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Job Alert: Emerson Electric: Manager, Distribution



Here at InSinkErator, a division of Emerson, we value your opinion. Our leadership team likes to recognize contributions and offer compliments. Turns out, people feel valued because of it. Now, combine that work environment with good pay, a bunch of great benefits, some perks like a strong focus on personal and professional development, creating a healthier world and giving back to the community, and before you know it, you’re enjoying a rewarding experience. It’s not rocket science, its InSinkErator. Here are the top benefits of working for InSinkErator:

  • You get more than just a paycheck:
    • Tuition Reimbursement- decide to go back to school and we can help pay back your tuition costs
    • Mentorship Program- be paired with someone who wants to see you grow
    • SOAR- take your career to new heights with this employee resource group
    • Profit Sharing- you’ll share in the profits since you are part of this company.
  • Activities to engage employee interaction (BBQs in the summer, Donut Days, company picnic, community outreach, wellness contests), which helps create and maintain a fun and interactive corporate culture. You should enjoy your time at work.
  • InSinkErator believes and supports a fun and inviting atmosphere as part of our culture. Team members recognize each other’s accomplishments, are happy at work, and there’s even time for play. I know, crazy concept, huh? But it works!
  • Support and an open-door policy. We support you and work with you through all the challenging times. We believe in a work/life balance. We want good, healthy team members who can, in turn, advocate for others and make this place a whole lot better.

This position will have full responsibility for the domestic shipping and transportation functions. The Distribution Manager will manage and coordinate the oversite, budgeting, and flow of all domestic freight and related operational information within InSinkErator’s supply chain. This function will also be responsible for management of the Shipping Office and Inventory Control teams within the Distribution Center.

  • Lead and manage the domestic shipping and transportation operations to meet on-time and accurate delivery requirements ensuring the highest quality of services are provided to our internal and external customers.
  • Support the negotiation and execution of InSinkErator’s freight and brokerage buy within the corporate guidelines, and leverage programs in a manner that supports divisional financial goals and compliance with corporate logistics programs.
  • Monitor volume trends and variances such as holiday & customer order fluctuations to anticipate any impact to the operation and ensure that DC operations is informed and aligning the appropriate resources to effectively support.
  • Supervise the Execution of a daily wave plan that prioritizes the daily schedule to meet predetermined ship requirements while maintaining a level work load of activity across the shifts.
  • Manage an effective transportation information reporting system; ensure accuracy and timely preparation, processing, distribution, and retention of all necessary reports and records regarding transportation operations; and develop additional and/or enhanced reports to support changing needs.
  • Conduct distribution and network studies.
  • Manage all domestic freight expenses at or below budgeted levels. Develop and implement a freight forecasting and accrual model that provides accurate projections of the domestic freight spend.
  • Serve as the functional lead for all transportation related IT programs.
  • Manage freight claims and resolution process.
  • Implement and manage divisional freight optimization programs. This includes but isn’t limited to 100% on-boarding of all manufacturing freight within the SCO optimization program.
  • Manage Inventory Control and Cycle Count Team.
  • Manage and coordinate all DC activities related to ISE’s annual Physical Inventory.
  • Develop performance standards and processes for optimizing operations, customer satisfaction, and controlling costs
  • Build pipeline of new ideas (kaizen activities) related to cost efficiencies, service enhancements and improved inventory accuracy.
  • Coach and develop team members to successful results, including identifying training and development needs.
  • Perform other duties as assigned
    • B.S. degree in Business, and a minimum of five years of Logistics/Supply chain and management experience.
    • Knowledge/experience with transportation management, logistics systems best practices including experience developing and managing KPI reporting that will drive the desired results, freight buying, and aggressive logistics cost containment/cost reduction strategies is highly desired.
    • Knowledge of mainframe applications (Oracle) and business application (Microsoft Office Suite).
    • Experience using BI tools (Domo).
    • Strong communication and presentation skills

    Ability to interact with people across various business functions.

    InSinkErator Philosophy

    To create remarkable solutions that touch the way each of us live. We use imagination and ingenuity to solve everyday challenges and positively change the world around us.


    Our benefits include paid time off, health, dental and vision insurance, parental leave, 401K, profit sharing, tuition reimbursement, and more.

    Work Authorization

    No calls or agencies please. Emerson will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Emerson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.

    If you have a disability and are having difficulty accessing or using this website to apply for a position, you can request help by sending an email to [email protected] .About Emerson
    At Emerson, we are innovators and problem-solvers, focused on a common purpose: leaving our world in a better place than we found it. Each and every day, our foundational values-integrity, safety and quality, supporting our people, customer focus, continuous improvement, collaboration and innovation-inform every decision we make and empower our employees to keep reaching higher.

    As a global technology and engineering leader, we provide groundbreaking solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and residential markets.

    Our Automation Solutions business helps process, hybrid, and discrete manufacturers maximize production and protect personnel and the environment while optimizing their energy and operating costs. Our Commercial & Residential Solutions business helps ensure human comfort and health, protect food quality and safety, advance energy efficiency and create sustainable infrastructure.

    Emerson, a Fortune 500 company with $17.4 billion in sales, more than 20 Innovation, Solutions & Engineering Centers, and 200 manufacturing locations worldwide, is committed to helping employees grow and thrive throughout their careers.

    Whether you’re an established professional looking for a career change, an undergraduate student exploring options or a recent MBA graduate, you’ll find a variety of opportunities at Emerson. Join our team and start your journey today.


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