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Pep Boys General Manager in Yakima, Washington

##Job Description


Icahn Automotive Group LLC (Icahn Automotive) was formed by its parent, Icahn Enterprises L.P. (NASDAQ: IEP), to invest in and operate businesses involved in aftermarket parts distribution and service. Our businesses have a singular focus: provide premium automotive parts and services at a great value. The businesses of Icahn Automotive today consist of Pep Boys® automotive aftermarket retail and service chain, Auto Plus® automotive aftermarket parts distributor, Precision Tune Auto Care® owned and franchised automotive service centers, and AAMCO Total Auto Care franchised service centers. The businesses of Icahn Automotive total over 22,000 employees, over 2,000 company-owned and franchise locations and 25 distribution centers throughout the US, Canada, and Puerto Rico.

Position Summary

The Tire Distribution Center Manager I has overall responsibility for the management of a tire and parts distribution center operation in the Service network. The position is responsible for execution of processes and procedures that create the best use of assets to ensure that we have the most effective distribution network to improve fill rate accuracy, customer service and profitability. This position directs all aspects of a distribution operation including merchandise inventory, shipping and receiving, and maintenance of facilities as well as ensures timely deliveries to maximize sales.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Maintain receiving, warehousing, and distribution operations by initiating, coordinating, and enforcing program, operational, and personnel policies and procedures
  • Comply with federal, state, and local warehousing, material handling, and shipping requirements by studying existing and new legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements, and advising management on needed actions
  • Safeguard warehouse operations and contents by establishing and monitoring security procedures and protocols
  • Control inventory levels by conducting physical counts and reconciling with data storage system
  • Maintain physical condition of warehouse by planning and implementing new design layouts, inspecting equipment and issuing work orders for repair and requisitions for replacement
  • Achieve financial objectives by preparing an annual budget, scheduling expenditures, analyzing variances, and initiating corrective actions
  • Complete warehouse operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees and following up on work results
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks and participating in professional societies
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required
  • Bachelor degree in Business Administration or related field is preferred
  • 5 - 7 years of experience in supply chain or operation management is required; auto parts or tire experience is preferred
  • 3 - 5 years of supervisory experience is required
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint is required
  • Excellent management and leadership skills
  • Must be customer driven with a strong business acumen
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Must have a coaching style that builds teamwork
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and work independently
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate at every level of the organization
  • Ability to demonstrate consistency, accuracy and follow-through
  • Ability to work under tight time constraints, handle sensitive data, and multi-task so that deadlines can be met
  • Must be highly organized and able to prioritize and manage time efficiently with the ability to handle stress in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment

Physical Demands/Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

Physical Demands

  • Extensive standing, walking, pushing and reaching
  • Full range of motion for reaching, bending and stooping
  • Repetitive movement of hands, arms and legs
  • Ability to drive a vehicle if needed
  • Lifting of heavy equipment 50 pounds is required
  • May work outside and be exposed to weather
  • Exposure to adverse weather conditions, chemicals, odors, dirt and dust
  • Vision abilities including close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate

Reporting: Regional Vice President

Potential Schedule: Days, Holidays, Nights, Weekend

Type of Store: Distribution Center

Job Status: Full-time

Location Number: DC135

Location Name: PBY WA Seattle Tire Hub-DC135