Assistant General Manager: Distribution Center - Windsor, CT

Dollar Tree - Windsor, CT (30+ days ago)3.5


Assistant General Manager – Distribution Center Operations Windsor, CT
Dollar Tree’s team in our Windsor, CT distribution center is looking to add a strong leader to our management team that is results-driven and a people-focused leader. We are a fast-paced, high volume, full case operation in a large fully automated retail distribution warehouse.

The Assistant General Manager at Dollar Tree manages and coordinates the receiving, order filling, shipping and off shift operations of the distribution center in a productive and cost effective manner. They also ensure that high standards of safety, quality, and customer service are met in the process of delivering merchandise to the stores.

What you'll do:
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Ensure stores are supplied with ordered merchandise in a safe, timely and efficient manner; Establishes productivity and quality goals and ensures that these goals are met

Assist General Manager with short and long term planning, budgetary and expense control and implementation of operational policies, programs and systems

Monitor, evaluate, assess, manage, develop and revise key productivity indicators in order to control costs

Assist General Manager with special projects and identification of operational best practices.

Monitor results of quality, accuracy, safety and housekeeping evaluations to ensure adherence to company standards

Assist General Manager with staff hiring, orientation, training, performance evaluations, pay increases and associate development

When necessary, work with HR and management teams to ensure disciplinary actions or discharge measures are taken

Share and provide appropriate information and anticipate information needs of all distribution associates

Review merchandise cuts, left behinds, shortages, mislabels and load quality with appropriate manager in order to maintain quality and inventory accuracy

Ensure a clean, safe and accident free working environment with a focus on quality and accuracy

Manage and monitor compliance with merchandise damage minimization efforts in order to ensure proper handling of merchandise

Ensure department managers are distributing work assignments and applying company policies and procedures fairly

What we need from you:
Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:
High school diploma or equivalent required; Bachelor’s degree in business administration or logistics preferred

Minimum of six (6) years of distribution center operations management experience or equivalent

Good working knowledge of distribution center practices and procedures

Strong leadership, administrative, organizational, managerial and communication skills (both written and verbal)

Ability to assess, manage, train, mentor, and develop talent

Strong analytical ability to gather and interpret information and develop, recommends, and implements solutions

Strong business acumen

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

PC Skills including experience with warehouse management systems, such as AS400; strong MS Office Suite knowledge to include: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook; familiarity with the Internet and Internet based applications

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?

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 4,600 locations in 48 states, a $7 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