Home Depot Assistant General Manager - IT ALL STARTS HERE in Topeka, Kansas
Be Part of an Evolution
Here at The Home Depot, we realize that to remain an industry leader, we must continuously evolve. And that's exactly what we're doing at The Home Depot Supply Chain. Our Supply Chain organization has transformed our Distribution Center network by opening new centers and refining four distribution platforms that are able to supply inventory to 100% of The Home Depot Stores.
Our Supply Chain priorities are Customer Service, Reliability, Cost Effectiveness and Culture. And it's these priorities that make our Supply Chain management teams critical to the success of our Distribution Centers, and in turn our retail stores. We are constantly creating a talent pool to quickly fill positions as they become available. Home Depot is always searching for innovative managers that can identify ways to decrease cost, increase efficiency and help us pursue our goal of being the #1 customer service retailer in the world.
We're currently sourcing highly-skilled candidates for the following position:
Assistant General Manager:
The Assistant General Manager is second in command and the right-hand advisor to the General Manager of the Distribution Center. Together you'll be responsible for the success of the 500k+ square foot distribution center, and develop strategies and objectives to maximize its productivity and control its expenses. In addition, the qualified candidate should be capable of:
Evaluating the effectiveness of and recommending alternatives for work methods, procedures and staffing to achieve accurate and timely processing of product.
Helping associates to anticipate and solve problems and plan for upcoming events, seasonal changes, etc.
Ensuring operational excellence in all warehouse areas, efficient operations of warehouse management system(s) and related equipment. Also, that inventory is received appropriately and efficiently and safely processed in the warehouse.
Coaching, training, and developing associates through both informal (e.g. on-floor coaching) and formal (e.g. written evaluation) job performance based feedback.
Motivating associates and maintaining a union free work place that demonstrates care and concern for all associates.
Ensuring a culture of safety throughout the organization by following The Home Depot safety policies and procedures.Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelors Degree concentrating in Operations Management, Business or Supply Chain.
3 years of distribution center management experience.
Previous change management experience (driving, influencing and inspiring change through communication at all impacted levels).
Must be open to relocation. Because of the nature of Retail Distribution, flexibility to relocate will translate into increased opportunities for advancement.
Ability to work a flexible schedule. Ability to be on-call at various times. Must be able to work weekends and holidays.
Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel software applications.
At A Minimum:
Must be eighteen years of age
Must pass the Drug Test
Must pass the Background Check
Must pass pre-employment tests if applicable
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a high school diplomas and/or GED
At least 3 years relevant work experience
Must have the physical capabilities to work in a warehouse
Reap the Rewards:
Competitive Salaries including Industry-Leading Bonuses
Health and Wellness Services: Comprehensive Medical, Prescription Drug, Vision and Dental Benefits
401(k) Retirement Plan & Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
Same-Sex Domestic Partner Benefits
Associate Discount Programs
Don't miss your opportunity to help take The Home Depot one step closer to our goal-being the #1 customer service retailer in the world. Because when we're successful, so are you. This is more than an evolution, this is a revolution!
Expect to spend about 15 minutes completing this process and registering your interest in future openings. We will inform you when suitable positions come available - and to be considered, you'll need to apply for the posted vacancy. Thank you for your interest in The Home Depot.
IT ALL STARTS HERE
The Home Depot is an Equal Opportunity/AA Employer.