HD Supply Distribution Center Assistant Manager in Waukegan, Illinois

Company Overview

We're seeking a high energy, hands-on Distribution Center Assistant Manager to oversee and lead our Outbound Shipping team (up to 20 associates) for our Waukegan, IL Distribution Center. The Assistant Distribution Center Manager will be responsible for selecting, coaching, developing, and supervising our Warehouse Associates and Leads, and will report directly to the Distribution Center Manager.

HD Supply Offers:

  • Comprehensive Benefits Plan Eligibility on Day 1 for Exempt Associates

  • Monday – Friday Schedule

  • Paid Time Off & Sick Leave

  • Opportunities for Career Growth

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

Responsible for leading the distribution personnel as a team to ensure all safety, quality, packaging, receipt and shipment standards, and operational goals are attained.

Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities

  • Ensures safety, productivity and quality in all distribution operations.

  • Designs, develops and manages the distribution department budget.

  • Refurbishes and enhances site infrastructure and equipment to support site efforts in growth and meeting objectives.

  • Continues efforts to build maintenance performance metrics and train all staff in those measures to optimize performance and return on investment.

  • Ensures associates have the tools and training necessary to do the job.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Nature and Scope

  • Experience provides solutions.

  • Ensure that work is performed consistently with HD Supply policies and procedures.

  • Leads a group or team of support, craft, or lower level professional associates.

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.

  • Usually in a comfortable environment but with regular exposure to factors causing moderate physical discomfort from such things as dust, fumes or odors.

  • Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.

Education and Experience

  • Typically requires BS/BA in related discipline. Generally 5+ years experience in related field. May require certification. Advanced degree may offset less experience in some disciplines.

Preferred Qualifications & Job Specific Details

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2+ years of management or supervisory experience; prior experience leading a large team of associates in a fast paced warehouse/distribution environment preferred.

  • MHE experience using and/or training on one or more of the following types of equipment: Order Picker, Cherry Picker, Reach Truck, Lift Truck, Clamp Truck, or Forklift.

  • Ability to make recommendations and execute changes to positively impact productivity.

  • Ability to constructively coach and develop associates and their performance.

  • Must have excellent communication skills, both written and oral, and the ability to effectively interact with customers and teammates.

PRID

PRID117

Job ID 2018-29806

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.