30 days old

Distribution Manager

Commerce, CA 90040
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Circulation Manager
Position Summary
Direct all distribution and quality control operations for personal carrier delivery of Valassis packages to end consumers.
Key Duties / Responsibilities
  • Direct and execute inspection of delivery of Valassis packages to homes, ensuring proper delivery coverage, placement and correct-zoning has been completed.
  • Maintain a good understanding of current GPS tracking system, review weekly dashboard reports for appropriate waypoint delivery percentages and breadcrumb-trail reports as needed.
  • Maintain good communication with delivery contractor/ vendor to review delivery accuracy, resolve both client and consumer reported delivery complaints.
  • Respond to both consumer and client reported delivery complaints as needed, seeking feedback and resolution.
  • Receive, report and provide feedback to Sales/ CS & S for resolution of client-reported delivery complaints as needed. May require assisting Sales with direct communication to clients and/or consumers.
  • Act as liaison between Valassis operations and contractor/ vendor operations. Facilitate resolution of transportation / production issues.
  • Recruit, select, hire and direct Valassis associates as needed. 
  • Recruit, successfully select, contract and monitor Independent-Contract Inspectors performing delivery inspection duties.
  • Conduct training for Valassis Associates as needed.
  • Assist Senior Circulation Manager in additional duties and markets as required.
  • Short-term travel as required.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Education & Knowledge Required
  • High School Diploma required
  • A clear vision and knowledge of Private Carrier Delivery and home-delivery operations.
Experience / Skills / Abilities Required
  • 3-5 years Logistics/ Delivery Quality Control experience (required)
  • A clear vision and knowledge of Private Carrier Delivery and home-delivery operations.
  • Strong motivational skills, good communication skills, and the ability to multi-task.
  • Strong computer skills, MS Office Suite, Including Excel
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.
Supervisory Responsibility
  • Provide leadership, coaching and professional development guidance to direct reports.
  • Communicate job performance standards direct reports.
  • Provide timely and consistent feedback, coach and motivate associates to exceed expectations.
  • Responsible for fair and consistent administration of company policies and procedures.
  • Required Certification/Licensure : (Valid Driver's License)
Communication & Contacts Required
  • Frequent communication with senior leadership, customers and contractors.
  • Exposure to all supervisory levels
Decision Making
  • Quality control corrections and changes to delivery methods
  • Prioritizing work flow
  • Plans for special projects, delivery expansion, new clients
  • Makes recommendations for hiring, promotions, and terminations of direct reports
  • Direct all distribution and quality control operations for private carrier delivery to end customer.
Physical Requirements / Working Conditions
  • Ability to work extended hours, weekends, and holidays.
  • Office and Industrial Plant Environment
  • Working in a high noise area
  • Walking, standing, feeling, grasping, handling, hand-to-eye Coordination / motor skills, hearing
kneeling, pulling, pushing, reaching, sitting, talking, twisting/turning, writing.
  • Access to a reliable, insured motor vehicle
Valassis offers a generous total rewards benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage, 401K matching and generous PTO allowance. A wide variety of additional benefits like life insurance, employee assistance and pet insurance are also available, not to mention smart and friendly coworkers!
Valassis, a Vericast business, is the leader in marketing technology and consumer engagement. We work with over 60,000 companies and brands in a wide array of industries, partnering to anticipate consumer intent, inspire action, and create demand. NCH Marketing Services, Inc. and Clipper Magazine are Valassis subsidiaries, and RetailMeNot Everyday is its consumer brand. Its signature Have You Seen Me? program delivers hope to missing children and their families. Follow Valassis on LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.
Valassis considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other classifications protected by law. In addition, Valassis will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities by contacting us at: [email protected]. EEO is the law. To review your rights under Equal Employment Opportunity please visit: www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

Posted: 2020-06-04 Expires: 2020-07-20

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