Distribution Supervisor
Location:
Houston , Texas
Posted:
October 23, 2017
Reference:
17002288
Praxair Distribution, Inc., a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc., a Fortune 300 company that supplies atmospheric, process, specialty gases, high-performance coatings, and related services & technologies is seeking a Distribution Supervisor for our facility located in Houston, TX.

The Distribution Supervisor will be responsible for coordinating and dispatching of daily routes for 10 product delivery trucks.

Distribution Supervisor
  • Provides leadership and direction for day-to-day operations through a team of supervisors and direct employees
  • Responsible for reliability of supply to our customers and ensuring that all deliveries comply with FDA standards as well as Praxair's quality assurance system
  • Ensures the delivery of packaged & cryogenic products meet internal/external customer requirements
  • Trains the Distribution Team in all aspects of Praxair Safety & Quality systems & requirements
  • Monitors distribution efficiencies and manpower to ensure customer demands are met
  • Responsible for Safety training and evaluations, including leading accident investigations.
  • Controls costs by evaluating shipments, consolidating loads, and selecting most cost-efficient method of shipment
  • Drives productivity to maximize distribution capabilities and operational efficiencies
  • Provides job training that fosters career development and growth
  • Ensures all HAZMAT and Driver Load documents are complete and filed
  • May assist in planning work assignments in accordance with employee performance, capacity, production schedules, and anticipated delays.

Qualifications:
  • College Degree Strongly Preferred, HS Diploma is required
  • Prior DOT experience is required
  • Minimum 2 years Leadership experience
  • Minimum 2 years Distribution, Logistics, or Transportation experience
  • Demonstrate ability to communicate clearly and effectively in all situations with great interpersonal skills
  • Knowledgeable of regulatory agency requirements including, but not limited to, FDA, DOT, OSHA, and EPA.
  • Experience working in a Union environment
  • Strong reasoning and proven analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proven ability to motivate teams and manage conflict
  • Basic PC skills
  • Ability to access all levels and areas of the facility
  • Ability to interpret and understand DOT and internal compliance policies and procedures and relate them to others

A little about us:
A global Fortune 300 company that supplies atmospheric, process and specialty gases, is focused on making our planet more productive.

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