Summary Description: The Distribution Center (DC) Assistant Manager is responsible for managing all aspects of the Distribution Center operation.
- Manage all aspects of the distribution center facility.
- Daily and weekly meetings with staff and DC Manager
- Be able to perform all aspects of the DC operations including receiving, warehouse pick system, and inbound/outbound freight.
- Efficiently maintain organizational flow, maintenance, along with processing accuracy
- Researching and resolving warehouse-to-store, and vendor to warehouse issues
- Effective performance evaluations for staff at annual intervals
- Accountability of staff members (attendance, productivity, accuracy, safety)
- Manage delivery fleet (maintenance and upkeep), truck PM’s, fuel cards, DOT inspections, socks-chains, etc.
- Ensure safety and security of facility to include warehouse operations, delivery operations, and eliminating the temptation of theft
- Payroll/budget management for the DC facility
- Maintain good relationships with internal warehouse staff, other warehouses, store management, personnel, and corporate office personnel.
- Innovative rewards and accountability tools must be developed, maintained, and updated to keep facility staff motivated and challenged.
- Develop hourly and salary staff members to take on more responsibility, encourage growth within the company, and increase employee retention.
- Effectively maintain seasonal and temporary help, as needed
- Bachelor's degree - preferred
- A minimum of 5 years' experience in a retail warehouse - required
- A minimum of 5 years' experience in a management role – required
- Previous snow sports or patio furniture industry experience - preferred
- Must possess a valid US Driver's License - required
- Advanced in Microsoft Office applications - required
- English fluency - required
- Ability to work flexible/extended hours, including evenings and/or weekends as needed - required
- Strong understanding of business processes including retail operations, distribution and logistics operations, including inventory control and accounting practices