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Distribution Center - Assistant General Manager

Company: HOME DEPOT USA, INC
Location: Lacey
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Position Purpose:
The DC Assistant General Manager is responsible for the success of all operational functions within the highly complex distribution center environment of approximately 500,000 + square feet to ensure that it is an outstanding place to work. The DC Assistant General Manager is responsible for the supervision of a large team of DC Operations Managers in the Inbound, Warehouse, Outbound and Office Operations. The DC AGM works with the General Manager to develop strategies and objectives to maximize productivity and leverage expenses for the Home Depot distribution center. They must also be capable of working with Associates, Department Supervisors, DC Operations Managers, the General Manager as well as Stores, third party vendors, and the Merchandising, Supply Chain and Operations functions.

Major Tasks, Responsibilities & Key Accountabilities:
30% Assists General Managers with the evaluation of the effectiveness of and recommends alternatives for work methods, procedures, controls and staffing to achieve accurate and timely movement and processing of product; leading associates to anticipate and solve problems and plan for upcoming events, seasonal changes, etc.ge to ensure warehouse layout is optimally aligned for maximum efficiency as seasonality and inventory needs require.
25% Provides recommendations to General Managers with the DC's financial, operational, people and process and service related objectives to drive continuous improvement and efficiency gains to reduce overall cost-to-serve; leads associates, and peers to anticipate and solve problems and plan for upcoming events, seasonal changes, etc. Depending on DC, may lead management of 3PL provider to ensure optimal performance and metrics are achieved.
15% Leads to ensure operational excellence in all warehouse areas, efficient operations of warehouse management system(s) and related equipment, inventory is received appropriately and efficiently and safely processed in the warehouse, proper layout of warehouse and product placement, and proper maintenance and organization of all warehouse areas so that it's appearance is conducive to creating a perfect load for our Stores and Customers
15% Coaches, trains, and develops management team informally and through formal training programs, providing both informal (e.g. on-floor coaching) and formal (e.g. written evaluation) job performance based feedback. Maintains a union free work environment by creating an employee-centered work place that demonstrates care and concern for all Associates.
15% Ensure a culture of safety throughout the organization by following Home Depot safety policies and procedures - monitor DC safety, physical security and operational metrics on a daily, weekly and monthly basis

Nature and Scope:
Reports to DC General Manager - II

Accountable for the management of a department or functional group through subordinate supervisors/managers and for all personnel issues -- including selection, termination, performance appraisal and professional development of subordinates.

Environmental Job Requirements:
Environment:
5. Typically in a comfortable environment but with regular exposure to factors such as temperature extremes, moving machinery, loud noise, and fumes which cause noticeable discomfort or a moderate risk of accident or illness.
Travel:
Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.

Additional Environmental Job Requirements:

Standard Minimum Qualifications:
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Additional Minimum Qualifications:

Education Required:
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a high school diploma and/or GED.

Years of Relevant Work Experience:
3 years

Certifications & Licenses:

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

Additional Qualifications:
Ability to work a flexible schedule. Ability to be on-call at various times.. Must be able to work weekends and holidays.

Must be open to relocation. Because of the nature of Retail Distribution, your flexibility to relocate will translate into increased opportunities for advancement.

Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelors Degree concentrating in Operations Management, Business or Supply Chain

Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel software applications

Previous change management experience (driving, influencing and inspiring change through communication at all impacted levels).

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
Acts with Integrity: Demonstrates responsible, ethical and honest behavior in all Home Depot roles, tasks and responsibilities; models The Home Depot values.
Problem Solving: Reacts quickly and appropriately to problems in the DC; follows-up in a timely manner to issues not immediately resolvable; ties all loose ends.
Customer Driven: Creates a customer-focused environment in which excellent service is provided to all Customers; sees business through the eyes of the Customer.
Gets Things Done: Motivates self and others to accomplish important objectives despite a complex environment and multiple demands; creates a sense of urgency; delegates appropriately.
Communicates Effectively: Communicates clearly and concisely with all audiences; keeps others informed and listens carefully to input and feedback; adapts messages to fit audience.
Plans Strategically: Demonstrates the ability to determine goals, direction and action steps necessary to maximize short-term and long-term.
Ground-Engaged: Demonstrates a comprehensive understanding of The Home Depot business and how his/her actions affect the business; uses this knowledge to make effective business decisions; knows the competition and the industry; foresees future challenges and takes action to address them.
Building Relationships: Establishes trust and credibility with people over time; establishes rapport with people; has smooth working relationships with people inside and outside of the organization.
Champions Development: Seeks knowledge about the strengths and weaknesses of his/her self and Associates; takes steps to maximize development of both self and Associates.
Stress Tolerance: Maintains a positive attitude; maintains a high volume, high quality workload under demanding conditions (e.g., short time frame).
Safety Orientation: Enforces safety policies and procedures; is a safety role model; holds Associates to a high safety standard.

