Army Air Force Exchange Distribution Center Jobs

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Army Air Force Exchange Service or most commonly known as The Exchange is an agency of the United States Department of Defense that provides tax-free shopping and services to their exclusive customer base, particularly more than 12 million military members and their families. Another mission of the agency is to generate reasonable earnings to add funds for the support of the United States Army and Air Force Morale, Welfare and Recreation programs. The vision of the agency is to be the customer’s first choice. The agency was founded in 1895 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas. The current Director/Chief Executive Officer is Mr. Thomas Shull. The agency operates more than 3,100 facilities worldwide. They also operate some 181 main stores and 1,000 fast-food restaurants. The agency is the major source of employment for the members of the Army and Air Force Family. It is considered as the 43rd largest retail organization in the United States, which operates convenience stores, restaurants, gas stations, vending and other businesses in all 50 states and in more than 30 countries. They also offer online shopping at shopmyexchange.com where online shoppers, especially who use a Military Star Card and purchases $49 or more can pay without sales tax. The Exhange also serves military retirees and families, guardsman/reservists and civilians as well.

The Exchange focuses on the three areas: focus on their customers to deliver what customers want, focus on their associates to provide excellence in customer service, and focus on their operational efficiency to provide the lowest possible prices to their customers.

History

Army Air Force Exchange has been supporting men and women of the military operations for more than 115 years. During war and in peacetime, the Exchange provides soldiers and airmen with their services and merchandise they need to help those lives feel more comfortable. The Exchange honors all The Exchange employees, whether they are local, from nationals and third-country nationals or Americans. Most especially the agency also honors those brave civilians who still chose to work alongside the men and women in uniform who put themselves at risk in order to bring a little touch of home to their troops.

Distribution Center Jobs
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Logistics is one of the areas where there are job opportunities that await the right candidate. It is the department that helps in driving sales, profitability by delivering merchandise to Exchange customers in a timely, efficient and cost-effective manner. Some of the jobs available are as follows:

Production Supervisor
You are responsible in supervising hourly employees to maintain a high-level of productivity while observing safety rules and regulations. You will also plan, monitor and appraise job results, coach the employees, do counselling and discipline employees according to the systems.

Warehouse Worker
You will perform a variety of clerical and manual duties related to receiving and processing of merchandise and supplies. Perform document preparation and selecting storage on the facility or stockroom appropriately.

Why Work with The Exchange?

The Exchange offers a health care program to meet the needs of their associates. They have two types of medical plans; Open choice PPO plan (network) and the Traditional Choice Plan. The organization also has a comprehensive dental plan where associates may choose the dentist of their choice, however, will pay you less if you receive dental care from a network dentist. Another benefit includes are; life and accidental death insurance, dismemberment disability plan, personal accident insurance, dependent life insurance, tuition assistance, employee assistance program, Exchange Retirement plan and 401 (K), vacation, sick time and paid holidays for qualified associates.

Some of their current employees said that they have a good working environment where there is an equal opportunity for everyone. The company offers a lot of training opportunities. Good job stability with good and secure benefits. Great work life balance and benefits as it is a government job. 50% of the current employees said that they will recommend the company to their friends and 62% of the review was approved by their CEO Mr. Thomas Shull.