Supervisor I, Distribution Center
Posted on: May 18, 2018
Supervisor I, Distribution Center Position Summary Accountable for supervising the Distribution Center, managing the ongoing operation and logistical process of the supply chain to maximize productivity, assure customer satisfaction and maintain quality standards and safety. Position Responsibilities Supervise shipping and receiving. Apply and implement Lean manufacturing principles to projects/processes and motivate employees to maximize efficiency. Manage and oversee all operations of the Distribution Center, monitoring the quality, cost and efficiency of the movement and storage of inventory. Direct and manage staff; select, hire, train, coach and counsel; assure performance and morale. Oversee maintenance of facility and equipment, for example, forklifts. Assure optimum physical layout and full utilization of staff. Continuously evaluate inbound demand, distribution workload and schedule. Assure compliance with related federal, state and local regulations; assure the implementation of internal company safety policies and procedures. Continuously analyze and improve business operations. Identify and implement best practices. Manage inventory levels (safety stock) to coincide with forecast. Control inventory via warehouse management system (BOSS). Provide customer service to all customers (internal and external). Assure effective and timely communications to fulfil customer delivery requirements. Keep current on retail customer requirements, for example, routing guides, pallet specs, etc. Coordinate internal stock transfers with other facilities. Review transportation/parcel movement performance and assist in resolution of service issues and/or carrier selection. Other duties as assigned. Knowledge and Experience Knowledge of transportation industry and parcel movement. In-depth knowledge of warehouse management systems and packaging. Knowledge of government regulations. PC Proficiency: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Outlook, etc. Ability to create documents. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities and generate results in a deadline-driven, fast-paced environment. Written and oral communication skills; presentation and training skills. In-depth interpersonal skills: demonstrated ability to relate to all types of people; demonstrated trust and integrity. Demonstrated team and individual leadership skills: decision-making, analytical, negotiation, and detail-orientation. Education and Certification In-depth knowledge of supply chain and distribution center management, typically acquired through extensive experience and a Bachelor's Degree in Business, Logistics, or related field. This job description attempts to accurately describe the position's expected duties and functions. However, the company reserves the right to modify all or in part at any time due to business need without written confirmation by the Associate. Specify/may vary by location (as addendum).
Keywords: Oatey, Cleveland, Supervisor I, Distribution Center, Professions, Cleveland, Ohio
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