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At Independent Electric a Sonepar Company, successful Associates drive and promote our mindset of Adapt, Dare and Learn. We are focused on building customer centric strategies, inspiring, empowering and developing our associates who adapt to change and drive and deliver results.
Lead and develop a team of 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 Center 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.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Lead and work as an integral member of the Site Leadership Team
Develop and direct management of CDC depts. to ensure timely order processing, inventory control, and effective warehouse management
Manage logistics and outbound transportation processes to optimize material flow
Foster relationships with Sales Leaders to develop short and long-term strategies that support growth and customer satisfaction
Enforce Sonepar business and operation policies
Develop and review dept. budgets, identifying areas for savings or concerns proactively
Correspond with branch and company management to resolve questions and issues as they arise
Participate with dept. managers to investigate and implement operational and administrative process improvements
Develop self and others by assigning and accepting challenges to expand professional knowledge and capabilities
Embody personal leadership qualities through the following:
Be in the moment to ensure authentic and human interactions
Model desired behaviors, such as volunteering effort and taking accountability
Be curious in interactions with others and have empathy towards separate realities and experiences
Have courageous conversations when providing feedback and coaching or mentoring team members
Provide clear expectations, and set mutually agreed upon goals with direct reports for annual performance reviews
Support team development through talent and succession planning efforts in partnership with HR
Provide safety, DOT, and environmental leadership and accountability
Leverage data and analytics to forecast and plan across supply chain, operations, and logistics
Implement inbound/outbound logistics optimizations inclusive of supplier synergies and cost reductions
Other duties as assigned
This position has supervisory responsibility.
Preferred qualifications Bachelor’s degree in Business, Operations, Logistics, or Supply Chain
LEVEL OF EXPERIENCE NEEDED:
10 years of electrical, industrial, or related experience and training.
SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:
LICENSES AND PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS:
Frequent travel locally, and nationally, when required for meetings, trainings, and consultations.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to sit, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, climb or balance. The employee will frequently lift and/or move 10 pounds and may be required to occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.
WORK LOCATION: Onsite
This position works in a normal office environment as well as a warehouse environment, with standard office equipment. Lighting and temperature are adequate and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc. while working in the office. The noise level in the warehouse environment is usually moderate and temperature can change based on the season.
Work is generally non-sedentary in nature, but may require sitting for up to 25% of the time.
SALARY & COMPENSATION :
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.
Why work for Independent Electric?
At Independent Electric we embrace what makes us unique. We thrive on the diversity of our associates and the different ways each of us contributes to our success. What keeps us at the forefront of progress? Our people. No matter where they work or who they are, we trust in their individual skills and qualities and give them everything they need to reach their full potential.
401K Plan, Competitive Medical Plans (medical, dental, and vision), Paid Vacation, Paid Sick, Paid Personal, Paid Holidays, Flexible Spending Accounts (Health and Dependent Care), Employee Assistance Program, Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Discounts, Long term and Short term disability, Life Insurance and a Definitive Career Path.
About Independent Electric
Independent Electric opened in 1976 with ten employees to serve electrical contractors working in the high-tech aerospace industry. Today, Independent Electric operates 16 electrical supply branches in the Northern California area, San Francisco Bay area, Central Valley, Central Coast and 7 locations throughout Arizona. Independent Electric 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 550 people and managing over 1 million square feet of warehouse space, Independent Electric is one of the strongest electrical distributors in the markets we serve.
In August 2011, Independent Electric 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.
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Sonepar is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, order of protection status, protected veteran or military status, or an unfavorable discharge from military service, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.
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