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Inbound Logistics Manager

Job Type : Direct
Compensation : 55000.00 - 70000.00 USD/YEAR
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 3
Required Education : College degree in Business.
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Job Industry : Building Materials
Job Category : Retail/Wholesale

Job Description :

Oversees receiving or shipping functions. Assists in creating a strong work team and helps resolve employee relations issues.



  • Reviews current or future trends that indicate possible gaps in inbound or outbound functions and makes recommendations based on findings.

  • Participates on distribution center management team; develops action plans for conducting internal analyses and gap identification.

  • Conducts daily status meetings with management team to review prior day’s performance and to develop action plan for current day.

  • Leads development of and communicates Productivity Improvement Plan for each performance indicator or area identified for improvement.

  • Conducts observations to identify areas for change; conducts analyses to develop action plans to address operational and employee gaps.

  • Leads inbound or outbound team in goals and measurement development and implementation.

  • Reviews the strategic goals of the inbound or outbound area and sets performance goals.

  • Monitors department budget on a monthly basis; assists in development of budget for inbound or outbound functions.

  • Conducts weekly staffing reviews with Operations Manager and Human Resources to determine appropriate staffing levels for inbound or outbound departments.

  • Communicates with company carrier regarding store loads and backhauls.

Required Qualifications :


  • Five years minimum experience in distribution, logistics and management.

  • Experience in warehouse management systems and RTS applications preferred.

  • Experience in automated retail distribution center preferred.

  • College degree in business.


  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as diagrams, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedures manuals

  • Ability to perform mathematical calculations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and percentages.

  • Knowledge of cash handling procedures including cashier accountability and deposit control.

  • Ability to perform IBM cash register functions to generate reports.

  • Knowledge of inventory management and merchandising practices.

  • Effective oral and written communication skills.

  • Effective interpersonal skills.

  • Knowledge of recruiting, interviewing, hiring, counseling and termination practices including legal compliance and internal processes.

  • Knowledge of cash, facility and safety control policies and practices (deposits, store keys, SAFE program, etc.)

  • Good organization skills with attention to detail.

  • Ability to solve problems and deal with a variety of situations where limited standardization exists.


Must be able to physically move throughout the distribution center to monitor the flow of merchandise.

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