Distribution Center Operations Manager

Autozone Hazleton , PA 18201

Posted 3 weeks ago

Position Summary:

The Operations Manager oversees and manages the daily operation of a single shift in the distribution center responsible for accuracy, productivity, on-time delivery and safety. The Ops Manager will regularly communicate with the DC Manager regarding process improvements, goals and metrics.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage and assist Advisors/Supervisors in multiple departments (up to 100-125 AutoZoners and 10+ Advisors)

  • Ability to motivate and work in a team environment

  • Ensure that all Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are on target for the operation

  • Frequently attend and/or lead pre-shift meetings in different departments to communicate and prioritize assignments, safety issues and extra tasks

  • Mentor, train and develop Advisors for career progression

  • Develop and share best practices across shifts

  • Drive continuous improvement to safety, quality, cost and delivery

  • Communicate new policies and procedures to Advisors and AutoZoners

  • Maintains a safe working environment while ensuring AutoZoners are implementing those practices including PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)

  • Ability to work in a Safety Sensitive environment

  • Other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibility:

  • Yes

Education and/ or Experience:

Required:

High school diploma or GED

  • Five to seven years' of distribution/warehouse experience

  • Understand the demands of a fast paced work environment involving receiving, stocking, inbound, outbound, replenishment, returns/recalls, etc.

  • Must be flexible for shift schedule

  • Cross functional experience overseeing multiple areas simultaneously

Preferred:

  • P&L management

Experience operating Powered Industrial Equipment (PIE)

Certificated, Licenses, and Registrations

  • None

Work Environment:

Factor

Description

Primary Work Site

  • 95% indoors
  • 5% outdoors

Temperature

  • Controlled indoors, typical of a warehouse environment

  • Varied outdoors

Noise

  • Powered Industrial Equipment and tools, Fans and Cooling Systems, horns and paging systems

Hazards

  • Should be aware of box cutter, ladders, Powered Industrial Equipment, and some chemical exposure (ex: batteries, coolant, oil, washer fluid, brake fluid, etc.)

Air Quality

  • Overall good; some gasses, fumes and dust present

Work Surface

  • Flat, even, hard, inclines and ramps, ladders and stairs, catwalks/scaffolds, parking lot

People

  • Exposure to a variety of employees within designated departments

  • Exposure to varied customers and vendors in a distribution environment

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. while pushing, pulling, lifting, bending and stooping and using lifting techniques and move loads

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to work extended/alternate shifts

  • Constantly required to stand, walk, climb stairs, reach, kneel, crouch or crawl

  • Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust and focus

  • Ability to hear safety horns, PIE horns, pre-shift announcements/safety messages and pages

  • Ability to work in a Safety Sensitive environment (operation of PIE / heavy PIE traffic throughout the distribution center); moving conveyors, heights; maintain awareness of surroundings at all times and quick reaction time to hazardous conditions are necessary

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