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East Penn Manufacturing Company Branch Manager (East Penn Mfg./Waddel Power) in INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana

East Penn is ready to invest in you! In SEVEN remarkable decades, East Penn has grown from a one-room shop with a product line of five automotive batteries to one of the world’s leading battery manufacturers with over 10,500 full-time employees, 515 product designs, operations around the world, and hundreds of awards for industry excellence. We invest in our people, they are and always will be the heart of this company. Are you ready to join a family-owned enterprise committed to honoring the contributions of everyone? Then East Penn is the right place for you.

We are seeking an experienced Branch Manager that will uphold our core values of integrity, respect, safety, and quality just to name a few. The Manager will be responsible for providing leadership and guidance to the team in order to meet distribution operation goals that align with corporate objectives in the following 5 categories:

  • Safety – OSHA recordable incidents

  • Quality – inventory & processing transactional accuracy (from receipt through fulfillment)

  • Service – lead time adherence, on-time delivery & pick-up

  • Productivity/Operational Efficiency – units processed per man hour

  • Cost – cost per unit shipped

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage all branch operations and provide support and guidance to staff

  • Responsible for the P & L of Service, Parts and Sales lines of business

  • Assist in developing operating and capital budgets

  • Confer with customers as required for problem/solutions and customer relationships

  • Hire, train and motivate staff

  • Meet regularly with team to discuss issues, concerns and updates

  • Continuously monitor department goals, objectives and policies to assure high-quality service and customer satisfaction

  • Ability to manage and motivate multiple departments to work together towards stated goals and objectives while improving processes within the branch

  • Maintain positive working relationships with service staff and company managers as well as all customers

  • Achieve sales goals for East Penn in markets you represent

  • Engage in key or targeted customer activities

  • Report key results and issues to corporate

  • Promote and present East Penn Core Values to employees, customers, and suppliers

    • Education – Bachelor’s Degree/preferred or demonstrated experience successfully running a DC
  • Experience

  • Minimum of 10 years in a management or supervisory role, MHE or Industrial sales and service operations

  • Minimum of 5 years in a warehouse/distribution environment

  • Key Competencies

  • Collaborating & Fostering Teamwork

  • Results Focus

  • Continuous Improvement

  • Project & Change Management

  • Problem Solving

  • Communication

  • Interpersonal skills

  • Ability to travel 30-40% of the time to visit customer locations on a regular bases with some overnight travel


Requisition ID: 2023-15653

External Company Name: East Penn Manufacturing - Deka Batteries

External Company URL: www.eastpennmanufacturing.com/

Street: 7530 ALLEN STREET

Post End Date: 5/31/2023