Walgreens Inbound/Outbound Manager - Waxahachie Distribution Center in HOUSTON, Texas

Title: Inbound/Outbound Manager - Waxahachie Distribution Center

Location: US-TX-Houston

Job Number: 024305

This is a very exciting time at Walgreens. We’re taking our products and services to the four corners of the world as part of the Retail USA division of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., the first global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise. Walgreens Boots Alliance was formed through the combination of Walgreens and Europe’s Alliance Boots in December 2014, bringing together two leading companies with iconic brands, complementary geographic footprints, shared values and a heritage of trusted health care services dating back more than 100 years each.

Today, Walgreens is the neighborhood drugstore and retailer that makes 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.

Join us at Walgreens and find yourself at a place where innovation thrives and incredible career and growth opportunities await. We offer the chance to work in a truly supportive environment and be part of a progressive organization dedicated to the well-being of our customers, employees, and the communities we all call home.

Job Summary

Inbound responsibilities include the areas of Receiving, Replenishment, Put-away and Split Case Stocking. Outbound responsibilities include the areas of Shipping, Full and Split Case Picking, RX and Specialty Picking.

Job Responsibilities

  • Executes and supports strategic plans as directed by the Manager of Operations and Distribution Center Manager. Provides strategic goals and direction to Function Managers. Works effectively with all levels and shifts of management to ensure DC pyramid goals are met.
  • Develops reviews and recommends methods of operational improvement involving equipment, systems, corrections, activities and practices within function areas within their responsibility. Emphasizes safety in all aspects of the operation through direction and review.
  • Manages volume and work through supervision of employee movement to meet all service, cost and quality requirements providing service to stores or consumer. Ensures organizational structure by input on hiring and placement, scheduling, work assignments and delegation.
  • Effectively mentors and develops Function Managers and employees through training, establishes objectives and communicates policies and procedures while building employee morale, motivation, commitment.
  • Recommends implements and audits Company policies and procedures designed to identify and minimize inventory loss.
  • Measures performance compliance and requirements and directs appropriate actions by function managers to maintain performance at or above required levels.
  • Prepares, recommends and maintains budget and purchase responsibilities for areas of responsibility, while measuring and adjusting based on performance.
  • Plans, recommends, directs and reviews function areas’ payroll, expense and operational budget.
  • Ensures compliance with all national, state and local laws and regulations, such as OSHA, DEA, and FDA. Ensures fairness and consistency through application of policies and procedures. Maintains appropriate and required records for function areas under his/her responsibility.


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree and at least 2 years of experience in a distribution, warehousing or logistics environment OR a High School Diploma/GED and at least 4 years of experience in a distribution, warehousing or logistics environment.
  • At least 2 years of experience with distribution product flow.
  • 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 skill level in Microsoft PowerPoint (for example: inserting, rearranging, hiding and deleting slides, navigating between slides, increasing list level, adding, centering and editing text, changing views, inserting a table or a note, moving objects, printing outline view and/or running a slide show).
  • 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 2 years of management experience with responsibility for more than one departments including workforce planning and performance.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with outbound responsibilities, including Shipping, Full and Split Case picking, Pharmacy and Specialty picking.
  • Experience with inbound responsibilities, including replenishment, put-away and split case stocking.
  • Group facilitation experience with Performance Improvement Teams.
  • At least 2 years of experience with cutting-edge material handling equipment.
  • At least 2 years of Lean experience in a manufacturing or logistics environment.
  • Experience with Statistical Process Control including data analysis, charting, and control methodology.