Department Manager - Distribution Center

Dollar Tree Berwick , PA 18603

Posted 2 months ago

Job Description:

Department Manager

Spanish-English bilingual preferred

Dollar Tree's busy distribution center (DC) located in Briar Creek, PA is currently seeking to add Department Managers to the building's leadership team in order to support our team of warehouse associates. Fluency in both English and Spanish is extremely helpful due to our growing population of Spanish speaking associates. This role oversees all aspects of an area/department within the DC operation across a shift in an automated multi-shift, high volume, full-case retail distribution center. This is an excellent opportunity to make an impact through leading and developing people while ensuring that aggressive production targets are met.

Warehouse Department Managers at Dollar Tree are responsible for:

  • Managing and overseeing up to 20 associates and all related functions for the various departments of the Distribution Center including: Receiving, Order Selection, Shipping, and Equipment Operations.

  • Each manager's general goal is to ensure merchandise is scheduled, received, unloaded, and checked for Receiving, replenished, selected and labeled for Order Selection, scanned loaded and shipped for Shipping, and moved and slotted for Equipment.

  • Completing all responsibilities in accordance with company policies and procedures.

  • Maintain "hands on" accountability for the department goals.

  • Supervise daily activities of clerical and warehouse associates: Allocate work, monitor productivity, and secure resources to facilitate staff performance, ensuring the highest standards of quality, accuracy, and housekeeping are maintained.

  • Maintain a safe work environment, ensuring all proper safety procedures are enforced and followed.

  • Ensure associates are trained on departmental job procedures using the Methods Checklist. Identify any additional training needs in order to assist associates in attaining desired levels of job performance.

  • Partner with HR team to hire, train, evaluate and develop associates. In conjunction with the Operations Manager and General Manager, carry out evaluations, disciplinary actions and/or recommends termination of employment as appropriate.

  • Recommend changes, revisions, additions or deletions to procedures. Continue to monitor the efficiency and cost effectiveness of said procedures.

  • Share and provide appropriate information and anticipates information needs of associates.

Functional Responsibilities include:

Receiving Manager:

  • Schedule receiving of merchandise and materials.

  • Coordinate and manage the receipt of merchandise including scheduling, unloading, and checking.

  • Monitor loads to ensure merchandise is unloaded according to priority designations and ensure merchandise is placed in appropriate reserve areas in a timely and efficient manner.

  • Establish and monitor daily and weekly receiving schedules and priorities; ensure unloading and check policies are adhered to and resources are utilized appropriately in order to control costs.

  • Determine appropriate procedures for receiving and checking merchandise.

Order Selection Manager:

  • Schedule proper retrieval, replenishment and order filling of merchandise to ensure the smooth flow of items to serviced stores.

  • Monitor order selection and replenishment to ensure merchandise is stored and selected according to expected quality and accuracy standards, with a strong focus on customer service and high quality communications with stores serviced.

  • Determine appropriate procedures for the replenishment and selection of merchandise.

Shipping Manager:

  • Schedule shipping of merchandise and materials to ensure the smooth flow of said items.

  • Monitor loads to ensure merchandise is loaded according to quality and accuracy standards with a strong focus on customer service and high quality communications with stores serviced.

  • Determine appropriate procedures for the shipping and loading of merchandise.

Equipment Manager:

  • Coordinate and manage the movement of merchandise.

  • Ensure all equipment is properly cared for and well maintained.

  • Ensure all departments have the equipment needed to complete assigned tasks.

  • Track and keep records of whereabouts of equipment and associates assigned to operate.

What we need from you:

  • Bilingual-fluent in both English and Spanish strongly preferred

  • High school diploma or equivalent required, Bachelor's degree in business administration or logistics preferred

  • Three (3) or more years of management experience in a high volume, automated distribution environment, or educational equivalent

  • Solid knowledge of distribution center practices and procedures

  • Strong leadership, administrative, organizational, managerial, interpersonal, and communication skills; Ability to lead by example, mentor, develop, and foster a team environment are essential

  • Strong ability to lead/coach associates towards professional success

  • Ability to understand and demonstrate technical /equipment, and systems

  • Progressive analytical ability to gather and interpret information then; develop, recommend, and implement pro-active solutions

  • Ability to work any shift based on business needs

  • Strong organizational and communication skills

  • Strong PC skills: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access

  • Working knowledge of WMS System such as AS400 or Catalyst

What we offer you:

Dollar Tree offers a full benefits package including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short & Long Term Disability, 401K, and Discount Employee Stock Purchase Plan.

Due to our tremendous growth we also offer excellent career GROWTH opportunities for motivated individuals

Why Dollar Tree?

Dollar Tree is a:

Priceless Experience: A career with Dollar Tree also comes with a lot of variety. It's a fun career that allows you to wear a different hat every day.

Big Company with Big Ideas: We are the nation's leading operator of single price point dollar stores with more than 6,0000 locations in 48 states, a $22+ billion corporate owned chain.

Valuable Partner: We're all on the same team at Dollar Tree. We're about people treating each other with respect, camaraderie and a sense of joint purpose.

Career Growth Opportunity: If you have the drive and energy, a career with Dollar Tree can take you just about anywhere you want to go.

Place We Can All Profit: Why not have your cake and eat it too? Work for a great company and in return get a great benefits package that shows our appreciation.

Discover for yourself how far this DOLLAR can take you!

