Logistics Operations Supervisor

Kroger Logistics - Nashville, TN3.5

Department: LOG Management

Post End Date:
Position Type: Employee
Position Reports To: Logistics Operations Manager
Position Supervises: Kroger Transportation Center (KTC) Staff
Pay Level: 7
FLSA Status: Exempt

Position Summary:
Primarily responsible to coach and mentor their assigned staff within the Kroger Transportation Center (KTC). Contribute to a team environment by planning and supervising the operations of the KTC. Identify and communicate clear expectations for their direct reports. Help remove obstacles in the way of achieving results and establish a sense of urgency for self and team to act decisively and solve problems. Provide supervisory support and technical assistance to the KTC and other divisions. Demonstrate the company’s core values of respect, honesty, integrity, inclusion and safety of others.

Essential Job Functions:
Supervise, coach, mentor, direct reports in the performance of their duties; complete performance reviews and provide feedback
Develop staffing schedules for KTC
Assist in developing process and performance improvement initiatives
Effectively communicate with various customers of the KTC, including Supply Chain Managers (SCM), procurement, transportation providers, distribution centers, suppliers, etc.
Responsible for updating and maintaining various Transportation Management Systems (TMS)
Responsible for regularly reporting performance of the KTC
Supervise and coach direct reports in the performance of their duties; complete performance reviews and provides feedback to direct reports
Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation

Minimum Position Qualifications:
2 + years’ experience with progressive responsibilities in a logistics environment
Ability to lead and coach others
Proficient in Microsoft office programs
Ability to resolve complex issues in a changing environment
General knowledge of financial or statistical concepts as related to budgeting and reporting
Ability to travel independently (up to 25%)
Ability to work weekends, nights, and holidays on a regular basis
Desired Previous Job Experience
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
Proven ability to lead, train and motivate a team and ability to develop others
Excellent communication, organizational and time management skills
Advanced knowledge of carrier, store, and warehouse operations
Advanced knowledge of buyer/procurement practices and supplier relationships
Proficiency with TMS and Routing Systems, Procurement and Web applications
2 + years` of experience in KTC Operations or similar operation
Experience in project management or supervisory role

Leadership Behaviors: Achieves Results through Teamwork, Coaches and Develops Others, Communicates Effectively and Candidly, Executes with Excellence, Leads Change and Innovation, Leads through Positive Influence, Provides Clear and Strategic Direction, Puts the Customer First. For more information on the Kroger Leadership Behavior model, click here.

Education Level: Bachelor's Desired
Required Travel: Up to 25%
Required Certifications/Licenses: None
Regions: South

States: Indiana; Kentucky; Tennessee