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Distribution Supervisors coordinate team members and make sure distribution operations are completed efficiently. Some of their essential duties are allocating resources, assigning tasks, recruiting and training staff, managing inventories, storing items, updating records, and monitoring team performance. Successful example resumes for Distribution Supervisors mention assets like organizational skills, attention to details, communication and interpersonal abilities, time management, multitasking, and computer operation. Employers select candidates whose resumes make display of a degree in logistics and training in business management and computers.

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Distribution Supervisor

Supervised warehouse personnel to ensure that parts were received, processed, stored, packed, and shipped in an efficient, safe and timely manner consistently exceeding customer expectations and within conformance to company standards

  • Responsible for sustaining and improving PQVC (People, Quality, Velocity, & Cost) and Safety Metrics
  • Contributed to the development of an effective work force by assigning, directing and motivating employees utilizing defined and documented processes
  • Provided necessary on the job training and developed employees
  • Embraced continuous improvement and utilized Caterpillar Production System to enhance operations
  • Led Six Sigma and Rapid Improvement Workshop (RIW) projects
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
2

Distribution Supervisor

Managed two production service operations and fifteen warehouses as a leader in performance and accountability management, leading to increased production, streamlined purchasing and inventory control procedures, and reductions in expenditures.

  • Increased production up to 33% by reviewing picks placement and locations, auditing and monitoring.
  • Developed and directed safety and ergonomics committees.
  • Increased freight movement production by 30% by auditing and follow-ups.
  • Developed, prepared and submitted reports and spreadsheets as to progress order status, budget forecasts and related inventory and production control activities. Successfully facilitated the implementation and start up of new product picking lines and new industrial service operations.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Industrial Technology
3

Distribution Supervisor

Review the work forecasts and determine productivity requirements to produce during the day to meet the overall building objectives.

  • Partner with other Area Managers to balance labor ensuring that operational functions are balanced and efficient while meeting all goals.
  • Actively participate in the company based Partners in Performance program focused directly to the retention success of all new-hire associates
  • Ensure performance plans are set, maintained, and continuously improved to generate creative solutions in order to identify improvements in the process.
  • Compiled weekly reports centered specifically towards primary company KPIs for safety practices and acknowledgment
  • Established Safety Action Plan initiatives that highlighted and corrected occurring and potential safety opportunities within the warehouse while working closely with those associates directly impacted for remedy and long-term solutions
  • Support all safety programs and OSHA compliance to ensure a safe work environment for all associates
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Psychology
4

Distribution Supervisor

Manage a staff of over 20 employees and an inventory of over twenty million dollars.

  • Reduced error and rework budget in second year by over three hundred thousand dollars.
  • Awarded "Most Improved Supplier of the Year" from Office Max in 2010 by reducing lead times from 7 days to 4 days and achieved a 99% fill rate.
  • Chairman of the Safety Committee for the Georgetown division from 2009 to 2013.
  • Led the facility to 4 consecutive years without a lost time accident.
  • Member of the National Safety Council and APICS.
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BA
Industrial Technology & Management
5

Distribution Supervisor

Managed all facets of high volume fulfillment centers, 3rd party warehouses, distribution centers and inventory operations. Managed staff of supervisors and up to 180 employees. Ensured compliance with all policies and procedures, DOT and OSHA regulations. Monitored all performance and productivity metrics and implemented adjustments to meet goals.

  • Implemented strategic plan that led to increased fleet/truckload capacity that decreased cost and improved profitability through efficient planning by 7% annually.
  • Achieved monthly and quarterly operational goals through reduction in safety accidents, improvement in productivity standards and execution of daily key performance indicators (KPI'S) that reduced cost by 12% for department.
  • Developed and implemented production metrics to reduce employee production labor hours, which resulted in saving of 12% annually.
  • Managed staff of supervisors and 180 employees to ensure sufficient staffing as determined by policy.
  • Improved process solutions to employee staffing problems created by staffing absences or any unforeseen service demand.
  • Coordinated internal investigations committee regarding employee misconduct and theft of company's property which resulted in savings of 10's of thousands of company dollars and the potential loss of current customers.
  • Supervised and improved inventory transactions by monitoring the issuing and collection of scanners (guns), saved labor hours, reduced missing inventory receipts, and improved inventory record.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Transportation & Logistics Management
6

Distribution Supervisor

Managed and assigned specific responsibilities to warehouse personnel for a direct staff of 18 FTE.