Dollar Tree is an equal opportunity employer

#CB#

Job Description

Department Manager

Spanish-English bilingual preferred

Dollar Tree's busy distribution center (DC) located in Briar Creek, PA is currently seeking to add Department Managers to the building's leadership team in order to support our team of warehouse associates. Fluency in both English and Spanish is extremely helpful due to our growing population of Spanish speaking associates. This role oversees all aspects of an area/department within the DC operation across a shift in an automated multi-shift, high volume, full-case retail distribution center. This is an excellent opportunity to make an impact through leading and developing people while ensuring that aggressive production targets are met.

Warehouse Department Managers at Dollar Tree are responsible for:

  • Managing and overseeing up to 20 associates and all related functions for the various departments of the Distribution Center including: Receiving, Order Selection, Shipping, and Equipment Operations.

  • Each manager's general goal is to ensure merchandise is scheduled, received, unloaded, and checked for Receiving, replenished, selected and labeled for Order Selection, scanned loaded and shipped for Shipping, and moved and slotted for Equipment.

  • Completing all responsibilities in accordance with company policies and procedures.

  • Maintain "hands on" accountability for the department goals.

  • Supervise daily activities of clerical and warehouse associates: Allocate work, monitor productivity, and secure resources to facilitate staff performance, ensuring the highest standards of quality, accuracy, and housekeeping are maintained.

  • Maintain a safe work environment, ensuring all proper safety procedures are enforced and followed.

  • Ensure associates are trained on departmental job procedures using the Methods Checklist. Identify any additional training needs in order to assist associates in attaining desired levels of job performance.

  • Partner with HR team to hire, train, evaluate and develop associates. In conjunction with the Operations Manager and General Manager, carry out evaluations, disciplinary actions and/or recommends termination of employment as appropriate.

  • Recommend changes, revisions, additions or deletions to procedures. Continue to monitor the efficiency and cost effectiveness of said procedures.

  • Share and provide appropriate information and anticipates information needs of associates.

Functional Responsibilities include:

Receiving Manager:

  • Schedule receiving of merchandise and materials.

  • Coordinate and manage the receipt of merchandise including scheduling, unloading, and checking.

  • Monitor loads to ensure merchandise is unloaded according to priority designations and ensure merchandise is placed in appropriate reserve areas in a timely and efficient manner.

  • Establish and monitor daily and weekly receiving schedules and priorities; ensure unloading and check policies are adhered to and resources are utilized appropriately in order to control costs.

  • Determine appropriate procedures for receiving and checking merchandise.

Order Selection Manager:

  • Schedule proper retrieval, replenishment and order filling of merchandise to ensure the smooth flow of items to serviced stores.

  • Monitor order selection and replenishment to ensure merchandise is stored and selected according to expected quality and accuracy standards, with a strong focus on customer service and high quality communications with stores serviced.

  • Determine appropriate procedures for the replenishment and selection of merchandise.

Shipping Manager:

  • Schedule shipping of merchandise and materials to ensure the smooth flow of said items.

  • Monitor loads to ensure merchandise is loaded according to quality and accuracy standards with a strong focus on customer service and high quality communications with stores serviced.

  • Determine appropriate procedures for the shipping and loading of merchandise.

Equipment Manager:

  • Coordinate and manage the movement of merchandise.

  • Ensure all equipment is properly cared for and well maintained.

  • Ensure all departments have the equipment needed to complete assigned tasks.

  • Track and keep records of whereabouts of equipment and associates assigned to operate.

What we need from you:

  • Bilingual-fluent in both English and Spanish strongly preferred

  • High school diploma or equivalent required, Bachelor's degree in business administration or logistics preferred

  • Three (3) or more years of management experience in a high volume, automated distribution environment, or educational equivalent

  • Solid knowledge of distribution center practices and procedures

  • Strong leadership, administrative, organizational, managerial, interpersonal, and communication skills; Ability to lead by example, mentor, develop, and foster a team environment are essential

  • Strong ability to lead/coach associates towards professional success

  • Ability to understand and demonstrate technical /equipment, and systems

  • Progressive analytical ability to gather and interpret information then; develop, recommend, and implement pro-active solutions

  • Ability to work any shift based on business needs

  • Strong organizational and communication skills

  • Strong PC skills: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access

  • Working knowledge of WMS System such as AS400 or Catalyst

What we offer you:

Dollar Tree offers a full benefits package including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short & Long Term Disability, 401K, and Discount Employee Stock Purchase Plan.

Due to our tremendous growth we also offer excellent career GROWTH opportunities for motivated individuals

Why Dollar Tree?

Dollar Tree is a:

Priceless Experience: A career with Dollar Tree also comes with a lot of variety. It's a fun career that allows you to wear a different hat every day.

Big Company with Big Ideas: We are the nation's leading operator of single price point dollar stores with more than 6,0000 locations in 48 states, a $22+ billion corporate owned chain.

Valuable Partner: We're all on the same team at Dollar Tree. We're about people treating each other with respect, camaraderie and a sense of joint purpose.

Career Growth Opportunity: If you have the drive and energy, a career with Dollar Tree can take you just about anywhere you want to go.

Place We Can All Profit: Why not have your cake and eat it too? Work for a great company and in return get a great benefits package that shows our appreciation.

Discover for yourself how far this DOLLAR can take you!

Dollar Tree is an equal opportunity employer

#CB#

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