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DC Area Manager - 2nd Shift

DATE:  Jan 5, 2022
CITY:  Columbus
BRAND:  Designer Brands
REQ #:  121208
LOCATION NAME:  Distribution Center, Columbus
DEPARTMENT:  Distribution Center

Job title: DC Area Manager – 2nd Shift

General Summary: 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)
  • Demonstrates and set expectations in line with Designer Brands leadership competencies including: Passion, Accountability, Collaboration, and Humility.
  • Manages safety, security, inventory, productivity, and cost/service metrics through proper KPI’s and reporting.
  • Systems interaction encompasses management of transactional activities as well as exceptions management, planning and distribution flow through the facility.
  • Develops and implements processes and procedures that meet organizational requirements.
  • Supports cross functional communication between internal and external partners to drive innovative solutions.
  • Working knowledge of all systems and material handling automation through collaboration with IT, Maintenance, & Engineering resources.
  • Makes tough and timely decisions
  • Provides timely associate administrative controls, feedback and hold teams accountable
  • Strong leadership presence while remaining team focused


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 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


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Why Choose A Career with Designer Brands?

Empowering associates and building strong teams poised to disrupt the retail and footwear landscape through positive change is at the core of who we are at Designer Brands.

  • Invested in helping our associates learn, develop, achieve and grow into strong leaders
  • Shared commitment to creating a culture fueled by engagement, excitement, optimism and fun
  • Dedicated to giving back and community involvement 

About Designer Brands:

Designer Brands Inc. is one of North America’s largest designers, producers and retailers of footwear and accessories. 

  • Designer Brands Inc. operates a portfolio of retail concepts in nearly 1,000 locations under the DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse, The Shoe Company, and Shoe Warehouse brands and operates leased locations in the U.S through its Affiliated Business Group. 
  • Designer Brands designs and produces footwear and accessories through Camuto Group, a leading manufacturer selling in more than 5,400 doors worldwide. 












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