General Manager

  • Full Time
  • Indiana

Website Family Dollar

Job Description

Family Dollar Distribution Center in Ashley, Indiana 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 General Manager (GM) at Dollar Tree has overall responsibility for the effective operation of the Distribution Center (DC) including, organizational development, productivity improvements, attainment of financial goals, direct management of staff and departmental functions and compliance with all related local and federal laws. They also ensure that high standards of safety, quality, and customer service are met in the process of delivering merchandise to the stores.

Key Responsibilities/Job Duties:

Develop solutions to problems of highly unusual complexity

Exercise considerable judgment in determining objectives and approaches to the successful operations of the distribution center.

Ensure stores are supplied with ordered merchandise in a safe, timely and efficient manner

Establish productivity and quality goals and ensures that these goals are met

Direct and take overall responsibility for 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 Regional Director of Distribution Center Operations with special projects and identification of operational best practices

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

Maintain accountability for staff hiring, orientation, training, performance evaluations, pay increases and associate development

When necessary, ensure disciplinary actions or discharge measures are taken

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

Oversee and monitor facility maintenance; ensure buildings, grounds, and equipment are functional and properly maintained

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

Eight (8) years of distribution center management and operations experience, or equivalent

Strong knowledge of distribution center practices and procedures

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

Strong business acumen

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

Strong analytical ability to gather and interpret information and develop, recommend, and implement solutions

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

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