The Operations Supervisor assists in ensuring success of departmental function in a warehouse processing center or distribution center, and to provide accurate and timely shipments to customers. This role leads and solves problems within the limits of general standards and practices, with some direct guidance from General Supervisor. The position includes supervising a small team of union-represented employees.
Demonstrates expertise in knowledge of the processes required to perform, and ensures they are effectively performing job responsibilities utilizing standardized methods
Motivates direct reports and/or business partners through effective communication, training, coaching, development, and recognition
Identifies opportunities for improvement using tools such as layered audits
Achieves Safety, People, Quality, Responsiveness, and Cost key performance indicators
Cultivates a safety culture, and implements and enforces workplace safety rules and policies
Implements GMS and lean principles
Models GM's cultural behaviors and always demonstrates the highest level of integrity
Maintains good working relationships and communicates with employees, union representatives, and management team
May evaluate team performance, and promotes continuous improvement
Achieves quality standards by communicating goals and leveraging resources to solve problems
Understands and consistently administers company policies
Completes administrative tasks such as timekeeping, and maintain departmental records and reports
Performs all other duties as assigned
Trains, develops and evaluates employees.
Keeps abreast of parts distribution center/materials warehouse performance reports and costs
Strong interest in Continuous Development and Training
Knowledge of basic math
High level oral and written communication skills
Strong analytical ability where problems are complex.
Effective interpersonal skills to work cohesively with all levels of the organization, motivate employees and elicit work output.
Ability to work any shift as dictated by the business
Must be willing to work overtime (including weekends as needed)
Basic Computer Skills
Bachelor Degree or equivalent work experience
Experience supervising employees in a union environment or a warehousing/ manufacturing/ distribution environment
Knowledge of warehousing/manufacturing/distribution processes and procedures.
Knowledge of basic technology of area where assigned.
GMS knowledge and execution experience
Experience with Powerpoint, Excel, and Microsoft Teams
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