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Distribution Center Team Lead (2nd Shift) Job

DATE: Jan 3, 2019

CITY: Columbus, OH, US, 43219

Company: DSW

Req #: 82089 
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 Team Lead (2nd Shift)

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. 

Reports to: Area Manager


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:

  • Ability 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

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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