Lowe's Operations Supervisor in Plainfield, Connecticut
*Must Be Shift Flexible*
The Operations Coach is accountable for supervising a high performing team responsible for handling product safely, efficiently and effectively as it moves through the facility. When monitoring production volume, the Operations Coach assigns Operations Team Members to tasks involving receiving, putaway, picking or shipping product (including appliances), or supporting tasks. The Coach must respond quickly to changing workflow conditions and contribute positively to the facility’s key performance indicators. This person must be able to mentor and build a culture of safety among Team Members to achieve a safe working environment.
II. Essential Functions and Responsibilities: Ensure all Team Members comprehend and execute safe practices Monitor Team Member performance; ensure Team Members are executing assigned tasks accurately and as scheduled Monitor staffing needs for shift and adjust work to be accomplished on the shift according to available resources and skill sets Mentor and build relationships with Team Members; record planned encounters; complete annual review Conduct shift briefing, including safety topics, upcoming events and demand for the day Expedite receiving, picking and shipping of priority product (e.g., Special Order Express (S.O.E.) or Special Order Sales (S.O.S.)) Communicate effectively with Team Members regarding business objectives or current issues Set Team Members up for success; achieve or exceed key performance indicators, safety, performance and budget targets; record daily performance metrics Complete all incident reports of product damaged in-house; complete accident reports for Team Member injuries Record off standard hours for Team Members Promote safety in the work environment; complete safety observations
III. Additional Duties and Responsibilities: Discuss and resolve issues with Team Members or issues between Team Members Prepare Team Members for upward promotion if interested Prepare shift turn over documentation.Direct resolution to equipment issues (for example, replace failed equipment or contact Maintenance) Identify and assist in implementing process improvements Respond to incidents or injuries with first aid (as trained)
Required Qualifications: Proven record for complying with safety requirements, and ability to build a culture of safety among subordinates and peers Demonstrated leadership and supervisory experience; successfully manages multiple tasks simultaneously Demonstrated team-building skills Ability to build rapport and trust with others Experience and willingness to mentor and coach others Ability to resolve interpersonal conflicts among team members Approaches change optimistically; adjusts q uickly and proficiently to changing work environments Analytical and troubleshooting skills to resolve complex problems; creative problem-solving Basic computer skills; working knowledge of Microsoft Office Able to lift up to 70 lbs Demonstrated track record of good attendance Communicates and listens effectively Can perform detail-oriented tasks in a stressful fast-paced working environment Able to read and follow instructions and take directions from others Ability to work independently as well as with a team Effectively prioritizes work and possesses time management skills Highly motivated to Operation’s success; goal-oriented Ability to learn new tasks and quickly apply new skill Basic math and reading comprehension High school diploma or GED equivalent with 2-4 years related experience.
Preferred Qualifications: Critical thinking, oral, written communication and computer skills College degree or equivalent work experience Familiarity with distribution center operations; previous warehouse experience Previous power equipment experience (e.g., forklift, reach truck, yard truck) Experience with software applications such as Excel, Access or DMS Situational Leadership
Job ID: 1218745BR
Line of Business: Distribution
Job Category: Distribution Management
Department: 0302 - DC Supervisors
Employment Type I: Regular
Employment Type II: Full-Time
Location #: 1421
Location Name: Plainfield, Connecticut RDC
Lowe’s is an equal opportunity employer and administers all personnel practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, genetics or any other category protected under applicable law.