General Manager

Are you looking for a new challenge within distribution management? Maybe this job as General Manager in Fairfield, NJ is for you!


Amarr is hiring a hands-on, experienced Distribution Center Manager (General Manager) to join our team in Fairfield.  The general manager is a critical role in the success of our distribution center, and must be able to work closely with the warehouse team as well as provide exemplary customer service to our customer base.  This is the ideal position for the person who loves to work hard and see the direct impact of their leadership on a daily basis. 


The GM is responsible for the profitability of the distribution center and makes certain all processes and procedures are followed efficiently.  Specifically, the GM is accountable for sales, expense management, people management, and inventory management. 


In this position you will:

  • Account for daily execution of company defined program processes.
  • Monitor measurements against budget, and/or targets of key performance metrics.
  • Review cost of operations and enhance profitability of Door Center, including sales calls.
  • Provide excellent, courteous customer service.
  • Staff, develop, supervise, and direct all exempt Door Center personnel, and hourly office staff.
  • Oversee and verify the accuracy of incoming and outgoing shipments, handling and disposition of merchandise, and keeping of warehouse inventory.
  • Ensure that corporate programs regarding safety, security, care of equipment, and facility are enforced; thereby guaranteeing OSHA compliance.
  • Effect change to achieve weekly inventory, scrap, and damage goal

Working conditions and experience:

  • High attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to work quickly and accurately in a fast-paced environment.
  • Warehouse duties performed in a non-climate controlled environment.
  • Manual dexterity, and hand to eye coordination for operation of hand/power tools.
  • Frequent stooping, bending, walking, carrying, and lifting (50-75 lbs.).


  • Prior warehouse management experience required (minimum 3 years preferred).
  • Experience working with budgets, P&L statements, and logistics.
  • Experience working with external customers in a flow-through warehouse.
  • Verbal, written, and interpersonal skills for sales.
  • Good supervisory, leadership, and motivational skills.
  • College education or related experience.
  • Valid driver's license.
  • Mechanical aptitude/power tools.


The Details:

This position is Monday - Friday from 7:30am – 5:30pm. Medical benefits, 401k, Paid Time Off, tuition reimbursement, parental leave, and more are part of a comprehensive benefits package.

As one of North America’s leading garage door manufacturers, Amarr Company (part of global access solutions leader ASSA ABLOY) takes pride in fostering a culture where employees enjoy many opportunities for career growth, rapid advancement, and relocation to some of America’s most desired cities.  Although Amarr Company is an international business, employees enjoy a family-oriented, caring culture and rewarding work environment.  Amarr Company offers competitive wages, generous benefits, and a bonus program for every employee.  At Amarr Company, the door is always open and there is no ceiling to your career growth.



Fairfield, NJ, US, 07004-2135

Supply Chain
Mid-senior level