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Working As A Department Lead

  • Performing for or Working Directly with the Public
  • Getting Information
  • Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Resolving Conflicts and Negotiating with Others
  • Deal with People

  • Unpleasant/Angry People

  • $34,000

    Average Salary

What Does A Department Lead Do At Procter & Gamble

* The ODL will be responsible for leading a large start up organization.
* This is a unique role in which the candidate will be able to input to design, develop training and validation plans, and build an organization from the ground up to ensure a successful start-up of the company's newest plant.
* This work will be completed through the development and implementation of focused plans with an emphasis on people capability development, daily management system development, and implementation and equipment optimization.
* The Operating Department Leader will concentrate their efforts on their department’s Reliability Systems and Department's Direction Setting and own the department's capability development plan.
* In this capacity the Department Leader will be responsible for technical growth and development of leadership/organizational/electrical/mechanical skills.
* It is the responsibility of this Department Leader to nurture and maintain mutually beneficial relations with the other Procter and Gamble plants, Cincinnati resources, and contract suppliers/vendors.
* It is the responsibility of the Department leader to influence and lead technical resources to address reliability issues that cause converting module equipment downtime and lost production.
* This person should have a demonstrated track record of successful problem solving and being a technical coach and an effective use of P&G’s lean manufacturing tools and systems to drive out losses.
* The Department Leader will facilitate root cause problem solving efforts across the converting module

What Does A Department Lead Do At Rite Aid Corporation

* Provide direction and guidance to associates in the department regarding their workload to ensure its timely and efficient completion. ƒ
* Assist in the training and development of associates in the department. ƒ
* Communicate the status of workflow through the department with the Department Manager and Assistant Department Manager. ƒ
* Assist with creating associate work schedules to ensure that there is adequate coverage in the department. ƒ
* Assist associates in the department with completing assigned tasks so that all deadlines are met. ƒ
* Provide the Department Manager and Assistant Department Manager with information related to associate progress and participate in the process of hiring, evaluating, and disciplining associates.
* SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
* This position has supervisory responsibilities in the absence of the Department Manager and/or the Assistant Department Manager.
* Department Openings for Stockers, Shipping, Bulk Pickers, Pickers, Replenishment Drivers

What Does A Department Lead Do At Stanley Black and Decker

* Drive the Receiving department effectively/consistently leading the team to meet and improve the current Receiving goals.
* ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
* Plan and schedule the efficient use of manpower and equipment to accomplish daily objectives.
* Demonstrate leadership experience and ability in a distribution center environment is required.
* Broad knowledge of methods and procedures used in the various distribution center functions.
* Must possess high personal energy and the ability to drive daily organizational measurements.
* Must embrace the team environment, with good interpersonal and above average communication skills.
* Thorough understanding of workload priorities and their interrelationships with other departments.
* Strong commitment to safety, housekeeping, productivity and quality with demonstrated results
* Must have above average attendance, response to requests to support special operations, and ability to support overtime for success in this position.
* Lead the movement of goods through the warehouse to ensure that customer compliance requirements are met on a daily basis
* Continuously monitor performance to standards at the department and associate and seek operational improvements to raise those standards when possible
* Coach, train, and appraise new hire warehouse associates to attain the highest operational quality and achieve specified productivity levels.
* Support development of direct reports through coaching and various training initiatives
* Develop and manage a cross training program to achieve a flexible workforce.
* Maintain a highly motivated workforce by timely communications, displaying an attitude of consistency and fairness, and recognition for good work or ideas

What Does A Department Lead Do At Ryder System

* Determine schedules, sequences, and assignments for work activity, based upon work priority, quantity of equipment and skill of personnel
* Monitor tool and part inventories and the condition and maintenance of shops to ensure safe and efficient working conditions
* Examine objects, systems or facilities, and analyze information to determine needed installations, services or repairs
* Inspect and monitor work areas, examine tools and equipment, and provide employee safety training to prevent, detect, and correct unsafe conditions or violations of procedures and safety rules
* Confer with personnel, such as management, quality control and customer to coordinate work activities and communicate cost factors of projects to be completed
* Effectively oversee maintenance personnel to ensure all assigned activities are performed effectively and efficiently in accordance with plant procedures and all state, local and federal regulations.
* Participate in various aspects of maintenance department management under the guidance of the maintenace manager
* Ryder is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free workplace.
* All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability._

