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DISTRIBUTION SUPERVISOR

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Job ID:
R16140
Location:
Veritiv - Sacramento CA
City:
Sacramento
State:
CA

Veritiv has an expansive North American network with more than 180 locations, and we do business with

more than half of the Fortune 500. We're a big company, but we’re also a new company, shaping our

systems and processes to support a successful and sustainable future. We don't just encourage an

entrepreneurial spirit, we embody it.

Are you looking to join a company where you feel empowered in your work and your job is not just a job,

but a path toward a rewarding and successful career? Do you want to be part of a company that

customers and suppliers not only want to do business with but need to do business with?

If you answered yes, then Veritiv might be the place for you. We encourage you to learn about and apply

to Veritiv if you seek a unique work experience, where diverse ideas are met with enthusiasm, and where

you can realize your full potential.

Position Description

Job Summary and Scope:  Supervises the work of the warehouse employees (night shift) which involves the shipping, receiving, loading and unloading trucks, stacking, picking, packing and palletizing products. Determines space requirements for storage and schedules delivery and distribution of products, parts, and accessories to achieve distribution objectives and meet customer requirements. May prepare and analyze inventory reports to identify stock levels, slow-moving and/or surplus stock. Ensures maintenance of equipment, and a safe and clean environment. Recommends changes in procedures to improve the operating efficiency of the unit.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Supervises and assigns specific responsibilities to warehouse personnel which may include shipping, receiving, loading and unloading trucks.
  • Determine space requirements for storage, delivery schedules and distribution in order to ensure that deliveries are completed in a timely manner, achieve distribution objectives and meet customer requirements. 
  • Maintains a safe and secure work environment for all warehouse/delivery employees; monitors work performance to ensure compliance with all federal and corporate safety regulations/policies and food safety program.
  • Prepare and analyze inventory reports, reviews effectiveness of operating procedures and makes recommendations for improvements as required.
  • Interacts with facility Transportation Supervisor / Business Managers / Customer Service to ensure that customer orders are filled and delivered in a timely manner.
  • Provides backup support to other facility supervisors. This may necessitate schedule and shift adjustments as needed.
  • Performs other related duties as required.
  • Working hours are 7 pm to 3:30 am.


Position(s) Supervised:

  • Supervises 6 to 12 Warehouse workers


Required Skills:

  • A thorough understanding of warehouse, delivery, and traffic operations within a distribution setting, as well as government regulations (e.g., DOT, OSHA, HazMat, etc.).  Ability to develop proficiency with company computer system is essential.
  • Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills, including but not limited to performance management (employee evaluations, discipline, corrective action, coaching), and conducting interviews are required.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills are essential.
  • Strong planning, organization, and customer relations skills are required.



Required Experience/Education:

  • Bachelors degree preferred
  • 6+ years of related experience preferably in a distribution operation
  • 3+ years supervisory/management experience or equivalent
  • Ability to motivate and develop direct reports


Working Conditions:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Office working conditions with frequent exposure to noise, damage to clothing, and minor accident hazards; frequently used equipment includes personal computer, terminal, telephone, fax, copier, material handling machinery, and RF bar-code equipment.


Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


A significant portion of the incumbent's job responsibilities will require PC work that involves the continuous use of the fingers, hands, wrists, and sitting for frequent periods of time. The incumbent is required to talk, see and hear. The incumbent must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.




Veritiv is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Individuals seeking employment are considered without regards to race, ethnicity, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status or any other classification protected by law. Additionally, Veritiv will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with Veritiv’s legal duty to furnish information. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, please click here:http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

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