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Distribution Center - Area Supervisor (148557)

GA - Atlanta Metro

  • Date Posted: Mar 25, 2021
  • Company: HOME DEPOT USA, INC
  • Travel: 0-10%
  • Functional Area: Distribution/Transportation Facilities
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Relocation Provided: No

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Position Description:
The DC Area Supervisor leads an hourly team and influences the entire distribution team to do the fast-paced work required to run the distribution center as efficiently, safely, and productively as possible. This role will handle management responsibilities for the team members under his/her supervision. This role is responsible for ensuring prompt, efficient, and accurate handling of merchandise as well as developing and implementing team goals. This role is responsible for hiring, evaluation, development, discipline, and termination of hourly associates. This role has management responsibilities for 20 to 30 hourly associates.


- 45% Managing Process:
Ensures all operations procedures are followed effectively and identifies and recommends needed changes to Operations Manager and/or Assistant General Manager on the standardized processes for the functional area. Evaluates and analyze current work methods and recommend ways to eliminate inefficiencies.

- 25% Coaching and Developing Associates:
Guides associates in daily operations, and monitors to ensure a high degree of productivity, safety, service, and quality. Responsible for the training, coaching, and feedback of hourly associates, and performs regular evaluations of associates through factual data and subjective observations. Uses discretion to provide coaching and counseling to associates regarding job performance, methods of performing job tasks. Resolves associate relations issues that arise in the assigned functional areas. Responsible for hiring, compensation, discipline, and terminations of hourly associates in assigned departments. Investigates operational errors to determine the cause and recommends corrective action where needed.

- 15% Drives Results:
Maintains inventory accuracy and control; reviews reports identify areas of improvement for key metrics including productivity, accuracy, quality, and expenses.

- 15% Business Planning:
Coordinates and monitors operations with the functional area to ensure performance production rates are consistent with business plan and pattern, reducing irregularities and damages. Reviews reports and business metrics to analyze and plan staffing needs for optimum department operations.

Additional Responsibilities: Other duties as assigned by Operations Manager, Assistant General Manager, or General Manager.

This position typically reports to the Operations Manager.
This position is accountable for the direct supervision of the work activities of others. Planning, monitoring, and reviewing the work of subordinates is required. This may include direct supervision of a shift or the coordination of multiple workgroups. Makes recommendations concerning selection, termination, performance appraisal, and professional development.

Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.

Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.

Additional Environmental Job Requirements:

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

Additional Minimum Qualifications:
Flexibility to work various shifts 
Ability to relocate 

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: 2 years

Physical Requirements:
Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions, there may be a need to move or lift light articles 

Additional Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree; 
Computer skills in software including Microsoft Office; 
Experience with Warehouse Management Systems; 
3+ years supervisory experience in a related field; 

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Competencies:
People Management: 
Assesses skills and manages the work and productivity of others while coaching and developing talent. 
Financial Acumen:
Utilizes fundamental concepts of finance to assist with managing budgets, forecast labor, and provides information to account for the financial impact of decision making. 
Creative Thinking: 
Demonstrates originality and imagination in thinking while developing a solution to a problem. 
Business Communication: 
Writes, speaks, and presents clearly and succinctly across a variety of communication settings and adjusts communication style to the audience. 
Conflict Management: 
Views conflict as an opportunity to find common ground and gain cooperation from all parties. Reads situations quickly, actively listens, and settles disagreements and disputes equitably.
Operations Systems: 
Understands and uses systems and tools used for day to day operation of a facility. Navigates the various DC operations systems in order to retrieve data accurately and effectively.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.