Assistant Director, Distribution Center

Dollar General   •  

Fulton, MO

Industry: Retail & Consumer Goods


8 - 10 years

Posted 57 days ago

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Company Overview

Dollar General (NYSE: DG) is a Fortune 200 company with more than 15,000 retaillocations in 44 states, 15 distribution centers and 130,000 employees that embody our mission of Serving Others each and every day. We work in an energetic atmosphere that embraces innovation, diversity and teamwork, all while keeping our customers and communities at the center of everything we do! At Dollar General, employees have numerous growth and development career opportunities throughaward-winning training and being part of one of America’s fastest-growing retailers. Apply today and let’s grow together!

Job Details


Identifies, collects, organizes, and analyzes information to resolve operational and employee gaps. Develops measurement systems that identify areas for improvement. Leads management team in developing action plans for operational improvement. Assists in creating a strong work team and helps resolve employee relations issues.


  • Conducts analysis of reports relating to sales, volume, payroll, employee turnover, monthly operational and capital expense budgets; prepares reports to communicate operational performance and overall performance of the distribution center.
  • Utilizes performance measurements and indicators to develop a measurement system that will identify areas for improvement; leads development of Productivity Improvement Plan for each performance indicator or area identified.
  • Guides distribution center management team in developing action plans for conducting internal analysis and identification of operational gaps.
  • Partners with management and non-management team to identify root causes for gaps using feedback from employee discussions and analyses of historical and future planning data reports.
  • Identifies and communicates changing trends as identified through analysis; partners with team to develop a workenvironment that understands and responds to the need for change.
  • Sets distribution center performance goals.
  • Monitors distribution center budget on a monthly basis and provides expense rationale; assists DC Manager in developing annual budget.
  • Works with Human Resources to determine appropriate methods to solve employee relations issues; demonstrates effective use of Dollar General policies and procedures.
  • Creates a strong distribution center work team by leading the process to eliminate operational barriers.
  • Develops a positive, participative image in the community.



  • Strong analytical and math skills; strong attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of specific individual operations within the distribution center.
  • Planning and forecasting skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in order to write operational and overall performance reports as well as coordination with corporate offices and retail stores.
  • Understanding of human resource practices and OSHA and FDA regulations.
  • Ability to effectively monitor and develop team members to ensure smooth operation of the distribution center.
  • Proficiency in Excel and Word; experienced with general software applications; familiarity with Warehouse Management System functionality.


  • Ten years’ experience in distribution, logistics, and management.


  • Must be able to move around the distribution center for observation and to identify areas that require change.
  • On-call during evening and weekend hours.

Dollar General Corporation is an equal opportunity employer.