Distribution Manager (R8103)

Supply Chain Management White Bear Lake, Minnesota


Position at Taymark, Inc.

Your Leadership.

Our Power.

Unlimited Potential.

Taylor Corporation has big plans for the future and we need talented leaders to get us there. We power the world’s leading brands ― and our employees’ careers ― by unlocking potential everywhere we see it. If you love to lead, are open to new ideas and inspire the best in others, we should talk. We’re passionate about our work, we believe there is always a better way, and we’re looking for professionals like you.

Want to be part of something powerful? It’s time to look at Taylor.

Your Opportunity: Taymark Inc., a Taylor Corporation company, is seeking a Distribution Manager to lead the overall day to day operation in White Bear Lake, MN. In this role, you will be responsible for hiring, training, scheduling, and ensuring a safe work environment.  You will communicate with other departments and management to resolve problems and finds ways to improve processes and efficiencies. In this role, you will sit on the company’s Leadership Team and report directly to the President of Taymark!

Your Responsibilities:

  • Lead, coach, mentor and motivate direct reports to achieve the optimum level of performance
  • Develop budgets and approve budget expenses, responsible for managing to budgeted expenses for all respective areas
  • Develops and shares daily, weekly, monthly metrics and monitors the results to budget or goal targets.  Has a continuous improvement expectation
  • Develop and implement department SMART goals, communicates expectations, timelines, processes and performance feedback to department personnel
  • Works with Marketing to develop a plan for a successful Prom/Homecoming season
  • Conduct monthly meeting with Marketing to review process improvement areas and slow moving inventory
  • Implement and maintain safe work processes
  • Evaluates existing equipment, provides an ROI and CAPX recommendations
  • Ensures that customer focus and service is a priority
  • Supports LEAN process transformation and seeks continuous improvement development
  • Communicates with other company leaders in cooperative planning and discussions
  • Review and continuous documentation of work cell SOP’s and cross training
  • Prepare and execute Year End Physical Inventory
  • Prepares hiring plan for Prom season
  • Work with production equipment suppliers for maintenance and repairs
  • Support and drive automation opportunities for the Operations area
  • Develop the big idea, turn it into an executable project plan, work with team to figure out what needs to be done and bring the projects to fruition

You Must Have:

  • College degree or equivalent amount of experience preferred
  • 10+ years’ experience in production/warehouse environment
  • Strong analytical and computer skills including; Excel and Word
  • Ability to learn and work with Company AS400 system
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Strong Project Management skills
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills
  • Demonstrate problem solving/decision making abilities
  • Comfortable collaborating with other departments, leaders and teams to accomplish specific timelines and results
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a high sense of urgency and time constraints
  • Organized and detail oriented

Here is how we are going to keep you safe in the workplace:

Our focus continues to be on our employees and their wellbeing, and we have taken steps to ensure your safety in all our facilities.  The following are workplace safety guidelines in each of our Taylor locations: 

  • Masks are provided and will be required in all our facilities
  • Employees will maintain at least 6 feet of distance whenever possible
  • We have hand sanitizer and soap & water readily available
  • Increased cleaning and disinfection of high traffic areas
  • Communication & Action Plans if one of our employees shows symptoms or tests positive for COVID-19

About Taylor Corporation

One of the top five graphics communications companies in North America, Taylor’s family of companies provide a diverse set of products, services and technologies addressing the toughest communication challenges. For 45 years, Taylor has been a premier provider of powerful and innovative products, services and expertise for individuals, businesses and distributors large and small. Our 12,000+ employees spanning more than 25 states and nine countries work diligently to create the interactive, printing and marketing solutions that have helped build some of the world’s more recognizable brands. Everything we do begins with identifying the unique priorities and needs of our customers and creating one-of-a-kind solutions. We offer a full range of benefits to power our employees’ potential including: health, dental, vision and life insurance; a 401(k) plan; paid time off (PTO) and holiday pay, and more.

Taymark is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.