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2nd Shift Area Manager Job

DATE: Jul 14, 2017

CITY: Columbus, OH, US, 43219

Company: DSW

Req #: 71761 
Location Name: Distribution Center, Columbus 
Department: Distribution Center 


At DSW, we believe in the power of shoes. We understand shoes bring out something great from within, and since 1991 we've been helping everyone feel the rush of finding that perfect pair. So when you work for DSW, you become a part of all that. A family whose core values are comprised of passion, accountability, collaboration, and humility. You become one of us, You become a Shoe Lover!


General Summary: 2nd Shift responsible for tactical execution as well as a greater depth of planning, operational control, exceptions management and communication. Time focus for Area Managers covers the immediate operating shift of residence. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:                                                                                                                                          

  • Responsibility across multiple activities (receiving, picking, packing, shipping)
  • Manages safety, security and building control activities in their given area or across a shift.
  • Systems interaction encompasses management of transactional activities as well as exceptions management, planning and distribution flow through the facility.
  • Direct communication with internal and external customers regarding operational activities and resolutions involving activities occurring during their period of responsibility.


Required Skills and Competencies:

  • Systems and informational management skills are at the moderate to expert level
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Effective Verbal and written communication skills
  • Multi-tasking skills
  • Knowledge of Business Concepts
  • Knowledge of Supervisory and leadership skills


Minimum Qualifications


  • Minimum of 2-4 years of management experience supervising production personnel, preferably in a Distribution Center environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience with Manhattan Warehouse and Labor Management Systems are preferred



Bachelor’s degree in related field, preferred

DSW believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities. We do not discriminate against any protected class including race, color, religion, religious creed, gender, sex, national origin, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition (defined as genetic information or impairments related to cancer), ancestry, marital status, family care leave, military and veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or based on any protected category under federal, state, or local laws. DSW also makes reasonable accommodations for qualified applicants and associates with disabilities unless doing so creates an undue hardship, in accordance with all legal requirements. Any applicant or associate who requires an accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job should contact Human Resources to request that accommodation. 


Nearest Major Market: Columbus

Job Segment: Warehouse, Manager, 2nd Shift, Manufacturing, Management, Night