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DATE ADDED: Thu 11/10/2018

General Manager

Minneapolis, USA
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COMPANY: EMPLOYCO CLIENT

Job Description

 Our client is currently seeking a full time, permanent General Manager to work out of their distribution center located in Minneapolis, MN.  

In this role the General Manager will supervise, energize and grow the Minneapolis distribution center.  Responsibilities include daily warehouse functions of picking, packing and manifesting functions for a distribution company, branch and counter sales oversight, managing all employees and work schedules and meeting with customers (on a case-by-case basis).  They will ensure that orders are processed with a high level of accuracy.  Supervise and develop the warehouse team to provide excellent customer service.

General Manager Responsibilities: 

  • Supervise the warehouse and branch team of 15 to 20 employees on day to day assignments
  • Responsible for hiring to ensure we have the right labor in place to meet demand
  • Issues work assignments based on volume of work and follows through to assure completion of tasks by deadlines
  • Ensure steady work flow through the warehouse by checking progress of team and, if needed, adjusting manpower to increase efficiency
  • Oversees branch transfer orders to branch locations
  • Maintain daily production and accuracy records
  • Develop weekly and monthly training programs for warehouse staff
  • Develop and maintain good working relationship with all departments within the company
  • Develop proficiency with Epicor/P21 warehouse management system
  • Track, maintain and ensure associates have the equipment needed to perform their work
  • Ensure that safety, security and housekeeping policies are maintained
  • Properly report, investigate, and implement corrective actions to resolve quality and safety problems
  • Perform other duties as assigned, including special projects

General Manager Requirements: 

  • 10+ years of experience as a supervisor or manager in a distribution operation 
  • Experience managing at least 15+ hourly workers including temporary, part-time and full-time associates
  • College degree preferred but not required
  • Strong general knowledge of all warehousing operations
  • Good communication skills, both oral and written
  • Solid computer skills with the ability to read and interpret reports
  • Ability to concentrate and deal with frequent interruptions.  Warehouse environment can be hectic, demanding and fast paced
  • Entrepreneurial, self-starter mentality who is motivated and goal-oriented
  • Excellent problem solver with an eye for detail who is able to resolve issues quickly
  • Ability to work Monday through Friday on 1st shift as well as weekends and holidays, if needed

General Manager Compensation:
$65K - $80K DOE

General Manager Benefits:

  • Health insurance coverage - medical, dental & vision 
  • HSA – Health Savings Account
  • Life Insurance
  • Short & Long Term Disability
  • PTO


Role: General Manager
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Location: Minneapolis,

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