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Manager, Distribution Center - Arden, NC

Date: Jul 29, 2022

Location: Arden, NC, US, 28704

Company: Hubbell Incorporated

Corporate Overview
Hubbell Incorporated was founded in 1888 and has grown into an international manufacturer of quality electrical, lighting and power solutions with more than 75 brands used and recognized around the world. Our founder, Harvey Hubbell, developed tooling and equipment to serve the growing demand for new assembly and manufacturing machinery during the industrial revolution. An early, and one of many patents awarded, came for the creation of the first practical method to control electricity through the pull chain socket that remains unchanged today. As a market leader in reliable, electrical solutions, we provide more than half a million products delivered through our various business groups. Hubbell is committed to continually innovating solutions that work, transforming old products with new ideas, and ensuring that we Energize, Enlighten and Empower the communities that support us.
Division Overview
Hubbell Commercial & Industrial (HCI) provides solutions for a broad range of non-residential and residential construction, commercial and industrial applications along with high-voltage test and measurement solutions. As a leading global manufacturer and supplier in multiple markets, we have quality products that serve the commercial construction, datacom, industrial light, industrial heavy, high voltage, residential and oil & gas markets. HCI has built its success through strong leadership, employee and customer loyalty and an exceptional sales force.

Position Overview

Under direction of the Director of Distribution, The Distribution Center Manager is responsible for directly daily activities of the Distribution Center through the MDI (Manage for Daily Improvement) process including labor scheduling, exceeding KPIs (Key Performance Indicators), utilization of space, equipment and manpower.

The Distribution Center Manager serves as an interface and coordinator among the DC and manufacturing operations, customer service, IT, Human Resources, and Transportation. This role is located in Arden, NC. 


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for safety standards, policies, practices, visual aids, and procedures within your facility to ensure the safety of all employees, customers and carriers.
  • Ensure root cause analysis process is executed throughout distribution network in order to ensure highest level of customer satisfaction.
  • Responsible for development of all associates within the distribution facility to ensure key positions are filled and a qualified succession plan is established for the future.
  • Develop/document plans, drive performance, and ensure timely completion of activities to achieve of established KPIs in order meet customer and cost goals.
  • Lead with internal and external cross-functional teams to review processes and identify/implement opportunities for improvements, applying lean concepts and tools.
  • Subject matter expert on lean tools in order to mentor and teach others throughout the network to ensure perpetual continuous improvement occurs.
  • Recommend annual capital plan for your facility to ensure safe and efficient operation of your facility while ensuring costs are keep to a minimum
  • Establish weekly training plan across exempt and non-exempt associate to ensure cross training to meet today's and tomorrow's needs.
  • Keeps open communication channels with associates by answering questions and explaining policies and procedures.
  • Assumes additional duties and responsibilities related as required and assigned.

Skills and Experience


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Engineering, Supply Chain or equivalent
  • Ten (10) years’ experience in a high-volume warehouse
  • Eight (8) years’ experience managing direct
  • Five (5) years’ experience in SAP
  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification or equivalent knowledge
  • Understanding of multiple shipping methods - UPS, UPS Online, FedEx, U.S. Postal and private parcel post and experience managing multiple freight carriers.
  • Proficient in establishing and maintaining coaching/ mentoring relationships, have a credible leadership presence, and be committed to developing those skill sets within their organization. 


  • Master’s Degree
  • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification
  • SAP EWM Experience
  • Automation / Warehouse Design Knowledge


Hubbell Incorporated, its subsidiaries and affiliates, is an EO Employer AA: M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.

Nearest Major Market: Asheville

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