Chicago manufacturing recruiting firm seeks a Distribution Center Manager

Kappa Search, Inc. is the city of Chicago’s leading technical recruiting firm that specializes in the permanent placement of manufacturing roles. Currently, we are seeking a Distribution Center Manager for our client. We are specifically looking for someone who can directly oversee and manage warehouse employees in the distribution center. This person should be comfortable ensuring the growth and individual/collective performance of personnel team. In addition he/she will need to ensure the efficiency of distribution activities and shipments as a means to meet and exceed customer expectations.

Additional Responsibilities Include:

  • Create and maintain distribution operations business plans and strategies
  • Establish quality control, cost control, and production standards
  • Review and report on production and operation
  • Train employees on procedure(s) and resolve work issues as they arise

Requirements:

  • Fork lift certified, a must
  • At least 5-7 years of experience
  • Direct experience out of a distribution environment
  • Excellent analytical, mathematical, and communication skills
  • Knowledge of WMS and Inventory Control
  • 10% travel

Preferences:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent experience)
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