Kohler Co. Distribution Center Supervisor 1st Shift in Sheridan, Arkansas
Distribution Center Supervisor 1st Shift
Work Mode: Onsite
Location: Onsite at Sheridan, AR
1st Shift Monday-Thursday 5:00 AM-3:00 PM
Supervise the Shipping Operation withinthe AFO Distribution Center in Sheridan, Arkansas including logistical support to the Arkansas Faucet Operations (AFO), fulfilling all end customer demand and outbound material support to all North American plant locations served by the Sheridan Enterprise.
Assist in the development of short- and long-range financial plans, meeting finite inventory control objectives, plant capital and human resource needs.
Responsible for driving Lean and Continuous Improvement activities within Shipping, Traffic, External Distribution Channels, Logistics and Inventory of both purchased and AFO-manufactured finished goods.
Partner with the Supervisor – Receiving, AFO to ensure consistent best practices are maintained for Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost and Morale objectives while driving the policies and procedures necessary to continually improve business processes to provide the AFO DC with a competitive edge in service to our customers. This will include key interaction with Marketing, Sales, AFO production operations, Customer Service, Purchasing, Materials and our overall Global Faucets Supply Chain team.
To support all aspects of KSMS Tier III and IV achievement goals and objectives with resources necessary to complete the remaining levels. The individual is to ensure all areas they support implementation of all KSMS initiatives.
Drive AFO Distribution and Logistics performance metrics including on-time delivery & quality.Work with AFO, WFO, S&OP, Production, and Materials to drive continuous improvement.
Analyze and determine root cause for OS&D. Drive preventative action implementation to address root cause.
Responsible for the execution of key business objectives and other tasks as assigned by the Manager, Materials & Distribution – AFO.
Provide leadership and direction with emphasis on team building through effective communications and responsiveness to customer service requirements and changes.
Drive the ADKAR model for all business changes to enhance associate engagement and accountability.
Focus on the development of key personnel to maintain continued organizational strength and succession.Establish goals and standards of performance for subordinates, apprise them of their progress, and advise them regarding professional skills development. Aid the DC associates to further their career with a focus on individual and team business objectives.
Oversee the inspection, continuous improvement and sustainability of all areas of the warehouse to ensure safe work practices.
Ensure all governmental regulatory agencies and Kohler Co. processes and procedures are being followed pertaining to the shipping and receiving of hazardous waste materials, and the records of transactions are recorded on proper Material Safety Data Sheets in coordination with the AFO EHS team.
Ensure all personnel are conducting daily inspection and recording of records on all forklift, scissor-lift, cherry-picker, and battery charging equipment used in the warehouse.
Ensure all safety regulations are being followed in regard to policies, for example, PPE, safety vests, harnesses, lock dock procedures, and mechanical equipment.
HS Diploma/GED + minimum 6-10 years of operations, materials, direct shipping, distribution, and logistics experience.
Bachelor's Degree preferred, with an emphasis in Business, Operations Management or Supply Chain, with additional work experience in distribution and logistics planning in a high volume commercial environment.
Experience in inventory management, ERP, MRP and Kanban systems.
High proficiency in use of enterprise planning and analytical tools including SAP & Microsoft Excel.
Applicants must be authorized to work in the US without requiring sponsorship now or in the future.
The salary range for this position is $64,600 - $81,350. The specific salary offered to a candidate may be influenced by a variety of factors including the candidate’s experience, their education, and the work location. Available benefits include medical, dental, vision & 401k.
Why Work at Kohler Co.?
Kohler Co.'s mission is to contribute to a higher level of gracious living for those who are touched by our products and services. We understand that it takes investment in our associates’ development to make that happen. So, we offer ongoing investment in each individual’s personal development and the opportunity to collaborate with others across functions and roles at Kohler.
In addition to the investment in your development, Kohler offers a benefits package including a competitive salary, health, vision, dental, 401(k) with company matching, and more!
*Important update for candidates applying to roles within Kohler Energy, including Power Systems, Engines, Home Energy, Kohler Uninterruptible Power, Clarke Energy, Curtis Instruments, and Heila Technologies.
On November 6, Kohler Co. announced the strategic decision to establish Kohler Energy as a separate, independent business with Platinum Equity as the majority investment partner. Kohler will continue to stay invested in the Energy business following the closing and remains committed to supporting the acceleration of long-term growth strategies for both organizations. Talent and operational transition plans are underway, and Kohler Co. and Platinum Equity expect the agreement to close in the first half of 2024.Thank you for your interest in joining our growing team as we embark on the next phase of growth!
Beyond the competitive benefits and compensation, Kohler proudly offers a rich history, steeped in creativity and a commitment to our associates and communities. We invite you to learn more about our culture and company at www.kohlercompany.com .
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