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Distribution Center General Manager 1

Job ID 600073BR Location 500 FORBES ROAD , DAYVILLE, CT
Job Summary

The General Manager 1 is responsible for managing a distribution center consisting of 499 or less team members and billings of up to $1B annually. Accountable for all aspects of a fast paced and automated distribution center.

Job Responsibilities
  • Responsible for developing and managing the annual Distribution Center (DC) budget.
  • Manages all DC Key Performance Indicators.
  • Responsible for ensuring superior DC morale and effective management of all DC Human Resources programs.
  • Manages all DC equipment and facilities maintenance programs.
  • Manages Grow Perform Succeed (GPS) and effectively develop management team through performance development process.

An Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/veterans

Walgreens ( is included in the Retail Pharmacy USA Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA), a global leader in retail and wholesale pharmacy. As America’s most loved pharmacy, health and beauty company, Walgreens purpose is to champion the health and wellbeing of every community in America. Operating more than 9,000 retail locations across America, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, Walgreens is proud to be a neighborhood health destination serving approximately 8 million customers each day. Walgreens pharmacists play a critical role in the U.S. healthcare system by providing a wide range of pharmacy and healthcare services. To best meet the needs of customers and patients, Walgreens offers a true omnichannel experience, with platforms bringing together physical and digital, supported by the latest technology to deliver high-quality products and services in local communities nationwide.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least 7 years of experience in a distribution, warehousing or logistics environment OR a High School Diploma/GED and at least 10 years of experience in a distribution, warehousing or logistics environment.
  • At least 4 years of experience with distribution product flow.
  • At least 4 years of experience analyzing data using statistical methods.
  • Intermediate level skill in Microsoft Excel (for example: using SUM function, setting borders, setting column width, inserting charts, using text wrap, sorting, setting headers and footers and/or print scaling).
  • Basic level skill in Microsoft Word (for example: opening a document, cutting, pasting and aligning text, selecting font type and size, changing margins and column width, sorting, inserting bullets, pictures and dates, using find and replace, undo, spell check, track changes, review pane and/or print functions).
  • At least 1 year of experience planning, developing, and managing departmental expense and capital budgets.
  • At least 2 years of experience managing employees (coaching, mentoring and training staff.)
  • Willing to travel up to 25% of the time for business purposes (within state and out of state).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Group facilitation experience with Performance Improvement teams.
  • At least 4 years of experience working with automated systems (RF technology, WMS, conveyor and sortation).
  • At least 1 year of Lean experience in a manufacturing or Logistics environment.
  • Intermediate level skill in Microsoft Access (for example: designing and creating simple queries, modifying data types, adding dates, working with required fields and/or creating labels).
  • Experience with cutting-edge material handling equipment


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