Distribution Center Supervisor (20180155)

Mueller Systems • Aurora, IL 60503

Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Description

Are you an individual looking to flourish as a supply chain professional? Would you like to be part of a company involved in the transmission of clean drinking water for more than 150 years? Mueller Company (Mueller Co.), the nation's leading manufacturer of flow control devices for the water and gas distribution industries, has an immediate opening for a Warehouse/Logistics Supervisor in our Aurora, IL facility. Mueller Co.'s manufacturing commitment ensures one of the world's most precious resources, clean drinking water, reaches millions of people on a daily basis. Come be a part of something that sustains and enriches the lives of every human being. As the Warehouse/Logistics Supervisor you will oversee warehouse operations while driving continuous improvement and ensuring cross-functional coordination to delight our customers, all while earning a competitive base salary and full benefit offerings make for a well-rounded total package for the right individual. This position reports to the Distribution Center Manager.

Duties will include, but not be limited to the following:

* Oversee warehouse operations including safety, quality, cleanliness, 5S, continuous improvement, budgeting and inventory control

* Teach and train functional team in competencies and technical/functional skills

* Root cause problem solving to drive process improvement

* Manage receiving, inventory and shipping operations to ensure efficient flow and storage of materials including development of SOP's

* Supervise receiving, inventory and shipping personnel and ensure proper staffing levels

* Effectively communicate with management and across departments

Provide recommendations for warehouse design by product flow and handling

Required Skills

* Ability to identify employees' strengths and limitation and give both spectrums of feedback (positive and constructive)

* Have influence with peers to understand & achieve alignment and common goal(s)

* Efficient in 5S, Standard Work, Value Stream-Mapping

* Experience with risk awareness and mitigation

* Financial acumen

* Demonstrated past of developing and managing KPIs and metrics

* Ability to drive continuous improvement and eliminate waste

* Experience with material and information flow

* Experience with PFEP, choosing correct RP

* Ability to participate, lead, and teach Lean tool kit

Demonstrated proficiency in PDCA process (Action Plan Do, RCCM check function)

Required Experience

* 2+ years' supervisory experience

* 2 years' experience in making materials flow

* Successfully managed handling, storage and distribution of 1000+ SKUs

* Successfully managed 20,000+ annual shipments including truckload; $3M logistics spend with 10+ carriers

* Experience managing diversity and cultural sensitivity

* Experience with contract reviews and negotiations

* Global acumen (how business is done globally)

* Documented turn-around of employee situations (marginal to meeting expectations)

Experience with enterprise-sourcing purchasing systems

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