Careers at Bob’s Discount Furniture

Operations/Receiving Manager in Taftville, CT at Bob's Discount Furniture

Date Posted: 1/23/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The primary function of the Receiving Manager is to directly manage day to day operations of the Equipment Operators according to the company guidelines.  He/she oversees the safe receipt and storage of goods. He/she ensures workplace health and safety requirement are met by enforcing all policies and procedures of the company.  The Receiving Manager also conducts regular department meetings to review progress and keep associates aware of Company initiatives.  This position reports to the Operations Manager.

Job Responsibilities

  • Producing regular reports and statistics on a daily and weekly basis
  • Motivating, organizing and encouraging teamwork within the workforce to ensure set productivity targets are met
  • Deal with personnel issues such as the recruitment, training and discipline of staff
  • Plan the arrangement of goods within the warehouse and organize special requirements for certain stock
  • Build personal connections with associates through authentic and purposeful interactions and connections 
  • Reinforce critical behaviors and recognize associates, describing the specific behaviors and whys
  • Follow up with associates and answer questions in a timely manner
  • Share appropriate level of information regarding department goals and building focuses to associates
  • Ensures safety rules and regulations are adhered to and followed, focus on incident prevention
  • Accomplishes staff results by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; developing, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, procedures, and productivity standards
  • Provides administrative support for the Operations Manager

Required Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Must be successful in a fast paced and physically demanding warehouse environment
  • Proven ability to set clear goals and expectations
  • Proven ability to use critical thinking
  • Proven ability to identify root cause and manage and improve process
  • Proven ability to motivate self and others
  • Proven ability to lead and manage people
  • Proven ability to manage one’s own time and the time of others
  • Proven analytical and solving skills
  • Able to be objective in situations
  • Good communications skills within and outside of the department

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2-4 years management experience preferred
  • Mathematical aptitude
  • Accountable, responsible, reliable
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong verbal/written communication and organizational skills
  • Skilled at multi-tasking and managing competing priorities
  • Working knowledge SAP and Red Prairie
  • Detail oriented and accurate
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office

Bob’s Discount Furniture is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to reasonably accommodating qualified persons with disabilities to enable them to perform the essential duties of their position.