• Location: Norwalk, CT
  • Type: Full Time
  • Salary: Based on Experience

Requirements

Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge of logistics, including carriers, shipping policies and procedures
  • Delivers superior customer service
  • Manages time effectively and adapts quickly to changing priorities
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Able to work independently with some direction
  • Able to read a map and accurately plan a route
  • Effective listening and good phone skills
  • Problem-solving and analytical ability
  • Superior organizational skills
  • Comfortable in fast-paced environment
  • Able to multi-task
  • Capable of following written instructions and documented procedures
  • Able to handle difficult customers with diplomacy and tact
  • Team player who works productively with wide range of people
  • Able to perform simple math operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division)
  • Recognizes and understands product numbers and alpha/numeric codes
  • Working knowledge of Department of Transportation (DOT) rules and regulations
  • Pass a drug screen and background check
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record

Experience:

  • Minimum 3 years in similar position preferred
  • Minimum 1 year in progressive position
  • Supervisory experience preferred

Description

Main Job Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Maintains receiving, warehousing, and distribution operations by initiating, coordinating, and enforcing operational and personnel policies and procedures.
  • Take on the responsibility for efficient and cost-effective scheduling of deliveries and routing of trucks.  Establish proper routing of trucks. Schedule pick-ups of returned materials from suppliers and customers.
  • Complies with federal, state, local and DOT regulations as well as material handling, and shipping requirements; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.
  • Safeguards warehouse operations and contents by establishing and monitoring safety and security procedures.
  • Controls inventory levels by conducting physical counts; reconciling with perpetual data.
  • Maintain technical and computer skills and capability to effectively use distribution and office software
  • Maintains physical condition of warehouse; inspecting equipment; issuing work orders for repair and requisitions for replacement. Coordinate schedule of repairs and maintenance with Fleet and Safety Coordinator.
  • Completes warehouse operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees; following up on work results.
  • Assist in taking scheduled inventories.
  • Maintains warehouse staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees.
  • Maintains warehouse staff job results by coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.
  • Coordinate activities with branch manager, department heads and branch sales personnel.
  • Attend company meetings as requested.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Follow company policies and procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned by management.

 

Skills/Qualifications for the Role:

  • Supervision
  • Safety Management
  • Developing Standards
  • Managing Processes
  • Surveillance Skill
  • Inventory Control
  • Reporting Skills
  • Analyzing Information
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Judgement

Benefits

Highlights of our benefits package for full-time employees are below:

  • Competitive pay
  • Paid vacation
  • Paid holidays
  • 401(k) plan with discretionary employer match
  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance plans
  • Opportunity for advancement
  • A yearly review plan
  • Access to a state of the art gym at our Headquarters location
  • Casual, yet professional work environment