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Title:  Distribution Center Manager

Date:  Jun 15, 2022

Stowe, VT, US

Company:  Stowe Mountain Resort
Shift Type:  Year Round

Stowe Mountain Resort is widely revered as the Ski Capital of the East. Located on Vermont’s highest peak, Stowe is a renowned world-class, family-friendly destination, offering year-round amenities from skiing to rock climbing and zip-lining. Travelers are drawn from across the globe to this dynamic mountain and the legendary community of this passionate, quintessential New England ski town.  Come join the Stowe Mountain team where you’ll instantly feel at home.

Vail Resorts currently requires all employees across North America to be vaccinated for COVID-19.

Job Specifications:

Housing: Not available

Outlet: Stowe Distribution Center

Schedule & Shift Availability: Year Round / Full Time 


Be the center of distribution in one of our two locations! Working at the Distribution Center (DC) gives you the unique opportunity of distributing and seeing all of our top gear sold at our stores before it goes out. Working for Vail Resorts Retail at our Distribution Centers provides a unique experience that is behind the scenes. You can also take advantage of being part of the Vail Resorts family with employee perks, such as a free ski pass to our world-class resorts, discounted lodging, and more.


Job Summary:

  • The Distribution Center (DC) Manager is responsible for managing all aspects of the Distribution Center operation.
  • 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 of experience in retail warehouse
  • 10 years of 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
  • 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.
  • Spanish fluency beneficial
  • Proficient in JDA’s Merchandise Management System


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


Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts.  As a community of adventurers and discoverers, Vail Resorts delivers an experience of a lifetime to our guests and our employees. Our team is made whole by the brave, passionate individuals who ambitiously push boundaries and challenge the status quo. Whether you’re looking for seasonal work or the career of a lifetime, join us today to reach your peak. 

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.

Vail Resorts has implemented a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement as a condition of employment, effective Nov. 15, 2021. We will provide accommodations or exemptions where legally required based on the relevant state and federal laws and regulations in each of our locations

Requisition ID 443614