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Logistics Manager - 2nd Shift in Champaign, IL at DSC Logistics

Date Posted: 3/27/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

DSC Logistics is a leader in transforming logistics and supply chain management into a critical business strategy based on collaborative partnerships, innovative thinking and high-performance operations. DSC achieves the business goals of Fortune 500 and other dynamic companies by designing, integrating, managing and adapting customized supply chain solutions. As a Lead Logistics Partner (LLP) and third-party logistics (3PL) provider, DSC delivers value by reducing total system costs, optimizing business processes, facilitating growth and change, and maximizing the potential of the supply chain. In today's environment, filled with rapid and unpredictable change, DSC helps customers achieve their goals by being ready for anything!

Shift: 2nd Shift - 2:30 pm to 10:30 pm Monday through Friday

Position Overview

This position 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.

Position Responsibilities

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 result

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 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

Job Qualifications


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


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 to 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

We offer a market competitive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, 401(k) match and tuition reimbursement.

DSC Logistics is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and relies on the diverse skills, backgrounds and perspectives of our people to drive change, innovation and growth. EOE/M/F/D/V


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