ASHLEY FURNITURE HOMESTORE - POSITION DETAIL

Branch Manager, Distribution - Saskatoon Distribution Centre

Location: Saskatoon
Job Type: Full Time
Professional Areas: Management DTS
Description:

How did we get to be the #1 retailer in North America? 

With innovative marketing concepts, quality products and state-of-the-art manufacturing methods, Ashley Furniture HomeStores continue to have a stream of satisfied customers who contribute to our continuous growth.  But we know we couldn’t do any of this without our talented employees. Our employees are committed to providing an exceptional customer experience. Our employees make the difference!

With 12 stores located in Manitoba, Alberta and Saskatchewan we are proud to be one of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies for over 10 years making us an elite member of the Platinum club.  As the #1 retailer in North America and a 50 Best Managed company we have demonstrated that we have a successful past and a solid future.  Plan your future with us!

We are currently seeking a Branch Manager, Distribution who will assist us at our Saskatoon Distribution Centre located at 1502 Quebec Avenue.

JOB SUMMARY

Oversee the efficient and effective transportation, distribution and furniture repair activities of a satellite warehouse under the direction of a Regional Distribution Center Manager through planning, organizing and directing local activities and staff.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • The timely and accurate receipt, storage, assembly and delivery of all products.
  • Ensure that team members are adequately resourced, equipped, focused and trained to accomplish their tasks in the most effective and efficient manner.
  • Overall responsibility for staffing to workflow
  • Coordinate delivery capacity with Delivery Planning to satisfy delivery requirements.
  • Maintain customer relationships consistent with corporate policy and expectations..
  • Repair of furniture through the effective utilization of “In Home Specialists” and “In Shop Technicians”, as required.
  • Assist in the preparation, administer and maintain control of DTR budgets.
  • Monitor and maintain metrics for all activities as required.
  • Management of 3rd party service arrangements
  • Facilities maintenance and management.
  • Operational compliance of all legislative or regulatory acts governing the delivery and handling of furniture.
  • Understand and follow all safe work practices and rules

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree with emphasis on business or materials management plus four or more years of experience working in a warehouse and transportation or equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.
  • 2-3 years of senior management experience in warehouse/transportation environment.
  • An exposure to furniture repair activities a distinct advantage.
  • Well organized with ability to prioritize and juggle multiple tasks.
  • Excellent analytical skills with ability to problem solve
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of MS Office products and ability to learn in-house computer programs
  • Demonstrates the company’s Core and Leadership competencies

OTHER INFORMATION

  • Ability to work off scheduled shifts as may be required
  • Physically capable of assisting in the workforce as required
  • Criminal Check required

Ashley is committed to investing in our employees through world class training programs and a great work environment that solidify our position as an employer of choice. What do we offer?

  • Market competitive wages;
  • Comprehensive benefits plan, educational assistance program and excellent employee discounts;
  • Career growth and continuous development;
  • Respectful and family-oriented working environment with strong company values.

Plan your Future with us!

Post on Facebook Post on Twitter Post on LinkedIn