General Manager - Final Mile

Reference Number: IZG906
Location: Lake Forest, Illinois, US;North Chicago, Illinois, US;Waukegan, Illinois, US


The General Manager is responsible for all aspects of logistics management and distribution activities for assigned facility including P&L, customer satisfaction, inventory, shipping and receiving, and delivery of product. Manages, develops, trains, and coaches staff.


Must be experienced in Final Mile delivery operations.



  • Defines key performance metrics and benchmarking against industry best practices and drives continuous improvement through use of technology, equipment, and improved processes.
  • Manages budget responsibilities for the facility. 
  • Drives customer processes and procedures across the distribution network. 
  • Acts as a liaison between the facility and corporate office.  Educates employees on company policies and procedures, or directs them to the appropriate person. 
  • Provides information to facilitate coordination of overall organization distribution.  Collects information on present and future distribution needs. 
  • Reviews production and shipment records of all products to determine conformity with customer commitments. 
  • Evaluates and recommends shipping deadlines, and takes corrective action to eliminate behind schedule conditions. 
  • Ensures that all order cycle time metrics are achieved for the customer, and maintains accurate inventory records.
  • Ensures that the facility complies with relevant cleanliness and safety/OSHA parameters.  


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to take care of customer’s needs and proactively find solutions to work-related problems while following company procedures 
  • Proven computer proficiency with MS Office and logistics/warehouse management systems.   Datex experience a plus.  
  • Strong leadership, coaching, and mentoring skills.
Standard Management (Manager/Supervisor of Staff)