Job Title: Distribution Supervisor Trainee Salary: $55,000
Location: Madisonville, KY
Reports to: Distribution Manager
The Distribution Supervisor Trainee will go through a training program that introduces them to all segments of our day-to-day operations from inbound to outbound. The goal of the program is to assume a supervisory role in one of our Kentucky Distribution Centers. Once through the program, or at time of need, the Distribution Supervisor will be assigned a department and will be responsible for overseeing an entire shift department from supervisors to frontline workers. He/She should have extensive knowledge on the various inbound/outbound procedures and protocols while developing new techniques to increase production. The Distribution Supervisor will be responsible for ensuring all new employees receive proper training and current employees who need retraining are given adequate instruction. The Distribution Supervisor position is designed for intermediate level candidates who are interested in continuing a management career in the field of operations and supply chain management.
The Distribution Supervisor Trainee will be responsible for monitoring the daily, weekly, and monthly metrics for their assigned shift; He/She will ensure all consequences of failing to meet the expectations are enforced by frontline supervisors. He/She will participate in maintenance hiring for their department to ensure all metrics can and will be met and communicating any needs to the Inbound/Outbound Operations Manager. The Distribution Supervisor will supervise anywhere from 10-30 employees and should have extensive supervisor experience.
Furthermore, the Distribution Supervisor Trainee will lead weekly and monthly meetings with their direct supervisors to relay all information passed down from the Distribution Manager, Inbound/Outbound Operations Manager and Director of Operations. These meetings will provide an overview of current metric standings, areas of improvement, personnel issues, and updates on quarterly initiatives. These quarterly tasks will be chosen by frontline supervisors from a list of specific directives that must be quantifiable data to back improvement.
The individual in the Distribution Supervisor Trainee position will be expected to train and work in every department of their team. As needed, he/she will fill the role of an absent Manager due to illness, vacation, or other obligation not allowing a manager to be present at work as needed.
The job duties of the Distribution Supervisor Trainee include, but are not limited to: