Assistant General Manager of Distribution Center
ABCO HVACR Supply + Solutions - Middle Village, NY

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Reports to: AVP of Operations

Based in: Distribution Center – Middle Village, NY

Hours: 8:00am to 5:00pm


· Salary: $70,000 - $80,000

· Comprehensive Benefits Package: Includes medical, dental, and life insurance; 401(k)

Job purpose : To manage, plan, and coordinate all personnel and operations functions in ABCO’s Distribution Center. This will contribute to ABCO’s mission of exceeding customers’ highest expectations by:

· Ensuring that all functions of the warehouse run in an efficient and safe manner, thereby supporting all sales and customer service functions of the organization at a high level

· Developing and maintaining a competent, efficient warehouse staff which utilizes best practices to ensure safe, clean, and efficient operations including union, non-union, and management.


· Experience: At least 5 years warehouse management experience

· Education: high school diploma; Associates Degree or Bachelor’s Degree a plus

· Skills and traits:

o Extremely detail oriented

o Strong communication skills

o Knowledge of routing vehicles

o Personnel management – specifically experience managing supervisor level employees

o Understanding of OSHA, MSDS and Dealer Tire standards

o Understanding of Warehouse Management Systems

o Understanding of inventory management

o Understanding of DOT Regulations

o Well organized

o Self motivated

o Ability to motivate staff

o Excellent PC Skills; Proficient with Microsoft Suite

· Physical Job Requirements:

o Lifting at least 70 pounds

o Continuous lifting, bending, twisting, and crouching.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities: · Personnel Management

o Provide direct daily supervision and direction to all warehouse associates (both union and non-union)

o Tour the warehouse regularly to answer employee questions, evaluate operations, and solve issues, and develop new procedures.

o Institute and enforce warehouse rules and policies

o Maintain appropriate staffing levels to meet goals and deadlines in an effective and efficient manner

o Conduct regular performance appraisals to communicate and evaluate performance requirements and goals of all managers.

o Coordinate with senior management to propose training, hiring, development, motivation, and termination recommendations.
· Operations Management

o Research and recommend programs to improve overall warehouse operations

o Coordinate and oversee all operations of the Distribution Center, including:

§ Warehouse Management

· Manage and evaluate space utilization and suggest methods for improving layout design efficiency

· Using a product locator system, manage the optimal utilization of warehouse space, performing relocation and consolidation of product as necessary

· Maintain a clean, safe & secure work area, specifically ensuring compliance with MSDS and Dealer Tire standards

§ Shipping and receiving Management:

· Direct and supervise all inbound and outbound shipments to ensure accuracy and timeliness of all deliveries to customers

· Plan, organize and monitor the receiving, storage, and distribution of all items received from vendors

· Ensure accuracy of all receiving and shipping activities, documents, associates, and operations

§ Equipment Management:

· Ensure all equipment is being utilized properly, efficiently, and in a safe manner

· Implement and manage sound equipment maintenance programs

· Ensure all associates are properly trained and/or licensed to operate equipment

§ Inventory Management:

· Maintain accurate and organized inventory records

· Ensure proper stock rotation schedules

· Perform precise and timely physical inventory counts

· Perform daily cycle counts and make adjustments accordingly

· Develop systems to maintain inventory security

§ Maintain the warehouse operational budget
· Transportation Management

o Review daily routes to insure efficiency as well as customer service

o Oversight on all DOT Regulations including

§ Driver Log Books

§ Safety Regulations

§ Vehicle Maintenance

§ Fuel Reporting

o Work directly with Transportation Manager to improve overall processes
· Reporting

o Ensure accuracy and timeliness of all warehouse activity records and reports

o Review and evaluate operating goals and standards on a daily basis

o Manage the recording of outgoing and incoming freight for proper counts and codes
· Position Knowledge and Training

o Maintains thorough and up-to-date knowledge and understanding of:

§ SxE functionality

§ Warehouse management systems

§ Product flow

§ Document management

§ Workflow Balancing

§ WMS System

o Attends all mandated company training programs as directed

o Conducts safety meetings and training programs as directed and or needed

Benefits Offered:

Disability Ins:


Life Ins:



Other Benefits:
  • 401K with Company Match
  • AFLAC Plans for Accident, Cancer, and Hospitalization Coverage
  • Education Assistance available