Operations Supervisor - 2nd Shift

Wheeling, IL /
Sporting Goods Company /
ARI WALSH provides our clients with on-demand presentation of the best and brightest talent while giving our candidates career opportunities that will positively impact their lives. Our recruiting specialists place careers in the manufacturing, health care, information technology, and professional industries. We believe that corporate recruiting is a comprehensive approach to talent, it's more than LUCK.

Our sporting goods client has an immediate opening for a 2nd Shift Operations Supervisor in their 150,000 square foot distribution center, located in Wheeling, IL.

This is a temp-to-hire opportunity working the 12:00 PM to 8:30 PM shift Monday through Friday in the distribution center of the company.

The position manages the daily activities of the warehouse to provide the highest customer service by influencing the entire distribution team to do the fast-paced work required to run the distribution center as efficiently, safely and productively as possible. The Supervisor provides leadership, motivation, training, and developing of the team while also driving continuous improvement and optimization of operation.


    • Supervising warehouse staff and daily activities
    • Managing, evaluating and reporting on warehouse productivity
    • Tracking and coordinating the receipt, storage, and timely delivery of goods and materials
    • Facilitating regular safety meetings and assuring the maintenance of a safe work environment
    • Ordering supplies and maintaining suitable inventory levels
    • Communicating and coordinating with other departments and customers
    • Training/Updating teammates on job functions/procedures
    • Preparing and reconciling required production and inventory reports
    • Cross-training employees in all warehouse operations
    • Providing assistance for the operations and/or Operations Director/Manager on special projects as required


    • 3-5 years of experience in a supervisory role
    • Excellent organizational and analytical skills
    • Understanding of shipping logistics preferred
    • Previous experience in a Distribution Facility a plus
    • Prioritization and problem-solving skills essential
    • Excellent organizational and analytical skills
    • Must have excellent communication skills, both written and oral, and the ability to effectively interact with customers and teammates
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Products and data entry software
    • Previous SAP/ WMS/ RF or related experience is preferred
    • Must have ability to remain flexible in a dynamic work environment
    • Flexibility to cover any shifts as needed
    • Stand-up/sit-down forklift experience with certification a must
    • Bi-lingual in Spanish a plus
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