Giant Eagle Supermarkets

About Giant Eagle Supermarkets


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Full Time

Supervisor, Distribution

Giant Eagle Supermarkets - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Posted: 12/11/2018

About Us

Our business is the wholesaling, warehousing and distribution of dry groceries, produce, dairy, frozen food, meat, poultry, health and beauty care, and general merchandise to retail supermarkets located in Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Maryland and Indiana. Our Team Members, an integral part of the supply chain, operate state-of-the-art equipment and are safety conscious and customer-focused. If you have a genuine commitment to safety and respect for others, then our Warehouse and Transportation team might be the right fit for you!

Position Summary

Plan and coordinate the activities of Distribution Center Team Members to achieve departmental and organizational objectives in a unionized environment.

Job Responsibilities

  • Plan and coordinate the work activities of Distribution Center Team Members by integrating the use of labor management and inventory systems.
  • Schedule Distribution Team Members and allocate job assignments to ensure production demands are accomplished efficiently.
  • Provide clear direction to Team Members to meet customer requirements, production demands and Company goals.
  • Maintain a consistent prescence on the warehouse floor to observe, monitor and coach job performance of Disitribution Center Team Members.
  • Utilize reporting systems to provide the Shift Manager and other Department Managers with accurate accounts of production activities.
  • Utilize reporting systems to provide the Shift Manager and other Department Managers with accurate accounts of production activities.
  • Consistently administer and maintain compliance within the Labor Agreement.
  • Communicate and enforce federal, Corporate and Company policies and procedures.
  • Promote Safety and productivity guidelines to reinforce and recognize good work habits, identify training needs or iniate corrective action for Team Members.
  • Encourage open lines of commnication with other Shift Managers, Supervisors and subordinates to ensure cohesiveness and the safe and efficient operation of the Distribution Center.
  • Pursue and foster positive working relationships with new and existing Team Members and Union representatives to promote Team Member satisfaction and increase retention.
  • Utilize problem solving and conflict resolution skills and escalate situations to Shift Manager, Operations Manager and/or Human Resources when appropriate.
  • Demonstrate and promote ethical, professional behavior.
  • Perform special projects as needed and assigned.
  • Flexibility in scheduling with the availability to work all shifts, weekends, holidays and overtime when necessary.
  • Responsible for controlling some expense within a department. Amount of Budgetary Responsibility: \\$1 - \\$100k
  • Supervision of team members in one department

Education and Training Required

  • Bachelors Degree Logistics, Supply Chain, Business-related field or equivalent work experience

Experience Required

  • 1 to 3 years

Experience Desired

  • One to three years of supervisory experience in a unionized environment.
  • Ability to read and interpret Union contracts.

Competencies Required

  • Adaptability
  • Customer Focused
  • Gets Things Done
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Respect for Self and Others
  • Builds High Performance Teams
  • Communicate w/Courage & Impact
  • Manages Team Execution

Work Environment

  • Aware of surroundings in a high traffic warehouse environment
  • Warehouse environment with exposure to hot and cold temperatures
  • Warehouse environment with regular exposure to temperatures from -10 to 0 degrees

Physical requirements

Equipment Used

  • Computer
  • Printer
  • Telephone
  • Cushman Carts
  • Intercom System
  • Radio Frequency Unit

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