View Job

Distribution Manager

Bimbo Bakeries USA | Greenwich CT 06836 USA | Full Time | Posted: 05/11/2021

Job Descriptiontop

Job Description

Have you ever enjoyed Arnold ®, Brownberry ® or Oroweat ® bread? A Thomas ® English muffin or bagel? Or perhaps snacked on a Sara Lee ®, Entenmann s ® or Marinela ® cake or donut? If the answer is yes, then you know Bimbo Bakeries USA!

Bimbo Bakeries USA is part of Grupo Bimbo, the world s largest baking company with operations in 33 countries. Bimbo Bakeries USA (BBU) employs 20,000 associates across the U.S. in bakeries, sales centers, corporate offices and on sales routes to ensure our consumers have the freshest products to feed their families at every meal. But our associates come to work for much more the chance to feed their own lives through exciting work that offers the opportunity to make a real difference in their professional and personal lives every day.

The Distribution Manager will act as a member of the Supply Chain function within the Business Unit.   The successful candidate will be responsible for the management and execution of all Bakery Shipping and Transportation Operations, Administrative, and Strategic/Productivity activities related to the Bakery Shipping and Transportation functions. The Distribution Manager will be able to promote a culture of continuous improvement in operations and the working culture, be accountable for their operation and its performance, and partner with other departments and teams to ensure the overall business is run with a founder s mentality.

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Promote a culture of safety through leadership, training, and constant focus
  • Maintain a positive working relationship with employees and ensure compliance with the terms of the collective bargaining unit
  • Establish and maintain working standards for floor associates
  • Promote a culture of safety through leadership, training, and constant focus
  • Maintain a positive working relationship with employees and ensure compliance with the terms of the collective bargaining unit
  • Establish and maintain working standards for transport drivers and bid runs
  • Communicate order adjustments and givebacks to the Sales team in a timely manner
  • Partner with Manufacturing to ensure schedules are aligned to ensure order fill and on time delivery
  • Work with other regional and operational supply chain teams to learn best practices and apply them locally
  • Identify opportunities to optimize shipping dock and transportation operations
  • Plan and execute operational productivity projects for the Annual Operating Plan
  • Implement and champion national, regional, and local strategic initiatives (Product Accountability, Supply Chain
  • Excellence, new technology and systems, etc.)
  • Ensure bakery is properly staffed to account for seasonal fluctuations in volume
  • Interview, hire, and onboard new associates
  • Schedule shipping and transport associates for effective and efficient operations and delivery of product
  • Keep overtime costs below the established plan
  • Maintain compliance for all associates on required safety training
  • Train and develop supervisors and all department associates
  • Maintain compliance for all transportation drivers on DriveCam events, JJ Keller E-logs, and DOT requirements

Job Detailstop

Location Greenwich, CT, 06836, United States
Categories Manufacturing/Production/Operations
Experience Years 5 yrs

Location Maptop

Contact Informationtop

Contact Name -
How to apply Employer provided a link where your application will be accepted. Click on the link below and follow instructions.
Apply Click Here (apply to job)
Job Code req19139

Featured Employers all