Distribution Center Supervisor

SanMar - Trenton, NJ (30+ days ago)3.6

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SanMar Corporation has been family-owned since 1971. Based in Issaquah, WA, we are an award-winning, national supplier of 21 retail, private label and mill brands. We supply apparel and accessories to screen printers, embroiderers, promotional products distributors, athletic dealers, industrial launderers and more - whether they are outfitting a Fortune 500 corporation or the local bowling team. SanMar's success and growth can be attributed to one thing - outstanding employees who provide superior services and products to our customers. We promote a culture that acknowledges the importance of a healthy work-life balance, recognizing that happy and relaxed employees make better ambassadors for SanMar. We encourage initiative and participation by creating a casual environment that taps your full potential as an employee.

POSITION: Distribution Center Supervisor


SHIFT: 6:00AM – 2:30PM

JOB SUMMARY: The Distribution Center Supervisor is responsible for all aspects of his/her departments operations to include, but not limited to: planning, organizing, and monitoring the receiving, storage, and shipping functions to ensure a smooth and consistent operation. The supervisor provides support to employees and, at the discretion of their manager, other departments as necessary.

Maintains a positive, safe, neat and clean work area by adhering to SanMar’s Family Values and safety regulations.
Leads daily activities to achieve desired results in productivity, teamwork, safety, quality, and job knowledge.
Collaborate across departments to drive optimal productivity; foster an environment in which diverse backgrounds are respected and valued.
Oversee the Inventory Control and Receiving departments in the distribution center
Provides day-to-day performance management guidance to Group Lead and employees. This includes coaching, counseling, career development, and corrective actions.
Conduct annual performance appraisals and provide continued feedback on overall performance. Ensure timely completion and administration of associate annual performance appraisals.
Interview and hire new employees.
Ensure accurate and timely management of associate time-in-attendance via company payroll system.
Analyze business and performance trends and metrics to develop solutions, programs, and policies.
Continue personal growth and development by using tools, resources, and relationships with other leaders.
Actively engage in managing employee needs. Lead with professionalism, respect and consideration of others in accordance with SanMar Family Values.
Manages employee relations situations in a professional manner in collaboration with management and human resources partners.
Other duties as assigned.

Exhibits sound and accurate judgment.
Demonstrates flexibility and the ability to quickly adapt to change in the work environment.
Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and monitors work to ensure quality.
Takes personal responsibility for own actions, keeping commitments, and asking for and offering help when needed.
Strong conflict management skills.
Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Be self-directed and self-motivated with the strong ability to motivate others.
Take initiative to identify and anticipate department needs and make recommendations for implementation.
Must have exemplary performance in regards to attendance, accuracy, and productivity.

3+ years of supervisory or lead experience with direct associate accountability
Excellent relationship management skills
Experience working in a distribution center
Inbound and Inventory Control management experience highly desired
Experience delegating work
Experience in leading staff to meet daily standards
Ability to work well and effectively under pressure
Bachelor’s degree preferred, but not required.
Should be able to read, write, and have sufficient ability to identify colors, sizes, quantity, label and SKU information and verbally communicate with customers.
Bilingual (Spanish) is a plus.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is constantly required to walk and stand. The employee frequently lifts and/or moves up to 60 pounds. The employee may operate powered equipment requiring use of both hands to drive vehicles as well as full range of motion of the neck, head and back. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms, grasp and perform repetitive hand, wrist and arm motions. The employee is frequently required to climb, kneel/squat, bend and carry. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Basic literacy is required for lift certification and necessary for daily paperwork. The employee must be comfortable working at heights in excess of twenty feet off the ground.

Competitive salary and bonuses
Medical, dental and vision plans
Life insurance
401(k) plan with company match
Flexible spending program
Anniversary rewards
Discounts on brand name apparel
Diverse, laid-back atmosphere
Flexible schedules
Monthly employee events

If you are a service oriented person who would enjoy working for a company that provides a dynamic, family-oriented environment, this is the perfect opportunity for you! There aren't many other companies out there like us, so don't miss out, apply today, and learn what over 3,000 employees have come to know as "The SanMar Difference!"

SanMar provides opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran or disabled status.

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