Distribution Manager

Oversee the warehouse and distribution center for Farmhouse Pottery in the flagship building in Woodstock, Vermont. Primary roles include managing distribution staff, ensuring warehouse organization, ensuring the timely delivery of retail and wholesale shipments and improving overall distribution efficiencies.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all warehouse operations.
  • Improve logistical processes
  • Inventory all incoming goods
  • Oversee supply buying and storage
  • Supervise order shipment
  • Ensure customer returns are handled promptly
  • Handle incoming deliveries for production and retail
  • Maintain shipping costs
  • Manage distribution vendor relationships including UPS, FedEx and suppliers
  • Monitor progress of major shipments to ensure customer receipt
  • Collaborate with sales to ensure orders are shipped correctly and on time
  • Oversee assembly of all products
  • Ensure inventory maintains optimal levels
  • Manage trade show transport
  • Generate warehouse support schedule
  • Mange new product introductions

Professional skills we are looking for:

  • The ability to work logically and systematically
  • Ability to do physical role of job
  • Have the ability to solve problems and make decisions
  • Be IT literate and have the ability to handle electronic data and correspondence
  • Have the ability to manage change with a fast growing company
  • Have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work well as part of a team
  • Have excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Maintain a positive attitude to continued learning
  • Be able to negotiate and use your analytical skills

Required prior experience:

  • Management of a large scale warehouse
  • Familiarity with UPS and FedEx shipping
  • High School Education or higher

How to apply

Applicants should send resume/cover letter to info@farmhousepottery.com