Supervisor, Outbound

Kirkland's Bells, TN 2019-07-10


The position is responsible for coordinating and supervising the staging and loading of outbound loads to stores, as well as ISP and DTS orders. Duties include managing truck loaders, LTL, pallet stagers and overall process flow of Shipping.


§ Supervise the trailer loaders to maintain consistent and safely loaded trailers for ease of unloading at the store level.

§ Train employees on proper loading techniques and equipment use with an emphasis on damage control and safety.

§ Control the accuracy of staging areas for shipping.

§ Manage labor needs of the department based off of projected outbound loads within budget.

§ Coordinate with all areas the completion and sequencing of loads.

§ Supervise the loading of the non-fluid product to ensure proper loading and destination stores.

§ Control and maintain a safe and clean working environment.

§ Coordinate with DC management on all DC issues or needs, such as; employees, equipment, repairs and supplies.

§ Direct outbound yard management.

§ Work with dispatcher and drivers on the trailer coordination and trailer shipment timing.

§ Assist overall DC operations as needed.

§ Ability to sit at a computer for extended periods of time.

§ Ability to stand and work on concrete floor for extended periods of time.

§ Ability to work extended work hours during peak weeks.

§ Ability to operate forklifts and other material handling equipment.

§ Ability to lift 70 lbs. as needed.

§ Work to be performed in warehouse environment with exposure to heat, cold and dust.


  • Bachelor’s Degree or 3 to 5 years DC experience in high speed fluid load outbound operation.
  • Highly motivated and results oriented.
  • Ability to build and maintain strong working relationships.
  • Demonstrates strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Highly organized.
  • Ability to work under time lines and schedules.
  • Ability to multitask and direct several teams at the same time.
  • Ability to build team work within the department.
  • WMS knowledge and skill.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Time and attendance management.
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