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Distribution Manager

Houston, Texas Job ID 100740 Job Category Warehouse Job Level Manager Position Type Full-Time
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Distribution Manager - Houston, Texas (Holly Hall Location)

The Distribution Manager is responsible for the overall direction, coordination and evaluation of all distribution activities for assigned area. Manager is responsible for overseeing the supervising of delivery drivers and the evaluation of distribution activities.  Accountable for subordinate supervisors of Delivery Drivers. 

The ideal candidate will possess a proven track record of successful continuous improvement initiatives and cost and management results.  Will have strong leadership skills; excellent verbal and written skills along with experience presenting to regional leadership teams, local leadership teams, and front line employees.  Must have knowledge of Department of Transportation (DOT), Federal, State, and Environmental, Health Safety (EHS) compliance.

Position Responsibilities

  1.  Develop processes and procedures to help standardization, and, through coordination with distribution department personnel and with other functional areas, execute the implementation of such policies.
  2. Problem Solving & Troubleshooting:  Identify issues through data and root cause analysis, make recommendations, and execute action plans and continuous improvement within the distribution department.  Develop solutions that support the Advance Sales group.
  3. Performance Management:  Develops the distribution department by assessing employee performance, counseling, and training to support continuous improvement and individual growth.  Prepare for and execute performance review meetings with distribution supervisors.
  4. Project Management:  Develops improvement plans with branch support and helps to manage and direct all projects within cost and timeline objectives.
  5. Oversee driver performance and take proper disciplinary steps as necessary.
  6. Training and evaluating DOT drivers.
  7. Ultimately responsible for accurate deliveries and excellent customer service.
  8. Monitor the team to ensure vehicles are well maintained and that related repairs and safety issues are addressed in a timely manner.

Total Rewards

  • Actual placement within the compensation range may vary depending on experience, skills, and other factors
  • Benefits, subject to election and eligibility: Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Paid Time Off (including paid parental leave, vacation, and sick time), 401k with company match, Tuition Reimbursement, and Mileage Reimbursement
  • Annual bonus based on performance and eligibility

Requirements

  • High school diploma or general equivalency diploma (GED) preferred
  • Five years delivery/distribution experience in a direct store delivery (DSD) environment
  • Two years management/supervisory experience
  • Two years customer service experience in a DSD environment
  • Ability to perform physical tasks with repetitive lifting of up to 50 lbs. for consecutive hours to provide training

Company Overview

Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP) is a leading coffee and beverage company in North America with dual headquarters in Burlington, MA and Plano, TX, with annual revenue in excess of $11 billion. KDP holds leadership positions in soft drinks, specialty coffee and tea, water, juice and juice drinks and mixers, and markets the #1 single serve coffee brewing system in the U.S. The Company maintains an unrivaled distribution system that enables its portfolio of more than 125 owned, licensed and partner brands to be available nearly everywhere people shop and consume beverages. With a wide range of hot and cold beverages that meet virtually any consumer need, KDP key brands include Keurig®, Dr Pepper®, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters®, Canada Dry®, Snapple®, Bai®, Mott’s® and The Original Donut Shop®. The Company employs more than 25,000 employees and operates more than 120 offices, manufacturing plants, warehouses and distribution centers across North America.

 

Benefits built for you: Our people are the heart of our business, which is why we offer robust benefits to support your health and wellness as well as your personal and financial well-being. We also provide employee programs designed to enhance your professional growth and development while ensuring you feel valued, inspired and appreciated at work.

 

Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and affirmatively seeks diversity in its workforce. Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. recruits qualified applicants and advances in employment its employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, genetic information, ethnic or national origin, marital status, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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