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Logistics Supervisor - Murfreesboro, TN

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Location: Murfreesboro, Rutherford County, Tennessee, USA Posted: Mar 28, 2020

Job Description



Perform as a front-line leader in fast-paced, complex manufacturing facility: lead, motivate, and support employee training to drive losses out of our systems, provide Logistics leadership, and champion teamwork. Ensure compliance with safety, quality, and sanitation requirements. Function as a technical and business resource in a finished good palletizing and raw material/packaging warehouse. Establish and sustain effective relationships with all employees in order to foster an environment where innovation and cooperation are used to solve problems. Responsibilities include being a great resource and providing support for your team, facilitating training, assigning and directing work, driving accountability, resolving problems, and leading projects or continuous improvement initiatives.

Murfreesboro is a high performing, multi-platform non-union facility with over 1000 employees leading the safe, high quality production of a wide range of products. The plant supports the Yoplait and Baking Operating Units across 27 production lines. The Logistics Supervisor position will play a critical role in leading a zero loss culture specifically for our Yoplait business and sitewide Logistics standards. RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Perform as a front-line leader in a complex food manufacturing facility, providing coaching, support, and direction to members of a work team.
  • Provide business leadership which demonstrates commitment to department and plant goals on a daily basis
  • Establish and sustain effective relationships with all employees in order to foster an environment where innovation and cooperation are used to solve problems.
  • Promote positive employee relations through effective conflict management and issue resolution.
  • Conduct regular team meetings which include effective collaboration and communication of organizational and policy changes.
  • Function as a technical resource in areas of logistics management and warehouse management systems (i.e. Supply Chain Principles, Red Prairie WMS & SAP).
  • Facilitate effective sharing of information across work teams, business areas, and functional areas.
  • Manage Logistics department budget and take appropriate action to ensure budget goals are achieved.
  • Work and/or attend meetings during other shifts (including off-shifts and/or weekends) as necessary.
  • Additional duties as assigned.


  • Minimum 2 years of Logistics leadership experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Bachelors degree
  • Effective computer skills including working knowledge of Red Prairie, Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Flexibility to work on assigned shift; other shifts, weekends, and holidays as required.
  • Mature approach to challenging situations and environments
  • Demonstrated problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Desire and ability to lead change in a fast-paced, complex manufacturing environment
  • Commitment to results/execution

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