Materials Supervisor

Louisville, KY 40223

Posted: 02/13/2024 Employment Type: Permanent Industry: Supervisory Job Number: KB1043828

Job Description

Frontline Supervisor      Responsible for the day-to-day operation of receiving, selection and loading of product in a temperature controlled environment and maintaining productivity level for hourly members. Role model and demonstrate the company's core values and safety of others. RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Communicate with fellow supervisors and Manager on daily operational activities. 
  • Manage and promote safety and sanitation in all areas. 
  • Plan production/staffing need on a daily, weekly, period basis.
  • Work hand in hand with all other areas to maximize productivity and performance. 
  • Monitor and meet all order accuracy requirements/expectations. 
  • Conduct meetings with hourly associates. 
  • Help develop and train hourly associates. 
  • Generate productivity reports regarding labor standards, and account for all labor hours, adhering to requirements and works toward obtaining objectives and goals.
  • Supervise and coach direct reports in the performance of their duties.
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Ensure compliance with established procedures and maintain effective internal control over the food safety program and adherence to the Master sanitation schedule.
  • Attend and conduct daily operational and safety meetings with hourly associates. 
  • Provide high visibility on the shifts to ensure practices are being followed in all areas of the distribution center.
  • File daily, weekly, and monthly inspections according to the master sanitation and food safety compliance regulations. 
  • Track, collect, and print Supervisor Bi-Weekly Sanitation inspections and report deficiencies to shift management.  
  • Evaluate facility sanitary conditions daily, assess risk base on food safety and public health principles, prioritize corrective actions and verify sanitation activities and validate result. Complete appropriate documentation.
  • Plan & direct sanitation activities & establish sanitation priorities for maintaining clean DC with effective operations & cost factors.
  • Work with Management for distribution and staffing of assigned area. Know assigned areas break and lunch times and monitor continually for work quality and compliance.
  • Actively assess progress and quality of work, train, coach, and issue discipline as necessary.
 Competencies/Skills:  Some of the Competencies/Skills required to successfully perform this position are:
  • Building a Successful Team - Using appropriate methods and a flexible interpersonal style to help build a cohesive team; facilitating the completion of team goals.
  • Coaching - Providing timely guidance and feedback to help others strengthen specific knowledge/skill areas needed to accomplish a task or solve a problem.
  • Contributing to Team Success - Actively participating as a member of a team to move the team toward the completion of goals.
  • Developing Others - Planning and supporting the development of individuals' skills and abilities so that they can fulfill current or future job/role responsibilities more effectively.
  • Building Strategic Working Relationships - Developing and using collaborative relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals.
  • Building Trust - Interacting with others in a way that gives them confidence in one's intentions and those of the organization.
  • Communication - Clearly conveying information and ideas through a variety of media to individuals or groups in a manner that engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message
  • Customer Focus - Making customers and their needs a primary focus of one's actions; developing and sustaining productive customer relationships.
  • Inclusion – Appreciating and leveraging the capabilities, insights, and ideas of all individuals. Working effectively with individuals of diverse style, ability, and motivation for a direct effect on business results.
  • Safety Awareness -Identifying and correcting conditions that affect employee safety; upholding safety standards.
 Minimum Position Qualifications:   
  • Knowledge of distribution systems.
  • Must be a self-starter and able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be innovative and capable of making sound decisions.
  • Possess good leadership skills.
  • Must be organized and able to meet deadlines.
  • Must have excellent analytical skills.
  • Must have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Must have excellent computer skills: knowledge in Microsoft applications and WMS/WIN.
  • Should have 1 or more years of related experience in Logistics/Supply Chain.
 Desired Previous Job Experience 
  • Previous distribution center management experience.
 Physical Demands:  
  • Regularly required to do the following activities:
    • Walk, bending, twisting, squatting up to 80% of your time.
    • Able to work in temperature-controlled areas negative -14 degrees, 34 degree, and ambient temperature up to 80% of your time.
    • Talk and hear.
    • Must not have a fear of heights 
    • Climb stairs and/or ladders; twist upper torso, stoop, kneel, crouch and/or crawl.
    • Reach up and out with hands and arms.
    • Lift up to 80 pounds and carry for short distance.
    • Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
 Potential Career Path from this position:   
  • Corporate Compliance Food Safety and Sanitation Manager. 
  • Operation Management.   Job Codes to be used:
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