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Distribution Center Supervisor

Distribution Center Supervisor

Position Type 
Full Time
Requisition ID 
2017-6444
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-GA-Savannah
Posted Date 
9/25/2017

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Overview

Pier 1 Imports is searching for a Distribution Center Supervisor in Savannah, Georgia.

As a member of the leadership team you will lead your team toward meeting company goals white striving for continual improvement.  Working within our dynamic Distribution Center gives you the opportunity to work with product from all over the world!  This growth-oriented position reports to the DC Operations Manager and offers great opportunity for advancement! The successful candidate will demonstrate an aptitude for:

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Supporting the implementation of best practices
  • Being customer service oriented
  • Analyzing information and using appropriate judgment to execute agreed upon strategies
  • Building collaborative relationships with all levels of management within Pier 1 Imports
  • Leading a team to achieve goals and objectives
  • Managing the financial performance of the assigned department(s) within the DC, to include monitoring appropriate staffing levels, reducing damages and controlling supply costs
  • Leading and supporting an effective Safety program
  • Maintaining company equipment
  • Effectively acquiring and training top talent
  • Ensuring all policies and procedures are adhered to and effectively managed
  • Maintaining an open door policy in an effort to remain accessible to all associates
  • Maintaining the highest ethical standards and values
  • Providing verbal and written recognition and feedback to associates white mentoring and motivating teams to meet personal and company goals.

Education & Experience

  • Must possess excellent leadership and communication skills
  • Ability to develop talent
  • Ability to stock and retrieve merchandise of varying sizes from various heights, ranging from the floor level up to the ceiling of the Distribution Center
  • Ability to safely operate Distribution Center warehouse equipment
  • Ability to work in a non-air conditioned environment
  • Ability to, in occasion, work more than 40 hours per week based in business need, including evening, weekends and holidays
  • Ability to work on any shift
  • Ability to travel as required (DC Network meetings or for other special projects)
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. in a regular basis
  • Ability to bend, stoop, reach, and stand for prolonged periods of time
  • Willingness to relocate for future growth opportunities

 

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred, preferably in a related discipline such as Logistics/Supply Chain, Business or Retail Management
  • 1-3 years of experience in a Leadership/Supervisor role
  • Must be able to work 1st or 2nd shift

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