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Distribution Supervisor

Company: Upstate Niagara Cooperative, Inc.
Location: Syracuse
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

As employees of a farmer-owned cooperative, we come to work every day trying to honor the tireless effort and care these farming families put in every day, all day, 365 days a year. Our farmer-owners tend to think in generations, with some of our farms being run by the same families for over a century. We carry this approach into our business, knowing that each and every one of us makes a difference in allowing these generational traditions to continue, taking pride in knowing that we nourish our friends, neighbors, nation, and even the world with healthy and delicious dairy products. Our products include milk, flavored milk, yogurt, dip, sour cream, cottage cheese, Italian cheese, and ice cream mix marketed under the Upstate Farms--, Bison--, Milk for Life--, and Intense Milk-- brands.Responsible for supervising, overseeing, and leading the distribution shuttle team in day-to-day operations to include but not limited to managing workflow, supporting the plant and cooler loadout, ensuring trailers are properly emptied and washed, moved in/out of bay doors as needed, transporting trailers to appropriate locations such as Thompson Rd Depot, SCS and exit 35 compound, pickups made as needed, trash taken from the plant twice per shift as well as trash truck emptied twice per week. Trailers are safe to drive and in good working condition per State and Federal DOT standards. Ensure all safety and performance standards are met.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Handle general employee inquiries and solve issues that arise, conduct shift meetings with 2 nd and 3 rd shift Team Leads, shift report email to Route Supervisor and Distribution Manager.
Lead and direct work activities of shift employees, to include ensuring that company polices are followed, such as vehicle maintenance, accident prevention, employee breaks and lunches. Work with management to complete performance evaluations for employees. Provide follow up on employee development. Responsible for administering direct feedback including disciplinary process; administer a Note to File/Verbal Warning and submit recommendations for written warnings. Responsible for training employees on safety procedures and company policies. Ensures all required paperwork regarding OSHA Safety, SQF, FSMA and DOT Compliance are maintained. Maintain vehicle and hours of service logs using an ELD as required by DOT. Maintain reliable attendance and consistent work hours. Participate in continuous improvement efforts to improve services, or processes. Maintain and spot check vehicle cleanliness of the fleet and participate in waste reduction efforts. Ensure department follows all Safety requirements to include, Housekeeping, Fleet Lock Out/Tag Out, PPE and engage in facility safety efforts. Effectively communicate with Plant and Distribution Managers to ensure accurate information is being exchanged, submit daily reports to fellow supervisors and the Distribution Manager. Perform other duties as assigned.
Job Requirements:
Education requirements: High School Diploma or equivalent Preferred: General computer knowledge of functions such as Microsoft Office, spreadsheets, etc.; Skill in communication, analytical thinking, identifying opportunities and team building; Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and lead by example. Required: 1-3 years supervisory experience in similar environment; CDL Class A; will consider comparable work experience in related field.
Pay: $64,800-$87,500*
*The salary range indicated in this posting represents the minimum and maximum of the salary range for this position. Actual salary will vary depending on factors including, but not limited to, budget available, prior experience, knowledge, skill and education as they relate to the position's qualifications, in addition to internal equity. The posted salary range reflects just one component of our total rewards package. Other components of the total rewards package may include participation in group health and/or dental insurance, retirement plan, wellness program, paid time away from work, and paid holidays.
Upstate Niagara Cooperative, Inc. is committed to equal employment opportunity for all, without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic.

Keywords: Upstate Niagara Cooperative, Inc., Syracuse , Distribution Supervisor, Professions , Syracuse, New York

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