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DC Team Lead

DATE:  Dec 7, 2022
CITY:  Columbus
BRAND:  Designer Brands
REQ #:  107870
LOCATION NAME:  Distribution Center, Columbus
DEPARTMENT:  Distribution Center

General Summary: DC team leader is focused on coordinating activities with associates to facilitate the movement of tasks and goods though a defined set of processes designed to meet organizational service expectations. 



Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Leads, motivates and directs up to 25 associates
  • Responsible for the coordination of tactical activities with hourly associates (receiving, picking, packing, shipping)
  • Engage partner departments and associates in problem resolution process to assure service outcomes are meeting expectations
  • Identify, resolve and communicate exceptions with Distros and waves to operational partners
  • Functional subject matter expert for outbound WM, WCS and Beumer
  • Maintains a clean and safe work environment
  • Promote safety at all times and report safety violations to Area Manager
  • Monitor and communicate issues with safety, security, building control to Area Manager
  • Cross train and effectively be able to operate in other departments and responsibilities based on business requirements along with other duties as assigned


Required Skills and Competencies:

  • Aility to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Ability to maintain a flexible schedule to support workload requirements



Minimum Qualifications



  • 2-3 years’ experience in a leadership role; preferably in a DC environment
  • Minimum of 1 year experience with WMS (Manhattan preferred) and WCS software
  • Expert understanding of RF processes with strong ability to train new and existing associates
  • Advanced PC skills; including Excel, Word, Access and Outlook




  • High school diploma or equivalent


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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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