VA: Operations Supervisor – Outbound

Posted 4 weeks ago

Chesapeake, VA


Job Purpose Statement:  Performs complex managerial functions within the Distribution Center.  Plans, controls and directs assigned operations in a cost efficient, timely and accurate manner.  Works under direction with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment to attain specific goals and objectives.


Operations Supervisor:

  1. Schedule and assign employees in the direct performance of assigned tasks in one or more of the following areas:  Audit, Shelf Order Fill, Rack Pack, Rack Order Fill, Shipping
  2. Review staff requirements, evaluate operations, make recommendations and take appropriate action.
  3. Prepare or supervise the preparation of production records and reports as required.
  4. Compare individual employee attendance and productivity to standards and take remedial action as required.
  5. Interview, assist, train and evaluate employees.
  6. Maintain appropriate inventory of supplies.
  7. Maintain safe operating practices.
  8. The ability to work with others in a team environment, the ability to take direction, the ability to follow work rules and procedures, and the ability to accept constructive criticism.
  9. Must be able to lead and manage others effectively.
  10. Perform other duties as assigned.


  1.   Broad knowledge of distribution operations.
  2.   Graduation from high school or equivalent. 
  3.   Education and experience may be substituted for one another.
  4.   Functional reading, writing and math. 
  5.   PC literacy.
  6.  Written and verbal communication/instruction skills


              Occasionally: activity exists up to 1/3 of the time (8 hour shift = less than 3 hours total time);

                Frequently: activity exists from 1/3 of the time up to 2/3 of the time (8 hour shift = 3-5 hours total time);

                Constantly: activity exists 2/3 or more of the time (8 hour shift = 5-8 hours total time).

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Job Features

LocationChesapeake, VA
TitleOperations Supervisor - Outbound
DepartmentDC Operations - Outbound
Reports ToOperations Manager
FLSA StatusExempt
SupervisesAudit, Shelf Order Fill, Rack Pack, Rack Order Fill, Shipping

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