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Team Leader/Logistics Manager - Weekend Shift

Company Overview


DSC achieves the business goals of Fortune 500 and other leading companies by designing, integrating, managing and adapting customized supply chain solutions. As a Lead Logistics Partner (LLP), third-party logistics (3PL) provider and supply chain consultant, DSC delivers value by reducing total system costs, transforming business processes, improving service to customers and facilitating growth and change.


At DSC, we think of ourselves as an extension of our Customers? companies, of their brands. And, we know that everything depends on our execution. High-performing operations are the foundation of our business and partnerships, establishing our credibility.


Our promise to customers and employees is to uphold high standards of integrity, responsibility and accountability, based on open communication, collaboration and trust. As a values-based organization with roots as a family-founded company, DSC has always been committed to creating a culture of accountability and high ethical standards.
Weekend Shift Th, Fr 7am-3pm and Sat and Sun 5a-5p


Position Overview


The Team Leader 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 results



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 provide 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


Required




  • Bachelor?s degree Required


  • 1-3 years of direct supervisory experience


  • Skills in leadership, organization, communication and cross functional teamwork


  • Emphasis on safety is extremely important



Preferred




  • 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 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



DSC Logistics is an equal opportunity employer. It is DSC?s policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, age, veteran status, disability or genetic information.


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