Sr. Manager, Distribution Operations

Brand: Distribution Center (DC)
Category: Warehouse
Winder, GA

Employment Type: Full Time Regular

Job Summary
This position is a highly visible and critical role within a multi-channel Distribution Operation. This position leads a team of direct (managers), and indirect (supervisors and distribution associates) reports over multiple shifts and buildings with responsibility for day to day distribution centers actives. They implement worker safety and health policies, plan projects and set objectives for the departments. This position is responsible to ensure their direct reports are planning operations and activities with the company's budget, practices and policies in mind. The Sr. Manager is responsible for, or involved in, inventory control, inbound receiving and storage, and outbound pick and pack operations.

Essential Functions:

  • Lead a team of managers, supervisors, and employees, while providing strategic mentoring and guidance.
  • Monitor quality, quantity, cost and efficiency of the movement and storage of product.
  • Run daily warehouse meetings and interact with managers and supervisors to ensure shift objectives are being met.
  • Apply sound communication and motivational techniques in supervising, counseling, and disciplining team members.
  • Lead the annual DC Labor budget process to assure all expenses are covered and justified.
  • Ensure operational procedures for all production departments are established and maintained.
  • Coordinate Distribution Center production priorities with Corporate Allocations department and Production Control.
  • Partner with the HR department to develop management team through active development planning and performance management programs.
  • Provide frequent feedback, counsel and advice to team members.
  • Ensure appropriate cross-departmental communication occurs so policies and procedures are clearly understood and operational goals are met.
  • Achieve maximum customer service by maintaining high quality standards.
  • Troubleshoot operational issues and assist Facilities Manager with resolutions.
  • Monitor and track performance of all areas of responsibility.
  • Consistently working on improving operational flow and processes. Provide suggestions and input on system enhancement to increase throughput.
  • Maintain a safe, enjoyable and productive work environment.
  • Ensure company policies are followed and administered consistently.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in business administration or related field.
  • Minimum of five to eight years of management experience in retail production/distribution environment.
  • Advanced working knowledge of Manhattan Associates' PkMS/WMS, is preferred.
  • Experience and working knowledge of automated warehouse systems (MHE).
  • Must have strong PC and Internet skills, including MS Word, and Excel.
  • Must have excellent supervisory and communication skills; including written, oral and presentations. Training experience is a plus.
  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills to motivate and direct the activities of team.
  • Strong project and time management skills, organizational, planning, and expediting skills.
  • Flexibility with work schedules to meet the demands of the position


Warehouse Jobs in Winder, GA at Chico's

In a Warehouse role, you can grow your career in a variety of ways at Chico's FAS, Inc. Because we have three brands and hundreds of boutiques across the U.S. and Canada, we are able to leverage talent across the enterprise and throughout North America.

From finance and accounting to technology and merchandising careers, Chico's has corporate Jobs in Winder, GA for talented professionals to join our team of retail associates who share our commitment to excellence.

Warehouse Jobs in Winder, GA at Chico's can include:

Senior Director, Distribution Center - Team members in this warehouse job are responsible for the day-to-day operations of the entire distribution center network of facilities, which includes all retail divisions and the direct fulfillment area, as well as any shifts needed to execute these responsibilities.

With hundreds of boutiques and outlets throughout the U.S. and Canada, as well as an online presence for each of our brands, it takes sophisticated technology, resources and infrastructure to ensure the continued success of our businesses. Apply online today for Warehouse Jobs in Winder, GA at Chico's.

At Chico's, there is no such thing as a typical career path, and we encourage everyone in a Warehouse role to take advantage of the many opportunities that exist. Apply online today for Warehouse Jobs in Winder, GA at Chico's.

About Chico's
For 30 years, we've helped millions of women look as great as they feel. Our chic prints, artisan jackets, and wrinkle-free Travelers collection have built quite a following at our stores, but we hear it's our combination of great style, one-of-a-kind details, and warm, personal service that has captured the hearts of women nationwide.

How do we do it? It's all about you. Honestly. Every time we pick up a pencil to sketch a new design, we think about you: where you're going, what you're doing, what will flatter your body and make you feel fabulous.

Even as Chico's has grown, our values—beautiful apparel, exceptional service and deep appreciation for our customers—still remain at the heart of who we are today.
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