Distribution Manager

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Date: Jun 2, 2018

Location: Pleasant Prairie, WI, US, 53158

Year: 2018

Company: Supply Chain Management

Requisition ID: 19378



Company Summary:

At arvato, we measure our success through the successes of our customers. Our DNA is built upon Customer Obsession, Ownership and Continuous Improvement. We achieve our goals by means of experience, state-of-the-art technologies, creativity, passion and a commitment to quality, innovation and having fun! Come and join our team today!


Position Summary:

Manages daily production and distribution activities for our eCommerce-Business (fashion, apparel and beauty brands) at our site.  Responsible for achieving and maintaining service level, safety, quality, reliability, and cost objectives. Has full responsibility and control over the front end staff.


Overall Responsibilities:

  • Serve as key communication link between operations, key account management and all relevant customers
  • Monitor/adjust process as needed to meet production schedules, due dates, priorities, shipping requirements, and volume peaks
  • Active management of production, quality, technical, and communication issues
  • Recommend measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and product quality; drive continuous improvement in all areas
  • Execute all business review preparation, responsible for all action logs and items resulting from business reviews
  • Create or use existing metrics to verify operation is under control
  • Maintain production, quality, reliability, and safety requirements
  • Work with operations, and client services to analyze new job requirements
  • Develop employees by conducting performance reviews and training as required
  • Hiring, evaluating, conducting disciplinary actions, and performance counseling
  • Provide support and training of Company policy to employees
  • Monitoring time and attendance records
  • Perform assigned duties as directed by management


Job Requirements:

  • Proven leadership capabilities with ability to interact easily with individuals at all levels and functions, both within and outside the organization
  • In-depth operation experience and high customer orientation
  • Experience developing, motivating, and leading cross functional teams
  • Must be motivated, analytical, and articulate
  • Proactive in driving improvement processes
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good understanding of warehouse management systems
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work qualification and experience required


Physical Demands & Work Environment: 

  • Must possess ability to function in a high-pressure, fast-moving environment
  • Divided between office setting and operations environment

About our company:
arvato - the spirit of solutions!

We at arvato provide a comprehensive range of services and solutions to our business partners in the consumer electronics, high-tech, telecommunication, networking and industrial sectors. With more than five decades of experience and our global footprint we create value for our customers and ensure that they are well equipped for the challenges of their markets.

arvato is a part of arvato AG/ Bertelsmann, an internationally networked outsourcing provider. More than 65,000 employees design and implement solutions for all kinds of business processes across integrated service chains, for business customers from around the world. Its portfolio includes all services related to the creation and distribution of printed materials and digital storage media, as well as data management, customer care, CRM services, supply-chain management, digital distribution, financial services, professional and custom IT services, and the direct-to-customer distribution of educational media. arvato is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bertelsmann SE & Co. KgaA.


Nearest Major Market: Kenosha
Nearest Secondary Market: Milwaukee

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