HD Supply Distribution Operations Manager -- 9 am Outbound Team in Northlake, Illinois

Company Overview

We're seeking a Distribution Center Operations Manager to oversee the outbound operations of one of our largest facilities. Reporting to the building leader, you will directly coach and lead a team of 3-5 assistant managers, and a total team of approximately 70 associate. You will provide strategic and innovative leadership regarding employee engagement, production performance, process improvement and financial performance. As a key member of the leadership team, you will help us to provide Gold Standard performance for our customers, shareholders and associate family.

Perks of working for HD Supply includes:

  • We're growing!

  • Comprehensive benefits plan on first day (Medical, Dental, Vision).

  • Generous Paid Time Off benefits.

  • Advancement Opportunity with Fortune 500 company.

  • Annual Bonus Eligibility

HD Supply (NASDAQ:HDS) ( www.hdsupply.com ) is one of the largest industrial distributors in North America. The company provides a broad range of products and value-add services to approximately 500,000 customers with leadership positions in maintenance, repair and operations and specialty construction sectors. Through approximately 260 locations across 36 states and six Canadian provinces, the company's approximately 11,000 associates provide localized, customer-driven services including jobsite delivery, will call or direct-ship options, diversified logistics and innovative solutions that contribute to its customers' success. With an active commitment to the communities in which we operate, HD Supply associates are part of a thriving organization that supports the virtues of wellness, diversity and inclusion – all of which are top priorities for the company. Equally as important is empowering our associates to grow professionally while providing competitive benefits and compensation. If you’re ready to find a rewarding career and achieve your full potential with a growing industry leader, HD Supply is ready for you

Job Description & Qualifications

Job Summary

Lead the operation of a Distribution Center in support of company goals. Provide input and feedback on all operations processes and results to DC Manager. Responsible for providing input to DC Manager for departmental strategic and operations planning, financial management, operational reporting and communication, fleet management, departmental process improvement, compliance, and inventory management.

Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities

  • Provides departmental input to DC Manager for development of operating plans for warehouse and transportation operations in support of organizational goals including facility, equipment and staff.

  • Identifies departmental financial resources necessary to support operating plan and provide cost justification for departmental spending; participates with DC Manager in the development of department operating budgets.

  • Provides process improvement recommendations to DC Manager and implements process improvement action plans within the department. Conducts routine departmental analysis on functions, processes, asset utilization (equipment, resources, and labor) and communicates results of departmental analysis to DC Manager.

  • Leads associates to be fully compliant with all safety and Hazmat rules and regulations, legal regulations, and human resource policies; ensures safety and security of associates, facility, equipment, and inventory relevant to department. Reports safety and security discrepancies to DC Manager.

  • Manages performance of Assistant Manager and/or hourly associates and recognize, train, coach, counsel, and take corrective action when warranted.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Nature and Scope

  • Solutions require analysis and investigation.

  • Achieves planned results by decisions and actions based on professional methods, business principles and practical experience.

  • Manages a group or team of professional individual contributors and/or indirectly supervises support staff.

Work Environment

  • Requires intermittent periods during which continuous physical exertion is required, such as walking, standing, stooping, climbing, lifting and maneuvering material or equipment, some of which may be heavy or awkward.

  • Typically in a comfortable environment but with regular exposure to factors such as temperature extremes, moving machinery, loud noise, and fumes, which may cause noticeable discomfort.

  • Typically requires overnight travel 5% to 20% of the time.

Education and Experience

  • Typically requires BS/BA in related discipline. Generally 7+ years experience in related field. May require certification. Advanced degree may offset less experience in some disciplines.

Preferred Qualifications & Job Specific Details

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree is plus but not required.

  • 6+ year's experience in a distribution operations role.

  • 2+ years direct management experience of 2-5 direct reports, 50+ indirect.

  • Strong analytical and process improvement experience.

  • Outbound, pick-pack, ship, line-haul, LTL.

  • Effective organization and prioritization skills.

  • SAP or similar warehouse management software experience.

  • Warehouse equipment to include forklift, pallet jacks, order picker, pick to voice, conveyor.

  • MS Office proficiency, strong MS Excel.

PRID

PRID108

Job ID 2018-30337

Business Unit Facilities Maintenance

Functional Area Operations

Remote Position? No

Position Type Full-Time

HD Supply is an Equal Opportunity Minority/Female/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veteran and Affirmative Action Employer. HD Supply considers for employment and hires qualified candidates without regard to age, race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, protected veteran or disability status or any factor prohibited by law.