Distribution Supervisor in Lathrop CA

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Del Monte Foods
Distribution Supervisor
Job ID: 
Lathrop CA
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Job Types:
Distribution/Whrse. Suprvs., Supply Chain Analyst/Mgr., Transportation Analyst/Mgr.
Position Function and Scope: Del Monte Foods, Inc. (DMFI) is a multi-national food company headquartered in Walnut Creek, CA, with a powerful portfolio of brands, including iconic Del Monte®, Contadina® and College Inn®. Our premium-quality meal ingredients, snacks and beverages can be found in six out of ten U.S. households. At Del Monte Foods, we believe in supporting one another. In helping our people shape their own careers - in letting them grow outward, upward and across disciplines. We are tending to the greater good, providing accessible, nourishing, great-tasting food for all. We are Del Monte Foods – Growers of Good.
Responsibilities: This position provides direct supervision for distribution (shipping and receiving operations), and special packaging operations for hourly personnel in a union setting, as well as the direction of various temporary personnel for the effective operation of the distribution and special packaging function on either 1st or 2nd shift.
* Provide necessary direct supervision of union hourly personnel and temporary employees.
* Responsibility for managing the special packaging, labeling functions to ensure volume and variable costs are within guidelines set by the annual operating plan (AOP).
* Directs training and development of competent hourly and temporary employees to achieve desired quality, safety and production goals.
* Obtain variable production costs, (VDC and FPC) that meet or exceeds plan.
* Provide direction and leadership to maintain and centralize labeling, packaging, and distribution functions so as to operate at approved levels set in AOP.
* Responsible to ensure that volume efficiencies and fixed and variable cost containments stay within guidelines set by AOP.
* Ensure that a reliable and accurate inventory of finished product is maintained.
* Assist in directing capital improvement and maintenance programs.
* Introduce method changes and adjust staffing to improve variable costs and efficiencies.
* Monitor warehouse sanitation and take correct action when necessary.
* Participate in the development and implementation of capital budget projects as assigned to ensure effective and efficient installations that will achieve desired operational results.
* Ensure compliance with all approved and applicable safety rules in the employee’s area of responsibility.
* Promote positive employee relations, while ensuring compliance with all regulatory obligations and corporate guidelines regarding personnel management. Work with Human Resources to ensure that consistency and fairness is maintained.
* Support and facilitate in the implementation of Continuous Improvement initiatives. Del Monte Foods: Key Behaviors GET OUR HANDS DIRTY
* Dig in and understand the business.
* Stay focused on priorities and drive for results.
* Pursue goals with purpose and persevere through challenges. CULTIVATE SOLUTIONS
* Improve processes, products and services.
* Take calculated risks to develop effective solutions.
* Use data and insights to drive business performance. GROW SUCCESS TOGETHER
* Create an inclusive environment where everyone feels valued.
* Collaborate and promote teamwork to achieve individual and shared goals.
* Hold ourselves and others accountable for commitments. Qualifications:
* 4-Year Degree in Logistics, Business Management or job experience in same position and field of
* 2 years of relevant experience.
* Extensive functional knowledge of distribution, special packaging or labeling. Possess strong organizational skills. Strong written and oral communication skills are required as well. WE OFFER
* Competitive salary.
* Comprehensive benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, and 401(k). Del Monte Foods, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, medical condition, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected status. ALL RESUMES NEED TO BE SUBMITTED THROUGH WWW.DELMONTEFOODS.COM TO BE CONSIDERED. (https://www.delmontefoods.com/careers/). Please be advised that your application is not complete until you fill out, sign, and submit an Application for Employment for a specific position for which Del Monte Foods, Inc. is actively recruiting. Your application must reflect that you possess the required qualifications for the position. No sponsorship is available for this position. No agencies or 3rd party vendors. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled
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