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Distribution Supervisor - St. Louis, MO

Requisition ID:  9082
Category:  Manufacturing
Career level:  Professional
Contract type:  Permanent

Distribution Supervisor (1st Shift) – St. Louis, MO



Reports to:  Distribution Manager

Location:  St. Louis, MO


Job Summary:

The Distribution Supervisor has general responsibility over specific areas of the warehouse and reports directly to the Distribution Manager.  The Supervisor can be responsible for receiving, put away, picking, packing, shipping and value added services as related to company objectives, focusing on safety, quality, delivery and cost.  



  • Ensure a safe and secure work environment per ISO 14000 EHS standards
  • Responsible for employees adhering to documented processes and strictly following work instructions
  • Provides training and development to warehouse staff according to standard processes and work instructions
  • Supervises staff and provides general direction to ensure daily performance measurements are met
  • Oversees receiving, put away, picking, packing, value added services and shipping, dependent upon specific area of responsibility
  • Support the regular review of the warehouse quality management system
  • Identify new and efficient improvement opportunities
  • Participate in lean/continuous improvement actions
  • Apply a 5S concept to the workplace
  • Complete all necessary records and reports in a timely manner
  • Assure the integrity of inventory accuracy
  • Provide continuous and timely feedback to warehouse staff (including, but not limited to, safety, productivity, quality, and process adherence)


Key Competencies:

  • Ability to manage/supervise in a union environment
  • Strong team leader and motivator
  • Effective communication skills
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office, ERP, and WMS knowledge


Preferred Qualifications and Education:

  • BS/BA or Associates degree preferred; academic emphasis in supply chain or logistics, or equivalent industry experience
  • Prior WMS experience required
  • Minimum 5 years distribution/warehouse experience preferred



What You’ll Love About SKF:

Rest and Relaxation. Enjoy a robust PTO policy and 13 paid holidays!


Work/Life Balance. A possibility for flexibility and to work remote


Health and Wellness Benefits.  SKF cares about the wellbeing of our employees. Many options for best in class medical and dental plans to fit your needs; a wellness plan that includes biometric screening and health risk assessment for you and your spouse and incentives for healthy living!


Invest in your Future. SKF offers amazing retirement options! You can participate in our 401K program immediately.


Much more! Growth opportunities, tuition reimbursement, voluntary critical illness coverage, voluntary legal plan, employee assistance program, life insurance, vehicle discount programs, mobile phone discounts, and with so many benefits to working for SKF, we could not name them all!




About SKF

SKF’s mission is to be the undisputed leader in the bearing business. SKF offers solutions around the rotating shaft, including bearings, seals, lubrication management, condition monitoring and maintenance services. SKF is represented in more than 130 countries and has around 17,000 distributor locations worldwide. Annual sales in SEK is around 85 billion and the number of employees ca 45,000.

Nearest Major Market: St Louis