The primary purpose of this position is to schedule and direct quality, safety, and production activities for associates within a specific department in the distribution center. Frequent independent judgments are essential. The incumbent is also required to perform all tasks in a safe manner consistent with corporate policies and state and federal laws.
The associate is responsible for the functions below, in addition to other duties as assigned:
Develop departmental policies for associates to follow.
Conduct safety training for departmental associates.
Coordinate the human and equipment resources within the department.
Develop organizational policies and procedures as part of the management team.
Coordinate short- and long-term goals and objectives for the department to ensure the needs of the distribution center are met.
Analyze performance trends within the department to find ways for improvement.
Conduct weekly departmental meetings.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES This position directly supervises associates within a specific department of the distribution center and carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with Rite Aid policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, training, directing, rewarding, and disciplining associates; appraising associate performance; and resolving complaints.
High school diploma or general education degree (GED), plus two (2) to three (3) years' of supervisory experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.