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Manager, Distribution Center - Chicago, IL

Date: Feb 6, 2019

Location: Bolingbrook, IL, US, 60440

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Lincoln Electric is a global manufacturer of the highest quality welding, cutting and joining solutions ranging from simple to complex. With over 120 years of service excellence, we are committed to employing talent that will support our strategy to foster innovation and a first class experience for our customers. Lincoln Electric, where the actual is limited and the possible is immense.

PURPOSE:  Oversee functions of Distribution Center.



  • Manage the Distribution Center’s receiving, warehousing, shipping, inspection, clerical and inventory control functions.
  • Supervise Distribution Center office and warehouse employees.
  • Coordinate and assist, as required, in all phases of receiving, motor carrier routing, inspection, shipping, and finished product storage.
  • Supervise, coordinate and assist in the physical inventory count and reconciliation.
  • Insure maintenance of the Company’s high standards for quality control, stock rotation, and damage prevention as well as the commitment to a high level of customer service.
  • Maintain clear communication with sales office personnel and various factory departments related to the distribution operations.
  • Effectively source and purchase specified warehouse and office supplies locally.
  • Coordinate scheduling with regional and local motor carriers to insure maintenance of the prescribed customer service level commitment at the lowest cost.
  • Manage the distribution building, equipment maintenance, security, and conformance with municipal fire and safety codes.
  • Provide back-up support for clerical and warehouse employees.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned by the Manager of Finished Goods/Distribution and Domestic Traffic.
  • Complete knowledge of warehouse management software if applicable to facility.



  • Four year college degree or equivalent experience in warehouse inventory management, traffic routing and general supervision.
  • Experience, ability and assertiveness to supervise and manage all functions of the Distribution Center operation.
  • Must have an uncompromising attitude toward quality and customer service.
  • Demonstrated strong communication, decision making and analytical skills.
  • Excellent attendance record.
  • Familiarity with basic PC and mainframe data entry and inquiry operations essential.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.

Lincoln Electric is a $2.5B publicly traded company (NASDAQ) with over 10,000 employees around the world.  With operations in over 40 manufacturing locations in 19 countries, we are well positioned to continue this partnership and poised to grow with our customers. 

As a part of that continuing legacy, you will contribute to a new generation of innovation and experience the pride that comes with being part of the solution to the world’s challenges.  It is a great time to be part of the welding industry!

Lincoln Electric does not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters.  Resumes submitted to any employee(s) of Lincoln Electric without a signed vendor agreement, by the Manager of Recruiting & Training, will become property of Lincoln Electric.  Verbal or written commitments from any other member of Lincoln Electric will not be considered binding terms.  Lincoln Electric will not pay a fee to any third-party recruiter that has not coordinated their recruiting activity through the Recruiting Department.

Employment Status: Salary Full-Time 
Function: Distribution/Logistics 
Section:  Lincoln Cleveland (US10) 


Nearest Major Market: Chicago

Job Segment: Warehouse, Welding, Clerical, Mainframe, Data Entry, Manufacturing, Administrative, Technology

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