Function Manager - Jupiter, FL Distribution Center
Location:
Jupiter , Florida
Posted:
October 01, 2016
Reference:
024144
Function Manager - Jupiter, FL Distribution Center (Job Number: 024144)
US-FL-Jupiter
Jupiter DC - 15998 WALGREENS DR
15998 WALGREENS DR
JUPITER 33478

Description
This is a very exciting time at Walgreens. We're taking our products and services to the four corners of the world as part of the Retail USA division of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., the first global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise. Walgreens Boots Alliance was formed through the combination of Walgreens and Europe's Alliance Boots in December 2014, bringing together two leading companies with iconic brands, complementary geographic footprints, shared values and a heritage of trusted health care services dating back more than 100 years each. 

Today, Walgreens is the neighborhood drugstore and retailer that makes health and happiness simpler, easier and within reach. And, we remain a trusted wellness provider offering convenient access to important health services such immunizations and an array of pharmacy services that can help patients improve their health. To our team members, Walgreens represents a unique opportunity to excel in their careers in a welcoming and inclusive environment.

Join us at Walgreens and find yourself at a place where innovation thrives and incredible career and growth opportunities await. We offer the chance to work in a truly supportive environment and be part of a progressive organization dedicated to the well-being of our customers, employees, and the communities we all call home.

Job Summary
Responsible for managing assigned function area, which includes daily productivity/output by monitoring Key Performance Indicators (KPIs); staff specific functions within assigned function area based on daily distribution center volume and KPI information. Responsible for ensuring the accuracy and integrity of inventory/merchandise movement by monitoring SIMS/AS-400 system applications.

Job Responsibilities 

  • Supervise a group of Team Members in a designated department in the Distribution Center.  Monitors team member's productivity and quality. 
  • Trains team members in their assignments. Facilitates team member professional development by conducting on-the-job training, performance appraisals, and needs assessments. Responsible for recommending and assisting in the development of training curricula.
  • Conducts MBWA (Management by Walking Around) to ensure team member safety, address team member concerns, communicate essential information, and to enforce distribution center policy guidelines.
  • Builds and cultivates team member morale, motivation, and loyalty by encouraging participation in distribution center activities and special events. 
  • Develops, reviews and recommends methods of operational improvement within their function area involving equipment, systems, corrections, activities and practices within their area's responsibility.
  • Measures performance compliance and requirements and directs appropriate actions by team members and equipment to maintain performance at or above required levels. Maintains appropriate and required records for team members, equipment and KPI's under their responsibility.
  • Manages department: budget, hours worked and assignments of work. Daily manages staffing needs for designated department: vacations, monitors turnover and volume.
  • Participates in team member concerns: reporting, follow up, investigating or disciplinary process.  
  • Utilizes and updates system computer applications for proper operation and reports.
  • Within the guidelines of authorized Company policies, programs, procedures, budgets, laws, and good business ethics, directs, coordinates, and controls the activities, plans, and programs of the immediate staff, enforces company policies and procedures. Implements Safety Programs.





Qualifications
Basic Qualifications 
  • High School Diploma/GED and at least 2 years of experience in a lead position (in a distribution or production environment).
  • At least 1 year of experience assisting management with the assignment of work and responsibilities to coworkers, and/or other managerial tasks (e.g. monitoring work, taking attendance, etc.).
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite.  
  • Willing to work rotating shifts.
  • Experience coaching, mentoring and training others.  



Preferred Qualifications 
  • Bachelor's Degree or Associate's Degree
  • Experience working with SPC tracking, AS400, Sort View, or ISS.
  • At least 2 years of experience in distribution, warehousing, or logistics.
  • At least 1 year of experience analyzing operational reports.
  • At least 1 year of Lean experience in manufacturing or logistics environment.


Employment type Full-time
A little about us:
The training you received, the discipline you embraced, and the responsibilities you held in the military will serve you well at Walgreens.

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