.Demonstrated capability to manage a high quality, efficient and cost-effective operations a must.

4.Facilities management experience preferred.

5.Inventory management experience preferred.

6.Fleet/Logistics management a plus.

7.Inventory control experience with hands-on management of warehouse products, supplies and goods.

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