Facilities Supervisor - Distribution Center Maintenance

Job Locations US-WA-DES MOINES
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 week ago(1/17/2022 3:18 PM)
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Distribution Centers - Management


Why You'll Love Working Here

Discover your next chapter at the nation’s oldest drugstore chain! We have been NW grown for 130 years and counting. At Bartell Drugs, you have the opportunity to make your career goals a reality — working alongside bright, dedicated and caring individuals who are passionate about the health, well-being and happiness of our neighbors.

We’re passionate about serving our customers, supporting the health and wellness needs of our community, and showcasing on our shelves over 150 local partners, all made right here in the Pacific Northwest.


In This Hands On Role You Will

Supervise and maintain the mechanical operations of our Des Moines, WA distribution center and its material handling equipment, including conveyors, pallet jacks, dock doors, etc. Frequent independent judgments are essential. The incumbent is also required to perform all tasks within the warehouse in a safe manner consistent with corporate policies and state and federal laws.


The associate is responsible for the functions below, in addition to other duties as assigned:  

  • Review the accuracy of service contracts of dining facility (breakroom), heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC); lawn maintenance; snow removal; refuse; and any other service affecting the mechanical operation of the building.
  • Utilize a preventative maintenance program to ensure minimal unplanned building and equipment down time.
  • Administer the pallet repair/exchange program to control the flow of these assets through the building.
  • Rent and/or lease trailers when product storage is required beyond the space constraints of the distribution center.
  • Order labels, shrink-wrap, boxes, slip-sheets, paper, black forms, totes, and miscellaneous office supplies; maintain the appropriate inventory of each.
  • Administer the recycling program for cardboard, paper, shrink, aluminum, and broken totes.
  • Oversee the leasing of material handling equipment.
  • Assist with the preparation of an expense budget; code vendor invoices appropriately for payment; prepare purchase orders when needed; follow up on payment inquiries.
  • Serve as a member of local manufacturing/distribution councils and safety committee.
  • Coordinate service contracts for additional work when needed.
  • Complete daily, weekly, and/or monthly safety and sanitation inspections of the distribution center.
  • Maintain and repair Distribution Center mechanical devices, including Material Handling Equiptment (MHE), guard rails, doors, etc.)
  • Serve as the property book officer to track all property on site and as a management member on the Accident Review Board.
  • Perform the duties of the Facilities / Maintenance personnel in their absence, if needed.

*All duties described in this document are to be performed in keeping with the core values and service attributes consistent with the Rite Aid brand and strategy.



The following qualities are required:

  • Minimum age of 21 years old due to the education and experience required.
  • Ability to pass drug test.
  • Committed to providing customer service that makes both internal and external customers feel welcome, important, and appreciated.
  • Ability to preserve confidentiality of information.
  • Ability and willingness to move with purpose and a strong sense of urgency.
  • Ability to work weekends on an occasional basis.
  • Ability to work extended days on a frequent basis.
  • Ability to work day or evening hours.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize a variety of tasks/projects.
  • Familiarity with industry/technical terms and processes.
  • Ability to work within strict time frames and resolute deadlines.
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft® Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access) is helpful.

This position requires a valid driver’s license for business travel.


Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) in Business, plus five (5) years' experience in facilities engineering, contract administration, or logistics; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Bartell Drugs / Rite Aid is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer. We welcome all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, marital status, creed, religion, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.


As a condition of employment, applicants offered a role will be required to successfully pass our pre-employment background screen, receive a negative drug screen result, and confirm eligibility to work in the United States. We participate in E-Verify.


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