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Distribution Supervisor in Saint Rose, LA at Owens & Minor, Inc.

Date Posted: 12/5/2018

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Job Description

JOB SUMMARY:  

Supervises and coordinates activities of teammates engaged in one or more functional areas including:  receiving, transporting, stacking, order filling, shipping, and/or maintaining stock records in the warehouse. This position is considered a working supervisor that works alongside their team.



ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

1.       Analyzes and resolves work problems, or assists teammates in solving work problems.

2.       Works with teammates to review bills of lading of incoming merchandise and customer orders to plan work activities.

3.       Works with Warehouse Manager and Lead Driver to prepare truck driver's delivery schedule.

4.       Assigns teammates to specific duties, such as verifying amounts of and storing incoming merchandise and/or assembling customer orders for delivery.

5.       Establishes work schedules and ensures that the schedules are correctly implemented and that jobs are assigned effectively and completed properly.

6.       Responsible for supervising Leads and warehouse teammates to ensure all warehouse functions are completed in a timely and accurate manner

7.       Screens and provides input into the hiring of warehouse teammates; ensures teammates receive the appropriate training for their job function including the efficient and safe operation of all material handling equipment and warehouse machinery.

8.       Interprets company policies to teammates and enforces safety regulations

9.       Initiates or suggests plans to motivate workers to achieve work goals.

10.     Conducts performance reviews and works in conjunction with Warehouse Manager or General Manager on initiating personnel actions, such as promotions, transfers, discharges, and disciplinary actions.

11.     Recommends measures to improve quality and suggests changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency. 

12.     Ensures total adherence to all Federal statues regarding warehouse operations including DEA and OSHA regulations.

13.     Works with non-warehouse departments such as Account Receivable, Purchasing, Sales, and Customer Service to ensure coordination of warehouse activities.

14.     Must possess a the general ability to use Windows based programs and the routine ability to retrieve and utilize available reports related to essential job activities


SUPPLEMENTAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

1.            Performs additional duties as directed.



QUALIFICATIONS:

A.      EDUCATION & FORMAL TRAINING:

General knowledge of a variety of basic topics, such as math, reading, basic accounting, typing, etc.  Equal to a high school diploma. Four year college degree preferred. Successful completion of all company warehouse training modules resulting in certification. Supervisory Certification must be completed before an internal candidate can be promoted into the role.  In addition, for external hires the Supervisory Certification must be completed within6-9 months.

B.      WORK EXPERIENCE:

At least one year of O&M experience as a Lead; or one year of O&M warehouse experience plus one year of external lead experience required.  For external hires at least one year of lead experience required and at least two years warehouse experience preferred.

C.      KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:

1.    Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide all units of measure.

2.    Must have the ability to work in a fast paced, team environment

3.    Ability to apply logic to carry out instructions furnished in written, verbal or diagrammatic form.

4.    Planning and organizational skills.

5.    Excellent interpersonal skills.

6.    Verbal and written communication skills.

7.    Ability to analyze and conclude.

          KEY JOB-SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

1.    Saftey

2.    Equipment

3.    Regulatory/Compliance

4.    Microsoft products

          KEY COMPETENCIES

1.    Decision Making

2.    Planning & Alignment

3.    Delegation & Accountability

4.    Achieving Results

5.    Communication

6.    Inspire & Engage

7.    Collaboration & Influence

8.    Conflict Management

          Additional competencies:  Build Talent Pools, Coaching & Development



EQUIPMENT, TOOLS AND WORK AIDS:

Handhelds, voice pick equipment, material handling equipment (to include items such as: hand truck, forklift/reach trucks, cherry pickers), stretch wrap machines, safety knives, safety harnesses, printers, Computers and Tablets

STRENGTH AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Medium Work:  Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally or up to 25 pounds of force frequently or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

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