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Distribution Center Manager

Date:  Jan 19, 2023

Avon, CO, US

Company:  Vail Resorts
Shift Type:  Year Round

Create Your Experience of a Lifetime!


Come work and play in the mountains!  Whether it’s your first time seeing snow or you were born on the slopes, joining our team means discovering (or re-discovering!) a passion for the outdoors while building lifelong connections with teammates and guests from around the world. 


With 40+ resorts across 3 continents, you can join our team for a season or stay to build a career. From day one, you'll receive some of the highest compensation rates in the industry, free Epic pass(es) along with free ski and snowboard lessons, 40% retail discounts, the chance to grow through Epic Service - our leading training and development experience, and wellness benefits to fuel your success. 


Job Benefits:

  • Ski/Mountain Perks! Free passes for employees, employee discounted lift tickets for friends and family AND free ski lessons  
  • MORE employee discounts on lodging, food, gear, mountain shuttles AND during the summer on bike haul, golf and other activities 
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan  
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Excellent training and professional development 
  • Referral Program 


Full Time roles are eligible for the above, plus: 

  • Health Insurance; Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, and Vision Insurance plans (for eligible seasonal employees after working 500 hours)
  • Free ski passes for dependents 
  • Critical Illness and Accident plans 


Job Summary:

The Distribution Center (DC) Manager is responsible for managing all aspects of the Distribution Center operation.


Job Specifications:

  • Shift & Schedule Availability: Full Time / Year Round

  • Outlet: Distribution Center

  • Location: Avon, CO

  • The budgeted range starts at $59,100 - $79,530 + annual bonus.  Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage all aspects of the distribution center facility.

  • Daily and weekly meetings with staff

  • Be able to perform all aspects of the DC operations including receiving, data entry, order processing, picking, auditing, shipping, delivery, replenishment and merchandise return

  • Efficiently maintain product flow through the warehouse and processing accuracy

  • Researching and resolving warehouse-to-store issues

  • Effective performance evaluations for staff at annual intervals

  • Overall organization and maintenance of the facility

  • Accountability for all staff members (attendance, punctuality, productivity, accuracy, safety)

  • Manage delivery fleet (maintenance and upkeep)

  • Ensure safety and security of facility to include warehouse operations and delivery operations, eliminating the temptation of theft

  • Maintain all SOX compliance regulations

  • Payroll management in the facility

  • Maintain good relationships with internal warehouse staff, store management and personnel, and corporate office personnel.

  • Innovative rewards and accountability tools must be developed, maintained, and updated to keep facility staff motivated and challenged.

  • Develop hourly and salary staff members under responsibility to take on more responsibility, encourage growth within the company, and increase employee retention.

  • Effectively maintain seasonal and temporary help, as needed

  • Other duties as assigned


Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

  • 10 years experience in retail warehouse

  • 10 year supervisory experience

  • Must possess a valid US Driver’s License

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications

  • English fluency

  • Ability to work flexible/extended hours, including evenings and/or weekends as needed

  • Strong understanding of business processes including retail operations, distribution and logistics operations, including inventory control and accounting practices

  • Spanish fluency beneficial

  • Proficient in JDA’s Merchandise Management System


Criminal Background Check:

  1. No misdemeanor possession within the past one year,

  2. No misdemeanor of theft or violence within the past two years,

  3. No felony of any kind within the past six years,

  4. No active warrants for any offense


Driving Record Requirements:

  1. No more than 3 violations within the last 3 years,

  2. No suspended license in the last 3 years,

  3. No felony traffic violation within the last 5 years,

  4. No DUI in the last 5 years.


The expected pay range is $59,100 - $79,530 + annual bonus. This is the pay range we reasonably expect to pay for this position. Individual compensation decisions are based on a variety of factors.


Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.


Requisition ID 492291

Nearest Major Market: Denver