Area Supervisor – Parts Distribution Center, Toronto

Tesla

  • Full Time

Responsibilities

Tesla is looking for a motivated and experienced Supervisor for our highly dynamic parts distribution center in Lathrop, CA. This position will provide supervision of day-to-day operations including receiving, stocking, shipping and all transactions related to said activities. The Supervisor, Parts & Service Warehouse, will also ensure efficiency and accuracy of stocking and organizing parts inventory. This individual will work closely with the Parts & Service Buyers, Logistics and Quality teams, as well as with internal and external customers around the globe. This role will report directly to the Associate Manager, Parts & Service Warehouse. We currently have openings for both day shift and swing shift, but flexibility is required.

Requirements

  • Minimum of 3 years’ supervisory experience in a fast-paced warehouse or distribution center environment, preferably automotive-related
  • Robust experience in creating metrics for performance management
  • Able to work independently on multiple tasks and projects with various teams including service and supply chain personnel in a lean principles environment
  • Track record of developing, implementing and driving Distribution Center business processes and policies 
  • Working familiarity with IATA (International Air Transport Association) relevant requirements (DG certification is a plus)
  • In-depth experience in change management process (ECO)
  • Knowledge and application of TPS, Min/Max principles, and Logistics methodology in a JIT environment
  • Proven ability to provide leadership and motivation to a large group of warehouse personnel
  • Familiarity with outbound shipping requirements of components via common freight carriers domestically and internationally
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, advanced Excel skills and experience using SAP a huge plus
  • Excellent organizational skills to manage and track transaction details