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Picking Supervisor: Fernley, NV

Date: Apr 28, 2021

Location: Fernley, NV, US

Company: MSC Industrial Supply

Build a better career with MSC. 
Serving customer and community starts with the very best people doing their very best work. That is precisely what we have at MSC Industrial Supply Co., a leading North American distributor of metalworking and maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) products and services. Watch HERE to find out why you should work at MSC and join us as we continue to build a diverse and inclusive workplace. 

Requisition ID : 6764 

Employment Type : Full Time         

Job Category : Warehouse / Distribution                                             

Work Location :  Reno, NV (Whse) 

State or Province : Nevada (US-NV)     

Potential Work Location : United States : Nevada : Fernley 



  • Supervises department workflow to ensure optimum service levels are maintained. 
  • Monitors service levels to ensure delivery trucks depart on time and as scheduled. 
  • Documents attendance, submits payroll information and conducts reviews for large associate base. 
  • Attends meetings to discuss quality of work-level and improvement opportunities. 
  • Checks equipment to ensure it is in good working condition for the next shift. 
  • Evaluates spend-a-day candidates on departmental procedures and monitors their progress. 
  • Realigns work to other zones in order to ensure service level is maintained. 
  • Operates basic and advanced warehouse vehicles. 
  • Conducts meetings to foster communication and discuss improvement opportunities. 
  • Performs all duties inherent in the role of MSC supervisor as defined in the MSC code of conduct including hiring, termination, review and development of associates.
  • Fosters the MSC Culture in the department and throughout the company to ensure unity of purpose and fulfillment of MSC’s mission. 
  • Delegates to/through work team coach to ensure smooth processes flow. 
  • Promotes safe work practices. 
  • Pick items from bins. 
  • Creates and updates reports via data entry for department use. 
  • Counts items. 
  • Ensures all supply’s needed for departmental use are stocked and available for use (RF batteries, order pickets, etc.) 
  • In order to meet customer service requirements, associates can be temporarily re-assigned to other warehouse functions.  Participates in special projects and performs additional duties as required.



  • High school diploma or the equivalent required. 
  • Minimum two years merchandise selection experience.



  • Knowledge of general warehouse processes and procedures required. 
  • Knowledge of AS/400 system required. 
  • Knowledge of RF gun devices required. 
  • Must obtain MSC license to drive distribution center vehicles within specified time requirements.



  • Bending to lift items from the floor and racks required. 
  • Lifting items between 25 and 50 pounds required. 
  • Ability to operate at heights up to 50 feet required. 
  • Ability to stand for prolonged periods of time required.



  • Position may require a valid states driver’s license.

Why MSC  
People. Collaboration. Insight. That’s how you build something that works.

Built on a foundation of trust, MSC works side by side with our customers to help them drive business results. With more than one million product offerings and 75+ years of experience across industries, MSC strives to help our customers achieve greater productivity, profitability, and growth through inventory management and other innovative supply chain solutions. 

We care about our associates and have programs in place to help our 6,500+ team members achieve their potential. When you join our team, you will receive rewards and recognition for your contributions, training and professional development opportunities, as well as a variety of benefits to support you and your family's health, well-being, and financial future.

If you are inspired to learn, take risks, and succeed as a team, you can build a better career at MSC.

Equal Opportunity Statement 
At MSC, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all qualified applicants and our associates without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or any category protected by applicable law.                    


Nearest Major Market: Reno