Assistant Director, Distribution in Zanesville, OH

$150K - $200K(Ladders Estimates)

Dollar General Corporation   •  

Zanesville, OH 43701

Industry: Retail & Consumer Goods

  •  

8 - 10 years

Posted 64 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Job Details

GENERAL SUMMARY:

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.

DUTIES and ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • 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 work environment 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.

Qualifications

KNOWLEDGE and SKILLS:

  • 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.

WORK EXPERIENCE and/or EDUCATION:

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

WORKING CONDITIONS and PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • 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.


Valid Through: 2019-9-13