Manager, Distribution Center - 1st Shift

Requisition ID:  1079
Job Location(s): 

Las Vegas, NV, US, 89115


The HEYDUDE Las Vegas, NV Distribution Center (LVDC) is looking for an Operations Manager for the 1st Shift of Distribution Operations (Monday to Thursday, 4:00am to 2:30pm). This position will work in coordination with Operations Managers who cover the 2nd Shift and the Weekend Shift to ensure continuity and success of overall operations. This position is responsible for managing inventory integrity for inbound and outbound product movement.

What You'll Do

Operational Effectiveness: 

  • Manage distribution center operations in a union free environment; ensuring and maintaining direct, productive, and positive relationships between and among management and non-exempt associates.
  • Motivate a diverse, hourly workforce; lowering cost per unit while driving outstanding service.



  • Strong supervisory and managerial skills to lead, guide, and fulfill the company objectives.
  • Results driven with a high sense of urgency; adept at managing and facilitating change.
  • Positive attitude and a team player; ability to lead in high pressure situations and tight deadlines.


Builds & Maintains Relationships:

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with internal stakeholders (e.g.; sales, store operations, planning, and finance); establishing and maintaining effective relationships with vendor community.
  • Build a team of motivated, high performing individuals committed to meeting/exceeding expectations.
  • Identify and develop talent from within our HEYDUDE DC by providing feedback directly and by developing other leaders to provide effective feedback.


What You'll Bring to the Table

  • Minimum Education: Bachelor’s Degree in business, logistics, finance, or industrial engineering or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum Experience: At least 3 years DC general management experience in high volume, big box environment a must.  10 years high volume, big box distribution center experience preferred.
  • Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
    • Well-developed associate relations skills; proven team builder with a track record of identifying and growing talent.  Adept at providing effective feedback.
    • Excellent PC skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
    • Warehouse management / network systems experience required (Manhattan Associates is a plus).
    • Must be detail oriented, extremely organized and can take initiative while maintaining operational excellence within the center.   
    • Must have the ability to multi-task, work well under pressure, and thrive in a fast paced environment.
    • Experience in an Omni-Channel Distribution environment processing Wholesale, Retail and E-Commerce orders is highly desirable.
    • Strong people skills and the ability to build positive relationships with operations personnel and other key stakeholders. 
    • Experience with continuous improvement and process improvement methods.

 The Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.   


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability, or any other classification protected by law.


Job Category: Corporate 

Nearest Major Market: Las Vegas