DC Operations Manager

Management Woodland, California


Position at S.P. Richards


The S.P. Richards Company is a North American leader in business product wholesale. We equip reseller customers with an expansive inventory of office furniture, business technology products, cleaning and breakroom supplies, copy paper, and printer supplies – virtually everything they need to become the one-stop shop for all of our customers’ needs. In addition, S.P Richards provides a comprehensive offering of value-added sales and marketing programs, leading edge online content and search tools, nationwide distribution capabilities, advanced logistics technology, and sophisticated margin management and data analytics programs to help our customers succeed in today’s competitive business environment. We pride ourselves on our ability and enthusiasm to collaborate with clients to design a customized program to help them achieve their business and operational objectives.

Not many companies doing business today can claim a heritage that predates the Civil War.  S.P. Richards Company can do just that -- with over 160 years old of business excellence.  While the company is proud of its history, it is also even more excited about its future. Today S. P. Richards Company is a part of Genuine Parts Company, a Fortune 250 business specializing in distribution, logistics and value-added services.  We serve a critical role in the office products industry supply chain:

  • Providing resellers with the inventory, logistics, sales and marketing support they need to support our business customers
  • Providing vendor partners with the marketing and distribution expertise that helps promote and sell their products
  • Providing the industry system providers with the data and online content and product information necessary to equip mutual customers with tools to operate efficiently and profitably

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As one of the most significant roles in our company, the DC Operations Manager will lead and manage all aspects of the supply chain including the distribution center facility, its employees, inventory, customer fulfillment and logistical sales support working through a management team. Our company is known for its visionary leadership and dynamic culture of executive stability and longevity.  This is a highly visible role within S.P. Richards Company with the ability to impact the overall financial performance and long-term growth plans of the company.






We seek an inspirational leader to manage the employees of the entire operation.  In this role, the DC Operations Manager will be responsible for the operation and its employees in the Customer Service and Warehouse departments as well as its overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these units. This leader will conduct supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Other functions include:

  • In conjunction with the General Manager, assume P&L responsibility

Responsibility for customer satisfaction and problem resolution

  • Set goal standards and improve the operation performance measurements in quality, productivity, and inventory accuracy
  • Manage personnel and administer human resource policy and procedure
  • Develop/ train management team, instilling an employee involvement management model
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment
  • Manage all capital assets to ensure safe operation, quality condition, and optimum performance 




The successful  DC Operations Manager candidate will have at least 5 years related experience in supply chain management.  We seek a leader who can address through their career experiences the impact made on an organization because of their knowledge and management of a facility and its staff.  We are pursuing a professional that delivers results while maintaining an extraordinary focus on serving our customers.  Finally, the candidate should exhibit a strong work ethic, sound intellect, and impeccable moral character.



We seek a servant leader with a demonstrated track record of success who is a great fit into the corporate culture and dedicated to his/her profession. They must possess good judgement, maturity and the highest standard of care of those they lead. The candidate’s personal characteristics should also include:

  • Strong interpersonal skills and executive presence – experience and ability to interface effectively with Senior Management and get results while maintaining sound relationships
  • Team player with strong commitment toward success
  • Detail oriented – clarify task details, verify for accuracy and completion by following established procedures
  • Results-driven and ability to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to manage multiple competing tasks and demands
  • Strategic visioning, planning and problem-solving skills and commitment to uphold confidentiality in all matters


 Bachelor’s Degree from a four-year college or university, required


Our company offers an attractive compensation package that includes a competitive salary commensurate with experience.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.