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Dollar General Corporation

WMS MANAGER in JACKSON, GA

Dollar General Corporation - Jackson, GA

Company Overview
Dollar General (NYSE: DG) is a Fortune 200 company with more than 14,500 retail locations in 44 states, 15 distribution centers and 130,000 employees that embody our mission of Serving Others each and every day.  We work in an energetic atmosphere that embraces innovation, diversity and teamwork, all while keeping our customers and communities at the center of everything we do!  At Dollar General, employees have numerous growth and development career opportunities through award-winning training and being part of one of America\u2019s fastest-growing retailers. Apply today and let\u2019s grow together!
Job Details
General Summary:

Functions as the technical subject matter expert for the distribution center\u2019s warehouse management system.. Works locally with the operations leadership team in order to optimize system and network configuration/set-up and collaborates closely with the SSC IT team as needed to meet local user and network needs. As a member of the management team, plays a critical role in creating a strong work team and helping to foster a positive employee relations environment within the distribution center.
 
Duties and Responsibilities:
§ Monitors and evaluates the overall performance of the Warehouse Management System (WMS) and Radio Frequency (RF) sub-system.   Analyzes and adjusts WMS strategies in partnership with operations team to ensure efficient flow of merchandise.   Assists managers in determining system modifications to improve merchandise flow and user productivity.
§ Responds to immediate systems issues. Coordinates resources needed to resolve problems in a timely manner.
§ Responsible for systems backup tape rotation and for ensuring off-site backups are stored and logged in accordance with disaster recovery polices.
§ Responsible for data collection, root-cause analysis and presentation of findings to assist operations team in correcting causes of inventory integrity inaccuracies. Develops plans, trains employees and coordinates activities to support building-wide physical and statistical inventories.
§ Installs, maintains and assists with upgrades and replacements to PCs in coordination with SSC IT department. Assists SSC IT department with remote trouble-shooting of all computer and computer-related systems.
§ Manages equipment receipt process to ensure proper tracking and accountability of new systems-related devices.
§ Submits budget requests related to yearly department expenditures. Identifies, justifies and communicates requests for new hardware or software changes to SSC IT department.
§ Reviews the performance of WMS staff and identifies development plans that meet career goals.
 
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
§ Ability to communicate knowledge of warehouse management systems configurations and automated data collection equipment
§ High level understanding of file systems and directory structures
§ Thorough understanding of warehouse operations, product flow and inventory control in a distribution environment
§ Working knowledge of automated distribution information technology
§ Ability to troubleshoot and resolve PC and PC-related peripheral issues
§ Strong attention to detail
Qualifications
Work Experience and/or Education:
Bachelor\u2019s degree in information systems or logistics preferred. Two years of experience configuring and maintaining rules-based Warehouse Management System required. Two years of experience in a distribution or warehousing environment required. Two years supervisory experience required. AIX system basics and system manipulation thru UNIX with SQL experience.
 
Working Conditions:
§ Lift and lower WMS and PC equipment up to 75 pounds
§ Walk, stand, sit, bend, stoop, or crawl for periods of time
§ Exposure to changing climatic conditions
§ On-call twenty-four hours per day to support distribution center operations
 
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WMS MANAGER in JACKSON, GA Dollar General Corporation - Jackson, GA, United States

   

Location: Jackson, GA

Company Profile:
Goodlettsville, Tenn.-based Dollar General Corporation is the nation's largest small-box discount retailer. We make shopping for everyday needs simpler and hassle-free by offering a carefully edited assortment of the most popular brands at low everyday prices in small, convenient locations. Dollar General ranks among the largest retailers of top-quality brands made by America's most-trusted manufacturers, such as Procter & Gamble, Kimberly Clark, Unilever, Kellogg's, General Mills and Nabisco.