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Department Manager 1 (12:00pm-8:30pm Monday-Thursday, Sunday 10:00am-6:30pm)

Essendant Co.
Coxsackie, NY 12051
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Major Responsibilities

  • Plan, organize, and deliver training to distribution associates to ensure understanding to execute specific distribution tasks and processes properly, safely handle powered industrial vehicles, assist with projects and effectively support the roll out company strategic initiatives.

  • Enhance and maintain training materials including handouts, PowerPoint presentations, computer-based tutorials, and reference materials to onboard new distribution associates.

  • Manage, monitor and communicate with Leadership about associates progression throughout the various training programs/initiatives.

  • Works closely with Leadership Team to identify, communicate and address learning opportunities for all associates.

  • Process management review, job observations and coaching are a significant part of this role.

  • Seek support of Subject Matter Experts across key departments to serve as members of an advisory group responsible for providing technical operational expertise that will enhance knowledge and improvement of training materials.

  • Use lean techniques for process improvement and help identify areas of improvement to enable associates and the company to perform more effectively.

  • Become a subject matter expert in specific functions and ultimately work towards a career progression as a department manager and/or operations manager in 6-24 months

  • Actively participate in a leadership development and mentoring program locally

  • Assist managing departments as needed throughout leadership development process
  • Understand and demonstrate Essendants Core Values.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Skills/Knowledge Required

  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills.

  • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills.

  • Ability to engage associates for prolonged periods of time.
  • Knowledge of adult learning principles and training methods.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.

  • Knowledge of Company policies and procedures.

  • Excellent MS Office proficiency, especially Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

  • Ability to learn new computer applications, concepts, and processes.

  • Ability to travel up to 15%.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelors Degree preferred.

  • Minimum year (1) year of training experience preferred.

  • Distribution and logistics experience preferred



  • 1 year(s): warehouse management



  • High School or better



  • Leader: Inspires teammates to follow them

  • Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well



  • Flexibility: Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals

  • Job Security: Inspired to perform well by the knowledge that your job is safe

  • Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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Posted: 2021-06-08 Expires: 2021-07-07
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Department Manager 1 (12:00pm-8:30pm Monday-Thursday, Sunday 10:00am-6:30pm)

Essendant Co.
Coxsackie, NY 12051

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