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Distribution Center Area Supervisor (Weekend Shift) Job

DATE: Aug 1, 2019

CITY: Columbus, OH, US, 43219

Company: DSW

Req #: 80850 
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!


Job title: Distribution Center Area Manager (Weekend Shift)

General Summary: The Area Manager is responsible for the overall management of operational activities, associate matters, safety & security, and maintaining other business requirements.  

Reports to: Operations Manager


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for operational planning, execution, and exceptions management through the workgroup.
  • Responsible across multiple activities which include but not limited to receiving, picking, packing, and shipping.
  • Supervises safety, security, and building control activities across the shift assigned.
  • Conducts operations in compliance with OSHA and MSDS standards.
  • Direct communication with DC staff regarding operational activities and outcomes.
  • Systems interaction which involve use of WM to track product movement and research exceptions.

Required Skills and Competencies:


  • Systems and informational management skills are at minimum a moderate level
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Effective Verbal and written communication skills
  • Multi-tasking skills




Minimum Qualifications


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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience with Manhattan Warehouse and Labor Management Systems are preferred
  • 4 year degree or equivalent experience preferred



  • High school diploma or equivalent

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 requiring a reasonable accommodation during the application process or applicant who requires an accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job should request for accommodations by asking to speak with a Store Manager, District Manager, and Regional Manager, or by contacting Human Resources at DSW will work with the individual to attempt to identify a reasonable accommodation that will not impose an undue hardship on DSW.


Nearest Major Market: Columbus

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