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Emerson Ecologics, LLC Operations Supervisor in Lenexa, Kansas

Job Descriptions:

We are Emerson Ecologics, an innovative health and wellness company. We are seeking a unique individual for an important leadership role in our Lenexa, Kansas Distribution Center, a cGMP compliant facility. This facility is set to open in April 2021, with this position coming onboard in early 2021. This is an exciting opportunity for someone to take their leadership experience to the next level and make an impact in our organization. Our Operations Supervisor will assist the GM and COO with the daily activities on the shipping and receiving side of our operations, and will be responsible for Distribution Center accuracy, productivity levels, facility order, training and mentoring of associates.


The Operations Supervisor is responsible for motivating a team of Distribution Center Associates to deliver on daily operational goals while focusing on quality and safety. The Operations Supervisor is responsible for all outbound activities in our warehouse and is responsible for setting standards and leading the team to achieve these standards. The successful candidate will have strong leadership skills, business acumen and the ability to problem solve. The Operations Supervisor will also perform the following activities:

  • Perform research and analysis; assist in the design and development of distribution processes which include quality, safety, cost reduction and operations to facilitate continuous process improvement

  • Establishes daily productivity goals and monitors intra-day performance to achieve these goals

  • Participates in root cause analysis to identify problems and recommend changes

  • Observes Team Members activities and work methods, recommends areas of opportunity

  • Analyze, interpret, and react to metrics related to productivity, accuracy, quality, and efficiency

  • Coaches team members towards meeting goals.

  • Rallies the team around our purpose of Supporting the Practice of Healthy Living

  • Instill a level of ownership into the team so they pick and pack with pride for their work and the customer

  • Assists in training team members on distribution processes and equipment

  • Assists the Operations Manager in problem resolution relating to production, standard operating procedures, safety and quality

  • Evaluates the performance of Team Members and communicates feedback regarding job performance and expectations in a timely manner

  • Participates on distribution project teams acting as a co-facilitator or facilitator

  • May act as a project manager on assigned projects

  • May serve on cross-functional teams

  • May perform other duties as needed

Required Experience:

What you offer:

  • A Bachelor's degree in business or operations

  • Five or more years of warehouse, shipping/receiving or inventory experience including at least three years in a supervisory role in a warehouse or distribution center

  • Comfort level working in a fast-paced environment

  • Strong leadership skills

  • Experience training, coaching and motivating a team in a high-growth environment

  • Hands-on manager with strong customer service, managerial, analytical, communication and organizational skills

  • Ability to embody our organization's values, mission and vision and communicate them to the team

Keyword: Operations Supervisor
From: Emerson Ecologics