Distribution Center - Transportation Supervisor
Company: HOME DEPOT USA, INC
Location: West Columbia
Posted on: November 23, 2022
The Transportation Supervisor will lead an hourly team and
influence the entire distribution team to complete the work
required to run the distribution center in an efficient, safe and
productive manner. Supervisor will be responsible for management of
the team members under his/her supervision. Role is responsible for
ensuring prompt, efficient and accurate handling of merchandise and
development and implementation of team goals. Role is responsible
for hiring, evaluation, development, discipline, and termination of
hourly associates. Supervisor has management responsibility for 20
top to 30 hourly associates.
Major Tasks, Responsibilities & Key Accountabilities:
45% Managing Process: Executes transportation functions of the
facility in according to budgetary cost goals, operating standards,
and performance metrics. Manages dedicated fleet and one way
carrier execution. Plans,executes store delivery routes. Partners
with outbound operations to ensure load schedule is met.
Responsible for yard management, customer service performance,
including communication with stores. Analyzes service to store
results, Voice of Customer results, and creates action plans to
improve performance. Evaluates, analyzes current work methods to
identify opportunities for efficiencies;partners with Operations
Manager or AGM to drive solutions.
25% Coaching /Developing Associates: Guides associates in daily
operations, and monitors to ensure productivity, safety, service
and quality. Trains and provides feedback of hourly associates;
performs regular evaluations of associates regarding job
performance, and methods of performing job tasks. Resolves
associate relations issues in assigned functional area. Responsible
for hiring, compensation, discipline and termination of hourly
associates in assigned department. Investigates operational errors
to determine the cause and recommends corrective action where
15% Drive Results: Manage execution of on time service to stores,
trailer cube utilization and financial goals. Review daily, weekly,
monthly, and quarterly metric reporting, including financial
analysis, to identify actions needs on negative trends; works to
improve positive trends. Ensure transportation projects and pilots
are on track with project timelines and results.
15% Business Planning: Coordinates and monitors transportation plan
to ensure key performance metrics are consistent with business
plan, including budget and on time delivery. Reviews reports and
metrics to plan transportation needs. Additional Responsibilities:
Other duties as assigned by Operations Manager, Assistant General
Manager and General Manager.
Nature and Scope:
Reports to the Operations Manager
Accountable for direct supervision of the work activities of
others. Planning, monitoring and reviewing work of subordinates is
required. This may include direct supervision of a shift or the
coordination of multiple work groups. Makes recommendations
concerning selection, termination, performance appraisal and
Typically in a comfortable environment but with regular exposure to
factors such as temperature extremes, moving machinery, loud noise,
and fumes which cause noticeable discomfort or a moderate risk of
accident or illness.
Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.
Standard Minimum Qualifications:
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the
completion of a high school diploma and/or GED.
Years of Relevant Work Experience:
Requires intermittent periods during which continuous physical
exertion is required, such as walking, standing, stooping,
climbing, lifting material or equipment, some of which may be heavy
Flexibility to work various shifts
Ability to relocate
Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain or related field
Supply Chain Experience
Experience with Warehouse Management Systems, Transportation
3 + years supervisory experience in a related field
Experience with managing a dedicated fleet.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
People Management: Assess skills and manage the work and
productivity of others while coaching and developing talent
Financial Acumen: Utilize fundamental concepts of finance to assist
with managing budgets, forecasting labor, and provide information
to account for the financial impact of decision making.
Creative Thinking: Demonstrates originality and imagination in
thinking while developing a solution to a problem.
Business Communication: Writes, speaks, and presents clearly and
succinctly across a variety of communication settings and adjusts
communication style to the audience.
Conflict Management: Views conflict as an opportunity to find
common ground and gain cooperation from all parties. Reads
situations quickly, actively listens, and settles disagreements and
Operations Systems: Understands and uses systems and tools used for
day to day operation of a facility. Navigates the various DC
operations systems in order to retrieve data accurately and
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