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IB DC AREA MANAGER, Commerce, CA / San Jose, CA (115174)

CA - Commerce

  • Date Posted: Feb 24, 2018
  • Company: The Home Depot
  • Travel: None
  • Functional Area: Distribution/Transportation Facilities
  • Position Type: Full-Time
  • Relocation Provided: No

Position Description:


The IB DC Area Manager I guarantees the overall success of multiple 100,000 - 500K+ square foot distribution center environments to ensure they are productive, safe and positive places to work. The Area Manager is responsible for the overall management, planning, organization and execution of complete day- to-day operation for the entire Home Depot Interline Brands (IBI) distribution centers and budget of typically $5-40 million. They are responsible for maximizing productivity and expenses while working ethically and modeling Home Depot's core values. They accomplish this goal by developing strategies and objectives and leading a team of multiple General Managers executing these strategies and objectives. They must ensure that the distribution center is optimally organized to provide excellent customer service to all fleet delivery customers by ensuring all merchandise is delivered on-time and damage free. The GM I must have a comprehensive knowledge of the Distribution business, be able to use this knowledge to formulate goals and objectives and be capable of providing clear leadership to direct reports as well as motivating his/her self and a teams of 25-100+ associates or a manage a 3PL provider.

This role will support multiple Distribution Centers locations in an assigned geographical region as the Area Manager.


30% Managing all aspects of the LDC's financial, operational, people and process and service related objectives to drive continuous improvement and efficiency gains to reduce overall cost-to-serve; Participates in strategic and business process improvement projects for the distribution network. Depending on LDC, partner with GM in managing 3PL providers to ensure optimal performance and metrics are achieved.

20% Evaluates the effectiveness of and recommends alternatives for work methods, procedures, controls and staffing to achieve accurate and timely movement and processing of product; manage to ensure warehouse layout is optimally aligned for maximum efficiency as seasonality and inventory needs require. Partners with 3PL if needed to drive out cost and improve efficiency.

15% Interact with business partners to drive results and deliver solutions including Supply Chain, Operations, Sales, IP&R, Merchandising, Finance, Human Resources, and Asset Protection and Stores; identify and share best practices across the Distribution network. Build relationships with store partners in regional area as applicable.  

15% Coaches, trains, and develops Associates informally and through formal training programs, providing both informal (e.g. on-floor coaching) and formal (e.g. written evaluation) job performance based feedback. Maintains a union free work environment by creating an employee-centered work place that demonstrates care and concern for all Associates. 10% Directly responsible for ensuring that  Customer needs are met, service is managed to KPIs, and any Customer concern is handled promptly and completely; manages through emergency issues with Sales and Customers.

10% Ensure a culture of safety throughout the organization by following Home Depot safety policies and procedures - monitor DC safety, physical security and operational metrics on a daily, weekly and monthly basis

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Safety for Operations and Fleet
  • Budgeted labor results for Operations and Fleet
  • All aspects of shipping, receiving, and inventory management
  • All customer-facing quality metrics
  • Net Promoter Scores (NPS) for customer delivery experience
  • Cost results for budgeted facility repairs and maintenance
  • Routine travel to multiple distribution centers
  • Leadership development and mentoring of direct reports
  • Associate engagement of direct reports and front line associates

NATURE AND SCOPE - Reports to the Director of Operations for the region.  Accountable for the management of a department or functional group through subordinate supervisors/managers and for all personnel issues -- including selection, termination, performance appraisal and professional development of subordinates.

Essential Skills:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to motivate and inspire others
  • MS Office suite
  • Proven leadership experience in progressive roles

Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

EDUCATION REQUIRED - The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a high school diplomas and/or GED.

Preferred – Bachelor’s Degree and or commensurate work experience


Travel – This position requires 25-45% travel

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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