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Manager, DC Operations in Armonk, NY at Advance Auto Parts

Date Posted: 3/5/2019

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Job Description

SUMMARY The DC Operations Manager manages the production, safety, and efficiency of the entire warehouse operation. Ensures customer needs are met in the most timely and efficient manner possible. Ensures that the assets of the company are protected while supervising the activities of all teammates in the warehouse.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Responsible for the security of and welfare of warehouse teammates, security of the warehouse operations and building facilities in order to safeguard teammates and company assets.
  • Maintain inventory control and direct the taking of inventory per distribution center operations procedures in order to optimize cash flow for the organization.
  • Set and maintain all warehouse production standards and warehouse supervisors goals and objectives in cooperation with the DC GM in order to ensure alignment of all teammate efforts to organizational goals and the company strategy.
  • Responsible for ensuring the maintenance and service of warehouse equipment through third-party vendor, including forklifts and pallet trucks, in order to maintain operational reliability and facility integrity and safeguard company assets.
  • Communicate strategy, initiatives, and policy throughout the organization through warehouse team meetings, supervisors meetings, and individual coaching sessions in order to fully align all teammates with company goals, objectives, and strategy.
  • Ensure planning, direction, and scheduling of teammates work in order to optimize labor utilization and align with workflow.
  • Enforce all work and safety rules in order to ensure compliance with state and federal law, DOT, OSHA Regulations, and distribution center operations policy and procedure.
  • Coordinate work activities of warehouse with other departments to ensure cross-functional cooperation and availability of merchandise.
  • Manage, evaluate, motivate, communicate with, and lead all teammates under warehouse supervision.
  • Directly manages all warehouse supervisors, in order to maintain a cohesive, motivated, capable workforce.
  • Ensure planning, direction, and scheduling of teammates work in order to optimized labor utilization and align with workflow.
  • Enforce all work and safety rules in order to ensure compliance with state.
  • Report the status of all warehouse activities to the DC GM to ensure continuity of awareness among distribution center leadership team and to facilitate communication of warehouse issues to corporate resources for coordination and resolution


QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Familiar with best practices for inventory control, fleet and driver management, loss prevention, quality control, productivity management, and human resource policies and procedures.
  • Ability to manage and utilize proprietary or confidential data.
  • Management experience in a warehouse environment or business involved in the distribution of goods.
  • Inventory management experience is required.
  • Able to use various computer applications such as Microsoft Office Excel Word, Outlook, Oracle, and Kronos.
  • Must be very knowledgeable about DOT and OSHA regulations and human resource policies and procedures.
  • Good understanding of business finance.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE Bachelors Degree, or equivalent experience; minimum 4 6 years of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 

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