Distribution Center Area Manager
Posted on: January 23, 2023
Area Manager - Floor (Grocery)
This position is responsible for assisting in the operation of
multiple departments. An individual in this position will be
expected to perform additional job related responsibilities and
duties throughout the facility as assigned and/or as necessary.
An individual must be able to successfully perform the essential
functions of this position with or without a reasonable
accommodation. Communicate with (or to) individuals or groups
verbally and/or in writing (e.g. customers, suppliers,
Maintain quality and safety standards in area of responsibility by
ensuring associates are trained on Logistics and company policies,
standards and procedures; monitoring associate compliance to
policies and procedures; distributing and maintaining procedures
and supporting documentation.
Supervise and develop associates and leaders in area of
responsibility by assigning duties and coordinating workloads,
monitoring performance and providing feedback; teaching, supporting
and modeling Logistics and company policies and procedures;
identifying training and development needs; and participating in
the hiring, promotion, coaching, teaching, and evaluation of
associates and leaders.
Monitor and manage productivity of area of responsibility by
preparing, reviewing and/or analyzing business reports.
Identify associate, customer, and/or supplier concerns by
listening, consulting with others when needed to determine
corrective action to take or make recommendations in order to
Implement the business plan for area of responsibility by
communicating goals and managing staffing and scheduling, assigning
duties and coordinating workloads in order to achieve facility
goals (e.g., production, quality, safety).
An individual must be proficient in each of the competencies listed
below to successfully perform the responsibilities of this
Manages Department Operations - Demonstrates and communicates
fundamental knowledge of facility procedures to help associates
conduct operations that meet facility goals. Educates, trains and
ensures associates adhere to company policies, standards, and
procedures related to facility operations. Helps associates
understand and use procedures for facility operations, handling
accidents and emergencies, and maintaining equipment that is safe
and in proper working order. Identifies and appropriately responds
to customer, compliance, and operational issues related to facility
operations, taking steps to prevent recurrence.
Customer/Member Centered: Focus on the Customer/Member - Reviews
customer/member-focused data and adjusts performance to address
findings. Promotes and supports associate efforts to exceed
customer/member expectations. Informs associates on how to identify
and locate resources to meet the diverse needs of
Judgment: Use Appropriate Judgment - Identifies, reviews, and
applies policies and procedures to make informed judgments.
Identifies and uses facts, information, and expertise to set
priorities and make informed decisions. Uses data and evidence to
determine the causes of problems and develop solutions to address
Execution and Results: Manage Execution and Results - Holds
associates accountable for completing work within expectations and
time requirements. Plans and manages own and others' time, based on
business priorities, and follows up to ensure all work requirements
are completed in a timely and accurate manner. Identifies and
obtains the resources needed to complete projects. Encourages
associates to strive for excellence, efficiency, and quality in
Planning and Improvement: Plan and Pursue Team-Based Improvement -
Coordinates and aligns planning with organizational initiatives and
direction. Looks at work plans and makes changes, as needed, to
achieve team or work group objectives. Sets realistic timelines for
goal accomplishment. Improves work processes and practices to
increase performance and results.
Influence and Communicate: Increase Commitment - Promotes ideas and
links them to business needs and benefits. Builds trusting,
cooperative relationships and alliances with others, inside and
outside of the organization. Effectively communicates clear,
up-to-date information on business plans and priorities (for
example, change initiatives). Shares experience and ideas with
associates across the organization.
Ethics and Compliance: Manage Ethics and Compliance - Instructs
associates on how to act in accordance with policies and
procedures, and supports their efforts in doing so. Ensures
associates demonstrate the highest standards of integrity and
ethics in work situations. Corrects ethical and compliance issues,
enforcing compliance and administering appropriate consequences as
Adaptability: Quickly Adapt - Demonstrates creativity and strength
in the face of change, obstacles, and adversity. Adapts to
competing demands and shifting priorities. Updates knowledge and
skills to handle new complexities, challenges, and
responsibilities. Seeks exposure to new ideas and perspectives.
Helps associates adjust to and develop the capabilities needed to
implement organizational change initiatives.
Talent: Supervise Associates - Provides specific, honest, accurate,
and timely feedback on associate performance. Assigns tasks to
associates that fit their skill levels and maximize team
performance. Uses people processes (for example, selection,
development, performance evaluation) to ensure effective associate
performance. Recruits and hires the associates needed to meet
business requirements. Teaches, guides, and assists in the
development of associates.
The following physical activities are necessary to perform one or
more essential functions of this position.
- Moves up and down stairs.
- Moves, lifts, carries, and places merchandise and supplies
weighing up to 20 pounds without assistance.
- Grasps, turns, and manipulates objects of varying size and
weight, requiring fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination.
Visually verifies information, often in small print.
- Reads information, often in small print.
- Visually locates merchandise and other objects.
- Visually inspects equipment.
- Observe behavior of others (i.e., associates, customers,
- Wear personal protective equipment (PPE) as required, which
could include, but not be limited to fall protection, eye
protection, hearing protection, respiratory protection, chemical
protection and electrical protection such as protective
- Walk within work area for extended periods of time.
- Enter and locate information on a computer or system
- Write documents, reports, etc. using a writing instrument
(e.g., pencil, pen) or computer.
Working in the following environment is necessary to perform one or
more of the essential functions of this position.
- Works in areas requiring exposure to varying temperatures,
extreme heat or cold, and/or wet, damp, or drafty conditions. Work
overnight, weekends, and varying shifts.
- Works at heights.
- Work indoors for extended periods of time.
- Move through narrow, enclosed, or elevated spaces.
- Associate's Degree in Business, Logistics, or related field and
1 year supervisory experience OR Bachelor's Degree in Business,
Logistics, or related field OR 1 year Walmart Logistics Management
experience OR 2 years Walmart Logistics experience OR 2 years
- Associates will be required to attend and successfully complete
all job-required trainings and assessments (for example, Academy
trainings, Open Door trainings, etc.).
- Both Bachelor's Degree in Business, Logistics, or related
field; AND 1 year supervisory experience.
- 2 or more years Walmart Logistics supervisory experience.
- 3 or more years supervisory experience.
- 1 year Microsoft Office experience.
- Possible schedules include 3 or 4 day schedules (Saturday
through Monday and Tuesday through Friday). Benefits include PTO,
full medical coverage, college tuition reimbursement. In addition,
we offer an annual bonus of up to 16% of base pay based upon the
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