Regional Distribution Warehouse Manager - RDC Job at Berry Global, Inc, Evansville, IN

  • Berry Global, Inc
  • Evansville, IN

Job Description

About Berry

At Berry Global Group, Inc. (NYSE: BERY), we create innovative packaging and engineered products that we believe make life better for people and the planet. We do this every day by leveraging our unmatched global capabilities, sustainability leadership, and deep innovation expertise to serve customers of all sizes around the world. Harnessing the strength in our diversity and industry-leading talent of over 40,000 global employees across more than 250 locations, we partner with customers to develop, design, and manufacture innovative products with an eye toward the circular economy. The challenges we solve and the innovations we pioneer benefit our customers at every stage of their journey. For more information, visit our  website , or connect with us on  LinkedIn or  Twitter.


As a member of the logistics group, the Regional Warehouse Manager-RDCs will be responsible for the strategy, planning, and operations for all Regional Distribution Centers in Consumer Packaging North America. This role will collaborate with Commercial and Product Line Management on distribution strategy for all customers.

  • Take responsibility for assigned DC locations’ financial performance and functions managed by distribution center managers including warehousing and inventory control, DC transportation and logistics and execution of operational best practices.
  • Monitor and manage operational performance of division and locations using KPIs.
  • Review and share monthly performance regarding efficiency and financial performance with each DC manager.
  • Identify, recommend and pursue opportunities to increase efficiency, improve cost control and improve DC operations department wide while maintaining consistent service levels to customers.
  • Work with the sales team on new sales opportunities by meeting with potential customers and developing the operational requirements when facilitated by sales team.
  • Assess DC service levels and collaborate with sales team understand customer needs and problems. Assure successful management and support of customer relationships by all DC location teams.
  • Ensure processes and procedures are used and followed by the Distribution Managers to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Review expenses associated with labor compared to labor standards, staffing forecasts and department budget.
  • Coach and mentor DC Managers to achieve target staffing levels while handling business levels.
  • Review and approve all purchase requisitions from DC management for discretionary expenditures. Manage and recommend capital expenditures with respect to maintenance and repair for equipment, buildings and grounds.
  • Approve and administer employee recognition, safety or miscellaneous recognition program expense.
  • Review performance of area operations managers, retention and turnover. Provide coaching and complete performance appraisals. Develop area managers in skills of hiring, employee training, employee coaching, and progressive discipline.
  • Review and approve all written employee corrective actions.
  • Sponsor and be accountable for the division safety performance.
  • Enforce, assure compliance and support safety management regarding documentation of injuries, facility damage, near misses, safety audits, and other safety management procedures or best practices. Assist with identifying hazards of required jobs within the department, assure training compliance, and sponsor other needs as directed by corporate safety leadership.
  • Facilitate and provide communication to Distribution Managers to ensure objectives are met for each day and month.
  • Foster and ensure communication cross departmentally between distribution team and supporting departments.
  • Provide regular communication to Director of Distribution to ensure all current objectives are being met in a timely manner.
  • Provide leadership and manage backup support for DC managers as necessary for support or extended absences.
  • Lead DC Operations Managers regarding all expectations and details relevant to supporting and managing respective DC locations.
  • Other duties as assigned by Director of Logistics.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience/education combination. Minimum of 3-5 years of related experience including people management
  • Experience with warehouse management systems and layout design. Implementation of warehouse management systems.
  • Record of experience that demonstrates proven team leadership skills and the ability to influence others at all levels within the organization
  • Strong organizational skills with proven ability to complete multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Willingness to travel to support customer and plant requirements - 40-50% Domestic



  • Possess UFAA (United, Focus, Accountable, and Agile) leadership behavior
  • Proven management skills with the ability to optimize team performance and development
  • Highly skilled communicator with the ability to form and maintain good relationships internally and externally
  • Strong interpersonal, negotiation and influencing skills
  • Customer focused
  • Proven analytical, problem solving and organizational skills
  • Strong planning skills with the ability to handle multiple projects through to completion and to manage competing priorities
  • Project management skills
  • Commercial and financial acumen with a full understanding of the impact of failure in terms of business cost, production schedules and customer order fulfilment
  • Excellent attention to detail skills
  • Knowledge of technical regulations related to logistics such as import/export and customs regulations, including security requirements to include certification in dangerous goods handling and aviation security
  • High degree of knowledge and understanding of a variety of manufacturing and automotive processes and components and of supply chain management ·
  • Strong IT systems knowledge and skills including knowledge and understanding of specialist systems such as Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Bill of Material (BOM) and customer data systems
  • Advanced Excel user
  • Ability to analyze and manipulate technical and complex data and provide meaningful information
  • Membership of an appropriate professional body such as the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport would be advantageous
  • Knowledge of lean techniques may be advantageous

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