Mixing Center - Operations Supervisor in Roanoke at American Tire Distributors

Date Posted: 9/1/2022

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Job Description

Are you looking for an opportunity to turn your ambition and your people skills into a rewarding career with an industry leader? Join our team at American Tire Distributors! As the nation's premier tire distributor, ATD’s coast-to-coast distribution network provides approximately 80,000 customers across the U.S. and Canada with rapid and frequent delivery of high quality tires, custom wheels and shop supplies. 

Position Description: 

The Mixing Center Operations Supervisor monitors and effectively leads the daily routines and specific tasks of assigned shifts and associates, as instructed by the Mixing Center Operations Manager. He/she manages a team of associates to ensure the facility meets and integrates with Company’s requirements for quality management, effective loading/unloading of trailers and containers, compliance with health and safety, legal requirements, environmental policies and general care of duties. Coordinates all assigned warehousing activities with management and administration. Champions safe working conditions and monitors associates to ensure safe operation of power industrial equipment.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provides leadership and manages the day-to-day activities for warehouse associates assigned to different shifts.
  • Provides Spark/Ignite onboarding to training associates; coach, motivate, and evaluates associates; investigates complaints or performance concerns; implements disciplinary action as needed and in consultation with field human resources.
  • Maintains staff by selecting, recruiting, training, and mentoring associates for development and growth.
  • Supervises and records, either by manual or automated inventory control system, the receipt, storage and distribution of tires, wheels, accessories, and other supplies/specialty items within the Mixing Center.
  • Performs daily huddles at the facility to ensure associates understand work tasks expectations and deliverables along with creating engagement and building the iCare culture.
  • Adheres to ATD’s quality standards, health and safety, legal compliance, environmental policies,  
  • Plans and leads all assigned warehousing activities with management and administration to ensure quality delivery of all daily production goals.
  • Manages warehouse associates organizing the labor of loading/unloading trailers/containers, operating fork lifts/industrial equipment, picking material to fill orders, staging product for loading, periodic inventory control and proper shipment of orders via third party carriers
  • Supervises and records via warehouse management system, the receipt, storage and distribution of equipment, supplies and specialty items in a centralized mixing center operation.
  • Manages maintenance of assigned facility, product handling equipment and inventory warehousing control systems.
  • Champions safe working conditions and monitors associates to ensure safe operation of equipment within the mixing center building.
  • Coordinates all assigned warehousing activities with management and other administrative staff; provides inbound coordinator with updated production Excel spreadsheet daily for logistic tracking.
  • Any other applicable duties and responsibilities assigned by management.

Key Partners (Positions):

  • Mixing Center- Operations Manager, Operations Supervisors, General Manager MC, Inventory Control Manager, Warehouse Lead, Dispatcher, Inbound Coordinator,  General Manager DC , DC Supervisors, Hub and Spoke Leaders across the network.

Experience(s) that Best Prepares You:

  • Education: High school diploma or GED; college degree preferred
  • Experience: Previous supervisory experience (direct supervision of associates); experience in the receipt, storage or distribution of supplies or equipment preferred.
  • Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the company, in its discretion, may find appropriate and acceptable.

Key Competencies:

  • Ability to lead, motivate, serve and inspire others; shows a sense of respect, humility, and integrity at all times.
  • Ability to motivate others to carry out assigned tasks; ability to encourage and build mutual trust, respect, and cooperation among team; ability to implement and follow through with assigned tasks.
  • Strong customer orientation.
  • Self-management: set well-defined and realistic goals, display initiative and commitment to meet goals and work with minimal supervision; decision-making: make sound, well-informed and objective decisions.
  • KPI –Orientated to achieve business objectives
  • Ability to consider the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
  • Creative thinking: use imagination to develop solutions to problems; continuous learning: recognize strengths and weaknesses.
  • Demonstrate respect: handle all business matters ethically and in full compliance with ATD’s “Code of Conduct”.
  • Teamwork: work collaboratively with all departments to coordinate effective work environment.
  • Be accountable for results: assume full responsibility for the consequences of one’s behavior, decisions, and results; knowledge of product flow within a distribution environment.
  • Familiarity with current sytems, methods, tools and equipment (including technology) used in distribution operations; excellent time management and organizational skills.

Physical Demands/Work Environment/Travel Requirements:

  • Physical demands: Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands and fingers, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk, hear, taste and/or smell; the employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Work environment: While performing the duties of this job, the associate is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • Travel required: 0%

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying the position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodations. Nothing in this job description creates a contract of employment in any way for any person. All employees hired by American Tire Distributors, Inc. are employees at will and the company reserves the right to terminate employees at any time for any reason or no reason at all.

Build a challenging and rewarding career with us!

American Tire Distributors is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace

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Job ID: R21364

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