SSCENG-DC ENGINEER-DC ENGINEER-Position Purpose:
A Supply Chain Engineer supports process improvement and task-out projects for the distribution centers, typically related to cost out and productivity. An Engineer may perform operational analysis, process improvement, facility and capacity planning, and project management. Must be a self starter, detail oriented, able to manage multiple projects, possesses excellent communication skills, works well with a team, interacts with multiple levels and functions within the Supply Chain organization.

Major Tasks, Responsibilities & Key Accountabilities:
40%- Conducts time studies, performs zero base analysis, rate analysis, network analysis, statistical analysis, flow path analysis and related supply chain analysis.

25%- Identifies Logistics process improvement opportunities through competitive analysis, and critical thinking. Supports and/or leads cross-functional strategic or process improvement projects. Reports and engages senior operational leaders and stakeholders to gain alignment on implementation plan and success metrics

25%- Develop reports and runs ad hoc queries. Identifies, modifies and develops standard operating procedures to steamline operating processes and training opportunities. Support implementation of completed Kaizen events / process change alignment to local leadership and provide recommendations for successful transitions. Lead process improvement initiatives leveraging Lean-Six Sigma.

10%- Provides facility and capacity planning support for distribution and transportation functions in Logistics.

Nature and Scope:
Reports to Sr Manager Logistics.
This role has no direct reports.

Environmental Job Requirements:
Environment:
1. Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
Travel:
Typically requires overnight travel 20% to 50% of the time.

Additional Environmental Job Requirements:

-Standard Minimum Qualifications:
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Additional Minimum Qualifications:

Education Required:
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.

Years of Relevant Work Experience:
2 years

Certifications & Licenses:

Physical Requirements:
Most of the time is spent sitting or standing in the same location or there may be a need to stoop regularly or move/lift light material or equipment (typically less than 8 pounds).

Additional Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:
Industrial Engineering Degree or other related Engineering Degree
Experience with Lean Six Sigma or other Process Improvement Methodology
Proficient in: Microsoft Office Suite including Access, Excel, Powerpoint, Project, Word and AutoCad.
Experience conducting time studies and the development of engineered performance standards

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
Business Analysis: Clarifies and resolves complex business issues by breaking them down into meaningful components to determine root cause and redesigning internal and external business processes.

Business Communication: Writes, speaks, and presents clearly and succinctly across a variety of communication settings and adjusts communication style to the audience by translating and articulating technical concepts to non-technical groups.

Creative Thinking: Demonstrates originality and imagination in thinking while developing a solution to a problem.

Adaptability: Adapts to and embraces change with composure, resilience, and perseverance in the face of constraints, high pressure, and adverse situations.

Cross-functional knowledge: Uses knowledge of functional areas, organizational structure, and key business drivers to support company initiatives and long-term growth strategies, understanding individual and functional impact on the whole organization.

Delivers Results: Demonstrates a clear bias for action and a sense of urgency on priorities. Sets and communicates high standards for achievement.

Process Improvement: Uses Six Sigma, or other process improvement methodology to develop and execute efficient and cost effective solutions to align with the business objectives within the Logistics organization. Formalize plans to achieve desired results in a timely manner, individually and in team environments.
Acts Strategically: Knows the contribution of each business unit and function in Logistics to business and project success. Understands and uses financial indicators/metrics to measure the performance of projects.

Drives Excellence: Approaches problems systematically; develops solutions with sustainable and scalable results. Uses sound judgement and makes good decisions in a timely manner.

Excels in Customer Service: Thinks and Acts with a Customer Perspective.

Inspires Achievement: Excites associates about change, by explaining its benefits and the business case.

METSUP-MET SUP NO TRAVEL-MET SUP NO TRAVEL-Position Purpose:
Merchandising Execution Team (MET) Supervisors lead and influence a team of Merchandising Execution Associates (MEAs) as they execute general service guidelines throughout all departments within a store. MET Supervisors direct the work priorities of their teams based on the directives of the District Execution Manager (DEM), while building and maintaining strong relationships. MET Supervis...

Keywords: HOME DEPOT USA, INC, Lacey , Distribution Center - Assistant General Manager, Professions , Lacey, Washington

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