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Group Function Lead

Job ID 228582BR Location 1805 GREENS RD , HOUSTON, TX
Job Summary

Responsible for leading assigned function area, which includes daily productivity/output of specific functions within assigned function area based on daily distribution center volume and KPI (Key Performance Indicator) information. Responsible for leading the accuracy and integrity of inventory/merchandise movement.

Job Responsibilities
  • Performs daily team member functions, including but not limited to picking, stocking, loading, and receiving. Leads team members in a designated department in the Distribution Center (DC). Motivates team member’s performance for productivity and quality.
  • Communicates essential information to enforce distribution center policy guidelines.
  • Assists in building/cultivating morale and loyalty of team members. Encourages participation of team members in DC activities and special events.
  • Recommends methods of operational improvement within the function area involving equipment, systems, corrections, activities and practices within the area of responsibility.
  • Leads performance and actions taken by team members and equipment to maintain performance at or above standard levels. Maintains appropriate and required records for team members, equipment and KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) under their responsibility.
  • Assists in management of area, including but not limited to assignment of work, manpower scheduling for needs of designated area to cover team member vacations, turnover and DC volume.
  • Participates in team member concerns: reporting, follow up, investigating or disciplinary process.
  • Utilizes system computer applications for proper operation and reports.
  • Within the guidelines of authorized Company policies, programs, procedures, budgets, laws, and good business ethics, leads and coordinates team member. Monitors team members for compliance with company policies & procedures. Ensures team member compliance with Safety Program.
  • May mentor team members through on-the-job training. May perform new team member department orientation, including completion of training checklist. May assist in performance of 15 minute Observe, Coach, Recognize (OCRs) sessions, as necessary.

Walgreens, one of the nation's largest drugstore chains, is included in the Retail Pharmacy USA Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., the first global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise. More than 10 million customers interact with Walgreens each day in communities across America, using the most convenient, multichannel access to consumer goods and services and trusted, cost-effective pharmacy, health and wellness services and advice. Walgreens operates 8,175 drugstores with a presence in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Walgreens omnichannel business includes Walgreens.com. Approximately 400 Walgreens stores offer Healthcare Clinic or other provider retail clinic services.

As the neighborhood drugstore and retailer, our goal is to make health and happiness simpler, easier and within reach. And we remain a trusted wellness provider offering convenient access to important health services, such as immunizations and an array of pharmacy services that can help patients improve their health. To our team members, Walgreens represents a unique opportunity to excel in their careers in a welcoming and inclusive environment. We offer the chance to work in a truly supportive environment, and be a part of a progressive organization dedicated to the well-being of our customers, team members and the communities we all call home.

Basic Qualifications

  • High School Diploma/GED and at least 2 years of experience in a distribution and/or production environment.
  • Experience analyzing operational reports.
  • Basic level skill in Microsoft Office 2003 or later: Word (for example: creating documents, entering and formatting text, page layouts, creating tables, and adding graphics), Excel (for example: creating worksheets, entering data, creating basic formulas, working with cells and rows) and PowerPoint (for example: creating a new presentation from a design template, adding and removing slides, entering and formatting text, adding speaker notes, and viewing presentations).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associates OR Bachelor’s degree.
  • Experience in distribution, warehousing, or logistics.
  • Experience working with Statistical Process Control (SPC) tracking, AS400, SortView, or Integrated Staffing Solutions (ISS).
  • At least 1 year of experience in indirect management of team members, including assisting in the development, training and assignment of work/projects to other team members.

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