Manager, DC Department in Norton, MA at Autopart International

Date Posted: 8/20/2019

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Career Description

Job Description

2nd Shift Distribution Center Manager

Autopart International is looking for a high energy professional to lead our 2nd shift team.  You will work collaboratively with the Distribution Center General Manager and Department Managers to direct and coordinate all distribution activities for 2nd shift employees in accordance with organizational policies and daily workflow.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities

 • Ensuring smooth and accurate flow of our distribution and order fulfillment operations

 • Leading and overseeing the Receiving, Picking, Shipping, Reclamation and Inventory activities of 75-85 hourly employees

• Recruit, hire, orient, train, coach, counsel, appraise and discipline staff as required

• Facilitate essential employee training, including forklift and safe operating procedures

• Identifying areas for improvement in distribution operations, as well as suggesting and implementing a course of action.

To succeed in this position you will need the following skills:

  • Work in a fast paced environment
  • Understand performance metrics for each department to help make informed decisions based on the nightly workflow
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, experience with conflict resolution.
  • Willingness to work long hours when necessary
  • Follow all department SOP’s while challenging current procedures
  • Must be detail oriented, hands on and positive with a strong work ethic, with a customer focus
  • Self-Motivated

Education & Experience

 • Experience with automated warehouse management system including on line RF devices

 • Prior experience managing to a budget • Prior management experience with departments of          35+ employees

• A minimum of 5 years experience in distribution center management with a history of efficiency, safety and execution.