Dock Lead Specialist - Bealls Department Stores

4 months ago
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Dock Lead Specialist


Function: To provide support and supervision in the stockroom regarding all aspects of backroom and receiving operations.



  • Reports to the Operations Manager or Store Manager.
  • Extensive interaction with backroom/receiving associates and Management Team.
  • Some interaction with store associates and corporate visitors.


Summary of Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Functions):



  • In partnership with the Operations or Store Manager, actively participate in talent selection for Receiving team, as well as providing feedback for reviews.
  • Facilitate training for all receiving associates on truck process and backroom organization standards.



  • General dock operations: Supervision of Processors; direct all functions related to processing of all incoming and outgoing retail merchandise and fixtures. Oversee truck deliveries; unload trailers, process soft line and hard line inventory in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Partner with store Merchandise Manager and Merchandise Handlers to prioritize allocation of product to departments.
  • Set an example and lead the team to meet and maintain productivity standards.
  • Partner with the Store Management Team to identify efficiency opportunities, improved processes, as well as implement standards and procedures.
  • Responsible for ensuring all merchandise is floor ready by properly folding or hanging in the stock area.
  • Move merchandise to the appropriate staging area for expedition by department Merchandise Handlers.
  • Ensures direct-to-store purchase orders are received and entered on the AS400 per policy (in partnership with Store Management).
  • Backroom organization:
    • Supplies
    • Fixtures – assemble, disassemble, move and store fixtures and parts.
    • Backstock
    • Visual Stockroom
    • Sign Library
  • Maintain a high expectation for housekeeping standards by keeping the stockroom organized, clean and free of trash.
  • Maintain a safe working environment by utilizing and executing all safety best practices.
  • Assists the Management Team with inventory preparations and participates in the actual inventory.
  • Asset protection.


Supervisory Responsibilities:


  • Oversees Receiving associates.
  • Supervises sales floor to ensure quality customer experience as Team Sales Leader.
  • May have keyholder responsibilities.


Physical Demands:


  • Must have adequate vision, speech, hearing and physical ability to perform essential job duties.
  • Must be able to stand/walk 95% of the day to perform the essential job duties.
  • Must be able to climb stairs to stockroom (if applicable) in order to replenish and maintain merchandise.
  • Must have full body rotation (i.e., bending, stooping, twisting, etc.)
  • Must be able to lift at least 50lbs.
  • Must be able to climb a 12 foot ladder for maintaining merchandise.





  • High school diploma.
  • Minimum of 2 years retail experience.
  • Ability to work well with people, build partnerships and motivate teams.
  • Highly organized and able to adapt to quickly changing priorities.
  • Proven ability to plan, organize, prioritize, and manage multiple tasks efficiently.
  • Schedule flexibility to include evenings, weekends and holidays to meet demands of the business.



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