Home Depot DEPARTMENT SUPERVISOR in Reading, Massachusetts
Assists with management and administrative functions related to a Warehouse/Distribution, or other non retail or staff location such as a work site rental yard. Duties may include maintenance issues, accounting issues, personnel issues, training, operations, safety/shrink control, inventory control, and customer service. Assists in managing operations that provides support to field locations, ensuring orders are selected, packaged, loaded, and dispatched safely, timely, and efficiently, economically, and that proper records are maintained.
MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
Participates in interview process for applicants; provides hiring recommendations to site management and HR.
Directs/assigns work to associates in his/her department
Interprets and enforces company policies with associates in his/her department; recommends appropriate discipline and/or discharge.
Provides input on associate performance for purposes of performance reviews; recommends performance ratings and merit increases to hiring manager May serve as the MOD in the absence of other designated store management and be an authorized key carrier.
NATURE AND SCOPE
Typically reports to a location manager.
Direct reports generally include one to seven Associates.
Typically requires frequent persuasion or influencing of others. Usually assigns and reviews work of others.
Typically assignments vary and follow a few different procedures that allow choices from a few solutions.
Typically considers among a few options and past practice when solving problems.
Typically progress or results of work is regularly checked and prior approval is required before changing standard work procedures.
ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Typically in a comfortable environment but with regular exposure to factors such as temperature extremes, moving machinery, loud noise, and fumes which cause noticeable discomfort or a moderate risk of accident or illness.
Additional Environmental Job Requirements:
Under regular pressure to meet deadlines, quotas and/or must frequently deal with difficult issues related to people or situations.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.
Additional Minimum Qualifications:
Minimal or no educational requirement for this job.
Years of Relevant Work Experience: 2 years
Most all of the time is spent sitting in the same position or standing/walking or there is some requirement to lift or handle material or equipment of moderate weight (8-20 pounds).
Requires supervisory skills to perform at first level of supervision over entry level workers.
Syupervisory experience preferred
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:Ability to use computer systems/PCs, and familiarization with systems, reports, procedures, etc.
Ability to be flexible, problem solver, and have organization skills.
Ability to coach, counsel, and people management skills. 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.
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.
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