Tech Data - Americas

  • Manager, Area Logistics

    Location US-NJ-Swedesboro
    Req Number
    Weekly Work Hours
    Travel Required
    Relocation Assistance Available
  • Overview

    Tech Data connects the world with the power of technology. Our end-to-end portfolio of products, services and solutions, highly specialized skills, and expertise in next-generation technologies enable channel partners to bring to market the products and solutions the world needs to connect, grow and advance. Tech Data is ranked No. 83 on the Fortune 500® and has been named one of Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies for nine straight years. To find out more, follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook.


    This position manages and monitors performance of one major function in the Distribution center (which may include Shipping, Receiving, Returns and/or Inventory). Ensures standards of measurement for department are maintained and implements policies and procedures to reduce cost, enhance productivity, efficiency, and quality of work. Ensures enforcement of safety codes, OSHA standards and sound housekeeping practices within the department.


    Essential Duties & Responsibilities Required

    • Manages the activities under one major function ( i.e., shipping, receiving, returns and/or inventory control) within the LC.
    • Determines work procedures, prepares work schedules and expedites workflow.
    • Issues written and oral instructions.
    • Manages daily labor and cost. Assures all department SLA's are met.
      Coaches and mentors associates for improved performance.
    • Manages associates to achieve prescribed LC goals.
    • Maintains a productive team by creating programs to retain, train and develop associates.
    • Applies sound communications and motivational technigues in supervising, counseling and disciplining associates.
    • Coordinates training of new and existing associates.
    • Manages customer service aspect of the distribution center facility, both internally and externally to ensure order integrity, accuracy and timely shipment.
    • Handles all customer/vendor issues and problems.
    • Develops and recommends enhancements to system to improve operational efficiency, accuracy and customer service levels.
    • Enforces safety codes and OSHA standards.
    • Ensures sound housekeeping practices within the department.
    • Reconciles all payroll and attendance records. Ensures all Kronos records are accurate.
    • Performs other additional duties as assigned.
    • Meets attendance and punctuality standards.

    Qualifications, Required Knowledge Skills & Abilities and Working Conditions

    The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

      • Able to build solid, effective working relationships with others.
      • Able to coach others in the development of their skills.
      • Able to constructively work under stress and pressure when faced with high workloads and deadlines.
      • Possesses strong leadership skills with a willingness to lead, create new ideas, and be assertive.
      • Able to indentify needs and opportunities and develop action plans to address.
      • Able to supervise, train, and evaluate the performance of subordinates.
      • Possesses strong organizational and time management skills, driving tasks to completion.
      • Able to prepare/analyze appropriate reports and other business correspondence.
      • Able to think strategically and tactically.
      • Able to express ideas clearly and convey necessary information.
      • Able to facilitate group interactions.
      • Able to use relevant computer system applications (which may include spreadsheets, word processors, databases, etc.), at an intermediate level.
      • Able to transport up to 50 lbs.
      • Able to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information. 
    • Preferred Education: Bachelor Degree or relatable supervisory experience in a warehouse, distribution, cross dock or supply chain environment.
    • Previous Experience (Years & Type): Experience working with parcel providers. Knowledge of logistics processes. Knowledgeable of logistics solutions/Supply Chain Management.

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