Distribution Manager

Conn's Home Plus
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Conn’s History:

Conn’s was founded over 127 years ago and is currently operating 100 stores and expanding into new markets. Conn’s is publicly owned and offers a comprehensive benefits program including: Medical, Dental & Vision Benefits, Flexible Spending Accounts, Paid Vacation, Basic Life Insurance, 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Tuition Reimbursement and Employee Discounts.

  • Ensures implementation, and continuous improvement of strategies to meet long-term corporate-wide logistics needs
    • As measured by execution of strategies and success in value added continuous improvement initiatives
  • Ensures optimum store and customer service levels for the delivery and distribution processes
    • As measured by meeting and exceeding customer serviced based KPIs and metrics
  • Sets and meets labor productivity standards to assist in expense control that meets the budget plan set for the year
    • As measured by meeting line item PPH / CPP goals and effective management of production hours
  • Ensures inventory integrity and systems integrity and execution while maximizing productivity levels throughout the distribution center
    • As measured by performance to relevant metrics and KPIs
  • Ensures leader growth and development by maintaining a robust development and training program focused on growing exisiting and future leaders, and increasing individuals’ potential for growth
    • As measured by the ability to successfully identify and develop direct reports in the framework of a comprehensive succession plan
  • Ensures workforce engagement in core company values and through the effective execution of HR, LP and Safety policy and programs
    • As measured by the reduction in employee relation incidents, recordable accidents and inventory shrink
Essential Functions:
  • Provide leadership, training, development and mentorship for Supervisors and Leads
  • Implement succession planning for team
  • Lead change management and continuous process improvement efforts for team with a strong focus on best practices
  • Actively embraces continuous improvement through improvement of self as much as improvement of team, processes and environment
  • Create a culture of ownership and participation
  • Formulates tactical operating plans to forecast and plan product flow and adjust staffing to achieve service level objectives
  • Establishes flexible business plans, and set goals and objectives related to receiving, shipping, and delivery
  • Maximizes use of fixed assets.
  • Partners with DC, Corporate and 3rd Parties to implement projects which drive operational changes
  • WMS subject matter expert, able to perform research on exceptions
  • Provides direction on key responsibilities: Productivity monitoring, reporting and feedback; quality performance and feedback; inventory integrity in all processes; safety training, reporting, and policy; and loss prevention training and awareness.
  • Ensures company policies are communicated, understood, and administered.
  • Maintains a safe, secure and healthy work environment, able to show year-on-year improvements in accident and injury statistics.
  • Maintains necessary equipment and tools for the operation to succeed.
  • Partners effectively with own leadership team, as well as with teams and other business unit executive leaders off site at other Distribution facilities and at the corporate office.
  • Distribution Center Experience 5 years preferred
  • Demonstrated experience in structured continuous improvement efforts
  • 5 years leadership experience in roles of increasing responsibility preferred
  • Bachelor in related field required
  • Strong exposure to lean six sigma preferred
Physical requirements and/or environment : Distribution Center

Conn’s is PROUD to be an equal opportunity employer.
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