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Area Supervisor - IT ALL STARTS HERE (68951)

NJ - Cranbury

  • Date Posted: Apr 19, 2011
  • Company: The Home Depot
  • Travel: 0-25%
  • Functional Area: Logistics/Supply Chain/Import
  • Position Type: Full-Time
  • Relocation Provided: Yes

Position Description:
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:

Area Supervisor:
In this position, leadership skills are a must, as you will be in charge of a distribution team, consisting of 20-30 hourly associates. You will influence and encourage these associates to keep up with the fast-paced work required at the distribution center. Also, you will be responsible for making sure the distribution center runs efficiently, safely and productively as possible to ensure prompt, efficient and accurate handling of merchandise. In addition, the qualified candidate should be capable of:

  • Ensuring all operations procedures are followed effectively, and identifies and recommends needed changes. Evaluating and analyzing current work methods and recommending ways to eliminate inefficiencies.
  • Guiding associates in daily operations, and monitoring to ensure a high degree of productivity, safety, service and quality.
  • Resolving associate relations issues that arise in assigned functional area.
  • Maintaining inventory accuracy and control; reviewing reports, identifying areas of improvement for key metrics including productivity, accuracy, quality, and expenses.
  • Ensuring performance production rates are consistent with business plan and pattern, reducing irregularities and damages. Analyzing and planning staffing needs for optimum department operations.

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree and experience with Warehouse Management Systems.
  • 3+ years supervisory experience in a related field.
  • Must be open to relocation. Based on the nature of Retail Distribution, flexibility to relocate will translate into increased opportunities for advancement.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule and 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
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • 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.

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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