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Big Lots Stores, Inc.

Freight Manager (Dock To Stock Lead)

Big Lots Stores, Inc. - Elkins, WV

Primarily responsible for leading the freight team and provides leadership, planning, and direction during sales floormerchandising preparation, truck unload, stocking, ticketing, and backroom organization processes in the store. Worksside by side with the freight team, but maintains accountability for truck unload, freight-processing, merchandisingmetrics and presentation standards in the store. Leads and provides direction to store associates performing allcashiering, customer service, recovery and furniture-related activities on the sales floor, when serving as the Manager onDuty. Occasionally required to run a cash register, perform customer service on the sales floor, or assist with recovery asneeded. Works collaboratively with store leadership to accomplish store merchandising goals and tasks.1. Plans and leads preparation for new merchandise on the sales floor, truck unload, freight flow, display assembly, ticketing, and stocking tasks for the freight team.2. Provides clear work direction, training, and coaching to freight team members regarding freight flow process and furniture assembly.3. Analyzes and evaluates staffing and scheduling needs for all freight flow processes based on projected carton counts and payroll allocation on a weekly basis.4. Tracks, calculates, and reports freight productivity metrics within the store on a weekly basis.5. Provides feedback to store leadership regarding the team's performance and ability to meet freight metrics.6. Responsible for stockroom organization and cleanliness, including back stock control.7. Prepares for upcoming merchandising efforts and reconciles all inventory transactions, in conjunction with store merchandising leadership.8. Serves in the Manager on Duty role as needed including opening and closing the store. When serving in this role, provides leadership and direction to floor associates and ensures that store, merchandising, and customer service standards are continuously met, including merchandise presentation, signage, recovery, and cleanliness. Drives the customer experience and ensures resolution of customer issues.Qualifications1. High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent work experience required. Must be 18 years of age.2. Minimum two years retail management experience preferred.3. Ability to lift, carry, push, and pull a minimum of 50 pounds required. Ability to unload freight, to move product on and off of store shelves, to walk, stand, bend, stoop, or kneel for long periods of time, and to move freely throughout store on a continual basis required.4. Availability to work a variable schedule of at least 30 hours per week, including nights, weekends, and holidays required.5. Excellent organizational, communication, leadership, presentation and interpersonal skills required.6. Strong decision-making and problem resolution skills required.7. Basic English literacy, math, and PC skills required.  We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws.

18 days 22 hours ago

Big Lots Stores, Inc.


Freight Manager (Dock To Stock Lead) Big Lots Stores, Inc. - Elkins, WV, United States


Location: Elkins, WV

Company Profile:
Big Lots, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a broadline closeout retailer in the United States. The company offers products under various merchandising categories, such as food category that includes beverage and grocery, candy and snacks, and specialty foods departments; consumables category, which comprises health and beauty, plastics, paper, chemical, and pet departments; soft home category that consists of fashion bedding, utility bedding, bath, window, decorative textile, and flooring departments; hard home category, including small appliances, table top, food preparation, stationery, greeting cards, tools, paint, and home maintenance departments; and furniture and home décor category consisting of upholstery, mattress, ready-to-assemble, case goods, home décor, and frames departments. It also provides merchandise under the seasonal category that includes lawn and garden, summer, Christmas, toys, books, sporting goods, and other holiday departments; and electronics and accessories category that includes electronics, jewelry, apparel, hosiery, and infant accessories departments. As of March 7, 2014, it operated 1,495 BIG LOTS stores in 48 states. Big Lots, Inc. was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Columbus, Ohio.