DC eComm Supervisor I - Swing Shift

Columbia Sportswear, Inc.


0 year(s)

Job Description

At Columbia, were as passionate about the outdoors as you are. And while our gear is available worldwide, were proud to be based in the Pacific Northwest, where natural wonders are our playground.

Every product we make and every task we undertake is inspired by the famous words of our founder Gert Boyle: Its perfect. Now make it better. As pioneers of relentless improvement, we are constantly evolving.

We believe the outdoors is ours to protect and strive to keep our planet healthy. We believe in empowering people to experience the outdoors to the fullest.

And we believe in you.
Our Distribution Centers utilize state-of-the-art technology and a dedicated team to provide Columbia Sportswear Company a competitive advantage in distribution. Teams are responsible for shipping millions of units of apparel, footwear, and equipment annually within the family of brands. Accurate order fulfillment and on-time shipments are the hallmarks of our facility.

As a DC eComm Swing Shift Supervisor, you will have the opportunity to lead a team within a specific department of the distribution center. Your role encompasses being a servant leader who establishes a strong safety culture, solid interpersonal relationships, tactical thought process, and exceptional communication. You will lead your team to be agile to urgently deliver on consumer demand for speed to market, relentless execution through deliberate operational planning, inspiring your team of talent to achieve the impossible, and collaborative relationship building. Through your ability to relentlessly execute, your team will have a clear understanding of related goals and objectives for department and building specific KPIs, how to proactively anticipate and avoid production delays, actively problem solve and make data driven decisions, and demonstrate mutual respect and accountability with one another. Your ability to gain trust and credibility with your team will be displayed in your commitment to your leaders and their teams success by spending time on the production floor daily and enthusiastically engaging with each of them.

HOW YOULL MAKE A DIFFERENCE Supervise the assigned area and its employees. Includes scheduling employees to ensure adequate department coverage. Monitor workflow anticipate changes and adjust staffing as needed. Work with the coordinator in training department personnel in proper work methods and ensuring these methods are followed.
Protect well-being and safety of department personnel by training employees in safe work practices. Confirm that these practices are being followed, through supervision and follow-through. Ensure that all equipment is safe, in good working order and properly maintained.
Coordinate with other departments and technical support staff to ensure smooth flow of information and product.
Coordinate with the department manager to ensure proper staffing of temporary help and full-time positions.
Maintain efficiency and production goals for individuals and the department.
Maintain positive open lines of communication with all Columbia Sportswear management, staff and other departments in order to contribute to the smooth flow of information and efficient operation of the organization.
Ability to cope with a stressful work environment and cordially interact with coworkers to accomplish common tasks.

YOU ARE A natural leader and able to develop a team of team members and associates
Able to motivate, recognize and positively engage team members to achieve productivity goals and objectives through a strong sense of urgency and speed
Resilient and able to adapt to a constantly changing environment
A self-driven and self-starter who takes initiative and has a proven ability to deliver consistent results
Willing and able to work flexible hours as the business needs dictate including swing, night, weekends, and holidays as required
Ability to access all areas and levels of the distribution center

YOU HAVE Bachelors degree in Supply Chain/Operations Management, Logistics, or Industrial Engineering or 4 years of equivalent experience
A minimum of 1 to 3 years of experience supervising or managing others
A minimum of 1 to 3 years of experience with material handling and/or warehouse and distribution operations
Previous eCommerce experience is preferred
The physical ability to use telephone, computer and keyboard equipment, move freely around the distribution center, stoop, sit, and crouch for extended periods of time
The ability to regularly carry up to 40+ pounds and push up to 80 pounds

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Columbia Sportswear Company and our portfolio of brands, including Columbia, SOREL, Mountain Hardwear and prAna, know a thing or two about adventures. After all, we've been on one since 1938, working to perfect the art of enjoying the outdoors. Behind everything we make is an employee who's found that the greatest adventure starts with joining a company that strives to do the right thing.

This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but constitutes a general definition of the position's scope and function in the company.

At Columbia Sportswear Company (CSC), we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. CSC believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.