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DXL Group Distribution Center Manager in Canton, Massachusetts

GENERAL SUMMARY: This position will play a critical role in managing key departments of DXL's Distribution Center while leading a team of supervisors and hourly associates in meeting production, quality, safety and budgetary goals.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead department in reaching its productivity, quality, safety, and budget goals

  • Be a role model to the staff in adhering to and enforcing all company policies, procedures and safety practices.

  • Work to achieve productivity targets, reduce cost per unit, eliminate errors and ensure an excellent customer service experience

  • Collaborate closely with peers and other support teams such as HR, Facilities and Finance on staffing plans, schedules and performance levels

  • Recommend and implement process changes that promote cross-functional initiatives within the Distribution Center and other areas of the company

  • Responsible for team and individual development of supervisors including coaching, training, and mentoring, and conducting performance reviews

  • Establish and manage yearly operational budgets in line with company goals; create and produce financial management reports

  • Anticipate challenges based upon an understanding of the business and work with all levels of associates to improve department performance

  • Track and report monthly on Key Performance indicators pertaining to the inventory

  • Initiate, design and implement process improvement programs

  • Design and produce reporting metrics

  • Facilitate intra and inter-departmental meetings

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Supply Chain with 5-7 years experience preferred

  • Management experience in a distribution center, supply-chain or related production environment required.

  • Experience in budget planning and execution as well as the ability to control costs while meeting productivity and quality goals

  • MS Office experience, including Word and Excel

  • Experience with WMS's a plus, especially Manhattan WMi and Labor Management

  • Bilingual in English and Portuguese and/or French Creole a plus

SKILLS:

  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively within a collaborative, cross-functional environment

  • Experience communicating with and presenting to all levels of management

  • Experience interpreting and communicating analytics

  • Ability to motivate and hold a team accountable

  • Strong interpersonal skills including team building and conflict management

  • Ability to identify problems and develop sustainable solutions quickly using analytical skills

  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to see and convey the big picture to associates

  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize department/function activities

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