DXL Group Warehouse Supervisor in Canton, Massachusetts
GENERAL SUMMARY: This position is responsible for leading a team of associates in meeting department production, quality, safety and budgetary goals in a fast paced fulfillment center environment. This position serves as a role model to the staff in adhering to and enforcing all company policies, procedures and safety practices.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Accountable for communicating and maintaining established goals for productivity, quality, safety and budget within assigned department.
Manage daily work priorities; associate assignments associate relations issues, and training to meet changing operational and business demands. Complete daily production and time and attendance reports.
Responsible for team development, training, coaching and mentoring -- including but not limited to: attendance, productivity, quality and overall performance.
Responsible for managing and meeting the department budget.
Participate in the hiring of new associates.
Handle all disciplinary issues, up to and including termination in accordance with company policy and in partnership with Human Resources.
Coordinate regularly with other Departments to achieve operational goals.
Develop new initiatives to improve productivity and reduce costs.
Anticipate the needs of the business by interacting with all levels within the area to increase department performance.
Assist other departments to complete special projects or high priority assignments.
Complete special reports/projects as necessary.
2-3 years front-line supervisory experience required. Bachelors Degree preferred.
Experience in a distribution center, supply-chain or related production environment required.
Excellent interpersonal, organizational, time-management and conflict management skills required.
Ability to communicate effectively with associates, peers and upper management, both verbally and in writing.
Ability to identify problems and develop solutions quickly.
Basic familiarity with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel) required.
Ability to be a self-starter and a team player.
Flexibility a must: willingness to move to another department/site or to assist on other special projects.
Knowledge of budget controls preferred.
Bilingual in English and Spanish or Portuguese preferred.
Experience with power lift trucks, material handling systems and warehouse management systems a plus
Excellent attention to detail and ability to follow through on issues.
Good communication/comprehension skills -- both written and verbal.
Must be able work independently with minimal supervision.
ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Must be able to sit, stand, bend, twist, stoop, reach, climb stairs/ladders, and lift up to 50lbs.
Ability to push rolling carts or racks full of merchandise.
Ability to pack/unpack and handle boxes up to 50lbs.
Ability to pick merchandise from multi tier modules.
Ability to pick merchandise from multi-tier modules designed for multi-sku product.
Ability operate non electric pallet jack.
Ability to work in a fast pace warehouse environment with narrow aisles, conveyor belts, forklifts, and other power equipment.
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