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Logistics Manager - 1st shift in Nazareth, PA at DSC Logistics

Date Posted: 11/14/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Team Leader is responsible for directing and engaging operations employees in DSC’s Logistics Center to achieve productivity goals. The Team Leader will manage a shift and will spend most of the time coaching and leading the operations team to efficiently and safely achieve production and quality goals. The role will collaborate with various DSC teams on implementing continuous improvement initiatives and leading practices.

Engage the Workforce

  • Interact with and motivate the workforce
  • Conduct daily shift meetings
  • Solve problems and address issues for employees
  • Regularly communicate team goals and results

Deliver Operational Performance (including Productivity and Efficiency Targets)

  • Understand and communicate shift, Customer and Logistics Center goals
  • Execute the daily work plan including goals and workflow management
  • Implement DSC’s Labor Management Program (performance observations)
  • Provide front line feedback on staffing needs to Supply Chain Leader and Operations Leader

Manage Employee Performance (including Safety, Quality and Productivity)

  • Provide coaching through observations and provide performance feedback
  • Track and communicate Operations Specialist performance
  • Conduct safety observations and participate in Safety Committee
  • Monitor and manage employee time, attendance and payroll

Ensure Implementation of Leading Practices

  • Job shadow Operations Specialists
  • Identify training and cross-training needs
  • Conduct on-the-job training with Operations Specialists
  • Perform process quality checks and program management

Connect employees to customer business objectives

  • Communicate customer specific requirements
  • Review Logistics Center performance against Customer requirements
  • Help the Operations Specialists to feel more connected to the larger customer goals

Required

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 1-3 years of direct supervisory experience
  • Skills in leadership, organization, communication and cross functional teamwork
  • Emphasis on safety is extremely important

Preferred

  • Understanding of warehousing operations with experience in a distribution and/or manufacturing environment
  • Familiarity with MHE
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office applications including Excel and Word
  • Familiarity with warehouse management systems or Red Prairie WMS is a plus

Personal Qualities

  • Ability shift priorities easily, and multi-task in a highly transactional environment
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Ability to engage with the workforce and create a positive environment and culture