McLane Expeditor in Temple, Texas

McLane is a $48 billion dollar supply chain services leader, providing grocery and foodservice supply chain solutions for convenience stores, mass merchants, drug stores, and chain restaurants throughout the United States. McLane, through McLane Grocery, McLane Foodservice and recent foodservice acquisition, Meadowbrook Meat company, Inc., (MBM), operates 80 distribution centers and one of the nation's largest private fleets. The company buys, sells and delivers more than 50,000 different consumer products to nearly 90,000 locations across the U.S. In addition, McLane provides alcohol beverage distribution via McLane Beverage Distribution, Inc., and its acquisitions of Empire Distributors, Inc., Horizon Wine & Spirits and Delta Wine & Spirits. McLane is a wholly owned unit of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK) and employs 20,000 teammates globally. For more information, please visit .


This position is responsible for optimizing divisional operations in receiving, inventory control, product selection and transportation.


Other duties may be assigned. A teammate in this position must have the ability to:

  • Monitor purchase orders to maximize in-stock level and minimize inventory exposure.

  • Partner with other Distribution Center functions to achieve operating targets.

  • Maintain inventory levels to minimize obsolescence spoilage.

  • Coordinate with Transportation to optimize backhauls.

  • Manage inter-center transfer, allocation, supply and quality issues.

  • Learn the McLane merchandising systems, including both online and on-demand reports.

  • Manage assets and protect customer service levels.

  • Act as single point of contact or "go-to person" for Grocery Merchandising and Procurement teams.

  • Monitor in-bound product deliveries and work jointly with VP of Distribution and/or receiving Supervisor to provide insight and prioritization.

  • Monitor and manage process and execution of cigarette promotional activities.

  • Work with VP of Distribution to monitor and control inventory spoils, reclamation and customer product returns.

  • Work with Home Office Grocery Merchandising and Procurement to provide division-based information on procurement issues and demand trends.

  • Purchase locally sourced inventory, such as produce and sandwiches.

  • Initiate and oversee any salvage sales.

  • Participate in the Line 8 Meeting on inventory adjustments, cost and salvage.

  • Work effectively with both Cigarette Supervisor and DC Supervisor.

  • Comply effectively with company work and safety rules.

  • Follow instructions.

  • Work independently and in a team environment.

  • Be trained and certified to operate any required equipment within 30 days after hire.

  • Maintain a flexible work schedule to meet the changing needs of the Distribution Center.

  • Withstand warm and cold temperature conditions.

  • Periodically stand, walk, bend, stoop, push, pull, grasp and reach above the head as needed.


A teammate in this position must:

  • Have a BS or BA degree in business or equivalent experience, plus two to three year's purchasing experience.

  • Understand production and inventory management concepts (i.e. pipeline fill, lead times and contingency planning ordering parameters).

  • Have previous procurement knowledge and experience.

  • Exhibit strong understanding of divisional operations, including receiving, inventory control, product selection and transportation.

  • Have excellent written / verbal communication skills.

  • Have strong organizational skills.

  • Have PC experience and skills in Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Be able to successfully pass education verification, drug screen and criminal background check.


  • The work conditions for this position include both office and warehouse environments.

  • The environment encompasses all areas of a Distribution Center and material movement takes place throughout the facility.

  • This position requires the teammate to work inside the majority of the time.

  • This position may require working in hot and cold temperature extremes, exposure to dust, dirt, fumes, noise, potentially harmful chemicals, solvents and components, and working in close to proximity to other teammates.

  • Closed-toe shoes must be worn when workingin the warehouse.

Candidates must pass a background check, drug screen and other job requirements.

McLane is an EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability .