Newell Brands Distribution Supervisor- Pure Fishing in Kansas City, Kansas

Position Title: Distribution Supervisor

Reports to: Distribution Supervisor II

Location: Kansas City, MO

Job Summary:

Assists in the management of the Kansas City Distribution Center, as well as, supervision of shift operations to ensure productive, efficient, timely, and accurate performance. Responsible for the development and maintenance of processes that ensure operational efficiency, and provide superior service to Pure Fishing customers.

Job Duties:

  • Directly supervises and oversees the day-to-day operations of a group of coworkers, including seasonal workers as required, to ensure safe, efficient, and effective use of personnel and equipment.

  • Maintains appropriate records and prepares reports as necessary.

  • Develops, recommends, and implements improvements in current processes and systems to maximize productivity and customer service.

  • May oversee the completion of projects including planning; delegation of duties, monitoring and reviewing progress and accuracy of work; evaluating results, etc.

  • Communicates on a regular basis with leads, warehouse staff, and management to ensure achievement of corporate and department objectives.

  • Develops, coaches, and mentors subordinate staff and utilizes corrective action as necessary. Responsible for ensuring all coworkers are properly trained regarding but not limited to ISO and safety policies.

  • Conducts performance reviews; recommends salary adjustments; schedules and approves overtime.

  • Estimates personnel needs and ensures adequate staffing in order to meet organizational and departmental expectations.

  • Ensures maintenance of equipment and a safe, clean work environment.

  • Schedules orders within the system as required to ensure a smooth and efficient process flow.

  • Assists distribution manager with additional responsibilities as identified by manager.

  • Other Duties as assigned.


  • High School Diploma/GED required; some college preferred

  • Min 3-5 years mgmt exp of 20+ coworkers, multiple teams, and hourly staff.

  • Experience in leading high performance teams to improve process, drive quality, and improve fiscal performance.

  • Change management exp and demonstrated ability to effectively drive process improvements.

  • Previous logistics experience is preferred and helpful.

  • SAP and PC experience required.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Strong leadership, organizational and planning skills; ability to execute.

  • Problem solving and analytical ability; Multi tasking.

  • Commitment and energy level to drive process improvements.

Newell Brands (NYSE: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate, Sharpie, Dymo, EXPO, Parker, Elmers, Coleman, Jostens, Marmot, Oster, Sunbeam, FoodSaver, Mr. Coffee, Rubbermaid Commercial Products, Graco, Baby Jogger, NUK, Calphalon, Rubbermaid, Contigo, First Alert and Yankee Candle. For hundreds of millions of consumers, Newell Brands makes life better every day, where they live, learn, work and play. Newell Brands and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and comply with applicable employment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.