General Manager - Warehouse Distribution Center

Nordstrom   •  

Newark, CA

Industry: Retail & Consumer Goods

  •  

11 - 15 years

Posted 70 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Job Description

A day in the life…

  • Functional leader of the building (~300 total employees), running a new playbook of highly automated, LEAN-driven processes. This level of management takes a leading, deciding, driving and integrating approach to managing the organization.
  • Supports Managers across all shifts (24 X 7 operation)—responsible for all processing functional areas in achieving our customer promise through goals of safety, team and results
  • Drives recruiting, training and development of managers and employees—including partnering with key support functions to ensure short and long-term plans are defined and executed
  • Drives effective communication across processing areas to ensure building alignment to goals and key initiatives, including driving change management and adoption across teams
  • Participates as key stakeholder in building level process, capital or other improvement projects; serves as a subject matter expert on network-wide improvement/efficiency programs. Plans programs to achieve high-level business objectives established by top-level management
  • Lead and promote LEAN philosophy across all production areas to ensure continuous improvement in processes and procedures
  • Coach and develop team and identify next set of leaders

You own this it you have…

  • A Bachelor’s or MBA degree in Engineering, Operations or related field
  • A minimum of 10-15 years of Supply Chain leadership experience in Fulfillment or similar environment, with preference on high automation experience and establishment/opening of new sites/locations. Graduate-level degree in related discipline a plus.
  • Proven track record of driving change and LEAN/Continuous Improvement process throughout all levels of a site.
  • Demonstrated capability in managing teams, in verbal and written communications skills and in creating effective relationships to influence and collaborate.
  • Strong belief and experience in data-driven decision making
  • Proven ability to build effective teams and lead through influence and collaboration.
  • Ability to develop reliable, cost effective systems and procedures

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We’ve got you covered…

Our employees are our most important asset and that’s reflected in our benefits. Nordstrom is proud to offer a variety of benefits to support employees and their families, including:

  • Health
  • Retirement
  • Time Off
  • Merchandise Discount
  • Lifework / EAP resources

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