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Distribution Center Careers

Distribution Center Management Careers

The DC management team at PetSmart consists of a number of managers and supervisors in specific departments working together to manage the distribution of products to our stores. DC Management careers include:

General Manager

As a General Manager, you'll be responsible for overseeing the overall operational success of the Distribution Center. You'll also provide strategic direction to the facility and be ultimately responsible for the facility's budget.

In the Assistant General Manager role, you'll direct day-to-day operations including productivity goals, inventory control and housekeeping. You'll develop plans for process improvement, scheduling enhancement, and labor hours. Your responsibilities also will include providing ongoing training, coaching, guidance, and instruction for the management team as well as upholding, and maintaining company safety standards at all times.

Department Manager

As a Department Manager, you'll manage all aspects and functions of the department. You'll communicate with other department managers and with associates to ensure efficient workflow. In addition, you'll communicate with external vendors and our stores as well as with management at the corporate level. You'll manage all quality and safety issues and other responsibilities to ensure consistency in policies and procedures within the building.

Department Supervisor

As a Department Supervisor, you'll manage all aspects and functions of the shift for a department. You'll communicate with associates, other supervisors and managers to ensure a smooth workflow as well as a smooth shift transition. You'll directly supervise associates working in your department to enforce policy and procedure within the building.

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Distribution Center Associate Positions

Our hourly distribution (DC) associates receive product from vendors and process them for shipping to our stores. We're looking for associates who believe in our brand and how we do business. If you're interested in becoming a PetSmart DC associate, please apply directly at your local PetSmart DC. Each DC can let you know what positions are currently open and how to complete the application process.

DC Associate responsibilities include getting merchandise processed from the vendor to our stores so merchandise will be available for our Customers. This process includes:

  • receiving product
  • fulfilling store orders based on need
  • ensuring that orders are fulfilled accurately and efficiently
  • packaging and preparing product for shipping

All positions can be physically demanding, requiring heavy lifting and standing for long periods of time.

Our Distribution Centers and Forward Distribution Centers are located in the following areas:

  • DC 10 Groveport, OH
  • DC 12 Phoenix, AZ
  • FDC 14 Ennis, TX
  • FDC 16 Gahanna, OH
  • FDC 18 Hagerstown, MD
  • DC 36 Ottawa, IL
  • DC 38 Newnan, GA
  • DC 41 Reno, NV
  • DC 22 Bethel, PA (Coming Soon)

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