Manager, Distribution

Date: Sep 13, 2022

Location: Sparrows Point, MD, US, 21219

Company: Under Armour

Under Armour has one mission: to make you better. We have a commitment to innovation that lies at the heart of everything we do, not just for our athletes but also for our teammates. As a global organization, our teams around the world push boundaries and think beyond what is expected. Together our teammates are unified by our values and are grounded in our vision to inspire you with performance solutions you never knew you needed but can’t imagine living without.

Position Summary

As a Distribution House Manager, you will oversee the activities of the assigned department to achieve department goals, safety, quality, cost, and delivery. You will be responsible for delegating tasks and leading the execution of the department and building goals. Managers are responsible for effectively communicating cross-functionally to maintain the most productive and efficient workflow on the shift and set up of upcoming shifts. This involves driving a safety culture while ensuring secure storage of inventory and accurate, timely shipment of customer orders at a minimal cost. Distribution House Managers drive department performance and accountability while enforcing Under Amour’s Core    Competencies

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Maintains a clean and safe work environment and reports any unsafe working conditions or equipment.
  • Completes incident investigations and reports as needed.
  • Identifies internal processes and procedures within the department to utilize Continuous Improvement Tools and Techniques to reach the strategic objectives of the operation as well as to accommodate and create increased demand/capacity.
  • Implement staffing strategies designed by Sr. leadership to ensure the workforce is flexible and can respond to variations in the workflow. 
  • Works directly with operations leadership and peers to achieve building goals through planning and the direction of work for direct reports. 
  • Ensure that the department performance goals are set and achieved, through the proper execution.
  • Collaborates with cross-functional departments while balancing area workflow and headcount. Ensures all teammates are maintaining an acceptable level of production. Administer observations on teammates to drive performance improvement, training, and coaching. Move teammates and contingent workers throughout the DH as business needs mandate.
  • Prepares reporting through the use of Microsoft Office and Warehouse Management Systems to summarize department statistics in alignment with daily goals.
  • Ensure to keep track of teammate's Labor-Management performance.

Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)

May include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Knowledge in the operation that will allow flexibility in assisting cross-functionally throughout the DH.

• General knowledge of conveyor operation • Experience in the apparel industry strongly preferred.

• Highly skilled with database/spreadsheet programs, and specifically MS Office programs (MSWord, Excel, Outlook, etc.). Experience with the MRP software package is required. ( WMI, SAP, FMS)

Education And / Or Experience

•Bachelor’s degree preferred; 6 years of related experience in a distribution or warehouse environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

•Proven leadership in talent development and people management.

•At least 3 years of experience in supervising others. In a fast paced, high volume warehouse environment.

•Dynamic and energetic communicator. Ability to communicate in an honest and straightforward manner.

•Approachable demeanor. Maintains positive relationships even under difficult circumstances.

•Knowledge of warehouse management systems; warehouse control systems, Excel, running reports, and interpreting and communicating data/metrics.

•Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment; ability to follow detailed instructions both written and verbally; ability to read, analyze and interpret technical procedures; ability to apply concepts of basic math. Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.

Other Requirements


Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning and directing daily work assignments; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


No relocation assistance provided. 

At Under Armour, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.  Under Armour believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. 

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