DC Shift Supervisor

Distribution Center
4061 Gateway Pk Blvd
Facilities Team
Distribution Center
Zip Code


Under broad supervision, to supervise department employees; to ensure that production standards are met within established timelines and budget requirements; to supervise the receiving, storage, selection, loading and shipping of assigned product. Employees in this job class are responsible for the daily operation of assigned department with the Distribution Center and resolve the more complex operational or customer complaint problems. This job class requires full knowledge of departmental operations and systems, the ability to meet production requirements and effectively supervise assigned staff. 


  • Oversees the daily operation of the department; reviews work of department employees for accuracy and proper handling; ensures production requirements are completed within quality and time standards. 
  • Supervises staff; ensures a competent, motivated staff through training, counseling, supervising and reviewing performance of employees. Schedules and prioritizes tasks. Ensures adherence to procedures, regulations, policies and guidelines. 
  • Ensures that all incoming product is properly received and slotted into Distribution Center system; maintains receiving policy on temperatures for perishable products. 
  • Determines work procedures and coordinates with foremen to expedite workflow. Manages and maintains an even workflow; keeps production level high and put away errors low. 
  • Advises employees on the proper care and preservation of items received and stored. 
  • Checks product for quality and temperature at time of receipt and while product is housed in Distribution Center; ensures proper rotation of product. 
  • Maintains working inventory, studies records and recommends remedial actions for non-usable, slow moving and excess product.  
  • Maintains buyer and vendor relations; communicates with others on shortages and overages, refused loads, vendor returns, items shipped in error, inventory adjustments and short codes. 
  • Oversees the audit function to ensure that the labor standards program is meeting established objectives. 
  • Oversees the proper selection of product and supervises the activities of the auditors in review of selection accuracy. 
  • Supervises the efficient loading of trailers ensuring safe and accurate selection while minimizing product damage. 
  • Maintains records for compliance with established sanitation and safety procedures. 
  • Maintain effective communication and working relationships with all customers and coworkers. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned. 


  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. 
  • 3-5 years of related work experience; previous supervisory work experience preferred. 
  • Knowledge of general to complex distribution and warehousing practices, methods, and procedures including labor standards. 
  • Ability to effectively supervise and develop assigned staff. 
  • Ability to make decisions in an independent manner. 
  • Knowledge of personal computer software programs including word processing, spreadsheet and specialized distribution systems software. 
  • Ability to train departmental employees in safe and proper practices and procedures. 
  • Knowledge of mathematics to include addition, multiplication, subtraction, and division. 
  • Ability to generate work in an accurate and timely manner. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; maintain effective working relationships. 
  • Good customer service skills. 
  • Demonstrated organizational, problem solving and analytical skills. 
  • Ability to relate well to others and maintain effective working relationships. 



Employees may occasionally experience the following physical demands for extended periods of time: 


  • Standing 
  • Extensive amount of walking 
  • Sitting 


The Distribution Center is a 24/7 operation. Shifts may vary from day to night, and will include weekends.


For Internal Transfers/Promotion Candidates: 

  1. No disciplinary action during the past 6 months. 
  2. Your current leader must recommend that you apply for this position and provide an endorsement upon request from HR. 
  3. You must upload a resume. 


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