  • Managed and monitored the daily operational activities for Shipping & Receiving, Production, Transportation, Inventory Control and Picking Order Process.
  • Performed daily cycle counts which included researching and adjusting discrepancy variances.
  • Responsible for reviewing, editing and approving employee's time cards in TMS for payroll submission.
  • Responsible for maintaining a safe and secure work environment for all employees and visitors.
  • Prepared and analyzed Production Reports to review individual performance for proficiency improvements.
  • Recommended and responsible for changes in operations to improve efficiencies and quality.
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
7

Fuels Distribution Supervisor

Managed receipt/transfer of 30 million gallons aviation fuel, zero mission degradation

  • Facilitated 60 daily inspections, coordinated 50 work order repairs, sustained 98% facility in commission rate
  • Developed and installed 12 bilingual warning signs providing hydrocarbon fuel hazard visual aids to German nationals
  • Maintained work center spill response kits, improved efficiency of emergency response capabilities
  • Took lead and assisted contractors with the installation of the new overfill prevention Scully System
  • Performed 480 security and environmental checks on fuel systems safeguarding $16 million fuel assets
  • Attended refueling maintenance course honing mechanical skills, maintained 94% vehicle in commission rate
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AAS
Human Resource Management
AAS
Logistics Management
8

Distribution Supervisor

  • Conduct trend analysis and prepare weekly reports/key metrics for senior leadership on Distribution performance
  • Trained, mentored and coached three new supervisors in the Sky Harbor Distribution Center
  • Facilitated/led transformational kaizen events, applying lean methodologies and 5S resulting in a 40% reduction in pick to ship and receipt to stock, increased Inventory Record Accuracy from 95% to 98.8% (50K SKU’s)
  • Achieved/Maintained 99.9% fill rate in a $1 billion industry, shipping $600 million in revenue annually
Candidate Info
29
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Supply Chain Management
MA
E-business
9

Warehouse / Distribution Supervisor

Responsible for directing team of up to 18 temporary employees to warehouse incoming Finished Goods produced locally and overseas. Trained, managed, and maintained the team of temporary employees who operated electric forklifts in addition to scanning and picking orders in a high volume, 3500 SKUS, seasonal business.

  • Spearheaded increase in employee productivity with reduced staff turnover and higher employee satisfaction by creating a more positive environment, through employee involvement, setting goals, and sharing the vision.
  • Warehouse Kaizen Project Lead; increasing in-house capacity by 300% and reducing 3PL by 80%. Estimated $220K in annual savings.
  • Managed transfer of "big 3" retailer order fulfillment from 3PL provider to in-house operation.
  • Maintained finished goods inventory with daily cycle counting, damage control, and accurate scanning programs; ensuring attainment of corporate inventory goals and objectives.
  • Improved turnaround time of three critical picking areas of Build-a-products, Finished Goods, and Replacement Parts by more than 40%. Replacement parts and Build-a-products were shipped via small parcel.
Candidate Info
24
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AS
Business Administration
10

Distribution Supervisor

Orthopedic, Prosthetic, and Surgical Appliances and Supplies

  • Supervised 50+ direct reports in the Picking, Packing, Shipping and Auditing departments in a high volume 300,000sq/ft fast paced DC with strict deadlines
  • Reviewed and analyzed reports, records and directives, and conferred with managers/ supervisors to obtain data required for planning activities, such as new commitments, status of work in progress, and problems encountered
  • Ensured the security and accountability of materials and goods with inventory control
  • Optimized transport route to minimize cost through effective use of back-haul opportunities
  • Managed employees and conducted training, provided development, and performance reviews
  • Involved with the recruitment and interviewing of Pickers, Material Handlers and additional positions within the facility
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma

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