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Johns Manville is currently seeking qualified applicants for a Physical Distribution Manager. The purpose of the Physical Distribution Manager is to oversee, manage and maintain overall distribution activity including production planning/scheduling, inventory control, customer service, Information Technology, warehousing and transportation for a single manufacturing facility with multiple lines/markets. The Physical Distribution Manager is responsible for order entry, import/export shipping and receiving, inventory management, sales of waste and off-quality materials, including knowledge and compliance of all DOT regulations,warehousing activities and monthly and quarterly distribution reporting.


* Ensure effective and efficient production planning/scheduling and inventory management; conduct analyses of inventory levels and coordinate with production and sales forecasts
* Guarantee customer satisfaction by delivering the correct product at the right time
* Manage internal/external warehouse operating procedures, space utilization, maintenance and protection of facilities and equipment and inbound/outbound logistical operations
* Work / partner with Plant Leadership Team to achieve business goals
* Ensure Plant safety compliance and championing safe work practices
* Managing a staff of hourly/salary employees, sets direction and deploys resources. Responsible for performance evaluations, pay reviews, hiring and terminating.
* Maintain inventory levels that are optimum in support of on-time deliveries to meet customer requirements while minimizing carrying costs and transportation penalties
* Coordinate scheduling and adjusting production plans as required
* Oversee inventories to ensure obsolete and phased-out materials are used or disposed of in the most safe and economical way.
* Provide leadership and supervision to a self-directed warehouse team
* Prepare required monthly and quarterly distribution reporting
* Work closely with inside Sales and Marketing and divisional SIOP team to develop accurate forecasts
* Supervise Information Technology Coordinator to ensure reliable and secure systems
* Manage and control total budgeted spending in the production distribution and customer service areas
* May be required to perform other related duties as assigned


* BA/BS Degree (preference in Business, Supply Chain, Logistics or appropriate field)
* 3 - 5 years of warehouse and inventory management in a manufacturing operation
* 3 - 5 years supervisory experience -- managing hourly/salary employees
* Expert Customer Service experience is a necessity
* Expert knowledge of warehouse inventory management
* Basic knowledge of NAFTA documentation
* Advanced knowledge of DOT requirements for shipping standard or hazardous materials
* Basic knowledge of import/export rules and regulations, the Robinson/Patman Acts, Sarbanes-Oxley regulations
* Working knowledge of SAP or ERP systems (Solid)
* Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook (Solid)
* Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills (Solid)
* Strong analytical and problem resolution skills (Solid)
* Solid leadership skills
* Basic Information Technology systems knowledge
* Ability to interface at all levels of the organization, both internally and externally (Solid)
* Moderate travel required (11-29 days per year)
* Work environment is typical of an office setting. When in the plant/warehouse, may be exposed to environmental conditions of cold, heat, high noise levels, moving mechanical parts, heights, dust/mist/gas/fumes, extensive walking or climbing, etc.
* May be required to lift, carry, push or pull up to and including 25 pounds

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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