FleetPride Distribution Center Supervisor in Grapevine, Texas

bout FleetPride, Inc.

With annual revenues of approximately $1 billion, FleetPride is North America’s premier and largest independent distributor of heavy-duty truck and trailer replacement parts. The company owns and operates 250 branches in 45 states, as well as 5 distribution centers and 5 discrete manufacturing facilities. As the market leader, FleetPride sells 4.5x the unit volume of the next largest independent competitor.

FleetPride carries a full line of nationally-recognized, brand name parts, as well as an assortment of exclusive-brand parts, offering over 180,000 SKUs to 85,000 customers. The company offers in-house re-manufactured products such as brake shoes and driveline components and provides truck and trailer repair services at many locations.

Directly supervises warehouse employees in the distribution center. Carries out supervisor responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Plans, directs, and coordinates all assigned functions in the area of responsibility. Responsible for personnel management, including hiring, training, performance management and compensation. Reports to the Inbound DC Manager.

Key Responsibilities/Duties:

  • Creates detailed schedule time lines to ensure all inbound and outbound shipments meet specifications.

  • Pull and organize orders for from warehouse by part number and quantity as directed by picking ticket in priority assigned. Orders may be customer orders, IBTs or returns (excess and vendor).

  • Develops and provides input on labor requirements needed.

  • Package, label and ship customer orders by UPS, US Mail, bus, motor freight and local truck deliveries.

  • Ensure all stock is pulled and loaded into the delivery vehicle with accompanying and necessary documents, in conjunction with delivery schedules maintaining a minimum accuracy rate of 99%.

  • Train new employees on the proper use and maintenance of equipment and facilities utilized in the performance of their job. Follow-up to ensure results are achieved.

  • Coordinates manpower requirements by increasing or decreasing personnel and overtime to meet changing conditions.

  • Develops a process plan including people, resources, equipment and floor space for each distribution receipt.

  • Establishes or adjusts work procedures to meet departmental schedules.

  • Suggests changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of distribution center and its employees.

  • Analyzes and resolves work problems, or assists workers in solving work problems.

  • Confers with other Supervisor(s) and Managers to coordinate activities of department.

  • Interprets company policies to workers and enforces safety regulations.

  • Adheres to all safety procedures in the performance of job duties.

  • Participate in the annual physical inventory

  • Participate in the annual physical inventory.

  • Work on special projects as appointed by the warehouse manager

  • Ability to assist with inventory control processes and procedures

Requirements Key Competencies:

Lean Manufacturing – Practical application of 5s and reduction of the 7 Wastes Oral Communication – Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations. Listens and gets clarification. Responds well to questions. Teamwork – Exhibits objectively and openness to other’s views; Gives and welcomes feedback. Contributes to building a positive team spirit. Supports everyone’s efforts to succeed. Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner, gathers and analyzes information skillfully, develops alternative solutions, works well in group problem solving situations and uses reason. Leadership – Exhibits confidence in self and others. Inspires and motivates others to perform well. Effectively influences actions and opinions of others. Gives appropriate recognition to others. Managing Organizational Support – Follows policies and procedures. Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time. Supports organization’s goals and values. Ethics – Treats people with respect. Inspires the trust of others. Judgment – Includes appropriate people in decision-making process and makes timely decisions. Delegation – Delegates work assignments; Gives authority to work independently. Quantity – Meets productivity standards and completes work in a timely manner. Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures. Uses equipment and materials properly. Adaptability – Adapts to changes in the work environment. Able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events. Interpersonal Skills – Focuses on solving conflict, maintains confidentiality and remains open to others ideas. Tries new things.

Job Requirements:

  1. Experience and Education:
  • BA in business or equivalent is preferred. Minimum 3+ years of warehouse and supervisory experience is required.

  • Communication / Other skills:

  • Strong leadership, communication and organizational skills are required.
  • Effectively present information to customers, clients and other employees in 1 on 1 and small group situations.

  • Good PC, including database, spreadsheet, order processing systems and manufacturing software, and math, including performing operations with measurement, volume and distance, skills.

  1. Physical Demands:
  • Moderate physical effort and use of motor skills requiring manual dexterity.

  • Position requires employee: a. Regularly stand, walk and sit. b. On occasion, lift, lower, carry product up to a maximum of 10 pounds by hand.

  1. Work Environment:
  • Large open environment.

  • Noise level is typically moderate.

Lots of activity, workers and equipment constantly moving, which requires constant adherence to safety procedures and rules.

Requisition Number:: 16-0723

Post Date:: 7/14/2016

Title:: Distribution Center Supervisor

Job Type:: Full Time

City:: Grapevine

State:: TX