Distribution Center Assistant General Manager

Req/Job ID: 961918BR Job Requirements JOB RESPONSIBILITIES oEnsures stores are supplied with ordered merchandise in a timely and efficient manner. Establishes productivity and quality goals and ensures these goals are adhered to. oAssists the general manager with special projects, such as process improvement teams and identification of best practices recommendation and implementation. Conducts quality, accuracy and housekeeping, evaluates to ensure adherence to company standards. oAssists general manager with short-and long-term planning, employment of resources, budgeting and expense control, and implementation of operational policies programs, and systems for a major functional area. oEstablishes and maintains staffing plans that support anticipated volume fluctuations. oResponsible for developing a sound business plan which will drive year over year performance improvement in all functional departments. oDevelop managers to fill Assistant General Manager and General Manager roles in other Sears Holdings formats. oEnsures a clean, safe and accident free working environment with a focus on quality and accuracy. oMonitors, evaluates, assesses, manages, develops and revises key productivity indicators, such as financial, productivity, service and people goals in order to reduce and control cost. oEstablishes sound process improvement initiatives that drive year over year improvement. oAssists General Manager with staff hiring, orientation, training, performance evaluation, pay increase determination, mentoring, and associate development efforts for the distribution center. When necessary ensures disciplinary actions or discharge measures are taken. oManages and monitors compliance with merchandise damage minimization efforts in order to ensure proper handling of merchandise. oShares and provides appropriate information and anticipates information needs of all distribution center associates in accordance with company quality and communication time schedule requirements. oReviews overages, shortages and manual backorders with appropriate operations managers in order to maintain inventory accuracy. oAbility to physically access all areas of working environment that he/she is responsible for to observe operations, observe associates, instruct in methods of operation, and assess needs. oOversees and monitors engineering and transportation functions. oRepresents distribution center in community as appropriate. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Education/Training oHigh school diploma or equivalent required. oBachelor's degree in Business Administration or Logistics preferred. Experience oMinimum of ten (10) years distribution center management, operations experience or equivalent. Role specific abilities/skills oStrong knowledge of distribution center practices and procedures. oStrong leadership, administrative, organizational, managerial and communication skills. oStrong analytical ability to gather and interpret information, and develop, recommend, implement solutions.
Salary Range: NA
Minimum Qualification
11 - 15 years

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