Distribution Supervisor


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Southaven, MS
First Shift

Job Description

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Job Overview:

If you are a Distribution and Warehousing professional looking for an opportunity to grow, Emerson has an exciting opportunity for you! Based in our SOUTHAVEN, MS location, you will be directly responsible for managing the work in the Distribution Operations for the Memphis Distribution Center. This position is frontline supervision, leading the team across the finish line for the win! In this position, you will report directly to the Distribution Operations Manager. You must be able to communicate effectively with leadership, hourly workforce, vendors, and internal as well as external customers. 


  • Provide support, direction, and leadership through positive interactions with all personnel during daily operations.  
  • Optimize output by ensuring employees understand their duties and have the support they need to do the tasks assigned.  
  • Mentor and develop team members to align with their career goals.  
  • Maintain good employee relations through honest feedback and coaching.  
  • Seek continuous improvement for department, team, and self, with measurable goals. 
  • Know how to build the team up through the challenges and celebrate the wins!  
You have excellent oral and written communications skills. You have the ability to foster an environment of inclusion, making Emerson the employer of choice for candidates and staff. You take pride in ownership of your business, with a deep understanding of what propels the metrics. You are an agent of change to drive culture. You have the ability to drive results in a collaborative setting.
  • Associate or Bachelor’s degree AND five (5) years of experience in a distribution or warehousing operation (with at least 3 of those years leading teams)
  • Certificates and experience may be considered in lieu of education  
  • Legal Authorization to work in the United States – Sponsorship will not be provided for this role.
  • Strong organizational and human relations skills
  • Experience and/or training in Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma
  • Experience with shipping to retail customers  
  • Strong SAP and Microsoft Office background 


The general working hours for this 1st Shift position are 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM Monday thru Friday.


Our Commitment to Our People

Across the globe, we are united by a singular Purpose: We drive innovation that makes the world healthier, safer, smarter, and more sustainable. We invest in our employees to ensure they have the marketplace knowledge, skills, and competencies to bring this Purpose to life while competing and leading in a global economy. Our training programs focus on end-to-end development, from onboarding through senior leadership.

Our success is measured by the positive impact we make on people, our communities, and the world through our unwavering focus on environmental, social, and regulatory progress. Learn more about us!  Flexible and competitive benefits plans offer you the right options to meet your individual and family needs: medical insurance plans, dental and vision coverage, 401(k), tuition reimbursement and more. We also provide you flexible time-off plans, including paid parental leave, vacation, and holiday leave.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

At Emerson, we are committed to fostering a culture where every employee is valued and respected for their experiences and perspectives – and that reflects the world around us. We believe a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment contributes to the rich exchange of ideas that inspires innovation and brings the best solutions to our customers.  This philosophy is fundamental to living our company’s values and our responsibility to leave the world in a better place. Learn more about our Culture & Values and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Emerson.

Work Authorization

Emerson will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J or TN, or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Emerson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.

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Emerson is a leading global technology, software and engineering company providing innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and residential markets.

Our Automation Solutions business helps process, hybrid and discrete manufacturers maximize production, protect personnel and the environment while optimizing their energy and operating costs. Our Commercial & Residential Solutions business helps ensure human comfort and health, protect food quality and safety, advance energy efficiency and create sustainable infrastructure.

We help customers in the world’s most essential industries solve the biggest challenges of modern life. Every day, our global workforce fulfills our unified Purpose and lives out the Values we hold close as an organization: Integrity, Safety & Quality, Support Our People, Customer Focus, Continuous Improvement, Collaboration, and Innovation.  Our Causes – Planet, Humanity, Champion, Inclusion and Future – shape, define and fuel Emerson’s culture while inspiring our innovative spirit and driving our focus.

Whether you’re an established professional looking for a career change, an undergraduate student exploring possibilities, or recently received your MBA degree, you’ll find opportunities with us. Join our team and start your journey today!

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