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Logistics Operations Supervisor

Date: Dec 5, 2018

Location: Nashville, TN, US, 37214

Company: Kroger

Department: LOG Management
Post End Date:
Position Type: Employee
Position Reports To: Logistics Operations Manager
Position Supervises: Kroger Transportation Center (KTC) Staff
Pay Level: 7
FLSA Status: Exempt



Position Summary:

Primarily responsible to coach and mentor their assigned staff within the Kroger Transportation Center (KTC). Contribute to a team environment by planning and supervising the operations of the KTC. Identify and communicate clear expectations for their direct reports. Help remove obstacles in the way of achieving results and establish a sense of urgency for self and team to act decisively and solve problems. Provide supervisory support and technical assistance to the KTC and other divisions. Demonstrate the company’s core values of respect, honesty, integrity, inclusion and safety of others.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Supervise, coach, mentor, direct reports in the performance of their duties; complete performance reviews and provide feedback
  • Develop staffing schedules for KTC
  • Assist in developing process and performance improvement initiatives
  • Effectively communicate with various customers of the KTC, including Supply Chain Managers (SCM), procurement, transportation providers, distribution centers, suppliers, etc.
  • Responsible for updating and maintaining various Transportation Management Systems (TMS)
  • Responsible for regularly reporting performance of the KTC
  • Supervise and coach direct reports in the performance of their duties; complete performance reviews and provides feedback to direct reports
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation

Minimum Position Qualifications:

  • 2 + years’ experience with progressive responsibilities in a logistics environment
  • Ability to lead and coach others
  • Proficient in Microsoft office programs
  • Ability to resolve complex issues in a changing environment
  • General knowledge of financial or statistical concepts as related to budgeting and reporting
  • Ability to travel independently (up to 25%)
  • Ability to work weekends, nights, and holidays on a regular basis

Desired Previous Job Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Proven ability to lead, train and motivate a team and ability to develop others
  • Excellent communication, organizational and time management skills
  • Advanced knowledge of carrier, store, and warehouse operations
  • Advanced knowledge of buyer/procurement practices and supplier relationships
  • Proficiency with TMS and Routing Systems, Procurement and Web applications
  • 2 + years` of experience in KTC Operations or similar operation
  • Experience in project management or supervisory role


Leadership Behaviors: Achieves Results through Teamwork, Coaches and Develops Others, Communicates Effectively and Candidly, Executes with Excellence, Leads Change and Innovation, Leads through Positive Influence, Provides Clear and Strategic Direction, Puts the Customer First. For more information on the Kroger Leadership Behavior model, click here.


Education Level: Bachelor's Desired
Required Travel: Up to 25%
Required Certifications/Licenses: None

Regions: South


Nearest Major Market: Nashville

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