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International Shipping Supervisor

Nidec-KATO Engineering

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Southaven, MS
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Job Overview:

We begin with dreams. Dreams drive our motivation. Dreams are our future. The world's dreams, people's dreams, our dreams. Our passion creates ideas that make dreams come alive. Technology and products that were only dreams become reality.


All for dreams. Dreams challenge and the Nidec-Group will continue to meet the challenge. For the world's and people's tomorrows; the world's first, the world's best technologies and products; we will continue our part in creating a better society.

Job Summary

We begin with dreams. Dreams drive our motivation. Dreams are our future. The world's dreams, people's dreams, our dreams. Our passion creates ideas that make dreams come alive. Technology and products that were only dreams become reality.

All for dreams. Dreams challenge and the Nidec-Group will continue to meet the challenge. For the world's and people's tomorrows; the world's first, the world's best technologies and products; we will continue our part in creating a better society.

Job Summary

Nidec is the world's No.1 comprehensive motor manufacturer handling "everything that spins and moves", miniature to gigantic. Nidec is a global enterprise comprised of over 300 subsidiaries/affiliates. We are a leading manufacturer of commercial motors, industrial motors, appliance motors, and controls. Our product line features a full line of high efficiency motors for industrial applications in water treatment, mining, oil and gas, and power generation, and for commercial applications such as pool and spa, condensers, cooling towers and large refrigeration units.

From keeping us comfortable in our homes to pumping clean water to making our cars more safe, electric motors are an indispensable part of our daily lives. At Nidec, our employees are on the forefront of developing new motor technologies. As we move deeper into the age of robotics, the impact of motors will only increase.

With over 140,000 employees stationed worldwide, Nidec continues to be a unique organization, and each location maintains its individual personality.

Job Description

Job Description:

The role of the International Shipping Supervisor is to manage and support the Distribution Center’s International operations and oversee the execution of corporate transportation strategy for Southaven CSC shipments. The International Shipping Supervisor will perform and oversee the planning and organization of the priority of workflow throughout the distribution center to meet business needs in a multiple client distribution environment. The International Shipping Supervisor will interact with multiple business divisions with Customer Service, DC Operations, Corporate Logistics and Carriers resulting in organized waves of workflow presented to distribution operations. Maintaining an open line of communication with the operations management team as well as assisting in communication of key business decisions is essential.

ESSENTIAL Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for supervising warehouse operations by driving productivity and achieving on time delivery targets.
  • Provides a thorough understanding of all warehouse operations, processes and systems to be able to proactively manage and work independently on issues in a timely manner and provide accurate resolutions.
  • Interact with Team Leads to apply sound communication and motivational techniques with warehouse staff.
  • Effectively communicate with external resources including customer service and suppliers.
  • Work with the Warehouse Business Systems Manager to monitor, promote and ensure current and accurate inventory control.
  • Lead continuous improvement of service, quality and cost management leveraging lean manufacturing principles.
  • Collection of data/statistics and preparation of reports required by the Warehouse Operations Manager
  • Ensure proper management of timekeeping and payroll duties.
  • Supervise departmental Team Leads and employees and ensure compliance with company policies and procedures.
  • Coach and develop a team of hourly employees from various departments in a distribution warehouse environment. Be an active participant in motivating, mentoring, and managing your team to be cohesive. Grow your team to be empowered.
  • Communicating policies to associates and act as the primary information source for the team, maintaining compliance and consistency and taking corrective action when needed.
  • Drive safety as the top priority and promote a safe work environment for all employees through uniform adherence to safety protocol and OSHA compliance.
  • Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE:

  • High School Diploma; Associate’s degree preferred.
  • At least 2 (two) years direct experience in warehouse supervision.
  • 2 (two) years or more experience in distribution environment.
  • 2 (two) years or more experience utilizing WMS and MS Office in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Valid driver’s license

SKILLS:

  • Computer literacy to include Warehouse Management Systems (knowledge of Dynamics AX is a plus) and MS Office (Word, Excel, Internet Explorer) PC skills at an advanced level; systems knowledge at an intermediate level.
  • Communication Skills – Ability to communicate effectively with all levels within the organization to include customer service, sales, finance, employees and managers.
  • Strong organizational skills to handle multiple tasks and responsibilities in a timely manner; ability to respond and re-prioritize as customer service needs dictate.
  • Ability to develop working relationships with others and be a subject matter expert or ‘go-to’ for the department.
  • Basic understanding and ability to support international exports.
  • Multi-task within a fast pace environment.
  • High level of integrity.
  • High degree of accuracy; extreme attention to detail, strong problem solver, able to create solutions to challenges in an expedient manner.
  • Regular attendance is essential.
  • Ability to work daily or weekly overtime as needed; to include nights, weekends as needed.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Position requires sitting, walking, stooping, bending, talking in person and by phone or video; the stamina to work the shift as scheduled and on a regular basis, ability to work in a non-climate controlled facility with exposure to heat and/or cold in accordance with weather conditions, lifting large, small or awkwardly shaped items on a regular or repeated basis as needed, domestic and international travel by car, plane, train; extensive use of computer equipment.

The physical demands described here and above are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made in accordance with the ADA, as may be requested.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here and above are representative of those that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the position at a successful level.

EOE

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Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at Nidec
Nidec is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, genetic information, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information regarding your (EEO) rights as an applicant, please visit the following website: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf

No Soliciting

Nidec will not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third party recruiting agencies in response to Nidec job postings. No fee will be paid to third parties who submit unsolicited candidates directly to our hiring managers. Pre-approval from the Nidec Talent Acquisition team is required before any external candidate can be submitted and such candidate must be submitted to the Nidec Talent Acquisition team.