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Distribution Manager (Sunday - Tuesday 1st Shift)

Date: Oct 8, 2021

Location: Warsaw, KY, US

Company: Dorman Products

The Distribution Manager works directly with frontline leadership and Contributors to drive a culture of engagement, deliver key performance metrics and maximize operational performance.   In this role, you will be responsible for the direction and management of the daily outbound operations, overseeing revenue, profit and cost controls, and ensuring safety, service and quality measures.  Ideal candidate for this role has a high degree of resourcefulness, is an excellent communicator, thrives in a fast paced and dynamic environment, and is passionate about helping others reach their full potential.



  • Develops and implements operating methods and procedures designed to eliminate operating problems and improve process quality.
  • Coaches and mentors direct reports in order to provide leadership counseling and advice to managers. 
  • Leads CIP (continuous improvement process) projects within distribution department.  Demonstrate practical application of quality concepts such as 5S and Kaizen to improve quality performance of assigned area of responsibility.
  • Must possess ability to organize work activities and produce successful results.  Make effective use of available resources, including staff.  Stay on schedule and meeting commitments.  Effective follow-up and prompt corrective action ensuring results are achieved. 
  • Coordinate distribution activities to obtain optimum utilization of human resources, warehouse management system and equipment.
  • Reviews and analyzes distribution reports to determine causes of nonconformity with outbound order requirements and customer service objectives.
  • Work effectively with others in a collaborative environment.  To the extent appropriate, creates and maintains an environment which encourages others to work together to achieve business goals.
  • Tracks performance, both accuracy and productivity, at the individual level and takes corrective actions to help individuals meet performance objectives.
  • Must possess the communication skills (written and verbal) to communicate at all levels of the organization to move projects through the organization and lead project teams.
  • Compiles, stores, and retrieves distribution data.
  • Help contributors understand and connect to our vision, mission, strategy and business priorities
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Knowledge and experience with Warehouse Management Tools preferred
  • Physical Requirement: Capability to lift 50 pounds.
  • Working Conditions: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to reach, swivel, carry items from one building to another, and speak and actively listen.  Noise level is usually moderate.



  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree in related field strongly preferred
  • 5+ years demonstrated experience coaching individuals and teams


Dorman Products, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer; we value a combination of ideas, perspectives and cultures. EEO/AA Employer M/F/D/V.

Candidates must pass a background check and drug test, as applicable for the role.

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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