Distribution Center Supervisor


(Tallahassee, Florida)
Full Time Weekends
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About Scholastic
Scholastic (NASDAQ: SCHL) was founded in 1920 as a single classroom magazine. Today, Scholastic books and educational materials are in tens of thousands of schools and tens of millions of homes worldwide, helping to Open a World of Possible for children across the globe.
Scholastic is searching for a Distribution Center Supervisor for our Tallahassee branch who will lead a team of 10-15 individuals responsible for the production and support of Book Fairs for the North Florida geographical area. A minimum of three (3) years supervisory experience in a distribution or logistics environment and WMS experience are preferred.
* Assist in the hiring and recruiting process for warehouse staff. Conduct orientation for newly hired associates, including introduction of a mentor to act as a “buddy” through 90-day orientation period. * Supervise, develop, and train all warehouse personnel and maintain peak level of associate morale and motivation within organization for maximum level of productivity and associate retention. * In conjunction with the Branch Manager, evaluate & document warehouse associates’ job performances; conduct all warehouse performance appraisals; recommend salary changes; and set performance goals. * Accurately expedite school re-orders in a timely manner, overseeing UPS/ground shipping. * Adhere to local, State, and Federal regulations inclusive but not limited to OSHA, DOT, and EEOC. * Conduct monthly safety meetings to minimize accidents, incorporating a wellness attitude among all staff members. Investigate job-related incidents (Workers’ Compensation) and file reports in conjunction with Branch Manager. * Schedule staff and maintain attendance records. Assist in Labor Hours Tracking - Actual vs. Budget. * Assist Branch Manager in the use and execution of production planning system and management of Branch P&L’s. * Responsible for closing out fairs, ensuring all cases, displays, and boxes are staged with the book fair properly labeled. * May prepare daily packing schedules by reviewing turnovers, checking labels, and communicating specifics on packing instructions. * May prepare daily packing schedules by reviewing turnovers, checking labels, and communicating specifics on packing instructions. * Oversee Fair packing production or replenishment of stock from bulk to shelves as well as the unloading of trucks and cases. * Oversee packing and display of product in accordance with schematics, to ensure customer requests and needs are satisfied; including, but not limited to, matching loading procedures to warehouse/driver sheets. Reset picking lines to coordinate with corporate schematics, on a seasonal basis. * Oversee the initial set up of fairs for daily deliveries to include accountability of all fair support materials. Emphasis on quality assurance of all outgoing products. * Monitor inventory levels and inform management of status, avoiding out-of-stock situations. Assist with physical inventory counts, open houses and warehouse sales. * Monitor sell rate of product to reduce out of stock shortages and recommend supplemental title replacements. * Train staff on and maintain use of the Scanners for the Book Fairs inventory system. * Meet, greet, and assist customers during open houses, warehouse sales, etc., in a courteous and positive manner. * Ensure that all warehouse equipment/tools are properly utilized to increase productivity, efficiency, safety, and report any unsafe conditions/equipment or injury to Manager. * Responsible for the careful handling of all merchandise, avoiding damage, bending or tearing. * Use and monitor proper techniques for lifting, packing, handling heavy objects, climbing ladders, and pushing/pulling cases. * Fill Accurate Data on Labor Data Collection Cards * May operate forklifts during peak business periods (If certified – must be at least 18 years of age).
Ideal Candidate
* High School Diploma or GED Certificate required; College Degree preferred. * Minimum of 3 years of supervisory experience in a retail, distribution or warehouse environment. * Ability to analyze, develop, initiate, and implement plans and strategies to achieve goals. * Strong computer skills, especially with Excel; ability to navigate through the internet, MS Office, and email. * Ability to utilize scanner systems effectively with minimal errors. * Good interpersonal skills with the ability to lead and direct associates; strong team player. * Ability to prioritize and meet critical deadlines. * Ability to lift/carry 50 lbs., push/pull up to 300 lbs., climbs ladders without assistance. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. * Ability to work over-time and weekends as needed. * Good verbal/written communication skills, basic math skills, and ability to read. * Forklift experience a plus. * Valid Drivers license & acceptable motor vehicle report. (If operating company vehicle –motor vehicle record check and drug screening is required).
Compensation and Working Conditions
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