Logistics Supervisor

Georgia-Pacific in Akron, OH

  • Industry: Warehousing/Logistics - Others
  • Type: Full Time
position filled

Who is Georgia-Pacific?Watch to find out!

Georgia-Pacific is seeking a Logistics Supervisor to provide strategic direction, support and development of our corrugated facility located in Akron, OH. This is a Corrugated Sheet Plant facility that produces corrugated packaging and retail displays. The position has 13 hourly direct reports and one salaried direct report and manages the Shipping, Receiving and Warehouse functions over 3 shifts.

A Day In The Life Typically Includes:


As a member of the plant leadership team, you will be responsible for the development and growth of a 3 -Shift Operation, including recommendation of, and justification for, departmental changes needed for growth.

  • You will manage Shipping/Receiving/Warehousing activities at the main Pax location, as well as several local support facilities, and manage material movement from suppliers and to customers and 3rd party service providers.
  • You will communicate regularly with customer service, scheduling, production and customers/suppliers to ensure on-time delivery of product.
  • You will learn to apply MBM® (Market Based Management) in your role as a leader.
  • This will help you as you initiate, lead, and deliver improvement projects to increase throughput capacity, inventory accuracy, shipping quality and service that provide the business with a competitive advantage in the marketplace.
  • You will be able to apply your project management, communication and leadership skills to promote collaboration, teamwork and high level cooperation across the business in a way that will help you to build and maintain relationships throughout the operation and the business.

  • What You Will Need:


    Basic Qualifications:

  • Highschool Diploma or GED
  • At least 2 years of Logistics, Shipping or Warehouse Management experience OR 2 years of supervisory experience in a Corrugated facility.
  • Previous experience providing supervision, coaching and performance feedback to hourly employees.
  • Knowledge of inventory control processes.
  • Experience using manufacturing and warehousing metrics such as productivity, spoilage, cost, reliability, and accuracy.
  • Experience using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).
  • What Will Put You Ahead?


    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, logistics, supply chain management, project management or business management.
  • At least 2 years of experience within a department manager position requiring strategic leadership.
  • At least 5 years of experience within a leadership position in shipping or warehouse environment.
  • Experience using warehouse management software systems.
  • Experience working with order/shipment planning software.
  • Project Management Experience.
  • Previous experience or knowledge of Dept. of Transportation requirements, drivers and driver logs.

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