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Distribution Center Maintenance Manager

Location: Cranbury
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Position Purpose:
Responsible for the success of assigned functions within a complex distribution center environment; works with GM or AGM to develop strategies and objectives for maximizing productivity and leveraging expenses; manages and oversees the maintenance of equipment and facility; analyzes trends and solve problems in order to maximize contribution to the DCs success; typically manages a team of direct reports to achieve these results.

Major Tasks, Responsibilities & Key Accountabilities:

  • 20% Ensures operational excellence in all warehouse areas, including operations of warehouse management system(s) and related equipment; ensures inventory is received efficiently and is safely processed in the warehouse; ensures proper layout of warehouse and product placement, and maintenance and organization of all warehouse areas so its appearance is conducive to creating a perfect load for stores, customers; establishes methods and procedures for departmental work activities; identifies and resolves operational problems; and communicates expertise and approval concerning departmental activities.
  • 30% Manages and oversees facility including repair, maintenance, and installation of equipment to ensure continuous operations; sources and reviews contractor bids for repairs; responsible for contractor selection, ensuring contractors are compliant with standards (safety, schedule, budget, quality).
  • 15% Reviews maintenance, production and quality control reports and statistics to plan and modify maintenance activities; recommends and implements changes to facility and equipment that are cost effective and compliant with safety standards.
  • 15% Ensures culture of safety throughout the organization by following Home Depot safety policies and procedures; monitors DC safety, physical security and inspects equipment and facilities regularly for compliance with safety and operational standards.
  • 20% Coaches, trains, and develops Associates informally and formally through training programs; provides both informal (e.g. on floor coaching) and formal (e.g. written evaluation) job performance based feedback; ensures technical certifications are achieved and sustained; maintains a union free work environment by creating employee centered work place which demonstrates care and concern for all Associates.Nature and Scope:
    Typically reports to GM

    Accountable for the management of a department or functional group through subordinate supervisors/managers and for all personnel issues -- including selection, termination, performance appraisal and professional development of subordinates.

    Typically in a comfortable environment but with regular exposure to factors such as temperature extremes, moving machinery, loud noise, and fumes which cause noticeable discomfort or a moderate risk of accident or illness.

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

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

    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:
    3 years

    Physical Requirements:
    Requires intermittent periods during which continuous physical exertion is required, such as walking, standing, stooping, climbing, lifting material or equipment, some of which may be heavy or awkward.

    Additional Qualifications:
    Ability to work flexible schedule; ability to be on call at various times; must be able to work weekends and holidays; must be open to relocation. Because of the nature of Retail Distribution, flexibility to relocate will translate into increased opportunities for advancement.

    Preferred Qualifications:
    Bachelors Degree concentrating in Operations Management, Business or Supply Chain.

    Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel software applications.

    Previous change management experience (driving, influencing and inspiring change through communication at all impacted levels).

    5 years in distribution environment.

    Experience managing conveyor system, Material Handling Equipment and electrical PLC controls.

    Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
    Lives Integrity: Demonstrates responsible, ethical and honest behavior in all Home Depot roles,
    tasks and responsibilities; models The Home Depot values.

    Drives Excellence: Reacts quickly and appropriately to problems in the DC; follows up in a timely manner to issues not immediately resolvable; ties all loose ends.

    Excels in Customer Service: Creates a customer focused environment in which excellent service is provided to all Customers; sees business through the eyes of the Customer.

    Delivers Results: Motivates self and others to accomplish important objectives despite a complex
    environment and multiple demands; creates a sense of urgency; delegates appropriately.

Keywords: HOME DEPOT USA, INC, Trenton , Distribution Center Maintenance Manager, Executive , Cranbury, New Jersey

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