Shipping & Logistics Supervisor
Shawnee , Oklahoma
January 14, 2017
Job Description
Eaton is currently seeking a Shipping & Logistics Supervisor.  The Shipping & Logistics Supervisor will be based at our Shawnee, OK facility. 
Position Overview:
As the Shipping & Logistics Supervisor, you will coordinate the day-to-day operations of all aspects of logistics (i.e., distribution, inventory control, order fulfillment, material handling, etc.) to ensure it gets completed in a safe and efficient manner. This position is responsible for supervising hourly employees to deliver excellence to our customers and meet assigned deadlines.
Essential Responsibilities:
  • Proactively implement, promote, and maintain a safe working environment through diligence in accident prevention, investigation, equipment maintenance, and accountability.
  • Manage department operations and prioritize requirements to meet customer delivery (OTD 95%+) and quality commitments (Zero Shipping Errors).
  • Arrange warehousing and transportation of product to customer. May investigate and respond to inquiries regarding distribution and shipping.
  • Own all aspects of plant logistics including receiving, put away, warehousing, material handling, material movement, transactions, outside paint process, and packaging strategy.
  • Collaborate and engage with the production scheduling, supplier scheduling, and production team to meet customer expectations and address issues.
  • Assist with root cause analysis and solutions to drive inventory record accuracy >95%.
  • Conduct inventory audits in order to monitor production and plant inventory levels.
  • Facilitate training and workforce flex activity in coordination with other department supervisors.
  • Work with the Supply Chain Manager and leadership team to determine staffing requirements/strategy.
  • Communicate company policies, procedures, and guidelines and ensure they are consistently practiced.
  • Coordinate/maintain employee attendance records, overtime equalization, vacation, training and time-off requests.
  • Create the basis for continuous improvement and employee empowerment by ensuring that standardized work processes are followed and countermeasures are implemented as appropriate.
  • Fully engage workforce and drive change by empowering employees with decision making, problem solving tools, and involvement.
  • Direct continuous improvement teams in working on projects that make a positive impact in safety, quality, delivery, cost, and culture.
  • Lead cross functional teams to achieve rapid business improvements (Kaizen Events, Rapid Improvement Events).
  • Conduct daily and monthly department meetings regarding department/plant performance, communications, and goals.
  • Lead distribution technician and material handling teams over 3 shifts.  Engage with off shift supervisors and shipping team leads to ensure support for employees across all shifts and weekends.

Basic Qualifications (Including Educational Requirements)
Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum 2 years of supervisory experience in a manufacturing/materials/distribution environment.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in business or technical field from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum 5 years of supervisory experience in a manufacturing/materials/distribution environment.
  • Experience in materials, distribution, logistics and/or manufacturing.

Position Criteria:

  • Proficiency with excel including macros, pivot tables, formulas, etc.
  • Knowledge of machining, lean manufacturing, production planning, quality methods, or OSHA requirements.
  • Flexibility to work weekends and off shifts based on business needs including month end.

Eaton is a power management company with 2015 sales of $20.9 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 97,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit At Eaton, we see things differently. We see opportunities to innovate, go above and beyond, and we work hard because what we do reflects who we are. If you see things differently—if you’re determined, motivated and focused on improving the world around you—then it’s time to see where a career at Eaton can take you. For more information, visit Eaton is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Eaton is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

A little about us:
Eaton is a global technology leader in power management solutions. We make power operate more efficiently, effectively, safely & sustainably.

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