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Expeditors Distribution Operations Supervisor in Peabody, Massachusetts

Become a member of a global community! The international logistics industry is an integral piece of the global trade puzzle; we make the world go round. Global supply chain management is what we do, and at the heart of Expeditors you will find professionalism, leadership, and a friendly environment, all of which foster an innovative, customer service-based approach to logistics. Expeditors is a global logistics company headquartered in Seattle, Washington. As a Fortune 500 company, we employ over 19,000 trained professionals in a worldwide network of over 350+ locations across six continents. Expeditors satisfies the increasingly sophisticated needs of international trade through customized solutions and seamless, integrated information systems.

Our Mission is to recruit, train, and retain the very best logistics and technical experts the world over. We love to promote from within - more than 50 percent of our employees have been at Expeditors for five years or more. Our high retention rate is influenced by a unique compensation program for positions that are more than just jobs - they're chances to grow, do what you love and build a career with us!

Scope of Position 

Oversee distribution personnel and procedures, as well as daily operations within the facility. Strong communication skills required to act as a liaison with peers and customers on a daily basis. Focus on overseeing a strong team and managing all inbound and outbound activity with energy, leadership, vision, support and professionalism.

Major Duties and Responsibilities 

•    Daily workload distribution and prioritization

•    Provide leadership and development to subordinates 

•    Uphold all policies and procedures to the highest level 

•    Focus on process and process improvement initiatives with a focus on quality 

•    Attend daily calls with customers and focus on managing operational relationship 

•    Motivate and encourage employees to achieve the highest level of success in the work place 

•    Scheduling of all personnel 

•    Ensure compliance of governing authorities 

•    Look for creative means to provide a successful operation 

•    Good interpersonal skills, good computer skills 

•    Ensure inbound freight is offloaded in a timely, efficient and orderly manner and all customer KPIs are met and monitored

•    Ensure all freight is on handed and put away per required facility means utilizing all system technology and all customer KPIs are met and monitored 

•    Strong focus on inventory management 

•    Hold regular team huddles including department updates 

•    Uphold an extremely clean and safe environment on a daily basis 

•    Oversee a workboard and prioritize tasks accordingly 

•    Other assignments as assigned by management 


•    Bachelors degree or equivalent 

•    Five years logistics experience 

•    Experience leading a team 

•    Ideally able to twist, squat, reach above shoulder level and crouch on a frequent basis as needed in warehouse.


Expeditors offers excellent benefits:

  • Paid Vacation, Holiday, Sick Time

  • Health Plan: Medical

  • Life Insurance

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Training and Personnel Development Program

  • Growth opportunities within the company

  • Employee Referral Program Bonus