McLane Warehouse Manager in Rocky Mount, North Carolina

MBM has been serving the foodservice industry since 1947. Today, MBM services customers coast to coast as well as internationally. As one of the nation’s premier systems distributors we deliver customized foodservice solutions to more than 29 multi-unit chain restaurants. From 34 strategically located distribution centers across the U.S. We deliver excellence one customer at a time, to 15,000 locations and more than 27,000 deliveries each week.

Based in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, MBM is a wholly owned subsidiary of McLane Company, Inc.®.

Primarily responsible for planning, controlling, and directing all activities necessary for the efficient operation of all order selecting, shipping, receiving, and general warehouse activities. Oversee training and scheduling for all warehouse shifts. Minimize mistakes and waste in the warehouse operation by constant coordination and supervision. Must conform to the sanitation rules and regulations set forth by the Company and by outside agencies. Ensures manpower needs for all warehouse shifts are met and safeguards against negligent retention of substandard workers. Creates and implements procedures to receive/send, unload/load, sort, and store all incoming and outgoing freight accurately and efficiently. Reviews warehouse layout, and product slotting to maximize order-pulling efforts and minimize errors. Continually monitors inventory levels and effectively communicate these needs with the Supply Chain department. Ensure that needed repairs to all warehouse equipment are completed in a timely and economic manner. Maintain warehouse safety in accordance with both company and governmental standards. Achieves monthly thru-put goals (pieces received and shipped per man hour) as set forth by the Distribution Center Manager. Continually monitors overtime hours to ensure that the proper manpower count needed to process the center's shipments is maintained. Monitors warehouse damages to ensure warehouse shrink is at the lowest level possible. Trains and develops warehouse personnel to achieve departmental objectives and to increase a given employee's capacity to assume additional responsibilities in the future. Assist the Distribution Center Manager in researching and developing new techniques and procedures to increase the overall efficiency of the warehouse operation.


  • Working knowledge of the principle food distribution disciplines such as Supply Chain, customer service, data processing, transportation and warehousing.

  • Proven ability to achieve results through persistent negotiations, appropriate allocation of resources, strong communication skills, and sound decision-making.

  • A high level of interpersonal skills to lead, manage, direct, motivate, and develop positive employee relations.

  • A college degree in related field is helpful, not required.

  • Ability to establish and maintain a range of contacts within and outside the company in a highly professional manner; must be tactful and articulate.

  • 5-7 years of management experience in a high volume warehousing and/or distribution operation, preferably in the food service industry.

  • Administrative skills such as organizational ability, detail orientation, and persistent follow through required.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Software Package (Outlook/Word/Excel). AS400 experience preferred.

Candidates must pass a background check, drug screen and other job requirements.

MBM is an EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability .


MBM offers competitive pay and benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, STD/LTD and 401(k).