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Logistics Operations Supervisor

Company Name: Kroger Logistics
Position Type: Employee
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

 

Education Level: Bachelor's Desired
Required Travel: Up to 25%
Required Certifications/Licenses: None
Position Type: Full-Time

Regions: South


 

Jobs at Kroger Logistics: Kroger Logistics is a best-in-class supply chain team that services our more than 2,500 grocery and convenience stores that stretch coast-to-coast across the U.S., including Alaska. We are comprised of more than 30 distribution centers, regional freight centers, transportation and office locations. In Kroger Logistics, we offer career opportunities in Safety, Professional Driving, Warehouse Operations, International Logistics, Engineering, Supply Chain and Human Resources. If you are looking for an ever-changing, fast-paced environment focused on supporting our Customer 1St Strategy, we welcome your online application.

 

Company Overview
Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve customers in 2,782 retail food stores under a variety of local banner names in 35 states.  Our Family of Companies also operates 2,268 pharmacies, 274 fine jewelry stores, 1,489 supermarket fuel centers and 38 food production plants in the United States.  Kroger is dedicated to our Purpose: to Feed the Human Spirit™ by serving America through food inspiration and uplift and creating #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025.  Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.

 Posting Notes:  TN || Nashville || 2620 Elm Hill Pike || 37214 || Kroger Logistics || None || Logistics/Supply Chain || Employee || Exempt || Full-Time || None 


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