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The Home Depot Canada

Assistant Manager, Distribution Centre - Surrey (6 Month Contract)

Surrey, BC
Full Time
4 days ago
Intro Statement
Do you know what makes The Home Depot the largest home improvement retailer in the world? Our people. We do all we can to empower those within the Home Depot to tap into their potential and make a difference where it matters most for our customers and for themselves. Do you have what it takes to make an impact on the world's largest home improvement retailer?
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Position Responsibilities:
  • Manage and interact with all Distribution Centre (DC) associates to ensure efficient day to day operations
  • Ensure associates are provided with daily guidelines on workload and changing priorities
  • Follow SOP concerning proper course of action on, performance reviews, performance concerns, Associate Relations issues, etc.
  • Monitor and reinforce safety and shrink prevention to all associates
  • Ensure Associates have the tools (i.e., information, working equipment, etc.) necessary to do their jobs
  • Formally review performance of Department Supervisors twice a year and informally review on an ongoing basis
  • Train and develop Department Supervisors, and Associates to maximize performance
  • Provide constant feedback to DC associates through the formal review process as well as direct daily communication
  • Respond to and resolve customer issues in a timely manner
  • Resolve concerns that affect the DC's service, efficiency, safety, and productivity
  • Read and interpret reports (i.e., P & L, etc.) in order to determine and monitor problem areas
  • Plan and execute DC Inventory Counts as necessary & ensure proper stock rotation through a first in first out system
  • Available to travel occasionally
  • Additional duties as assigned by Distribution Centre Management
  • Safety expectations for this role are outlined under The Home Depot Canada Environmental Health & Safety Management system element under \"Supervisor\"
  • Lift requirement up to 50-70 pounds

  • Knowledge/Experience Required:
  • Must fulfill minimum time-in-position (1 year) and meet performance management)
  • Minimum 1 year management experience within a distribution centre environment with strong customer service focus ensuring excellent service to all stores
  • Demonstrates awareness of Home Depot safety policies and procedures; includes ability to identify and report safety hazards, and the ability to encourage others to work safely
  • Knowledge of DC operations, store products and legislative requirements of OHSA an asset
  • Strong analytical, statistical analysis, problem solving skills and team building skills
  • Excellent organizational skills with ability to manage large workload, competing demands, and a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to set goals and standards, manage associates and resources for accomplishment; develop Associates and provide feedback; establish and reinforce a quality orientation and follow-up to ensure completion
  • Computer experience a definite asset
  • Valid MHE certification
  • Forklift license, ideally for both EPJ and Pacer Trucks
  • Good communication skills, ability to interact with internal stakeholders, as well as outside partners such as final mile carriers
  • - Certified to operate SDCB (sit down counterbalance) and able to support warehouse operations during peak times.
  • Closing Statement
    Thank you for applying to The Home Depot Canada. Our careers allow you to unleash your inner orange to improve the lives of our customers and yourself by helping them to complete their projects. Please note applications will only be accepted online and only those candidates under consideration will be contacted. The Home Depot Canada is committed to diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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