Multiquip Inc.

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Distribution Center Manager

Distribution Center Manager

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US-CA-San Bernardino
Regular Full-Time

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Distribution Center Manager is responsible for overseeing the warehousing and fulfillment of construction equipment parts and finished goods located in the San Bernardino, CA facility. This includes the receiving, storing, and shipping functions, overseeing all employees assigned to this distribution operation, creating and maintaining a safe working environment, maintaining all equipment, systems hardware (material handling, scanners, tablets), management of bin locations in the Warehouse Management System (WMS), control of all electronic data and paperwork utilized on the distribution center floor, plus meeting all company, customer and sales requirements.


  • Responsible for overall day-to-day operations of the Western Region Distribution Center in San Bernardino through his/her own work and that of direct reports.
  • Manages the Administrative Assistant, CE Parts Supervisor and CE Finished Goods Supervisor
  • Responsible for the safe use of material handling equipment, plus loading, unloading, proper storage, and retrieval of products.
  • Ensures efficient movement of inventory in the appropriate areas.
  • Ensures that all safety measures are implemented, all employees are trained and are following safety guidelines.
  • Plans and coordinates daily distribution center workload to ensure that product receipts are processed, product is processed and posted in the system, put away in a timely manner; and orders due for delivery are processed and shipped daily.
  • Ensures all product movements and order activity will be processed in the WMS through Bar Coding System.
  • Ensures order accuracy, timely posting of inventory and that all paperwork is handled according to procedures and within company (JSOX) compliance standards.
  • Maintains a clean, neat and orderly distribution center.
  • Maintains the security of the distribution center and product contained therein.
  • Oversees all hiring, training and disciplinary duties for the distribution operation employees.
  • Ensures quarterly “check-in” discussions regarding performance are conducted with his/her direct reports and that Distribution Center Supervisors conduct these discussions with their direct reports as well.
  • Maintains open communication with internal and external customers, freight coordinators and freight carriers to ensure timely shipment and delivery of goods from/to this location.
  • Conducts annual physical inventory and inventory adjustments to ensure stock and bin accuracy.
  • Responsible for meeting customer delivery due dates and shipping instructions (i.e. customer arranges for carrier).
  • Helps set Annual Budget for this location and reviews monthly and quarterly expenses against the budget.





Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED); seven plus years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Some college education is highly desirable.
  • Must have a minimum of three years’ Warehouse Management System (WMS module in SAP) experience.
  • Experience with a start-up or reorganization of a distribution center operation is a plus.
  • Ability to set up and manage a distribution center operation with efficiency and good product flow is essential.
  • SAP experience is highly desirable.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to assist in annual budgeting process and manage people, materials and overhead costs to the budget.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence in a clear and understandable manner.
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers and employees of the location.
  • Ability to write business update reports, disciplinary reports and weekly reports as needed.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Valid CA driver’s license with good driving record and forklift certified is required.


Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to sit and stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance.


The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds with assistance.