WORLDPAC DC Department Manager - Brea, CA in Brea, CA at WORLDPAC

Date Posted: 8/24/2019

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Job Description

  • The Warehouse Department Manager works with the Operations Manager to develop and implement strategies that drive continuous improvement and maximize productivity and efficiency to reduce overall costs.
  • They are responsible for ensuring a continuous stream of talent to sustain organizational growth and improve operations by attracting, retaining, and developing team members and meet their needs for career growth.
  • The Department Manager must be knowledgeable in all facets of the Distribution Center (DC), overseeing one or more of the following departments: Shipping, Receiving, Replenishment Reclamation, Inventory Control, etc. All WORLDPAC Team members will be required to assist in any department (other than their primary department) when and where their assistance is required.

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

  • -The Department Manager may perform any number of duties and functions within the Department, including various supervisory responsibilities.
  • -The Department Manager will also assist Team Managers with daily departmental duties
  • -Meet with Operations Manager and Team Manager to discuss and review work methods, procedures, and controls, and staffing to achieve accurate and timely movement of product and recommend alternative solutions as needed
  • -Directly responsibility for the overall direction and coordination of the department with 50+ Team Members
  • -Conduct start-up meetings with Team Managers to discuss daily results, shift and department goals, directives/workloads, staffing needs, schedules, safety/housekeeping issues, and work assignments; discuss goals and objectives for the shift/department and Team Member performance Responsible for the efficient operations of the Warehouse Management System(s) (WMS) and Red Prairie (RP); assuring Red Prairie Payroll data is updated daily and submitted to HR on time
  • -Ensure warehouse layout is maximized efficiently, including proper slotting of inventory
  • -Consistently monitor all safety procedures and ensure that all corresponding personal protection equipment (PPE) is utilized; proper maintenance and organization of all warehouse areas to create a safe working environment
  • -Ensure that inventory is received appropriately and efficiently, and processed in a timely and safe manner by following established procedures; manage through Team Managers and Team Members to ensure product is picked accurately, pick locations are at full capacity, and on time shipment to the stores Product coming through Reclamation is processed accurately and on time Inventory audit and cycle counts are accurate Address inventory shrink issues; implement measures to effectively control inventory.
  • -Manage assigned Department KPIs, head count, PPH, LPH, On-time deliveries, safety, etc. -Submit accurate productivity data reports on a daily basis to the upper management Partner with the GM andor AGM to drive continuous improvement and maximize efficiency gains to reduce overall costs
  • -Responsible for hiring, interviewing, performance counseling, discipline, performance appraisal, and record-keeping for department team members. Coach, counsel and discipline department team members as needed in order to ensure maintenance of good order and that assigned departmental goals are met
  • -Maintain a strong working relationship with management team and other department managers, team managers, to maximize proper allocation of resources.
  • -Regularly communicate with other members of facility management on issues that arise, assist and resolve issued as required, and actively participate in conference calls as needed.
  • -Maintain a union free work environment that demonstrates a fair and respectful workplace for all Team Members
  • -Operate material handling equipment (pallet jack, forklift, order picker, reach truck, pack mule etc.) as required
  • Other related duties as assigned