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Distribution Supervisor

West Memphis, Arkansas

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Description
(Overview)

Who we are!

Schwan’s Company, a U.S. affiliate of the global lifestyle company CJ CheilJedang Corporation, is a leading U.S. manufacturer and marketer of quality foods offered through retail-grocery and food-service channels. Its many popular brands include Red Baron®, Tony’s®, Big Daddy’s®, Villa Prima™ and Freschetta® pizza; Mrs. Smith’s® and Edwards® desserts; and Pagoda® Asian-style snacks. To learn more about Schwan’s, visit www.schwanscompany.com.

What we are looking for:

We are hiring a Distribution Supervisor for our manufacturing facilities in the West Memphis, AR area. If you consider yourself someone who is: Responsible for managing the distribution of products to ensure maximum efficiency, quality, and customer service at the least possible cost. This role will oversee the day-to-day execution of successful movement of materials, supplies, and finished goods through the facility and loading and unloading of frozen food products.

What you will get from us:

  • Opportunity to work in a growing segment of a major food manufacturer and showcase your leadership and technical skills to make a big impact on the profitable growth of Schwan’s Company.
  • Opportunities for career growth with a well-established food company.
  • A culture focused on ensuring the health, safety and well-being of its employees.
  • Support and mentorship from team members who are authentic, good-natured and highly skilled.
  • Competitive wages, incentive pay and a comprehensive package of benefits.

Responsibilities:

  • Enforces safety guideline and rules, General Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), HACCP checks, food safety requirements and all company policies
  • Ensures compliance with all company safety and fleet policies and procedures
  • Coordinates truck loading/unloading and ensures it is done in a timely manner.
  • Ensures that all materials are stored in accordance with temperature requirements. Maintains accurate stock rotation
  • Requests or performs maintenance on facilities and equipment
  • Ensures cycle counting and month end inventory is conducted for inventory records accuracy.
  • Works with Deployment and the Demand teams to ensure fill rate standards are met while meeting inventory level expectations
  • Ensure that all material handling and transportation equipment is properly maintained.
  • Works with 3rd parties to meet contractual obligations
  • Supervises, trains and develops subordinates, if applicable
  • Responsible to conduct yourself and ensure your subordinates (if applicable) conduct themselves in a manner consistent with company mission, values, code of ethics, policies, and other standards of conduct.

What we need from you: 

  • The desire to make a meaningful difference.  Must be self-motivated with the ability to work independently.  We need someone who competes to win!
  • Authentic leader: direct communicator, able to build strong relationships across the company, with all levels.
  • Must have great collaboration skills, with the ability to effectively work closely with cross-functional teams.

Education: Associate degree (or equivalent)

Years of Related Experience: Typically 3-5 years of experience.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • General knowledge of Purchasing, Quality Assurance, Manufacturing, Inventory Record Accuracy, Cycle Counting Procedures, Inventory Control Procedures, Food Safety Requirements, Warehousing and distribution.
  • Knowledgeable of Bills of material and Auditing Control Functions.
  • Understanding of federal, state and local agency regulations (DOT, OSHA, EPA, etc.) to prevent legal exposure.
  • Knowledgeable of bills of material and auditing control functions.
  • Knowledgeable in Microsoft Office Suite and Outlook.
  • Good math and communication skills.
  • Good working maintenance knowledge of forklifts, pallet jacks, and other equipment in order to detect maintenance problems.
  • Good working knowledge of truck loading operation, yard operations, and reefer unit type trailers.
  • Strong supervisory skills. Uses professional acumen to communicate business impacts with partners.
  • Good working knowledge of truck loading operation, yard operations, and reefer unit type trailers.
  • Able to operate yard tractor while pulling empty and loaded trailers.
  • Able to learn distribution/transportation software systems.
  • Willing to obtain forklift license within the probationary period.
  • Must meet the Federal Department of Transportation eligibility requirements, including appropriate driver's license and corresponding medical certification as a condition of employment for this position.
  • Able to travel 10-15%

The employing subsidiaries of Schwan’s Company are Equal Employment Opportunity Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, age, race, color, religion, gender, vet status, national origin or other protected class.

This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications associated with the job.  An individual must be able to perform all of the duties and responsibilities listed in a fully competent manner to be considered successful in the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential duties and responsibilities.

Qualifications

Education: Associate degree (or equivalent)

 

Years of Related Experience: Typically 3-5 years of experience.

 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • General knowledge of Purchasing, Quality Assurance, Manufacturing, Inventory Record Accuracy, Cycle Counting Procedures, Inventory Control Procedures, Food Safety Requirements, Warehousing and distribution.
  • Knowledgeable of Bills of material and Auditing Control Functions.
  • Understanding of federal, state and local agency regulations (DOT, OSHA, EPA, etc.) to prevent legal exposure.
  • Knowledgeable of bills of material and auditing control functions.
  • Knowledgeable in Microsoft Office Suite and Outlook.
  • Good math and communication skills.
  • Good working maintenance knowledge of forklifts, pallet jacks, and other equipment in order to detect maintenance problems.
  • Good working knowledge of truck loading operation, yard operations, and reefer unit type trailers.
  • Strong supervisory skills. Uses professional acumen to communicate business impacts with partners.
  • Good working knowledge of truck loading operation, yard operations, and reefer unit type trailers.
  • Able to operate yard tractor while pulling empty and loaded trailers.
  • Able to learn distribution/transportation software systems.
  • Willing to obtain forklift license within the probationary period.
  • Must meet the Federal Department of Transportation eligibility requirements, including appropriate driver's license and corresponding medical certification as a condition of employment for this position.
  • Able to travel 10-15%

 

The employing subsidiaries of Schwan’s Company are Equal Employment Opportunity Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, age, race, color, religion, gender, vet status, national origin or other protected class.

This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications associated with the job.  An individual must be able to perform all of the duties and responsibilities listed in a fully competent manner to be considered successful in the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential duties and responsibilities.

 

Job Type: Exempt Business Unit: Req #: 21002773

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