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Distribution Center/Warehouse Supervisor-Connersville, IN

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Date: Feb 11, 2019

Location: Indianapolis, IN, US

Company: MSC Industrial Supply

AIS is a leading production fastener company in the Midwest, providing MSC a solid growth platform for expansion in the OEM fasteners market and complements our fastener and VMI solutions, as well as our core metalworking and MRO business.


Requisition ID : 2299 

Employment Type : Full Time         

Job Category : Warehouse / Distribution                                             

Work Location :  Connersville, IN (AIS) 

State or Province : Indiana (US-IN)     

Potential Work Location : United States : Indiana : Indianapolis 


Position Summary: 


This position requires overseeing and coordinating the daily warehousing activities. Ultimately, you should be able to ensure that daily operations meet and exceed daily performance expectations and to increase the company’s efficiency and service levels.



Reporting Structure: 


The team member reports to the Director of Operations


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:


  • Coordinating operations in the Warehouse.
  • Scheduling- prioritizing customer orders, transfers and secondary processes.
  • Building team focus & resolving conflict as required.
  • Communicate job expectations and coach associates.
  • Executes smooth efficient service that meets the expectations and requirements of customers and suppliers.
  • Communicate customer issues with operations team and devise ways of improving the customer experience, including resolving problems and complaints.
  • Control and manage inventory.
  • Measure and report the effectiveness of warehousing activities and associates performance.
  • Facilitate a safe and healthy work environment by establishing, following and enforcing standards and procedures; complying with laws and regulations.



Infrequent Activities:


  • Visiting Customers and customer engagement
  • Corporate and Divisional Cross Functional projects/meetings
  • Some travel is required up to 25%


Contacts outside of Company:


This job requires frequent communication with contacts outside the company.  Excellent communication skills must be utilized during sales calls and visits to suppliers to build confidence with the Operational functions.



Education/Experience required for position:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business/Operations Management or Minimum 5 years Warehouse Management Experience



Skills required for position:


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Effective problem identification and solving skills
  • Deadline-Oriented
  • Basic Math Skills
  • Information gathering and analyzing abilities
  • Management of personnel
  • The ability to recognize and react to changes in operations and technology
  • Good persuasive and negotiating skills
  • Exceptional training – coaching skills
  • Project Management Skills
  • Dependable


Tools/Knowledge required for position:


  • Microsoft Office – Excel, PowerPoint and Project Management
  • ERP Software -  Prophet 21
  • Part Identification and Nomenclature
  • Lean Management
  • Warehouse supervision experience





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

MSC Industrial Supply Co. is a leading North American distributor of metalworking and maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) products and services. 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. 

As one of America’s Best Large Employers (named in 2017 by Forbes magazine), we care about our associates and have programs in place to help our 6,000+ 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 
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.        

Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis