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True Value Regional General Operations Manager in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania

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Job ID #:6896 Location:PA-Wilkes Barre RDC

Functional Area:Warehouse Department:DISTRB

Position Type:Full-Time Regular Education Required:Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience

Experience Required:More than 10 years Relocation Provided:No

Position Summary

/True Value Company/, a global wholesaler serving retail locations in 60 countries, has an immediate need for a Regional General Operations Manager at our Wilkes-Barre Distribution Center.

The Regional Operations Manager is responsible for the management of the distribution of products to assure maximum efficiency, productivity, quality and service. Directs HUB to ensure strategy is aligned with company strategy, focused on continuous improvement and facility culture to continually add value. Develops high performance teams to create and execute initiatives and create best practices for operations. Directs planning to assure optimum performance within warehouse and cost efficiencies. Partners with human resources and the local team to oversee and ensure positive associate relations programs. Identify process improvement opportunities to fully optimize the HUB.

Our culture:

• Embraces personal and professional development

• Values diverse perspectives

• Provides competitive compensation

• Committed to volunteerism and community outreach

Your Value = Our Value. True Value.

Position Description

  1. Manage HUB’s performance towards productivity, quality and safety goals to ensure high level retailer service and timely delivery.

  2. Creates functional plans around workforce/labor, associate relations and communication. Continual monitoring of plans and adjusts based on internal/external factors.

  3. Develop strategies and identify innovative processes to drive HUB optimization.

  4. Develops exempt leaders to create a high-performance team that executes initiatives and develops results to improve processes. Oversees all levels of associate and leader training for job requirements.

  5. Partners with various stakeholders across the organization to identify cost improvements in warehouse operations, labor, transportation and inventory management.

  6. Develops future leaders by fostering an environment that is conducive to teamwork, personal/professional growth in the foundation of the Company’s Values and Cultural Beliefs.

  7. Ensures all areas of the operations comply with internal and external safety standards or regulations, including audit and governmental agencies. Implements and directs Lean methodology and use the principals to lead continuous improvement with DC. Analyzes performance metrics to ensure desired results are achieved, the facility is operating efficiently, and corrective and preventative actions are created and implemented when necessary.

  8. Fiduciary responsible to the business and customers. Creates financial budgets, financial forecasts, and reporting.

  9. Maintains positive relationships with key customers.

Position Qualifications

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent.

  • 10 years of experience, preferably in a hardware, DIY retail and/or wholesale industry.

  • Intermediate knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).

Licenses & Certifications:Six sigma or Lean Methodology implementation and driving business results, preferred.**


Physical Requirements*/(Delete those that do not apply and only keep those that apply to the role)/

  • Balancing, Climbing, Crouching, Hearing, Kneeling, Lifting, Pulling, Pushing, Reaching, Repetitive Motion, Seeing, Sitting, Standing, Stooping, Talking, Typing, Visual Acuity, Walking


Work Environment:*Generally, works in climate-controlled office environment.


Travel:*Travel may vary in length and duration.

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.