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Human Resources Manager - Distribution Center

Dollar Tree Stores Berwick Full-Time
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Human Resources Manager - Distribution Center

Dollar Tree's busy 24/7/365 distribution center (DC) located in Briar Creek Pennsylvania is currently seeking an HR Manager serve as the human resources leader and to provide guidance and support to the building’s operational leadership team. This role oversees all aspects of human resources within the DC in an automated, full service, high volume, full-case retail distribution center with multiple shifts. You'll serve as the brand ambassador in the local community, provide both strategic and tactical guidance with a true generalist scope, and partner with the business to create and execute a plan for success. It's an exciting time to be part of the Dollar Tree HR team.

Summary of Position

The HR Manager leads the Human Resources (HR) function in a high-volume, multi-shift, complex distribution center (DC). Ensures that facility adheres to company policies, and local, state, and federal employment laws. Leads key HR objectives and drives continuous improvement within the DC. Advises and influences senior leaders within the DC on people matters. Collaborates with Store Support Center (SSC) and DC partners and participates in network continuous improvement initiatives.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead the HR function in a DC.
  • Advise and influence senior leaders within the DC on people matters.
  • Lead key HR objectives and drive continuous improvement within the DC.
  • Advise and influence senior leaders on leadership development, engagement, strategic staffing planning, succession planning, training, performance management, and compliance.
  • Lead initiatives and influence leaders to create a positive work environment that will maintain a union free work environment.
  • Lead the HR team to ensure prompt and accurate administration of payroll, benefits, attendance tracking, performance management, and records maintenance.
  • Provide guidance and influence to ensure that DC leaders administer policies and procedures in a fair and consistent manner.
  • Ensure that facility remains current and adheres to company policies, and local, state, and federal employment laws.
  • Lead onboarding and training in the facility; influence leaders and Associates to build engaged teams.
  • Lead and influence a development culture, create development routines in the DC, personally develop leaders, and ensure effective succession planning is in place.
  • Lead hourly and exempt staffing process to identify new/improved sourcing strategies, create sourcing pools and improve overall time to fill; partner with SSC Talent Acquisition team to fill hard-to-fill or senior DC positions.
  • Effectively interact with Associates and leaders in resolving employee relations issues.
  • Collaborate with SSC and DC partners and participate in network continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Analyze data related to turnover, productivity, attendance and safety, and recommend/initiate solutions to reduce costs, maximize efficiencies, meet Company goals, and reduce risks.
  • Create and maintain a performance culture.
  • Conduct internal investigations, including but not limited to harassment, theft and EEOC charges, recommend course of action based on outcome.
  • Build strong community ties, maintain a positive employment brand, and keep updated on local issues that affect the DC.
  • Minimize Workers’ Compensation costs and accident/incident costs by establishing and promoting programs that provide for a safe work place and a safety conscious work force.
  • Continually increase and facilitate the communication and sharing of ideas between leaders and Associates.
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral) while interacting with all levels of management at the DC and the SSC, including but not limited to GM, Director, VP, and Chief.
  • Display strong analytical, organizational and project management skills with excellent attention to detail.
  • Demonstrate ability to influence others while serving as a role model and team leader.
  • Lead, guide and direct a team of hourly/salaried HR Associates.
  • Maintain a high level of confidentiality.
  • Demonstrate ability to initiate, promote, and participate in teams; as well as the ability to function independently.
  • Other job-related duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience required
  • Experience: A minimum of 5 years of prior HR management in support of a light industrial workforce required. Client group must be at least 200 Associates
  • Office work environment, 40+ work hours per week
  • Must work with limited supervision
  • Must have knowledge of state/federal employment/labor laws and regulations
  • Must be able to effectively work in a team environment
  • Must be able to effectively manage hourly/salaried Team Members
  • Must be able to work flexible shift schedules
  • Computer Skills: Solid working knowledge of Microsoft Office Products and HRIS systems
  • Strong leadership, administrative, organizational, and communication skills
  • Strong analytical ability to gather, interpret, and disseminate information, as well as develop, record, and implement solutions
  • Requires previous supervisory experience and an in-depth working knowledge of all HR functions including a strong understanding, knowledge, and interpretive ability regarding employment law
  • Requires rapid and thorough independent decision making and creative problem solving skills, good judgment as well as the ability to accept personal and departmental accountability for areas of responsibility
  • Requires occasional out of town travel

Desired Qualifications

  • 7 years of experience leading the HR function for a large-volume, complex retail distribution or fulfilment center preferred
  • Preferred client group size is at least 400 Associates, working multiple shifts
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or SPHR certification preferred with five years of progressively more responsible HR Generalist experience
  • Training experience preferred

What we offer you:  

Dollar Tree offers a full benefits package including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short & Long Term Disability, 401K, Profit Sharing and Discount Employee Stock Purchase Plan. Due to our tremendous growth we also offer excellent career GROWTH opportunities for motivated individuals 

Why Dollar Tree?


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, a $22 billion corporate owned chain.

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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