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UA Brands

Manager, Warehouse & Distribution

Job Details

Job Ref:
MANAG01057
Location:
777 Douglas Hill Rd, Lithia Springs, GA
Category:
Warehouse & Distribution
Employment Type:
Full Time

Overview

We now offer Retention Bonuses of up to $1,500 for full-time opportunities and $750 for part-time opportunities.

As the Warehouse & Distribution Manager, you will be responsible for all planning and execution related to the warehouse Fulfillment & Distribution functions with a focus on achieving goals for all customer orders placed before 5:00 pm.  Planning includes maintaining forecasting tools as well as coordinating and managing staff as appropriate in anticipation of hourly volumes. Appropriate execution includes complete, accurate, and timely completion of duties before sending work to subsequent departments, ability to note and address all discrepancies, to include communication and partnership with cross-functional peers. The leader in this role will also personally drive the expected quality and production goals of their direct reports daily. The manager is expected to conduct direct supervision of their staff to include the hiring, training, and development of the team, conducting frequent feedback sessions with associates, and conducting performance evaluations.  This role will also require the ability to manage payroll processing and the ability to manage all associates’ employee relations concerns with care and respect.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Upholds quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards in order to satisfy internal and external customer requirements.
  • Maintain a personnel structure and staffing level to accomplish the Order Picking department mission in an effective and efficient manner. Interview and recommend applicants to hire for the Order Picking department.
  • Accomplishes staff results by clearly communicating job expectations and daily goals. Maintain and monitor progress throughout the day in order to anticipate trends or removing obstacles in order to reach daily goals. Provides coaching and counseling, and enforces systems, policies, and procedures.
  • Provides production information by compiling, initiating, sorting, and analyzing production performance records and data; answering questions and responding to requests.
  • Maintains workflow by monitoring steps of the process; setting processing variables; monitoring personnel and resources; studying methods; developing reporting procedures and systems; facilitating corrections to equipment within processes; initiating and fostering a spirit of cooperation within and between departments.
  • Develops and recommends annual budget requirements for the Order Picking department. Anticipate and request funding for future personnel requirements. Anticipate and request funding for future material handling equipment.
  • Completes production plan by scheduling and assigning personnel; accomplishing work results; establishing priorities; monitoring progress; revising schedules; resolving problems; reporting results of the processing flow on shift production summaries.
  • Maintains a safe and clean work environment by educating and directing personnel on the use of all job tools, equipment, and resources.
  • Maintain compliance with established policies and procedures ensuring associate’s ability to safely operate material handling equipment to move materials to and from the Order Picking areas (OSHA compliance, maintenance schedule, QA checks, observation of equipment use, training, and appropriate record-keeping).
  • Resolves personnel problems by analyzing data; investigating issues; identifying solutions; recommending action.

Required Skills:

  • Management Skills
  • Organizational Skills
  • Analytical Skills
  • Computer Aptitude
  • Microsoft Office
  • Quality Management
  • Oral Communication
  • Written Communication

Required Experience:

  • High School or Equivalent required; Bachelors or commensurate experience preferred
  • 5-7 years of management experience required.
  • 2-5 years of distribution or fulfillment experience, is a plus. 
  • Business specialization.
  • Management.
  • Maintain compliance with established policies and procedures ensuring associate’s ability to safely operate material handling equipment to move materials to and from the Order Picking areas (OSHA compliance, maintenance schedule, QA checks, observation of equipment use, training, and appropriate record-keeping).

Our distribution center is located at 777 Douglas Hill Road, Suite 100, Lithia Springs, GA 30122; we are NOT on the Marta line. 

Benefits Information: Enjoy the best of ALL worlds!

Along with a generous benefits package and dynamic location, there is another big benefit to building your career here: you enjoy the best of all worlds in one company. As an industry leader since 1985, we offer the strength and stability of a large firm, with healthy profitability and exciting career growth. Yet our friendly, team-oriented workplace makes you feel like part of a close family. We offer comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, critical care, life AD&D insurance. We also offer a 401(k) plan, FMLA, Pet Insurance, Employee Assistance, and additional discount programs.  For more information about our extensive benefits, click here.

Uniform Advantage introduced the Marketplace into the Lithia Springs Distribution Center.  The Marketplace is a benefit available to all employees, which includes a variety of meal, snack, and beverage choices that is restocked 6 days per week.  As an added benefit, each associate is provided with a pre-funded account designed to allow for the daily purchase of a meal and a beverage.  Another example of Uniform Advantage’s quest to make the Distribution Center, affectionately known as UA-North, a good place to work.

Watch your email − here’s what happens next:

We look forward to reviewing your application! If your background is a promising fit for the position, you’ll get an email from us within 3-4 business days which will include a link to our online Candidate Assessment.

  We are a Drug-Free Workplace.

As an employee of any UA Brands division, you will be part of an established and dynamic organization. We believe that success starts from within and we are seeking individuals who thrive in an environment that encourages and supports self-management. In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at UA Brands will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. UA Brands does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. UA Brands will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. 

 

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