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Section Manager 2nd Shift

Date: Jan 11, 2019

Location: Liberty, MO, US, 64068

Company: Hallmark




The Hallmark Liberty Distribution Center provides for the planning and execution of product shipments to Hallmark retailers. The distribution center focuses on supplying the necessary products to all of Hallmark retailers in a cost efficient and timely manner. This includes scheduling and planning of all product lines and their fulfillment activities across a variety of Hallmark customers. Building strong relationships with internal and external partners ensure that speed to market and flawless execution at the retail level are among our highest priorities.


The Hallmark Liberty Section Manager will direct the activities of hourly employees engaged in performing work related to the distribution of product to Hallmark retailers. The principal responsibility of a Section Manager is to supervise 40-55 employees involved in one or more distribution operation processes. This includes assigning work to department personnel and verifying that production standards are met. The manager will develop a thorough understanding of the process, to ensure that operations run as efficiently as possible, that cost parameters are met, that execution meets high quality standards, and that focus is put on continually improving the process to exceed customer expectations. The Section Manager is responsible for the counseling, interviewing, training and evaluation of department personnel. In addition, the Section Manager ensures that proper maintenance is performed, good housekeeping practices and positive employee relations are maintained and safety regulations are followed.


  • The Section Manager position is a 2nd (2:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.) shift opportunity.
  • Incumbent must be able to work either earlier or later than the stated hours.  Weekend overtime is required as needed.  Incumbent may be required to work across all shifts, depending upon business needs.



To be considered an applicant for this position you must show how you meet the basic qualifications of the job in a resume or document you upload, or by completing the work experience and education application fields.  Accepted file types are Microsoft Word (DOC or DOCX), PDF, HTML, or TXT.  Individual file size attachment limit is 10 MB.

In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Hallmark Cards, Inc. and its subsidiary companies will hire only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Hallmark does not generally provide sponsorship for employment. Employment by Hallmark is contingent upon the signing of the Employment Agreement, signing of an agreement to arbitrate in connection with the Hallmark Dispute Resolution Program, completing Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification, passing the urinalysis drug screen, education verification and satisfactory reference and background checks.



  • High School diploma, GED or equivalent
  • Associates Degree or higher OR a minimum of 3 years supervising direct reports OR will complete a Bachelor's Degree in May 2019



  • Bachelor’s degree  - preferably in supply chain, engineering, or production operations
  • Experience managing in a manufacturing and/or distribution environment
  • Ability to lead, coach, and mentor teams
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills –includes  both verbal and written 
  • SAP knowledge and experience
  • Project management experience
  • Adept at seeing opportunities to improve upon the status quo and implementing solutions
  • Familiarity with principles of LEAN
  • Experience with Microsoft Office   



  • This position is a 2nd (2:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.) shift opportunity.  Start times are flexible. Occasional weekend overtime required.
  • Incumbent must be able to work either earlier or later than the stated work hours.  Incumbent may be required to work across all shifts depending upon business needs.
  • The Hallmark Liberty Distribution Center is located 20 miles north of downtown Kansas City, Missouri. 
  • Relocation will not be provided.     



  • Medical, dental and vision coverage after 31 days
  • 401(k) savings plan with company match after 31 days
  • Paid time off
  • Educational assistance up to $3500 per year
  • Paid holidays
  • On-site card shop discount
  • Climate controlled environment

Hallmark believes in enriching the lives of our employees by offering benefit programs to help you:

  • Take care of you and yours: We offer comprehensive medical, dental and vision benefits, as well as discounts on elder care, child care, education assistance and adoption assistance.
  • Save for your future: Through profit sharing, you share in the success of Hallmark. We also offer a 4% match on 401(k) contributions.
  • Enjoy your time: Maximize your work-life balance through Paid Time Off (PTO), paid holidays, community volunteer opportunities and discounts on product, entertainment venues, amusement parks and sporting events.
  • And More! (Like an on-site cafeteria, free parking, and product discounts.)


Hallmark is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any other legally-protected status.  Principals only please.


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