Distribution Center Supervisor, 3rd Shift in Kutztown, PA at Behr Process Corporation

Date Posted: 1/15/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job Description

Job Scope / Summary:
  • Manage and oversee the distribution of all products in a designated region
  • Ensure timely delivery of goods within most service oriented and cost effective guidelines possible
  • Working safely is part of our culture and is a condition of employment

Essential Functions:

  • Organize and manage facility operation and personnel of a regional warehouse, oversee daily inventory transactions, warehouse layout and picking sequence for products, including new items and ensure databases are regularly updated.  Assist in performing warehousing duties during course of day, including order pulling, forklift use and records processing work.  Motivate, supervise, train and evaluate Distribution personnel in the performance of their duties.
  • Research and establish carriers, in concert with Corporate Traffic approval, that serve satellite region, both outbound and intra/interstate.  Coordinate all shipping and receiving functions with carrier account representatives, prepare monthly service reports, review carrier’s monthly statements, review all late or outstanding invoices, approve payment for freight invoices and submit proposed rate changes to VP, Sr Transportation and Distribution.
  • Coordinate all opening orders with appropriate management and departments.
  • Direct scheduling of appointment times with corporate and Regional Sales Managers for customer warehouse stores, maintain schedules on file and change and reestablish routes if necessary.
  • Maintain and monitor inventory levels of finished goods and sales aids, ensure proper inventory levels of finished products and coordinate and plan physical inventories, weekly cycle counts and product rotation.
  • Interface with Regional Sales Managers, Sales Representatives, Inventory Control Manager, and Transportation and Distribution Operations Manager regarding preparing annual budget for regional warehouse expenses, recalls of defective products, new store setups, end caps, special buys and rollouts of new products.
  • Establish and manage custom procedures for importing of goods into Canadian market and coordinate with custom brokers and Canadian custom officials to ensure the release of goods in a timely manner.
  • Manage preventative maintenance, repairs of warehouse equipment, facility and invoicing actions; administer security practices, including implementation of Business Emergency Plan.
  • Administer outbound freight movements, oversee inbound stock and approve distribution and shipping records showing receipt, transfer and distribution of products.
  • Establish staffing requirements and coordinate personnel actions with VP, Human Resources; hire, counsel, discipline, and terminate employees as needed; administer related personnel and safety policies, records, and reports.

Job Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or a related field or equivalent work experience
  • Broad experience in warehouse operations, transportation, equipment operation, and employee supervision is required


  • Broad knowledge of receiving, stock movement, inventory control, distribution practices and standard business practices
  • Knowledge of MS Office Suites and/or software applications related to job functions
  • Knowledge of Federal and State Department of Transportation and Environmental regulations
  • Management principles, supervisory techniques, state or provincial labor laws
  • Communication, budgeting and project management skills
  • Ability to operate a forklift, reach truck, rider jack, wrapper machine, order picker and computer


Shift 3 (United States of America)

Full or Part Time

Full time

BEHR (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and we want to have the best available persons in every job. The Company makes employment decisions only based on merit. It is the Company’s policy to prohibit discrimination in any employment opportunity (including but not limited to recruitment, employment, promotion, salary increases, benefits, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment) based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, pregnancy, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, physical/mental disability, medical condition, marital/domestic partner status, military and veteran status, height, weight or any other such characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. The Company is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company regardless of where the employee is located and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company.

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No visa sponsorship is available for this position, unless specified within the job description.