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Distribution Supervisor

Date: Sep 19, 2021

Location: LOUISVILLE, KY, US, 40299-1919

Company: Grainger Businesses

Grainger Grainger is North America's leading distributor of maintenance, repair, and operating products and services. Our wide assortment, deep expertise, innovative technology solutions and unparalleled customer service keep customers' operations running and their people safe.

We're looking for passionate people who can move our company forward. We have a welcoming workplace where you can build a career for yourself while fulfilling our purpose to keep the world working. We embrace new ways of thinking and recognize everyone as an individual. Find your way at Grainger.


Position Details:

We're hiring Distribution Supervisors to join our Inbound (receiving and put-away) and Outbound (picking and packing) teams!
You'll oversee the daily operations in a functional area and lead a team of 20-25 until the work is completed for the day. You'll report to and support the Process Manager or Sr. Operations Manager to ensure accurate product receipt, order fulfillment, and the optimization of resources and processes, including distribution, quality, cycle time, team member safety and compliance. You'll support team member performance by fostering a welcoming workplace where team members are engaged and committed to our purpose.

You Will:

  • Work in a multi-shift operation with extended hours of operation. 85% in warehouse environment, which may include in the actual flow. 15% in office, training, and customer contact.
  • Manage daily scheduling, staffing, material management, compliance, training and auditing activities.
  • Provide team members with coaching and development feedback. Ensure everyone is treated fairly and with respect across performance evaluations, recognition and disciplinary action.
  • Identify important variables that influence the workflow process and implement department changes enhancing workflow optimization to meet customer requirements.
  • Develop performance measurements and internal auditing processes to evaluate operations efficiency and quality.
  • Ensure compliance with Company, OSHA, DOT, and EPA regulations with emphasis on HazMat, and PIE requirements.

You Have:

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent
  • 2+ years previous leadership or supervisory experience in high-volume, multi-shift, order fulfillment distribution center
  • Lift 60+ lbs. may be needed
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite, SAP and warehouse management systems.

Rewards and Benefits:

With benefits starting day one, Grainger is committed to your safety, health and wellbeing. Our programs provide choice and flexibility to meet our team members' individual needs. Check out some of the rewards available to you at Grainger:

  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance plans
  • Paid time off (PTO) and 6 company holidays per year
  • Automatic 6% 401(k) company contribution each pay period
  • Eligible for our Distribution Center Incentive Program paid annually
  • Eligible for Exempt Shift Differential for exempt team members who work 50% or more of their time between 7pm - 7am (overnight)
  • Employee discounts, parental leave, 3:1 match on donations and tuition reimbursement
  • A comprehensive set of emotional, financial, physical and social wellbeing programs

DEI Statement:

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.