Newell Brands Distribution and Transportation Manager- Quickie in Lumberton, North Carolina


Position Title: Distribution and Transportation Manager- Rubbermaid Commercial Products

Location: Lumberton, NC

Reports to: Plant Manager

Job Summary:

The Distribution and Transportation Manager is responsible for directing transportation, warehousing, and warehouse management systems throughout the department to include activities related to load planning and routing of customer orders.

Job Description :

  • Develops andleverages internal and external partnerships to maximize the achievement ofdistribution goals.

  • Develops,recommends, and implements operational enhancements for growing the businessand reducing operating costs.

  • Maintain annualoperating budget and responsible for department expenses.

  • Communicates withdistribution center on upcoming workload.

  • Work directlywith customer service on transportation metrics.

  • Provide truckloadcapacity information for items/quantities.

  • Provide guidancefor transportation optimization to reduce costs.

  • Drive cost offailure improvements for the site.

  • Use forecastanalytics to work with carriers to ramp up/down resources as needed.

  • Directinvestigations to verify and resolve customer or shipping complaints.

  • Resolve disputeswith carriers.

  • Conduct regularmeetings with carriers to provide updates with regards to service.



  • Musthave a four year degree in supply chain or related field.

  • Musthave five years of leadership experience in a distribution environment.

  • Mustbe a high performing leader with a document track record of success.

  • Musthave an understanding of finance and financial reports.

  • Musthave experience building and implementing key performance metrics.

  • Musthave excellent written & verbal communication skills.

  • Mustpossess strong leadership skills.

  • Mustbe able to lead and develop the skills of direct reports (hourly andprofessional).

  • Mustbe proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook.

  • Musthave conflict Management/Resolution experience.

  • Musthave the ability to lead cross functional teams.

  • Mustpossess strong business acumen.

  • Musthave SAP/PKMS systems experience.

  • Musthave Project Management experience.

  • PreferSix Sigma, TQM, and Lean experience.

Newell Brands (NYSE: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate, Sharpie, Dymo, EXPO, Parker, Elmers, Coleman, Jostens, Marmot, Rawlings, Oster, Sunbeam, FoodSaver, Mr. Coffee, Rubbermaid Commercial Products, Graco, Baby Jogger, NUK, Calphalon, Rubbermaid, Contigo, First Alert, Waddington and Yankee Candle. For hundreds of millions of consumers, Newell Brands makes life better every day, where they live, learn, work and play. Newell Brands and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and comply with applicable employment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.


Organization: Newell Brands - Consumer & Commercial Solutions

Title: Distribution and Transportation Manager- Quickie

Location: United States-North Carolina-Lumberton

Requisition ID: 335213