The Container Store

Distribution Center Supervisor

Job Locations US-MD-Aberdeen
Location Name
ADC Administration
Department
Logistics and Distribution

Overview

Be part of something new! Be a valued and much appreciated part of our team as we open our new 600,000 square-foot automated distribution center in Aberdeen, Maryland.

The Container Store was founded in 1978 and is based in Dallas, Texas. We are the nation’s original and leading retailer of storage and organization products from custom closets to solutions for every space in your home. The Container Store has store locations from coast to coast and a thriving online business.

 

Here’s a sneak peek at our world-class Distribution Center.

Responsibilities

What Will You Be Doing? 

 

The Distribution Center Supervisor position is responsible for ensuring the efficient and cost-effective operation and utilization of our Distribution Center facility.  This position is responsible for partnering with the Management team to ensure operational and financial objectives are met, as well as managing values and attitudes of the employees. They will also identify and develop strong leaders who will contribute to our company’s growth. 

  • Communicates expectations and effectively evaluates the distribution operations performance and objectives
  • Provides a partnership with the Manager to ensure the development of each employee's needs, goals and aspirations
  • Leads the effort to communicate goals and ensures these goals are understood by the staff including overall company goals, daily boards and any other seasonal objectives for the department
  • Ensures all safety policies and procedures are followed by the entire staff
  • Stays current and evaluates all company and store-specific reporting and metrics, applies that knowledge to drive the daily operations and affect positive change in the Distribution Center
  • Stays current and knowledgeable on operational procedures in their home department
  • Assists in daily operations as well as operates equipment as needed
  • Contributes to a clean and safe Distribution Center
  • Stays current with all company initiatives and directives (operations, training, logistics, staff development, etc.) 
  • Manages time to successfully balance administrative responsibilities and floor time
  • Works to create schedules, time edits and remains mindful of the payroll expense plan while working in collaboration with other Managers and Supervisors
  • Checks voicemail and email on a scheduled basis while keeping the priority on spending time on the floor with employees
  • Is committed to timely communication and works with employees to do the same
  • Conducts timely and objective performance reviews
  • Ability to work in a non-climate-controlled environment
  • Contributes to a clean and safe Distribution Center
  • Consistently arrives promptly to work the assigned schedule
  • Responsible for maintaining discretion related to all confidential/sensitive company and customer information
  • Performs other requested tasks and duties

 

The Benefits of Working Here

 

Our benefits exemplify our commitment to an employee-first culture, ensuring employees and their families are well taken care of, safe and secure.  Some of our benefits include:

  • Competitive Pay
  • Medical/Dental/Vision Plans
  • Discount: 50% on elfa, 40% on Merchandise and Gift Cards, 30% on Installation
  • Paid Time Off plus Holidays
  • 401(k) plan and discretionary match
  • Employee First Fund: providing grants to employees experiencing unforeseen emergencies

Qualifications

What You Bring To Us

  • 2-5 years supervisor experience preferred
  • Automation, LM and WMS experience preferred
  • Experience managing others including career development, directing and evaluating work
  • Ability to work in a constant state of alertness and a safe manner
  • Ability to pass background checks and investigations due to foreign, federal, state and local regulations; based on position responsibility and sensitivity, periodic check and reinvestigations may be performed
  • Is committed to working scheduled hours and has the flexibility to work additional hours based on changing business needs
  • Knowledge of industry business and passion for following trends in the industry
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in a professional manner, both orally and in writing, at all levels within and outside the organization
  • Ability to quickly separate the mission-critical tasks from the lower priority tasks; focuses on the most value-added projects of the day or week
  • Flexible, with a positive attitude and passion for knowledge
  • Strong time management and organizational skills with the ability to successfully manage multiple projects at once
  • Possesses focused attention to detail while working quickly and accurately under pressure
  • Makes strategic and effective decisions in the best interest of our customers and our company, taking care to objectively process information
  • Ability to work within and exemplify The Container Store brand which we describe as matchless, fun, authentic, team-focused and life-changing

 

The Container Store promotes a smoke-free, drug-free environment.  

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

 

Distribution Center Physical Requirements

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