Ontario, California

Position Summary

The Distribution Manager oversees and manages the full scope of operational activity within the branch location, including warehouse, delivery, production, customer satisfaction, facility, and expenses in alignment with company policies and objectives. This position is responsible for hiring, developing, coaching and counseling a team of employees within the warehouse and distribution functions. They drive accountability and ensure that operational expenses, such as inventory, freight and other various branch expenses are managed effectively


Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

• Responsible for branch safety; expected to create and maintain and zero accident/incident environment.
• Meet and exceed operational key performance indicators (KPIs) and company financial objectives.
• Maintain a full understanding and utilization of company ERP system; use to create daily/weekly/monthly shipping plans and execute.
• Ensures operational expenses are approved and managed effectively and within budgets; order supplies and create expense reports as needed.
• Manage daily branch warehouse activities including receiving, shipping, freight, and routing of delivery vehicles as needed.
• Communicates issues and successes effectively to Regional Distribution Manager.
• Manages all aspects of the building facility, including the monthly walkthroughs, reporting non-conformances, working with local landlord and supervisor to insure building requirements are being met and maintained.
 Ensure facility is maintained per OSHA guidelines, company procedures and organization/sanitation expectations.
• Oversees the production process to ensure special size filters are made within established inventory guidelines and documented production processes while ensuring customer expectations are met.
• Manages the Inventory Control process, including stock replenishment and customer returns; ensures appropriate inventory levels are established and conducts cycle counts and physical inventories as scheduled.
• Manages the Shipping & Receiving process within company ERP system. Regularly reviews freight billing and takes appropriate and timely actions to rectify errors and variances.
 Ensures staff is fully trained to utilize appropriate shipping methods and carriers to minimize cost.
• Processes walk-in customer orders and fulfillment.
• Assists with customer quotes and order entry
• Contacts and provides support to House Accounts as time permits.
• Responds to all external and internal customer requirements in an appropriate and timely manner ensuring that customer service is a top priority; interacts with all departments of the company and other branch locations.
• Manages the requirements of the current quality system, including ensuring compliance with documented Standard Operating Procedures, policies and processes.


Personnel Management
• Builds a culture of safety within the branch, ensuring that it is a priority for employees. Ensures that employees understand the company’s expectations related to safety and enforces all related policies, procedures and programs. Ensures all employees complete initial, ongoing and remedial safety training.
• Ensures that staff always demonstrates a “Customer First” mentality with both external and internal customers in pursuit of World Class customer service.
• Manages daily activities, schedules, and productivity of staff ensuring expectations are clearly communicated.
• Effectively recruits and hires all direct reports within budgeted headcount guidelines and procedures.
• Completes honest and effective performance reviews for all direct reports, identifying appropriate and challenging goals for each.
• Ensures that all direct reports have the appropriate skills and resources to be effective in their roles, including monitoring the need for initial, ongoing and remedial training.
• Addresses personnel behavior and non-compliance issues directly and immediately, utilizing the various performance management tools available, involving HR as required.
• Utilizes resources, such as Kronos, to effectively manage hours worked, overtime, PTO requests, etc.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice


General Qualifications:
• Solid managerial skillset to ensure expectations are set and managed effectively.
• Proven ability to develop, lead and hold a team of employees accountable.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills utilizing the English language
• Good attention to detail with solid follow-up skills
• Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize effectively and work under pressure while maintaining accuracy and meeting deadlines.
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Word, and Excel.
• Knowledge of OSHA requirements.

Experience & Educational Requirements:
• Minimum of 2 years warehouse or distribution management in a team environment required
• High school diploma or equivalent required
• Bachelor’s degree preferred

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk and hear. The employee must occasionally utilize ladders with a weight capacity of 250 lbs. or less, lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Parker is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Parker is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job related reasons regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. U.S. Citizenship/Permanent Resident is required for most positions.

(“Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/VEVRAA Federal Contractor”)

If you would like more information about Equal Employment Opportunity as an applicant under the law, please go to http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf

Drug Tests

Drug-Free Workplace
In accordance with Parker’s policies and applicable state laws, Parker provides for a drug-free workplace. Therefore, all applicants seeking employment with Parker will be subject to drug testing as a condition of employment.

Ontario, California


Parker Hannifin is a Fortune 250 global leader in motion and control technologies. For more than 100 years the company has engineered the success of its customers in a wide range of diversified industrial and aerospace markets. Parker’s engineering expertise and broad range of core technologies uniquely positions the company to help solve the world’s greatest engineering challenges.  By partnering with customers, Parker improves their productivity and profitability and seeks new ways to solve humanity's biggest challenges.

Parker views the world through the lens of a broad range of motion and control technologies, and team members see a vast number of engineering challenges that are yet to be solved and can make a meaningful difference in people's lives.  These very challenges drive Parker people forward, seeking new ways to innovate, combine technologies, collaborate, develop systems and partner with our customers to solve problems. We call it Winovation and by following its path, we not only create limitless growth potential for Parker, we also make significant contributions to our world at large, for our generation and for the generations to come.

Competing and winning in today's challenging global markets will require Parker to build on the company's strong foundation while setting a new course with strategies to take performance to the next level. Using the new Win Strategy as a guide, Parker is striving to achieve new financial and operational performance targets.  The Win Strategy is built on the established goals of engaged people, premier customer experience, profitable growth and financial performance, and will position Parker to achieve financial performance among its diversified industrial proxy peer companies.

Parker’s culture is reflected in the core values team members aspire to: A Winning Culture, Passionate People, Valued Customers and Engaged Leadership. Over time, Parker has nurtured a culture which emphasizes a commitment to excellence and integrity and a special concern for its customers’ welfare. Parker’s continued success in serving its customers, suppliers, shareholders and the general public depends upon each individual team member's full commitment.

Parker is located in 50 countries around the world supporting 100 divisions with 336 manufacturing locations. Parker's unrivalled industrial distribution network extends to approximately 13,000 locations globally. Through this extensive network of local, independent businesses, Parker brings its products and services to customers in 104 countries. This includes continued penetration of the ParkerStore network of industrial retail outlets, which has more than 3,000 locations around the world.  Parker employs over 50,000 people worldwide.


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