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Department Manager - Distribution Center in Spartanburg, SC at Rite Aid

Date Posted: 12/27/2018

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Job Description

The primary purpose of this position is to schedule and direct quality, safety, and production activities for associates within a specific department in the distribution center. Frequent independent judgments are essential. The incumbent is also required to perform all tasks in a safe manner consistent with corporate policies and state and federal laws.

The associate is responsible for the functions below, in addition to other duties as assigned:

-Schedule and direct quality, safety, and production activities for associates in the department.
-Develop departmental policies for associates to follow.
-Conduct safety training for departmental associates.
-Coordinate the human and equipment resources within the department.
-Develop organizational policies and procedures as part of the management team.
-Coordinate short- and long-term goals and objectives for the department to ensure the needs of the distribution center are met. 
-Analyze performance trends within the department to find ways for improvement.
-Conduct weekly departmental meetings.

This position directly supervises associates within a specific department of the distribution center and carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with Rite Aid policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, training, directing, rewarding, and disciplining associates; appraising associate performance; and resolving complaints.

*All duties described in this document are to be performed in keeping with the core values and service attributes consistent with the Rite Aid brand and strategy.

Experience / Requirements

Previous E-commerce experience preferred.


High school diploma or general education degree (GED), plus two (2) to three (3) years' of supervisory experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


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