Assistant Distribution General Manager – 6 am M-F

at HD Supply Canada, Inc
Location Chicago, Illinois
Date Posted May 3, 2024
Category Trades & Services
Job Type Permanent


Assistant Distribution General Manager - 6 am M-F page is loaded Assistant Distribution General Manager - 6 am M-F Apply locations Northlake-IL-US Chicago-IL-US time type Full time posted on Posted 2 Days Ago job requisition id R HD Supply, a Home Depot company, is seeking a Senior Distribution Center Operations Manager (Assistant GM) to oversee the outbound operations in our Northlake, IL facility the largest in the North Central Region. Reporting to the building leader, you will directly coach and lead a team of 4 Operations Managers, 6+ Supervisors, and a total team of approximately 150+ associates. You will provide strategic and innovative leadership regarding employee engagement, process improvement and KPI tracking. Your schedule will be Monday-Friday, 6 am with flexibility to meet the business needs.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree is plus but not required.
  • 7+ years of experience in high volume, 300K Sq. Ft.+ distribution environment.
  • 5+ years direct management experience of 2-5 direct reports and 50+ indirect (leader of leaders)
  • Strong analytical and process improvement experience.
  • Inbound and outbound distribution ops expertise.
  • Effective organization and prioritization skills.
  • Proven ability to collaborate and build key relationships with key stakeholders.
  • SAP or similar warehouse management software experience.
  • MS Office proficiency, strong MS Excel.

Perks of working for HD Supply includes:

  • We're growing!
  • Comprehensive benefits plan on first day (Medical, Dental, Vision).
  • Generous Paid Time Off Benefits.
  • 401K Match.
  • Advancement Opportunity with Fortune 500 company.
  • Annual Management Incentive.
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan.
  • Equity Eligible!

Job Summary

Responsiblefor the operational management of a large, complex single distribution center (typically Distribution Center classified as DC 4), to provide Best-In-Class Customer Service. Leads multiple managers or supervisors who are overseeing the work and productivity of DC associates. This position may have multi-department or multi-unit responsibility.

Major Tasks, Responsibilities, and Key Accountabilities

  • Provides departmental input to DCM (Distribution Center Manager) and operations managers for development of operating plans for warehouse and transportation operations in support of organizational goals including facility, equipment and staff.
  • Selects, develops, and manages performance of direct and indirect reports. Shares responsibility with the DCM for operational metrics and talent activities.
  • Identifies departmental financial resources necessary to support operating plan and provide cost justification for departmental spending; participates with DCM in the development of department operating budgets.
  • Assists with the development of strategic plans and customer service-related objectives for continuous improvements, seasonal events, and operational changes.
  • Ability to use data and analytics to provides process improvement recommendations to assigned functions or departments. Implements and executes on process improvement action plans (especially for productivity and quality) within departments within the DC.
  • Leads associates and managers to be fully compliant with all EHS, legal, and HR policies and regulations.
  • Responsible for leading team of operations managers and/or assistant managers with talent and engagement activities including, but not limited to, recognition, training, coaching and taking appropriate corrective action when warranted.
  • May oversee multiple departments within a region as the business need indicates.

Nature and Scope

  • Solutions require analysis and investigation.
  • Achieves planned results by decisions and actions based on professional methods, business principles, and practical experience.
  • Manages a group or team of professional individual contributors and/or indirectly supervises support staff.

Work Environment

  • Typically located in a comfortable environment but with regular exposure to factors that may cause noticeable discomfort or a moderate risk of accident or illness, such as temperature extremes, moving machinery, loud noises, and fumes.
  • Requires intermittent periods during which continuous physical exertion is required, such as walking, standing, stooping, climbing, lifting, and maneuvering material or equipment that may be heavy (50+ pounds) or awkward.
  • Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.

Education and Experience

  • Typically requires BS/BA in a related discipline. Generally 7+ years of experience in a related field. May require certification. Advanced degree may offset less experience in some disciplines.

Our Goals for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

We are committed to creating a culture that promotes equity, respect, and advocacy for every HD Supply associate. We value the diversity of our people.

Equal Employment Opportunity

HD Supply is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

About Us

At HD Supply, we believe that our core purpose is to improve our associates' lives and equip them with the tools needed to provide exceptional customer experiences every day. As one of the largest industrial distributors in North America, we enable our customers' success by consistently delivering what they need, where and when they need it.

HD SUPPLY has more than 80 years of experience supporting our customers with leadership positions in the maintenance, repair and operations (MRO). With 44 distribution centers spread across 25 states and two Canadian provinces, HD Supply provides an expansive offering of approximately 200,000 SKUs featuring high-quality, name-brand and proprietary products - all at competitive prices.

Combine this with our industry-leading, value-add services - including localized jobsite delivery, will-call and direct-ship options, diversified logistics and innovative solutions - and you can see why our more than 300,000 customers continue to trust HD Supply as their first choice supplier for getting the job done.

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