• Land N Sea - Branch Distribution Manager

    Brunswick Grand Rapids, MI 49507

    Job #2425607846

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    Land 'N' Sea Distributing, Inc. is a full service, wholesale only distributor, serving the Marine and RV industries for over 40 years. With thousands of different parts and accessories available from warehouses nationwide, Land 'N' Sea prides itself on fast, efficient delivery throughout the US and Canada. In a cooperative effort with Mercury Marine's Latin America and Caribbean division, Land 'N' Sea serves over 60 additional countries worldwide.

    We are seeking a Branch Distribution Manager to join and lead our team in Grand Rapids, MI.

    General responsibilities include: Direct and coordinate the daily activities of a warehouse operation which includes supervision of the warehouse staff, receiving, storage, distribution, systems administration, inventory, sanitation, safety and maintenance.

    Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Coordinate the scheduling of warehouse personnel to ensure proper staffing in order to receive and distribute products/materials at the facility in a productive and cost-efficient manner

    • Exercise the usual authority of a supervisor in relation to hiring, training, performance appraisals, merit increases, promotions, career development, and terminations.

    • Ensure that orders are received and distributed in a timely manner to maximize customer service, and establish procedures to ensure adequate levels of supplies

    • Ensure that incoming and outgoing orders are verified against appropriate documents

    • Prepare and generate warehouse productivity reports for management; Assist management in establishing budgets as required, and adhere to budget requirements

    • Develop, implement and maintain purchasing systems for warehouse operations

    • Maintain and administer a proper stock locations system at the facility

    • Ensure proper maintenance of the facilities, the equipment, and supplies. Recommend equipment requirements and replacements to management in order to upgrade and maintain warehouse productivity and efficiency

    • Maintain warehouse safety programs in order to provide a safe and clean workplace for employees and within the regulations of all OSHA, local and state laws

    • Support and participate in the organization's Continuous Improvement Program

    • Perform other related duties as assigned by management

    Education and Experience Requirements:

    • Minimum 2 - 4 years in warehouse management, having progressively assumed responsible experience in directing all aspects of warehouse operations

    • BA/BS degree preferred (Engineering/Logistics/Management)

    • Good working knowledge of warehouse operations including local delivery and hazmat compliance

    • Experience with E-commerce preferred, RV or Marine

    • Basic computer skills helpful.

    • Strong computer P/C skills and software knowledge

    • Strong safety record and demonstrated experience of working within an established and advanced Health and Safety program.

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, and protected veteran status.


    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, bend, stoop, balance and use arms and hands to reach, pull, push, clasp and move a variety of materials. Walkways are concrete and/or metal grating. The employee must lift and/or move up to 50 pounds occasionally and up to 20 lbs frequently. Employee may be exposed to high, precarious places. The warehouse environment can be hot (or cold) and dusty.

    We recognize that people come with a wealth of experience and talent beyond just the technical requirements of a job. If your experience is close to what you see listed here, please still consider applying. Diversity of experience and skills combined with passion is a key to innovation and inspiration. Therefore, we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply to our positions. Please let us know if you require accommodations during the interview process.

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