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General Manager

Date: May 13, 2019

Location: Memphis, TN, USA

Company: Haverty Furniture Companies, Inc

Job Description

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


  • Coordinates the Receiving, Shipping, Repair/Refinish, Returns, Inventory Control, Quality Control, Accounting and Human Resource functions for the distribution center.  
  • Recruit, hire, and train qualified personnel while providing ongoing coaching and development of the management staff.  
  • Create an environment with good moral and teamwork among all employees.
  • Gives work directions, resolves problems, prepares schedules, and sets deadlines to ensure timely completion of work.
  • Coordinates activities of departments to ensure the staff is functioning at optimum levels while maintaining departmental standards.
  • Manages Key Performance Indicators including: overtime, productivity and labor management of the facility
  • Monitors and analyzes costs and prepares a budget.
  • Plans and facilitates department safety initiatives, including creating a work environment conducive to safe operations. The manager will communicate the importance of workplace safety.

Job Requirements



  • Must have excellent communication skills and the ability to supervise people.
  • Knowledge and experience in furniture and a warehouse setting is necessary.
  • 7 to 10 years management experience in a distribution environment.
  • Decision-making ability needed along with good leadership skills.
  • Must complete and understand all company sponsored safety programs.


This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. He/she will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties upon the request of his superior.


Havertys is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Havertys does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law.

Nearest Major Market: Memphis

Job Segment: General Manager, Warehouse, Manager, Management, Manufacturing

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