Anixter Operations Supervisor in Suwanee, Georgia

Operations Supervisor

Date Posted8/2/2018

LocationSuwanee, GA

CountryUnited States of America

Job TypeFull-Time Regular

Position IdEB-4226932589

Job Description


Our facility in Suwanee, GA specializes in supplying our customers with wire and cable, electrical and electronic components, and end-to-end solutions for the electrical, data, networking, security and telecom fields(to name a few). Our team in Suwanee consists of approximately 40 people in a full-service distribution center.

This person will 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.

- What you’ll be doing as a Warehouse Supervisor -

In this position, you’ll be one of three supervisors reporting to a Sr Operations Manager.

The Warehouse Supervisor position is a customer and sales facing position that is very fast paced, requiring the ability to adapt to rapidly changing priorities. Strong Warehouse 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. Warehouse Supervisors will be responsible for leading a department of 15-20 employees in any of our warehouse departments and will be cross trained to gain a full understanding of warehouse operations.

- To be successful in this role, the following qualities must come natural to you -

  • You’re a people person and you understand how to connect business expectations to your employee’s performance expectations.

  • Your team appreciates you and respects you. They come to you for advice and guidance and you are able to lead them through the toughest times.

  • You connect quickly with others and you are a great communicator. You can express your thoughts easily and you have great written communication abilities.

  • Fast pace does not bother you; in fact, it excites you.

-You’re proactive and always moving to the next task without being told to do so.

  • You are able to multi-task like a pro and switch gears quickly when needed.

  • You are always aiming high and trying to beat goals.

  • You work to be the best and offer best-in-class service.

  • You do not sacrifice customer service and quality to meet high demand performance expectations. You know how to balance these while meeting extremely high demands.

- Still interested? Here’s what it will take to be successful in this role(Qualifications) -

  • 1+ years supervisory experience within a distribution center, high-volume retailer, manufacturer, or production environment.

  • Prior demonstrated experience managing a team of hourly warehouse associates in a fast paced production based environment.

  • Highly analytical with ability to manage through analytics and communicate importance of data to teams.

  • Experience coaching and guiding employees.

  • Ability to handle pressure and multiple-competing priorities and deadlines.

  • Demonstrated organizational and time management skills.

  • Demonstrated business communications skills, verbal and written, required.

  • Experience with operational process and team development preferred.

  • Bachelors 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.

  • This position frequently requires the incumbent to work beyond scheduled shift times.

  • Additionally, this position will be based inside the warehouse. Frequent standing, walking, bending, and lifting will be required; often times for an entire shift of 8+ hours. Occasional sitting, work at computer, and machine usage will be required. Maximum lift of 50lbs for this role.

We require all of our employees to perform work in an ethical manner and uphold a culture of honesty and ethics at all times.

Anixter is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer; Minority / Female / Disabled / Veteran

Job GroupOperations