Post Date: 05/07/2019
Close Date: 06/07/2019
General Position Summary:
Contribute to the distribution of product from Columbia Sportswear Company’s main Distribution Center by ensuring the timely, accurate and efficient operation of the department.
•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 Company 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.
•Attendance and punctuality are essential functions of this position.
Education and/or Experience:
High school education or equivalent. Three to five years experience in warehouse operations in progressively responsible positions. Previous supervisory experience preferred.
Specific Job Skills:
•Possess working knowledge of warehouse operations and computerized distribution systems. Ability to read, write, and speak English.
•Mental ability to conduct interpersonal interactions with company personnel.
•Possess intermediate level of computer skills.
•Ability to solve problems and make decisions independently and with discretion.
•Physical ability to use telephone, move freely around the Distribution Center, stoop, crouch, sit and stand for extended periods of time, regularly lift/carry up to 40 pounds and push up to 80 pounds.
Job may require hours that often exceed 8 hours per day and/or 40 hours per week to complete priority projects. Exposure to Distribution Center machinery/equipment such as conveyor belts, forklifts and loading docks. Exposure to computer CRT.
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.
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