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Distribution Supervisor

Company: Jelsert Co
Location: West Chicago
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

The Distribution Supervisor helps direct all Distribution Center activity for Jel Sert in concert with the Director of Distribution operating strategies. Duties include all operational, safety, quality (SQF), and financial performance at the DC. Responsible for assisting in staffing recommendations, both union and non-union, safety, sanitation, building maintenance, equipment, supplies, employee productivity, etc. Responsible for shipping accuracy, and customer compliance requirements. Actively identify and implement improvements in processes/procedures, costs, customer service and inventory control. Aids in auditing local 3PL operational compliance according to Jel Sert requirements.This position will require the employee to work overtime as needed. Overtime is scheduled based upon individual job responsibilities and the needs of the department.RESPONSIBILITIES -

  • Daily management of the Distribution Center (DC) to include shipping accuracy and timeliness, customer compliance requirements (ASN's, labeling, etc.), and labor management.
  • Run a safe and sanitary environment for food storage and distribution which includes overseeing facility equipment, maintenance and supplies.
  • Actively identify and implement improvements in processes & procedures, cost savings, inventory storage, overhead, and customer service.
  • Oversee all QAD and WISE transactions to provide highly accurate inventories. -
  • Helps establish a departmental budget and is responsible for providing support for any variances.
  • Daily, weekly, and monthly meetings regarding safety, projects, staffing (union and non-union), and customer requirements.EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
    • Minimum of 3 years of supervisory experience within a distribution center -
    • Knowledge of warehousing/distribution, traffic operations and inventory control.
    • Warehouse management system experience of 2 years is required with basic computer skills.
    • Solid logistical and forecasting/planning experience.
    • Food business experience helpful.
    • High School Diploma required, a college degree is preferred. -KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
      • Strong verbal & written communication skills.
      • Highly organized, methodical, disciplined, and detail-oriented.
      • Effective interpersonal skills and being able to handle confrontational situations professionally.
      • Utilize leadership and teambuilding skills for employee growth and retention.
      • Lead by example, morally and ethically.
      • Strong leadership, planning, and problem-solving skills.
      • Bilingual Spanish is preferredPHYSICAL DEMANDS -Reasonable accommodations may enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
        • Climbing: Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, and the like, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms. Balancing: Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing or crouching on narrow, slippery or erratically moving surfaces.
        • Stooping: Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist.
        • Kneeling: Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on the knee or knees.
        • Crouching: Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine.
        • Crawling: Moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet.
        • Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
        • Standing: Remaining upright on the feet, particularly for sustained periods of time.
        • Walking: Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another.
        • Pushing: Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward.
        • Pulling: Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
        • Lifting: Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position.
        • Fingering: Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with whole hand or arm as in handling.
        • Grasping: Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.
        • Feeling: Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.
        • Talking: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; those activities where detailed or important spoken instructions must be conveyed to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.
        • Hearing: Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction, and having the ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and making fine discriminations in sound.
        • Repetitive motions: Making substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
        • Medium work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
        • The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines (including inspection).
        • The worker is required to have visual acuity to operate heavy equipment.
        • The worker is required to have visual acuity to determine the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of the work assigned or to make general observations of facilities or structures. -**WORK ENVIRONMENT **Office/Distribution environment
          • The worker is subject to both environmental conditions: Activities occur inside and outside.
          • The worker is subject to noise: There is sufficient noise to cause the worker to shout in order to be heard above the ambient noise level.
          • The worker is subject to hazards: Including a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, and exposure to high heat.
          • The work is required to function in narrow aisles or passageways at times.FOOD SAFETY and QUALITY RESPONSIBILITIES
            • Follow applicable procedures and work instructions.
            • Monitor Quality Control Points (QCP) if Applicable QCCP's.
            • Ensures SQF/AIB or any other 3rd
            • Party compliance on all department procedures.
            • Back up Distribution SupervisorsBENEFITS
              • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
              • 401(K ) & ROTH Plan with Company Match
              • Life Insurance
              • Aflac Supplemental Insurance
              • Paid Time Off plus Paid Holidays
              • Employee Assistance ProgramPERKS!
                • Training and Career Development Opportunities
                • Referral Program
                • Tuition Reimbursement
                • Discounts on our Delicious Products
                • Health Club Member Reimbursement
                • Interactive Company Culture with Engagement Activities
                • Employee Service Awards
                • Company PhilanthropyYou should be proficient in:
                  • Lean Manufacturing Principles
                  • ISO 9001 Certification Experience
                  • Scheduling Experience
                  • High-level Operations Analysis
                  • Budgeting / Forecasting Experience
                  • AS9100 Experience
                  • ISO 14001 Certification ExperienceSalary info:$26.39 - $30 / hr

Keywords: Jelsert Co, Chicago , Distribution Supervisor, Professions , West Chicago, Illinois

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