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DC Supervisor- 1st and 2nd Shift Openings

DATE:  Jan 11, 2022
CITY:  Columbus
BRAND:  Designer Brands
REQ #:  126829
LOCATION NAME:  Distribution Center, Columbus
DEPARTMENT:  Distribution Center

General Summary: The DC Supervisor is responsible for leading productive/non-productive roles. This role is responsible for day-to-day work flow planning, meeting SLA standards, coaching and developing a team of approx. 15 associates, working cross functionally within the DC, and communicating effectively with leadership.


Reports to: Operations Manager


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee a team with direct responsibility for operational activities in an automated, case, and unit driven 625,000 sq ft warehouse.
  • Responsibility within limited activities within (receiving, picking, packing, shipping)
  • Demonstrates and set expectations in line with Designer Brands leadership competencies including Passion, Accountability, Collaboration, and Humility.
  • Manages safety, security, inventory, productivity, and cost/service metrics through KPI’s and reporting.
  • Manages WMS interaction including transactional activities as well as exceptions management, planning and distribution flow through the facility.
  • Develops and implements processes and procedures that meet organizational requirements.
  • Supports cross functional communication between internal and external partners to drive innovative solutions.
  • Working knowledge of all systems and material handling automation through collaboration with IT, Maintenance, & Engineering resources.
  • Makes tough and timely decisions.
  • Provides timely associate administrative controls, feedback, and hold teams accountable.
  • Deliver Monthly performance reviews, coaching and development to members of the team
  • Strong leadership and floor presence while remaining team focused.


Required Skills and Competencies:

  • Systems and informational management skills are at the moderate to expert level
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Effective Verbal and written communication skills
  • Multi-tasking skills
  • Knowledge of Business Concepts
  • Knowledge of Supervisory and leadership skills




  • Minimum of 0-3 years of experience supervising production personnel, preferably in a Distribution Center environment


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience with Manhattan Associates Warehouse Management System (WMS) and Labor Management Systems (LMS) are preferred 



  • Bachelor’s degree in related field, preferred




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Why Choose A Career with Designer Brands?

Empowering associates and building strong teams poised to disrupt the retail and footwear landscape through positive change is at the core of who we are at Designer Brands.

  • Invested in helping our associates learn, develop, achieve and grow into strong leaders
  • Shared commitment to creating a culture fueled by engagement, excitement, optimism and fun
  • Dedicated to giving back and community involvement 

About Designer Brands:

Designer Brands Inc. is one of North America’s largest designers, producers and retailers of footwear and accessories. 

  • Designer Brands Inc. operates a portfolio of retail concepts in nearly 1,000 locations under the DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse, The Shoe Company, and Shoe Warehouse brands and operates leased locations in the U.S through its Affiliated Business Group. 
  • Designer Brands designs and produces footwear and accessories through Camuto Group, a leading manufacturer selling in more than 5,400 doors worldwide. 












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