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Distribution Supervisor

180004NG, Louisville, KY

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintains liaison role between supervised workforce and Distribution Manager

  • Supervises all Distribution Process Team Leaders and Shippers – including interviewing, completing performance reviews, developing corrective actions, training, and staff development.
  • Responsible for ensuring proper procedures are followed for receipt of incoming goods, replenishment of stock, order picking, shipping, and reworking of rejected items.
  • Establishes rotation schedule for process team leaders and cross-training schedule for shippers.
  • Assists with data collections by querying SAP and developing charts and reports.

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Education — College degree in Management, Supply chain, Logistics or related field preferred.  Will consider additional experience in lieu of degree.
  • Experience — Three to five years supervisory experience, preferably in the field of Distribution and Logistics.
  • Special skills — able to work with frequent interruptions to respond to customer concerns (both internal and external). Understanding of WMS/MRP required.  Able to supervise others in a positive environment and maintain strict confidentiality regarding personnel issues.  Proficiency in MS Office and Outlook email, SAP knowledge a plus.  Must have great problem-solving skills (A3 critical thinking training is a plus).
  • Certifications and licenses — specialized courses in Inventory, Supervision, Lean, and/or Six Sigma are a plus.

Physical Requirements:

Requires many different activities from sitting, standing, and walking in both office setting and distribution center.  Must be able to adhere to all company safety policies.  Some light lifting may be required.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and levels of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified


Henkel is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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