Job Location:
Indianapolis, IN

Johnson Brothers is a national family-owned wine, spirits and beer distributor. We’ve been providing exceptional service to our customers since 1953, representing the world’s most famous brands in the beverage industry.

This position is responsible for daily operations of the office, warehouse, and delivery departments to ensure all customer service, personnel, warehouse, and delivery functions of our business are handled in a professional and timely manner. This role is also responsible for ensuring the branch operation complies with corporate policies, governmental regulations, and safe operating practices.

Job Description:

  • Direct and execute office, sales administrative, warehouse and delivery policies, procedures and practices.
  • Work in concert with the General Manager. Coordinate and communicate with other managers and corporate personnel to ensure smooth operation to meet business requirements
  • Responsible for inventory management and inventory control
  • Responsible for standard operating procedures and safe operating practices
  • Responsible for the safety of the local operation.  Chairs the local safety committee.
  • Hire, train, develop and manage staff; ensure branch is staffed to perform efficient operations. 
  • Major contributor to branch culture and personnel engagement focused on inclusivity and our company values: Integrity, Teamwork, Innovation, Passion, Excellence, and Work Ethic. 
  • Work in concert with onsite human resource representative and backup payroll functions, coordinating with the corporate office as appropriate. 
  • Oversee and comply with federal, state, and local regulatory laws, including those related to the facility, delivery fleet, warehouse, and office operations.
  • Oversee and comply with federal, state and local laws regarding excise taxes and licensing. 
  • Maintain and safeguard all the company assets (e.g. building, personal property, accounts receivable, cash).
  • Ensure a safe, secure and clean environment is provided for employees.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Specifications:

  • Four year degree preferred or equivalent work experience.
  • Strong branch-location leadership experience, including 8+ years of progressive operating responsibility, including leadership of a business office, warehouse operations, and delivery fleet operations.
  • 4-8 years of experience managing $5 – $10m budget, with verifiable experience improving efficiency and the cost of operation.
  • Proven leadership experience with the ability to develop and motivate a team.
  • Overall business acumen with 8+ years of applicable experience; must have knowledge and experience managing office, warehouse and delivery functions.
  • Excellent professional communication skills.
  • Strong Word and Excel experience required; Workday software experience desired.
  • Ability to manage competing demands and deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events. 
  • Ability to interact with all functional areas and organizational levels, often in stressful situations. 
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills.
  • Strong negotiation, influencing and analytical skills. 

This position offers a competitive compensation package including excellent benefits.

Johnson Brothers is committed to providing equal employment opportunity and equal treatment in employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender/gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, military status or any other basis in protected by applicable federal, state and local law.  Johnson Brothers makes employment decisions based solely on the basis of qualifications for the job.

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