Shipping & Kitting Supervisor

factor1admin | September 30, 2020

The Shipping and Kitting Supervisor provides leadership to important aspects of our fulfillment operations including on-time shipping, management of CDL drivers, planning, forecasting, and staffing.  Responsibilities also include maintaining productivity, quality and on-time service levels as established by senior management.  The Shipping and Kitting Supervisor will work closely with the Warehouse Manager to create and maintain a culture of best-in-class (BIC) operations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee shipping operations including on-time fulfillment, picking, packing, kitting, documentation, and loading
  • Ensure the Kitting department meets and/or exceeds kitting goals in a timely manner
  • Understand, work within, communicate, evaluate, and achieve department’s KPIs
  • Demonstrate an absolute commitment to safety and model safe behavior
  • Supervise and lead shipping and kitting employees, including scheduling, timecard approval, and labor management practices
  • Provide thoughtful feedback and innovative ideas in support of daily operations
  • Report defective material or questionable condition to Warehouse Manager
  • Train, coach, and assess team members, performing corrective actions as necessary
  • Lead the team to participate in decision making, problem solving, and continuous improvement process
  • Work with minimum supervision and predict, identify, and resolve problems
  • Transfer and assign work within work areas and relieve and replace team members as required
  • Communicate effectively to teams across shifts, positively motivating team members and leading by example
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, but not required
  • 5+ years’ experience in a warehouse distribution field with 3+ years previous leadership experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to lead a diverse team to achieve goals
  • Ability to work overtime hours as needed

Physical Requirements:

  • Duties of this job requires daily lifting, carrying, pushing, or pulling of objects weighing up to 50 lbs.
  • This role requires continuous standing for up to 12hrs
  • The warehouse conditions reflect those outside the warehouse and is subject to hot and cold climates