DC General Manager in Marshfield, WI at Advance Auto Parts

Date Posted: 2/6/2020

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Job Description

  • The DC GENERAL MANAGER (GM) is responsible for leading a world class, automated distribution center. The person who comes into this role must be a strong leader who can identify and develop talent.  The General Manager will have overall accountability for all of the managers and team members in the facility.  

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

  • Establish and maintain an environment where teammates develop their maximum potential; through timely assessments of performance; identification of skill development needs and development activities.
  • Plan, direct, and schedule the work of warehouse team members under supervision.
  • Enforce all company work and safety rules. Responsible for the sanitation and cleanliness of the facility.
  • Ensure that customer issues are handled promptly and assists other departments with any issues they may have. Communicate changes to customer base.
  • Approve all credits and ensure proper pricing, costing and margins.
  • Review production reports and communicate results to distribution center team members and senior leadership.
  • Protect the company assets by enacting adequate security measures.
  • Implement maintenance and repairs on equipment and the physical plant.
  • Manage expenses and payroll against budget.
  • Responsible for budget expenses and payroll.
  • Negotiate and administer labor contract (if present in Distribution Center).

  • 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.

  • Progressive distribution center management experience and demonstrated ability to achieve results.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and motivational skills, as well as the ability to be an enthusiastic leader for all levels across the organization.
  • 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.
  • Strong financial acumen.
  • Strong knowledge of best practices for inventory control, fleet and driver management, loss prevention, quality control, productivity management, and human resource policies and procedures

  • Bachelor degree required; and seven to ten years of related senior leadership experience in Supply Chain/Distribution Management; or equivalent combination of education and experience  
  • ​Union Experience Preferred


  • Almost 1-2 direct reports. Total reports include more than 35-40 associates.