Dollar Tree Assistant General Manager - Distribution Center in Joliet, Illinois



Assistant General Manager - Distribution Center



Job Description:

Assistant General Manager – Distribution Center Operations Joliet, IL

Dollar Tree’s team in our Joliet, IL distribution center is looking to add a strong leader to our management team that is results-driven and people-focused. We are a multi-shift operation in a fast-paced, high volume, full case, and fully automated retail distribution warehouse.

The Assistant General Manager (AGM) 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 6,000 locations in 48 states, a $19 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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