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USA - Supervisor, Warehouse in New Johnsonville at DSV

Date Posted: 5/14/2018

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Job Description

DSV - Global transport and logistics
In 1976, ten independent hauliers joined forces and founded DSV in Denmark. Since then, DSV has evolved to become the world's 5th largest supplier of global solutions within transport and logistics. Today, we add value to our customers' entire supply chain by transporting, storing, packaging, re-packaging, processing and clearing all types of goods. We work every day from our many offices in more than 80 countries to ensure a steady supply of goods to production lines, outlets, stores and consumers all over the world. Our reach is global yet our presence is local and close to our customers.  Read more at

Location: USA > TN > New Johnsonville > Industrial Park Rd 
Job Posting Title: USA - Supervisor, Warehouse - 9985 


The Supervisor is responsible for managing an assigned shift and the distribution activities in shipping, receiving, plant, picking, and quality control. The Supervisor will lead the daily activities on an assigned shift or area which include but are not limited to: training new and current employees, staff allocation and/or planning, directing activities, and safety initiatives. This position will support the General Manager.

As part of the DSV Team, the Supervisor is expected to meet company objectives in the areas of performance, safety, quality, leadership, and customer service. This position is expected to uphold corporate and site-specific policies.


• Supervise the daily activities for all department leads, warehouse/plant associates, and customer service representatives on an assigned shift or within an assigned area or function.

• Assist in coordinating all distribution activities in shipping, receiving, plant, picking, and quality control.

• Train new and existing associates in specific distribution activities to help achieve established client expectations. Will train new and existing associates on current Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), forklift operation and certification, proper WMS and RF usage, and safety compliance. Will assist in training associates in their job duties which include but are not limited to: administration, shipping, receiving, picking, and/or quality control.

• Oversee all safety initiatives including but not limited to: safety audits, building and equipment inspections, incident reports, evacuation drills, and safety training. Will communicate safety compliance/ initiatives and send all required correspondence to the Site Safety Manager. Will ensure all safety initiatives are in compliance with DSV and/or client safety policies, and OSHA standards.

• Assist in facilities maintenance including but not limited to: housekeeping, preventative maintenance, and scheduling appropriate equipment or building vendors when needed.

• Utilize and assign associates to execute all production & work plans

• Ensure all Safety, Quality & Productivity expectations are met(reporting, housekeeping, processes, and audits)

• Assist in training of associates

• Manage associate hours, OT & workload


• Performs other duties as required


• The Supervisor leads and manages warehouse associates, forklift drivers, team leaders, and other resources, as determined by site level operating agreements.


Education and/or Experience

• Must have a High school diploma or general education degree (GED) 

• Minimum of 2 years of relevant work experience

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Professional Designations

• WMS, Word & Excel knowledge


Computer Skills

• General computer knowledge and internet capabilities

• Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and Power Point)

Language Skills

• English (reading, writing, verbal)

Mathematical Skills

• Intermediate


• n/a


• Prior experience working in a distribution environment is preferred


While performing the duties of this job, the employee uses his/her hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, or crouch; talk or hear.  The employee uses computer, forklift equipment, and other various mechanically devices. Specific vision requirements of this job include close vision and distance vision. Employee must follow proper procedure for lifting, must be able to lift up to 55 lbs.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to TI02 airborne particles and dust. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described above are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


This job description does not represent an inclusive list of all duties encompassed in this position, but rather serves as a tool to assist the Supervisor in this position. 

DSV is an equal employment opportunity employer.  Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, gender identify, sexual orientation, national origin, liability for military service, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.  If you require special assistance or accommodation while seeking employment with DSV, please contact Human Resources at If you are interested in learning the status of your application, please note you will be contacted directly by the appropriate human resources contact person if you are selected for further consideration.  DSV reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time. 

Nearest Major Market: Nashville


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