• Distribution Supervisor - AUS

    Location US-IL-Decatur
    Posted Date 2 months ago(5/3/2019 2:34 PM)
    Supply Chain
    Employment Type
  • Overview

    About Aramark
    Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) proudly serves Fortune 500 companies, world champion sports teams, state-of-the-art healthcare providers, the world’s leading educational institutions, iconic destinations and cultural attractions, and numerous municipalities in 19 countries around the world.  Our 270,000 team members deliver experiences that enrich and nourish millions of lives every day through innovative services in food, facilities management and uniforms. We operate our business with social responsibility, focusing on initiatives that support our diverse workforce, advance consumer health and wellness, protect our environment, and strengthen our communities.  Aramark is recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE, as well as an employer of choice by the Human Rights Campaign and DiversityInc. Learn more at www.aramark.com or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.



    Aramark Uniform Services (AUS) provides uniforms and related products to more than 400,000 customers nationwide, in virtually every industry.  From designing and manufacturing to laundering and delivering, AUS works with local and national clients to create and maintain a total uniform solution that promotes teamwork and establishes a professional identity.  AUS operates from over 200 locations nationwide and has an immediate opportunity for a Distribution Supervisor in Decatur, IL.


    The Distribution Supervisor ensures a high level of service to Aramark Uniform Services (AUS) customers through order fulfillment while maintaining overall profitability by managing safety, productivity, accuracy, turnover, and training within the department. The Production Supervisor maximizes customer satisfaction and minimizes costs by managing the proper level of trained and scheduled staff to meet the capacity demands throughout the annual business cycle.


    Essential Functions:


    • Plans and coordinates the daily activities of department. Adjust work assignments and work flow as necessary to meet production demands and schedules.
    • Should be able to understand and manage costs as it relates to the department or area.
    • Ensure appropriate staffing levels. Conduct employee evaluations, maintain personnel records, and recommend hiring and disciplinary action of employees as necessary.
    • Resolve personnel problems by analyzing data, investigating issues, identifying solutions, and recommending action.
    • Consistently review work performance with employees.
    • Evaluate new hire performance based on learning curves.
    • Ensure employees are following production procedures through formal and informal observations.
    • Coordinate work needs with other distribution departments.
    • Process daily/monthly reports on quality, productivity, and other areas as required.
    • Responsible for safety and security within department, to include maintaining a safe and clean work environment.
    • Provides training, development, and cross train employees on applicable work methods and operations.
    • Develops talent through projects and additional assignments.
    • Update and add work procedures (SOPs) for all operations in the department.
    • Work towards achieving departmental and personal goals developed in conjunction with department managers.
    • Maintain an environment based on trust, open communication, creative thinking, and cohesive team effort.
    • Lead by setting a good example; behavior consistent with words.
    • Assists with the safety and security of building.
    • Will open and close facility as needed.
    • Perform other related duties assigned or requested.



    • One to two years leadership experience in a production and/or manufacturing environment is required.
    • A Bachelor’s Degree in related field or equivalent experience preferred.
    • WMS and Manhattan experience preferred.
    • Able to stand and/or walk for long periods of time.
    • Strong attention to detail.
    • Excellent communication skills.
    • Strong computer skills to include MS Office: Excel, Word, and Outlook.
    • Strong time management and organizational skills.
    • Ability to instruct/teach.
    • Complete work in a timely manner as well as the ability to meet deadlines.
    • Maintain a positive attitude in the workplace.
    • Maintain confidentiality.
    • Work a flexible schedule (shifts/hours) with notice.
    • Work independently with minimal supervision.


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