The Transportation Supervisor will lead an hourly team and influence the entire distribution team to complete the work required to run the distribution center in an efficient, safe and productive manner. Supervisor will be responsible for management of the team members under his/her supervision.
Role is responsible for ensuring prompt, efficient and accurate handling of merchandise and development and implementation of team goals. Role is responsible for hiring, evaluation, development, discipline, and termination of hourly associates. Supervisor has management responsibility for 20 top to 30 hourly associates.
NATURE AND SCOPE
Reports to the Operations Manager
Accountable for direct supervision of the work activities of others. Planning, monitoring and reviewing work of subordinates is required.
This may include direct supervision of a shift or the coordination of multiple work groups. Makes recommendations concerning selection, termination, performance appraisal and professional development.
ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Typically in a comfortable environment but with regular exposure to factors such as temperature extremes, moving machinery, loud noise, and fumes which cause noticeable discomfort or a moderate risk of accident or illness.
Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.
Additional Minimum Qualifications:
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a high school diplomas and/or GED.
Years of Relevant Work Experience: 2 years
Requires intermittent periods during which continuous physical exertion is required, such as walking, standing, stooping, climbing, lifting material or equipment, some of which may be heavy or awkward.
Flexibility to work various shifts
Ability to relocate
Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain or related field
Supply Chain Experience
Experience with Warehouse Management Systems, Transportation Management Systems
3 + years supervisory experience in a related field
Experience with managing a dedicated fleet.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:People Management: Assess skills and manage the work and productivity of others while coaching and developing talent
Financial Acumen: Utilize fundamental concepts of finance to assist with managing budgets, forecasting labor, and provide information to account for the financial impact of decision making.
Creative Thinking: Demonstrates originality and imagination in thinking while developing a solution to a problem.
Business Communication: Writes, speaks, and presents clearly and succinctly across a variety of communication settings and adjusts communication style to the audience.
Conflict Management: Views conflict as an opportunity to find common ground and gain cooperation from all parties. Reads situations quickly, actively listens, and settles disagreements and disputes equitably.
Operations Systems: Understands and uses systems and tools used for day to day operation of a facility. Navigates the various DC operations systems in order to retrieve data accurately and effectively.