Director DC Operations
Charming Shoppes - Greencastle, IN

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Job Description:
If you are a DC Operations leader who likes the status
quo, read no further! If, however, you thrive in a
transformative environment and are excited about the
opportunity to help lead the transformation of a
multi-brand retail DC into a state-of-the-art
direct-to-consumer facility, read on! This is an
opportunity for a 2nd-in-command who has a reputation
for successfully re-engineering comparably-sized DC
operations, and driving top-to-bottom improvements while
continuing to deliver near-flawless internal and
external execution and customer service across multiple
brands and stores throughout the country.
Based in Greencastle, Indiana, the Director of DC
Operations will manage the day-to-day operations of the
DC as well as plan and implement a comprehensive action
plan to ensure units are processed in an efficient,
accurate and timely manner, meet/exceed budgeted goals
and develop others to better handle daily activities.

The essentials of the position are:
  • Manage daily operations and volume throughout the
DC. Monitor systems and run reports throughout the
day to evaluate progress.
  • Provide direction and consistent/timely feedback to
management team.
  • Work with all levels of the DC and HO. Play an
active role in the DC leadership team, building
relationships with all levels in the DC, various
Company departments and business partners.
  • Plan and manage DC operations budget. Work with GM
on creating goals/objectives and provide guidance to
operations team in order to achieve
goals/objectives.
  • Create facility staffing plans for Core and Peak
staffing; work with HR to staff seasonal staff.
Communicate staffing needs throughout the year for
both shifts.
  • Convey daily, weekly, monthly and seasonal budgets
and goals to all levels of DC management and hourly
associates
  • Develop Managers on all aspects of their position,
and build and maintain a strong, positive team
culture and create disciplined groups that work well
together.
  • Lead, encourage and facilitate effective
communications within the team and various business
partners.
  • Project Director on major DC projects working with
Industrial Engineer, IT and Project Manager. Process
engineering – partner with Industrial Engineer on
process improvements and technology upgrades.

Minimal requirements are:
  • 10+ yrs. DC Management experience with substantial
E-commerce background
  • Track record of successful leadership in
transforming DC operations to state-of-the-art
standards and processes
  • Multiple area / shift management experience
  • 100 + associate relations management experience
  • Cost center / department budget responsibilities
  • Strong communication and motivational skills
  • Experience in highly automated fulfillment center
required
  • Experience with Manhattan WMS preferred
  • Bachelors degree preferred

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Charming Shoppes is big in women's plus-size clothing. The apparel retailer runs more than 1,800 stores (and related websites) in 48 US...