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Newell Brands Supervisor, Distribution in Fishers, Indiana

Position Ti tle: Supervisor, Distribution

Location: Fishers, Indiana

Shift: 3rd Shift

Position Overview

Third Shift

The Distribution Supervisor directs and coordinates daily warehouse activity including, but not limited to customer shipments, receiving, quality control, expense control and safety. Prepares and plans strategies to meet and exceed customer service requirements, maximizing productivity and implementing team goals while ensuring a safe working environment.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Responsible for directing and leadingwarehouse associates in meeting daily, weekly and monthly goals.

  • Responsible for housekeeping andinsuring overall facility cleanliness.

  • Maintains and improves upon trainingprograms and provides training in such areas as safety, quality and new hiredevelopment.

  • Insures proper routing of shipments aswell as dock assignments for inbound and outbound loads.

  • Coordinates communications betweenoffice personnel and the warehouse to insure critical information is shared aswell as fosters communications and teamwork among staff to ensureaccomplishment of operation goals.

  • Insure high quality standards aremaintained by working with QA and other departments to develop preventive andcorrective actions.

  • Read, understand and analyze operationalreports in order to evaluate departmental performance and develop action plansfor improvements.

  • Effectively and professionallycommunicate with all other facilities and vendors in order to resolve issuesand implement positive change.

  • Conduct performance evaluations andassist Warehouse Manager with hiring and dismissals.

  • Ensures all company policies,regulations and procedures are fallowed.

  • Foster a positive, team culture whilemaintaining high levels of employee engagement.

  • Develop individual associate's skills,standards and morale through training and coaching. Provide positive feedback whenever possibleand disciplinary action if necessary.

  • Back-up all office or warehousepersonnel as needed.

  • Ensure all warehouse activity is performedwith the highest regard for safety.Enforce all safety standards as well as develop strategies to improvesafety.

  • Requires regular attendance to performessential element as contained herein between the assigned start and end timesfor work.

  • Performs such individual assignments asmanagement may direct.

  • Establishes and maintains effectivework relationships within the department, the Corporation and the community;and maintains the professional competence, knowledge and skill necessary forthe satisfactory performance of all assigned responsibilities.

  • Other duties as assigned

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  • High School Diploma or Equivalent

  • 3-5 years of experience in a warehouse environment, including supervisory experience.

  • Knowledge of federal and state DOT, OSHA, EPS, DEP, and other regulatory agencies, practices, and policies.

  • Knowledge of SAP and Warehouse Management Systems.

  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing principles

  • Strong communication, with all levels of the organization

  • Completes task with a sense of urgency

  • Good listening, teamwork, and attention to detail

  • Reliable with patience and professionalism

  • Use of Microsoft outlook and MS Office including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field

  • Forklift Certified Preferred

Physical Requirements:

  • Sitting at workstation approximately 85 percent of work time. Standing and walking approximately 15 percent of work time.

  • Must be able to travel 10-15 percent of work time.

  • Ability to work overtime or occasionally on weekends with short notice.

  • Typical office environment with shelves overhead and above work surfaces.

Newell Brands (NASDAQ: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate, Sharpie, Dymo, EXPO, Parker, Elmers, Coleman, Marmot, Oster, Sunbeam, FoodSaver, Mr. Coffee, Graco, Baby Jogger, NUK, Calphalon, Rubbermaid, Contigo, First Alert, and Yankee Candle. For hundreds of millions of consumers, Newell Brands makes life better every day, where they live, learn, work and play. Newell Brands and its subsidiaries are Equal OpportunityEmployers and comply with applicable employment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.

Newell Brands is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We provide all employees and applicants for employment with equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship, immigration status, marital status, military status, any covered veteran status, disability status, genetic information, caregiving responsibilities or any other basis prohibited by law.