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Req ID: 52947

Supervisor, Operations

Facility Operations
  • Company: FedEx Supply Chain
  • Category: Facility Operations
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Worker Sub-Type:
  • Scheduled Weekly Hours:
  • Remote: No
  • Location: Lima, OH, United States


Shift: 3rd Shift 5pm to 5:30am with a rotating schedule of 2 days on, 2 days off then 3 days on, 3 days off.

General Summary

 The Operations Supervisor is responsible for the safe execution of daily operational plans and strategies, to manage, lead and allocate resources, disseminate information to teammates, ensure compliance with key processes while achieving safety, quality, efficiency and financial KPI’s. This position is responsible for product safety, quality, legality and integrity.

 Primary Responsibilities 

  • Supervises at least 2 full-time direct reports.
  • Supervisory responsibilities include, but are not limited to recommending hiring, coaching, skills development, recognition and rewards, staff productivity and performance management to include disciplinary actions up to and including terminations.
  • Responsible for all daily, weekly, and monthly production activities within warehouse operations.
  • Prepares and distributes various reports needed for normal day to day operations.
  • Responsible for ensuring that the schedules are correctly implemented and that jobs are assigned effectively and completed properly.
  • Responsible for scheduling vacations and time off per policy with the least amount of disruption to the department to meet customer needs.
  • Fully engaged with process on floor to actively lead and supervise teammates.
  • Communicates daily through operational start up meetings, making sure all work instructions, daily workflow activities and safety practices are being followed.
  • Initiates positive methods of driving teammate excellence through follow up, providing consistent and fair feedback on performance. Takes action through coaching and counseling to correct behaviors.
  • Conduct operations in a manner which promotes safety.
  • Conduct weekly safety meetings during start of shift with teammates.
  • Maintain a safe working environment through participation of safety training, JHA reviews, and weekly walk through.
  • Maintain a clean, neat, and orderly work environment which adheres to corporate 5’s standards.
  • Supervise the operations of the team to achieve prescribed objectives.
  • Develop and maintain a productive work team through cross training, sound communication and positive motivational techniques.
  • Facilitating seamless hand offs and communicating key information to peers, teammates and management.
  • Ability to work effectively in a multi-tasking required environment.
  • Provide courteous and respectful customer service in high pressure situations to internal/external customers.
  • Assure the integrity of the inventory and assist in conducting physical inventories.
  • Assist Operations Manager on special projects as required.
  • Assist in maintaining the security of the facility.


You might be a great fit if….

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred; or Military rank at E-6 or E-7/or O-1/O-2; or minimum of 6 months lead or supervisory experience in a warehouse/supply chain environment required.
  • Labor Management experience preferred.
  • Prioritization and problem-solving skills essential.
  • Experience with quality management methodologies.
  • Proven ability to drive continuous improvement with fundamental understanding of change management.
  • Ability to handle people under high-stress situations.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Broad knowledge of warehouse operations, methods and procedures.
Physical/Cognitive Requirements

With or without accommodation:

  • Ability to follow policies and procedures.
  • Ability to read, write and interpret information.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide.
  • Ability to use hands to finger, handle, or feel.
  • Ability to sit/walk/stand for up to 10 hours per day.
  • Ability to intermittently crawl, squat, climb, twist, bend, stoop, push or pull.
  • Must possess visual acuity, i.e., close, distance, and color vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Ability to lift/carry items less than 40 pounds.

FedEx Supply Chain is an equal opportunity employers. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.  The FedEx Supply Chain is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in its application procedures, hiring, and other terms and conditions of employment. To request a reasonable accommodation, please contact
** Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to, market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, education/training and a candidate’s work experience.

Pay Range: 50000.00 (Min) - 73701.00 (Mid) - 97402.00 (Max) Yearly