• Warehouse Manager, Distribution

    Job Locations US-CA-Sacramento | US-CA-Sacramento
    Requisition ID
  • Overview

    Responsible for the overall management and performance of the facility including office and warehouse operations, customer relations, inventory control, safety, quality, facility layout & maintenance, and security.  In addition, the DC Manager is accountable for achieving company objectives, productivity standards and cost control goals.


    • Responsible and accountable for all distribution operations (including receiving, stocking, picking, packing, auditing and loading operations), inventory operations (control, quality and reverse logistics) and facilities/maintenance operations within all distribution/warehouse centers.
    • Responsible for all personnel actions within the DC (hiring, coaching, developing, training, labor planning and morale).
    • Responsible for setting the culture (“lean management”, “customer -> company -> team -> I”, “safety first”, “fail forward” and “always improving”)
    • Drive inventory productivity and excellent inventory control/quality for all company inventory (including inventory stored at our 3PL partners and storage locations).
    • Actively participate in the day to day operations of the distribution center (DC) (planning, driving flow, interacting with team on DC floor, managing by walking around (MBWA) and real time coaching and developing).
    • Actively slot and maintain the proper inventory layout that supports proper order “flow” and improves quality, productivity and safety..
    • Lead the DC in environmental, health and safety (EH&S) along with all security and compliance policies and laws.  Timely reporting of all work-related injuries and provide medical attention to injured employees as necessary.
    • Serve as the DC leader in Lean Management and process improvement.
    • Oversee department profit and loss (P&L) and active forecast (thorough understanding of drivers) and drive improvements through process changes/improvements.
    • Maintain non-inventory supply levels (DC & shipping supplies, including custom design pallets).
    • Maintain and improve the cross training program while ensuring that the DC meets their current key performance indicators (quality, safety, cost, service and accuracy, delivery, etc.).
    • Maintain and improve the current Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).
    • Properly document all DC processes and actively maintain the documentation.


    • Bachelor’s Degree or 5-7 years equivalent warehouse management experience required.
    • A comprehensive knowledge of proper DC operations is required (flow, WMS, slotting, inventory management, etc.).
    • A working knowledge of warehouse and transportation management systems is a must.
    • A broad range of management skills are required (leadership, coaching, developing, planning, lean/six sigma, process improvement, communication (oral and written), change management).
    • Must have a professional presence and properly communicate within the organization (across business units, etc.).
    • Excellent team player and strong sense of personal commitment and drive to the business and its customers.
    • Strong emotional IQ (ability to communicate and effectively interact with all levels of people) is required.
    •  DC Leads (inbound, fulfillment, packing, order management and order flow)
    • Environmenal Health & Safety lead for Warehouse
    • DC Associates (20-40)

     Physical Demands

    • Ability to perform normal office duties
    • Ability to operate office equipment including computers and determine accuracy of work
    • Ability to interact and participate in meetings
    • Ability to drive a forklift
    • Ability to lift moderate weight (50 lbs)







    This description indicates the general nature and level of the qualifications and duties required of employees in this job classification, as well as the essential functions a person must be able to perform to do this job.  It is not designed to be a comprehensive inventory of all duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.  
    Sunrun Inc. and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and make employment decisions on the basis of merit and business need.  We hire without consideration to race, color, religion, citizenship, political activity or affiliation, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex or gender, or any other basis protected by law.



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