KC Warehouse Dist. 1st Shift Supervisor

Kansas City, MO, USA Req #203
Tuesday, March 9, 2021

KC Warehouse Dist. 1st Shift Supervisor

Position Summary

This position is a key member of the Logistics Leadership Team. The incumbent will lead assigned Team(s) on assigned schedule(s) to achieve set business metrics for safety, cost, quality, and service relating to the picking, packing, and shipping of orders to customers. They will also be responsible for partnering with the Operations/Distribution Manager(s), Director, Distribution/Logistics/Transportation; and VP, Global Logistics to set and execute tactical plans including work flow, staffing levels, and operational planning. Further, they will be expected to develop both the team and work process in a continually improving manner.

Position Responsibilities

  • Provide supervision, guidance, technical support, coaching and training to assigned team/s
  • Plan, organize and control activities of team/s and communicate clear expectations regarding department and individual goals
  • Observe team performance and alert team leaders to provide coaching on areas of underperformance or improvement
  • Identify barriers to performance and assist manager in identifying/analyzing root cause and effect and develop action plans to resolve
  • Ensure daily production targets are met for team/s by focusing on resource planning and developing contingent business plans based on company sales performance
  • Assist and/or develop processes and procedures working with manager or cross-functionally with other supervisors to improve efficiency across Fulfillment site
  • Develop “continual training” strategy for non-exempt employees within area and cross-functionally with other supervisors
  • Assist with development of weekly/monthly/quarterly/annual department budgets
  • Coach/Leads in reviewing production requirements and assigning employees to tasks
  • Conduct daily interaction with team leaders and staff to provide feedback on performance, progress toward goals, safety topics, operational results and business updates and seek input from staff on methods to impact efficiency, accuracy and safety
  • Interview, hire and terminate employees
  • Complete Performance Reviews, Development Plans, and counseling of individuals on team
  • Review/approve PTO and cross punches of employees on team
  • Point of contact when manager is out of office
  • May work on projects as assigned for business or developmental purposes

Required Experience

  • 5 to 7 years logistics experience with at least 3 years in a leadership role; required
  • Leader of a team size of 40>; required
  • 3 or more years of experience gathering, manipulating, and analyzing data; required
  • Exposure to six sigma and/or lean principles desired; desired
  • APICS certification; desired
  • Leadership in multiple fulfillment functions (receiving, shipping, picking, etc.); desired


  • Ability to effectively train, coach and provide performance feedback; required
  • Ability to work as a team member with other supervisors and management; required
  • Intermediate knowledge of computer software including excel, outlook and WMS, preferably SAP and Infor (or similar); required
  • Intermediate knowledge of business/financial plans; desired. Basic knowledge; required
  • Ability to analyze moderately complex data; required
  • Knowledge of safety regulations and equipment troubleshooting; required
  • Ability to speak effectively in public; required
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing; required
  • Intermediate ability to create effective presentations; desired. Basic ability; required.
Pure Fishing is THE global leader in the fishing tackle industry, with a portfolio of iconic brands that includes Abu Garcia, Berkley, Fenwick, Penn, Pflueger, Shakespeare, SpiderWire, and Ugly Stik. Our team of industry-leading experts and our global network of operations and innovation hubs produce world-class products designed to delight our customers and exceed the needs of anglers worldwide.   But fishing to us is not just about business, it is about time shared with family and friends, time on the water, excitement and the environment. We are a passionate team dedicated to creating memorable experiences by helping anglers everywhere have more fun catching more fish.

Other details

  • Job Family Supply Chain
  • Job Function Supply Chain
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Kansas City, MO, USA