Operations Supervisor 1st Shift


Position Purpose:
Operations Supervisor at Anixter will be responsible for leading a department of 20-30 employees in any of the outbound departments. The Operations Supervisor positions are customer and sales facing positions that are very fast paced, requiring the ability to adapt to rapidly changing priorities. Strong Ops Supervisors will be able to manage the work flow for their department using data, reporting and metrics to help provide Best-In-Class Service with flawless execution. Operations Supervisors will be able to establish strong communications with their teams, peers and managers while driving operational efficiency through resource planning, employee engagement and work flow process improvement. Ideally, the supervisor will strive in a fast-paced environment while driving organizational goals and will be rewarded with a great work environment, knowledgeable associates and opportunities for growth.
This person may be asked to lead a team in any of the outbound functions in the warehouse, so the individual must be open to working in any department and shift.

Responsibilities include:
• Develops a strategy that outlines the capacity planning requirements, including facilities, equipment, and staff, to meet the current and anticipated growth goals of the company. Maintains documented procedures for work processes.
• Provides clear expectations on metrics and goals to all site associates. Manages performance of DC management and associates and recognizes, trains, coaches, counsels, and takes corrective action when warranted.
• Manages dedicated delivery processes and carrier services. Partners with support staff to ensure compliance with all DOT regulations.
• Understands and uses financial indicators/metrics and profits and losses to measure the performance of business.

  • Maintains compliance with all safety and Hazmat rules and regulations, legal regulations, and human resource policies.
    • Manages fleet resources to meet daily customer service delivery requirements.
    • Manages slotting and storage layout for optimum efficiency.
    • Ensures safety and security of associates, facility, equipment, and inventory. Ensures compliance with processes and procedures to maintain accurate inventory levels and prevent shrinkage.

We are looking for candidates with:

  • 1+ years supervisory experience within a distribution center, manufacturer, high volume retailer or production environment.
    • Prior demonstrated experience managing a team of hourly associates in a fast paced production, distribution, manufacturing, retail or similar environment.
    • Experience coaching and guiding employees. You’re not a drill sergeant; you’re a coach who is able to connect with your team, peers and leaders. You lead by influence and respect.
    • Highly analytical with ability to; gather data, review data, manage through those analytics and effective communicate the business translation to your teams.
    • Ability to handle pressure and multiple-competing priorities and deadlines. You do not buckle under pressure when a high priority item is placed in your hands, and you already have multiple other priorities working.
    • Demonstrated organizational and time management skills.
    • Demonstrated business communications skills, verbal and written, required.
    • Experience with operational process and team development preferred.
    • Bachelor’s degree in business, management or related field preferred.
    • Excellent computer skills and aptitude.
    • Self-directed, motivated and goal oriented with strong sense of urgency.
    • Skilled at managing time and priorities through organization and prioritization.
    • Excellent problem-solving skills. Able to dissect a problem and present realistic solutions.

About Anixter – Who We Are
We enable the connected world. From securer facilities and communities, to more efficient networks and industrial environments, we deliver the infrastructure solutions—and intelligence—that sustain our customers businesses. Through our superior product offerings, unmatched global distribution network, expert supply chain management and technical know-how, we drive efficiency and effectiveness to benefit our customer’s bottom line.
Anixter International is a leading global distributor of Network & Security Solutions, Electrical & Electronic Solutions and Utility Power Solutions. We help build, connect, protect and power valuable assets and critical infrastructures. From enterprise networks to industrial MRO supply to video surveillance applications to electric power distribution, we offer full-line solutions, and intelligence, that create reliable, resilient systems that sustain businesses and communities. Through our unmatched global distribution network along with our supply chain and technical expertise, we help lower the cost, risk and complexity of our customers’ supply chains.
Anixter, with over $7 billion in annual revenue, adds value to the distribution process by providing our customers access to 1) innovative supply chain solutions, 2) over 450,000 products and $1.2 billion in inventory, 3) approximately 320 warehouses/branch locations with approximately 9 million square feet of space and 4) locations in over 300 cities in more than 50 countries.

* Medical, Dental and Pharmacy plan eligibility after 60 days
* Access to virtual doctor for common illnesses. Get advice from a doctor without leaving your home!
* Annual health screenings available at no cost to you
* 401k with 50% company match
* Vacation time
* Holiday pay
* Employee preferred provider discounts through PerkSpot.com
* Tuition reimbursement
* Employee Referral Program – Big $$$ for referring great employees!
* Employee Assistance Program
* Life insurance programs
* Short and Long-Term Disability programs
* Health saving options (FSA and HSA)

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WESCO International, Inc. (NYSE: WCC), a publicly traded FORTUNE 500® holding company headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a leading provider of electrical, industrial, and communications maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) and original equipment manufacturer (OEM) products, construction materials, and advanced supply chain management and logistic services. Pro forma 2019 annual sales were approximately $17.2 billion, including Anixter International. The company employs approximately 18,900 people, maintains relationships with more than 30,000 suppliers, and serves more than 150,000 active customers worldwide. Customers include commercial and industrial businesses, contractors, government agencies, institutions, telecommunications providers, and utilities. WESCO operates 11 fully automated distribution centers and approximately 800 warehouse/branch locations in North America and more than 50 countries around the world, providing a local presence for customers and a global network to serve multi-location businesses and multi-national corporations.

To see additional opportunities with Wesco, please visit their careers site at: www.wesco.com/careers

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