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Working As A Distribution Center Supervisor

  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems
  • Getting Information
  • Scheduling Work and Activities
  • Coordinating the Work and Activities of Others
  • Deal with People

  • Unpleasant/Angry People

  • Make Decisions

  • Repetitive

  • Stressful

  • $55,860

    Average Salary

What Does A Distribution Center Supervisor Do At Autozone

* Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
* Motivates DC AutoZoners to provide WOW! Customer Service and enhance productivity
* Assists with supervision and work assignments for shift and department
* Assists the DC Operations Manager with interviewing applicants and conducting realistic job previews (RJP) to effectively staff the distribution center
* Monitors work processes and makes suggestions for modifications in order to increase and improve productivity, efficiency, and accuracy for the purpose of improving costs; implements changes as directed
* Oversees the completion of assigned tasks to ensure transportation dispatch times are met
* Provides leadership, direction, training and development, guidance and management for Distribution Center AutoZoners while assisting with day to day operational tasks
* Ensures KPI’s (Key Performance Indicators) are met pertaining to safety, on-time delivery, inventory management, order fill rates and operational costs
* Ensures timely receiving, stocking, replenishment, selection and shipping of merchandise
* Manages a team of up to 40 AutoZoners and demonstrates excellent communication, inclusiveness, and collaboration skills
* Provides direction and coaching to minimize operational costs and maximize operational quality
* Reviews inventory management processes and addresses accuracy issues daily
* Manages daily and weekly labor cost; and monitors daily payroll to ensure compliance with the DC attendance policy
* Communicates effectively with all warehouse departments to enhance the operation, efficiencies, and service provided to our customers
* Leads, directs, and motivates AutoZoners to ensure that work is completed and orders are processed to exceed customer's expectations
* Resolves issues related to operations and employee engagement as necessary
* Maintains compliance with established policies, procedures and legal requirements; and ensures all company policies and loss prevention procedures are followed
* Maintains a safe working environment while ensuring AutoZoners are committed to all safety practices and procedures including the proper use of PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)
* Maintains distribution center appearance
* Proactively manages emergency situations and follows proper emergency procedures and accident reporting procedures
* Provides feedback regarding AutoZoner performance to AutoZoners and the DC Operations Manager when necessary; prepares Performance Evaluations and Corrective Action Reviews
* Communicates AutoZoner issues and concerns to the DC Operations Manager, DC HR Manager or DC Manager in a timely and confidential manner
* Adheres to and ensures AutoZoners follow AutoZone’s dress code standards
* Performs other related duties as required

What Does A Distribution Center Supervisor Do At TJX

* Manages day to day activity within department, including planning, flow, and resource allocation.
* Maintains effective productivity by:
* Ensuring appropriate staffing levels at shift start
* Reviewing every order prior to assignment
* Monitoring each associate's progress, work methods and behaviors and pace.
* Providing feedback and/or redirection to each associate
* Monitoring AC checks
* Maintaining accessibility to managers and associates on the floor during active processing times, i.e., 15 minutes prior to shift start, and shift end, etc.
* Develops and motivates associates and ensures morale is at a high level while maintaining company culture.
* Builds effective relationships with business partners, i.e. counterparts, peers, Management, Union, Human Resources, Loss Prevention, and Transportation.
* Effectively communicates with associates, counterparts, peers, and management to provide for a more efficient operation.
* Ensures that area meets all requirements for Safety and Housekeeping.
* Ensures constant improvement by reviewing practices, methods and processes.
* Makes recommendations on any opportunities to improve.
* Other duties as assigned or required

What Does A Distribution Center Supervisor Do At Airgas Usa LLC

* Conduct operations in a manner which promotes safety, quality, and productivity in accordance with Airgas Safety Management System standards.
* Heavy Shipping and Receiving
* High volume pick pack and ship experience required
* Experience supervising order pickers
* Ensure efficient and safe operation of all material handling equipment.
* Monitor, document, and evaluate staff performance; prepare and present performance reviews.
* Interview and recommend candidates who meet requirements for staffing additions.
* Develop and implement procedures to enhance efficient outbound operations.
* Address, investigate, and resolve order related issues.
* Apply sound communication and motivational techniques for supervising, training, counseling, and disciplining staff.
* Observe production flow and identify areas for improvement.
* Maintain clean and orderly work areas throughout the distribution center.
* Assist in maintaining the security of the facility.
* Minimum of 80 percent of time on production floor.
* Perform position related duties as assigned or requested

What Does A Distribution Center Supervisor Do At Tractor Supply Company

* Perform research and analysis; assist in the design and development of distribution processes which include quality, safety, cost reduction and operations to facilitate continuous process improvement
* Establishes daily production goals and monitors intra-day performance to achieve these goals
* Participates in root cause analysis to identify problems and recommend changes
* Monitors production standards and develops programs to improve operational throughput
* Observes Team Members activities and work methods, recommends areas of opportunity
* Coaches team members towards meeting goals.
* Assists in training team members on distribution processes and equipment
* Participates in root cause analysis and recommends changes & improvements
* Assists the Operations Manager in problem resolution relating to production, standard operating procedures, safety and quality
* Evaluates the performance of Team Members and communicates feedback regarding job performance and expectations in a timely manner
* Participates on distribution project teams acting as a co-facilitator or facilitator
* May act as a project manager on assigned projects
* May serve on cross-functional teams
* Secondary Duties:
* May perform other duties as assigned

What Does A Distribution Center Supervisor Do At Fortive Corporation

* Operations in Utah Distribution Center
* Daily order fulfillment (parcel and LTL)
* Receiving (parcel, LTL, FTL, and international containers)
* Inventory management: 15,000 SKUs
* Cycle count inventory management and physical inventory of reserve locations
* Stock transfers (manufacturing, between DCs, and sales consignment)
* Leadership:
* Lead a fast-paced organization of more than 15 people
* Direct management of 2 leads, including their career and development plans
* Lead initiatives for improving employee engagement and retention
* Continuous Improvement (CI): Responsible for leading and enabling CI activities to drive improvements in safety, quality and productivity
* Priority on sustainable CIs to processes and results
* Budget: Responsible for the development and performance against site-wide budgets including CAPEX and expenses
* MEASURES OF PERFORMANCE:
* Safety: Incident rate and incident counts
* Develop a proactive KPI for safety to avoid future problems
* Quality: Order accuracy and cycle count accuracy
* Cost: Labor productivity
* Cost: Inventory shrink
* People: Employee engagement
* People: Employee turnover

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Top Skills for A Distribution Center Supervisor

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Top Distribution Center Supervisor Skills

  1. Safety Committee
  2. Procedures
  3. ISO
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Headed facility Safety Committee and implemented restructuring of the packing department.
  • Analyzed order selection procedures then formulated and implemented performance metrics which improved employee awareness and labor planning.
  • Functioned with a team of other supervisors to ensure that building production goals were met in a multiple shift environment.
  • Facilitated in the construction and expansion of new refrigerated distribution facility for Hormel Foods subsidiary.
  • Implemented inventory control procedures which reduced quarterly inventory adjustments from more than 60 to less than 10.

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