Stocking Manager

Employer
Bob's Discount Furniture
Location
Aberdeen, MD
Posted
May 15, 2017
Closes
May 23, 2017
Function
Management
Industry
Retail
Hours
Full Time
Stocking ManagerLocation: Aberdeen, MD The primary function of the Stocking/Utility Department Manager is to directly manage the day to day operations of the department and staff according to company guidelines while ensuring all deadlines are met. He/she will oversee the safe receipt and storage of all goods. The department manager must be able to adjust and adapt to the changing job priorities and requirements while maintaining a safe and healthy workplace. The ability to maintain open communication between all departments and direct reports to maintain a consistent work flow while adhering to all policies and procedures. ResponsibilitiesImplementing and enforcing the warehouse operational policies and procedures regarding the receiving, handling and storage of product. Monitors daily operations and staff recommending when necessary, changes in procedures, Dept. structure, and any additions or changes in personnel to ensure optimum utilization of staff.Manage Stocking/Utilities staff through effective recruitment, training and development of all employees.Counsels employees on job opportunities, which will enhance their warehouse development and keeps staff informed on current events, problems or changes within the department or company as a whole. Briefing them through periodic or one-on-one meetingsCoaching, counseling and disciplining employees ensuring all warehouse standards are met or exceeded. Reviewing daily payroll hours ensuring all hours are correct.Writing performance reviews for all employees to maintain continuous learning, growth and development.Liaising between all departments and staff while overseeing work organized by Supervisor and Leads.Monitors department work productivity, through daily/weekly reports, and recommends any improvements or changes to increase safety, work moral and work efficiency through motivation, organization and encouragement.Communicating and responding to daily e-mails in a timely fashion keeping all informed and up to date on issues.On occasion or when necessary assisting in the practical "hands-on" work in order to maintain moral high and workloads accomplished in a timely fashion.Plan the arrangement of goods within the warehouse and organize special requirements for certain stockReinforce critical behaviors and recognize associates, describing the specific behaviors and whys.Follow up with associates and answer questions in a timely mannerShare appropriate level of information regarding department goals and building focuses to associateKnowledge, Skills and AbilitiesProven ability to set clear goals and expectationsProven ability to use critical thinkingProven ability to identify root cause and manage and improve processProven ability to motivate self and othersProven ability to lead and manage peopleProven ability to manage one's own time and the time of othersProven analytical and solving skillsMulti-Tasking under fast paced conditionsSolid verbal and listening skillsAbility to adapt wherever needed Desired Qualifications High School diploma or equivalent required2-4 years management experience preferredMathematical aptitudeAccountable, responsible, reliableExcellent communication skillsMust be successful in a fast paced and physically demanding warehouse environmentStrong verbal/written communication and organizational skillsSkilled at multi-tasking and managing competing prioritiesWorking knowledge SAP and Red PrairieDetail oriented and accurateProficiency with Microsoft office Bob's Discount Furniture is a high-growth, value-priced furniture and bedding retailer. This "no phony gimmicks" Connecticut-born retailer is aggressively expanding beyond the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic to the Midwest and West Coast.Bob's truly values the contributions of every associate; therefore, along with opportunities for career growth we offer training, competitive compensation, outstanding benefits and a professional, fun, fast paced work environment. With more than 80 stores and growing, our continued success has created exciting opportunities for our associates to enjoy truly rewarding careers. At Bob's Discount Furniture, we have fun, we love what we do, and it shows in our expansive growth!Our benefits include medical, dental and life insurance, 401(k) profit sharing plan, paid personal/sick days, paid vacation and holidays, employee assistance program, generous employee discounts, and more! Many of our benefits are paid wholly or in part by Bob's Discount Furniture and are available to eligible employees.MON16#LI-DT1#CB