Sr. Distribution Supervisor

Confidential Company  •  Steele, AL

5 - 7 years experience  •  Building Materials

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/09/17 by Maria Williams
Confidential Company
Steele, AL
5 - 7 years experience
Building Materials
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/09/17 Maria Williams

Provide leadership for the day-to-day operations of the Steele Distribution Center including receiving, inventory storage, order filling, shipping dock operations and Distribution Services. 

  • Drive and lead safety program and 5S initiatives.
  • Drive and lead a Lean Distribution and continuous improvement methodology to make improvements to Distribution Center and supply chainoperations.
  • Experience in supervising, training and developing a seasonal temporary agency workforce.
  • Work with the distribution management team in meeting Corporate strategic initiatives for improving productivity and increasing service quality to internal and external customers.
  • Maintain Distribution Center facility and material handling equipment.
  • Maintain high levels of inventory accuracy. Drive improvements to the inventory cycle counting program.
  • Work with distribution management team to improve work environment.
  • Support transportation cost reduction activities.
  • Justify and implement new equipment and processes to improve quality and efficiency.
  • Achieve safety, quality, delivery, and shipping accuracy goals.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Logistics, Operations Management or related field.
  • 5 or more years of experience in a fast pace warehouse environment.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Proven ability to recognize opportunities for improvement and to implement change.


  • MBAdegree.
  • 3 or more years of management experience in a physical distribution or manufacturingenvironment.
  • Experience with Supply Chain Management Systems (PeopleSoft) and Warehouse Management Systems (PkMS).
  • Experience with radio frequency and automatic identification uses in material handling.

Rain Bird is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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