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Senior Facilities Manager - Distribution Center in Lancaster, CA at Rite Aid

Date Posted: 1/3/2019

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Job Description

Job Description

SUMMARY

The primary purpose of this position is to manage the mechanical operation of the distribution center and its material handling equipment. 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.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

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

  • Review the accuracy of service contracts for the dining facility; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC); lawn maintenance; snow removal; refuse; and any other service affecting the mechanical operation of the building.
  • Utilize a preventative maintenance program to ensure minimal unplanned building and equipment down time.
  • Manage the pallet repair/exchange program to control the flow of these assets through the building.
  • Rent and/or lease trailers when product storage is required beyond the space constraints of the distribution center.
  • Order labels, shrink-wrap, boxes, slip-sheets, paper, black forms, totes, and miscellaneous office supplies; maintain the appropriate inventory of each
  • Manage the recycling program for cardboard, paper, shrink, aluminum, and broken totes.
  • Oversee the leasing of material handling equipment.
  • Assist with the preparation of an expense budget; code vendor invoices appropriately for payment; prepare purchase orders when needed; follow up on payment inquiries.
  • Serve as a member of local manufacturing/distribution councils.
  • Coordinate service contracts for additional work when needed.
  • Complete daily, weekly, and/or monthly safety and sanitation inspections of the distribution center.
  • Serve as the property book officer to track all property on site and as a management member on the Accident Review Board.
  • Perform the duties of the Maintenance Manager in his/her absence, if applicable.

Education

Education and/or Experience

Bachelor's degree (BA/BS), plus five (5) years' experience in facilities engineering, contract administration, or logistics; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Experience working in big-box environment preferred.  Conveyor and sortation system background.