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Distribution Center Department Manager at Dollar Tree Stores

Distribution Center Department Manager

Dollar Tree Stores Windsor, CT Full Time
Dollar Tree's busy distribution center (DC) located just outside of Hartford, Connecticut is currently seeking to add Department Managers to the building’s operations leadership team to help drive productivity and develop future Dollar Tree leaders. This role oversees all aspects of an area/department within the DC production floor across a shift in an automated full service, high volume, full-case retail distribution center.

Warehouse Department Managers at Dollar Tree are responsible for:
  • Managing and overseeing up to 30 associates and all related functions for the various departments of the Distribution Center including: Receiving, Order Selection, Shipping, and Equipment Operations.
  • Each manager's general goal is to ensure merchandise is scheduled, received, unloaded, and checked for Receiving, replenished, selected and labeled for Order Selection, scanned loaded and shipped for Shipping, and moved and slotted for Equipment.
  • Completing all responsibilities in accordance with company policies and procedures.
  • Maintain "hands on" accountability for the department goals.
  • Supervise daily activities of clerical and warehouse associates: Allocate work, monitor productivity, and secure resources to facilitate staff performance, ensuring the highest standards of quality, accuracy, and housekeeping are maintained.
  • Maintain a safe work environment, ensuring all proper safety procedures are enforced and followed.
  • Ensure associates are trained on departmental job procedures using the Methods Checklist. Identify any additional training needs in order to assist associates in attaining desired levels of job performance.
  • Partner with HR team to hire, train, evaluate and develop associates. In conjunction with the Operations Manager and General Manager, carry out evaluations, disciplinary actions and/or recommends termination of employment as appropriate.
  • Recommend changes, revisions, additions or deletions to procedures. Continue to monitor the efficiency and cost effectiveness of said procedures.
  • Share and provide appropriate information and anticipates information needs of associates.
What we need from you:
  • High school diploma or equivalent required, Bachelor’s degree in business administration or logistics preferred
  • Three (3) or more years of management experience in a high volume, automated distribution environment, or educational equivalent
  • Solid knowledge of distribution center practices and procedures
  • Strong leadership, administrative, organizational, managerial, interpersonal, and communication skills; Ability to lead by example, mentor, develop, and foster a team environment are essential
  • Strong ability to lead/coach associates towards professional success
  • Ability to understand and demonstrate technical /equipment, and systems
  • Progressive analytical ability to gather and interpret information then; develop, recommend, and implement pro-active solutions
  • Ability to work any shift based on building needs
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Strong PC skills: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access
  • Working knowledge of WMS System such as AS400
What we offer you:  
Dollar Tree offers a full benefits package including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short & Long Term Disability, 401K, Tuition Reimbursement and Discount Employee Stock Purchase Plan.
Due to our tremendous growth we also offer excellent career GROWTH opportunities for motivated individuals 

Why Dollar Tree?
Dollar Tree is a:  
Priceless Experience: A career with Dollar Tree also comes with a lot of variety. It's a fun career that allows you to wear a different hat every day.
Big Company with Big Ideas: We are the nation's leading operator of single price point dollar stores with more than 6,000 locations in 48 states.
Valuable Partner: We're all on the same team at Dollar Tree. We're about people treating each other with respect, camaraderie and a sense of joint purpose.
Career Growth Opportunity: If you have the drive and energy, a career with Dollar Tree can take you just about anywhere you want to go.
Place We Can All Profit: Why not have your cake and eat it too? Work for a great company and in return get a great benefits package that shows our appreciation.  

Discover for yourself how far this DOLLAR can take you!  
Dollar Tree is an equal opportunity employer


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