Distribution Manager NAM - TLS
ALSTOM - New Castle, DE

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Distribution Manager NAM - TLS - NEW0006T Description Summary
      Directs warehousing activities for organization by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors.

      Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
      • Establishes operational procedures for activities such as verification of incoming and outgoing shipments, handling and disposition of materials, and keeping warehouse inventory current.
      • Inspects physical condition of warehouse and equipment.
      • Prepares work order for repairs and requisitions for replacement of equipment.
      • Confers with department heads to ensure coordination of warehouse activities with activities of other functions such as production, sales, records control, and purchasing.
      • Directs salvage of damaged or used material.
      • Participates in planning personnel safety and plant protection activities.

      Supervisory Responsibilities

      Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


      To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies :
      • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
      • Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer feedback to improve service ; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.
      • Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.
      • Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.
      • Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.
      • Managing People - Includes staff in planning, decision-making, facilitating and process improvement; Takes responsibility for subordinates' activities; Makes self-available to staff; Provides regular performance feedback; Develops subordinates' skills and encourages growth; Solicits and applies customer feedback (internal and external); Fosters quality focus in others; Improves processes, products and services.; Continually works to improve supervisory skills.
      • Quality Management - Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
      • Cost Consciousness - Works within approved budget; Develops and implements cost saving measures; Contributes to profits and revenue ; Conserves organizational resources.
      • Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; Develops realistic action plans.
      • Quality - Looks for ways to improve and promote quality.
      • Quantity - Meets productivity standards; Strives to increase productivity.
      • Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions ; Uses equipment and materials properly.

      1. Bachelor’s Degree in Associated field

      2. 10+ yrs. progressive to management level in warehouse, distribution and logistics experience .

      3. Experience in the implementation of barcoding, packaging solutions and other innovative distribution, warehousing and logistics solutions.

      4. Strong, demonstrable skills in development of people, attaining a strong working partnership with non-direct reports and managing and improving multiple, geographically dispersed sites.

      5. Strong oral, written and presentation skills for a variety of levels, including Executive. The point I am trying to cover here is all the communication points mentioned and can handle depot and warehouse level through the Tommy and higher level

      6. Exposure and understanding of production environment for electronic and mechanical including production scheduling and lean manufacturing.

      7. Exposure to and understanding of all other Supply Chain functions, including Procurement, Material Planning and Logistics.

      8. ERP system implementation, troubleshooting and reporting experience in all facets of Distribution/Warehousing, with SAP preferred.

      9. Strong Microsoft Office Skills and advanced Excel knowledge necessary.

      Job Inventory & Warehousing Manage
      Primary Location US-DE-New Castle

      Organization Train Life Services Operations
      Schedule Full-time

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