What Does A Department Lead Do At Masonite

* While having specific experience in a particular area of manufacturing is valuable, to bring the best value in this position you would demonstrate an ability to lead and motivate operators, drive change initiatives, influence company culture, continuously strive to improve operations at all levels, and maintain a high level of integrity.
* Our team leads have tremendous opportunity for growth and advancement within the organization.
* We offer competitive starting wages and a robust benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401k, paid vacation and holidays, and more.
* If you have demonstrated these traits in a manufacturing or warehouse setting, we encourage you to apply for this position.
* For more info, contactaradde@masonite.com

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Average Length of Employment
Dept Manager 4.7 years
Department Lead 4.0 years
Department Manager 4.0 years
Counter Supervisor 3.2 years
Shift Supervisor 3.1 years
Stores Supervisor 3.0 years
Floor Supervisor 2.9 years
Top Careers Before Department Lead
Cashier 13.3%
Manager 4.8%
Supervisor 4.4%
Internship 3.9%
Associate 2.6%
Volunteer 2.4%
Server 2.3%
Teacher 2.3%
Top Careers After Department Lead
Cashier 7.5%
Manager 5.4%
Supervisor 4.7%
Internship 3.6%
Owner 2.8%

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Average Yearly Salary
$34,000
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$18,000
Min 10%
$34,000
Median 50%
$34,000
Median 50%
$34,000
Median 50%
$34,000
Median 50%
$34,000
Median 50%
$34,000
Median 50%
$34,000
Median 50%
$67,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Leidos
Highest Paying City
Albany, NY
Highest Paying State
New Jersey
Avg Experience Level
3.6 years
How much does a Department Lead make at top companies?
The national average salary for a Department Lead in the United States is $34,987 per year or $17 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $18,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $67,000.

The largest raises come from changing jobs.

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Top Skills for A Department Lead

  1. Customer Service
  2. New Merchandise
  3. Sales Floor
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Work to increase profitability of the company by establishing a strong working relationship with clients focusing on exceeding customer service expectations.
  • Partnered with Corporate Buyer for new merchandise as well as negotiating consignment terms on slower selling items.
  • Maintain sales floor up to store standards and manipulate displays to reflect monthly business focus products in order to drive sales.
  • Evaluated and trained sanitation personnel on safety procedures, disassemble/assembly of equipment and USDA standards.
  • Partnered with entire store management team to transform an unprofitable store and return to profitability through staff development and cost/inventory controls.

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Top 10 Best States for Department Leads

  1. New Jersey
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  3. Michigan
  4. Connecticut
  5. New Hampshire
  6. Delaware
  7. New York
  8. Maine
  9. Rhode Island
  10. Pennsylvania
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Department Lead Demographics

Gender

Male

50.8%

Female

44.2%

Unknown

5.1%
Ethnicity

White

62.3%

Hispanic or Latino

16.9%

Black or African American

10.2%

Asian

7.1%

Unknown

3.5%
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Foreign Languages Spoken

Spanish

57.8%

French

9.1%

Chinese

7.0%

Mandarin

4.9%

Japanese

2.8%

Korean

2.4%

Hindi

2.1%

Russian

2.1%

German

2.1%

Italian

1.4%

Portuguese

1.4%

Cantonese

1.0%

Dakota

1.0%

Swedish

0.7%

Romanian

0.7%

Gujarati

0.7%

Thai

0.7%

Nepali

0.7%

Carrier

0.7%

Polish

0.7%
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Department Lead Education

Schools

Ashford University

8.9%

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

7.6%

Ohio State University

6.3%

University of Houston

5.9%

University of North Carolina at Greensboro

5.5%

Everest Institute

5.1%

University of Washington

5.1%

University of Cincinnati

4.6%

Miami Dade College

4.6%

Full Sail University

4.6%

Pennsylvania State University

4.6%

Georgia State University

4.6%

Grand Rapids Community College

4.2%

Baker College

4.2%

Wayne State University

4.2%

University of Texas at Arlington

4.2%

Kaplan University

4.2%

Macomb Community College

3.8%

Houston Community College

3.8%

Grand Valley State University

3.8%
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Majors

Business

29.4%

Accounting

5.9%

General Studies

5.4%

Criminal Justice

5.1%

Psychology

4.9%

Health Care Administration

4.6%

Management

4.0%

Computer Science

3.8%

Graphic Design

3.8%

Nursing

3.7%

Liberal Arts

3.6%

English

3.4%

Communication

3.4%

Education

3.4%

Medical Assisting Services

3.4%

Marketing

2.9%

Electrical Engineering

2.7%

Fine Arts

2.3%

Biology

2.2%

Information Technology

2.1%
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Degrees

Bachelors

30.9%

High School Diploma

29.6%

Associate

18.9%

Certificate

7.1%

Masters

6.9%

Diploma

5.2%

License

0.7%

Doctorate

0.6%
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