Distribution Operations Manager

US-TX-El Paso
2 weeks ago
Job ID
2016-1767
# of Openings
1
Category
Operations

Overview

CORT is a Berkshire Hathaway Company that has been in business since 1971. We are one of the country’s leading service providers to businesses and individuals in transition. CORT is the world’s leading provider of furniture rental, tradeshow and event furnishings, and relocation and transition services. We have locations throughout the U.S. and in the UK. As an organization, CORT's greatest assets are

the more than 2,000 employees working nationwide.

 

Today, CORT has more than 100 showrooms, clearance centers and distribution facilities across the United States, operations in the United Kingdom and a Global Network of partners servicing more than 70 countries around the world.

 

CORT is the nation’s leading provider of transition services, helping millions of individuals and more than 80 percent of Fortune 500 companies with their event and relocation needs making a house a home, an office a great place to work and an event a memorable celebration.

 

We are currently seeking an Assistant Distribution Manager to join our El Paso District. This "hands-on" working supervisor will help coordinate & direct the warehouse/distribution operations areas to ensure they are contributing to the day to day functions and to the overall success of the District

Responsibilities

  • Manages the control, condition, and security of inventory
  • Inspects physical condition of warehouse and furniture.
  • Responsible for proper staging, loading and unloading of furniture. Assures proper preparation of furniture for shipment through assembly;
  • Confers with department heads to ensure coordination of warehouse activities with activities of other functions
  • Provides and determines status of furniture whether retail or rental based on condition and age.
  • Manages the scheduling, routing, and control of all trucking activity
  • Responsible for truck leasing, maintenance, and safety as well as related record keeping functions, i.e. annual MVR check of drivers, monthly safety reports.
  • Ensures that safety standards are adhered to in all areas of the warehouse. Provides necessary safety education, including OSHA, DOT, HAZMAT, monthly safety meetings, videos etc.
  • Responsible for insuring accurate and timely cycle counts, as well as other procedural operations to account for inventory, i.e. accurate paperwork, appropriate driver notes, etc.
  • Provides management reports as necessary;
  • Purchases (as relates to the activities of department,) budgets, and manages to the Budget.
  • Responsible for ensuring that retail sales best practices are being adhered to.
  • Oversees daily operations of clearance center(s).
  • Works with retail staff to improve sales and clearance center appearance.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate for this position:

  • will possess at least 2 years of successful management experience in distribution/warehouse operation of 5 or more employees;
  • will have valid driver’s license with safe driving record;
  • will have experience with bar-coded inventory management system,
  • will be computer literate;
  • will be able to lift 75 lbs on a regular and consistent basis, and as much as 100 lbs on occasion;
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) is a plus;
  • furniture knowledge a plus.
  • must pass background and drug screen

Additional Information

As part of a national company, CORT Furniture Rental offers opportunities for career development, professional growth, a competitive salaries with position specific incentive or commission plans, a comprehensive benefit plan, 401(k) and Profit Sharing, educational expense reimbursement and employee discounts. 

 

For more information on CORT Business Services, please visit our website at www.CORT.com.

 

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