Lowe's RDC Asst Planning Manager in Adairsville, Georgia

Job Description:

Assistant Planning Manager

Job Summary:

The Assistant Planning Manager supervises a high performing team that is capable of analyzing and planning for the distribution of product into and out of the facility, resolving inventory discrepancies (damages, lost inventory, new inventory), and supervising costs. The position manages and oversees the inbound planning of products to meet outbound demand and ensures the facility is achieving or exceeding performance targets. This is accomplished by monitoring the support team’s activities and reviewing reports.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

Monitor performance and mentor Support Coaches; ensure Coaches are executing responsibilities acceptably

Prepare Support Coaches for the Assistant Planning Manager role or Operations Coach role

Assist Coaches with any issues that may arise that need the resolution of management

Communicate effectively with team members about business objectives, current issues or process improvements

Monitor reports to ensure Operations is running smoothly

Report to upper management and Corporate key performance and financial figures

Push out daily Corporate shipping priorities to Operations

Track inbound trailers for priority products

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

Assist Planning Manager in gathering data to create the annual budget; help monitor costs

Prioritize DC to DC shipments

Take calls from stores requesting information or when issue has escalated

Setup new store in the system

Handle emergency demand of product to stores and ensure product is shipped

Review receiving schedule for today and planned for next day

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

Can make solid decisions quickly based on limited information.

Experience creating and managing budgets and forecasting

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

Familiarity with distribution center operations

Copes positively in high-stress work environment

Approaches change optimistically; adjusts proficiently to changing work environments

Ability to work independently as well as with a team

Highly motivated to the team’s and facility’s success

Analytical and troubleshooting skills to resolve complex problems; creative problem-solving

Basic computer skills

College degree (Business, Transportation, or Supply Chain Management preferred) or equivalent work experience

Preferred Qualifications :

Working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Excel, Access and/or Lowe’s DMS system

Job ID: 1245075BR

Line of Business: Distribution

Job Category: Distribution

Department: 0301 - DC Managers

Employment Type I: Regular

Employment Type II: Full-Time

Location #: 1457

Location Name: Lowe's Rome, GA RDC 1457

City: Adairsville

State: GA

EEO Statement:

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.