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Distribution Center Manager at Kaman Distribution

Distribution Center Manager

Kaman Distribution Savannah, GA Full Time


We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Distribution Center/Warehouse Manager to join our team in Savannah, GA.  In this role, the DC Manager is responsible for the overall management of the DC and promotes excellent customer service in order to maximize profits and productivity of the business.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Additional responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Manages and coordinates the activities of the distribution center within budget and productivity standards.  Leads by example, communicates information through regular and on-going team meetings with employees and team leaders.  Provides training on new operational policies and procedures. Determines performance expectations, evaluates performance, and provides coaching and opportunities for development. Addresses employee issues in a timely fashion.  Assures that all performance evaluations for material handlers and team leaders are completed in a timely manner.  Promotes teamwork. 
  • Responsible for achieving targeted objectives in productivity and quality, timeliness, and controlling costs within budget.
  • Produces management reports.
  • Maintains visible presence in the distribution center, assists in material handling related activities during peak periods, absences and as needed to maintain service levels.
  • Continuously seeks process and procedure improvements and efficiencies to promote productivity and quality.
  • Maintains ongoing responsibility and oversight for the safety and security of the building.
  • Manages and maintains customer relations with branches, vendors and internal and external customers through regular site visits and assures all service commitments are met on a daily basis.
  • Evaluates the performance of carriers based upon delivery, quality, and price and recommends carriers who meet delivery and cost requirements and expectations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned. Accomplishes related results as needed.


Education:  BS in Management or related field or equivalent work experience.

Experience: Minimum of 6 years of  related experience with demonstrated supervisory and leadership experience.

Knowledge Essential to the Position

  • Distribution industry
  • Product/service
  • Material Handling principles
  • Transportation
  • WMS system

Physical Requirements

  • Capable of lifting and moving materials up to 70 lbs, with assistance if necessary.
  • May be required to operate fork lift equipment.

 Other:  Required to work overtime and weekends to meet customer needs.

   Ability to work flexible work schedule.

Benefits and Company Overview

Our comprehensive compensation package and benefit program includes: 

  • Your choice of medical insurance providers and plans, Dental insurance, and Flexible spending accounts
  • Company matching 401(k) with a great vesting schedule
  • Company paid Life (family) & STD insurances, Vacation, Holiday & Sick time
  • 100% tax-free tuition reimbursement 

Kaman Distribution Group is comprised of three business units: Kaman Automation, Kaman Fluid Power, and Kaman Industrial Technologies. We offer more than four million items including bearings, mechanical power transmission, electrical and automation, material handling, motion control, fluid power and MRO supplies to customers in virtually every industry. Additionally, we provide engineering, design, and support for automation, electrical, linear, hydraulic and pneumatic systems as well as belting and rubber fabrication, customized mechanical services, hose assemblies, repair, fluid analysis, and motor management. Offering products and solutions from more than 220 locations, our people are the foundation of our success. We recognize that our ability to sustain our competitive advantage rests among our talent. #KDG #KFP #KIT #KAI


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