Staples Staples Delivery Operations Supervisor, 3rd shift - 11pm start time, Monday - Friday in Kansas City, Missouri


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Our North American Supply Chain network brings technology and people together in innovative ways to deliver state–of–the–art products, services, and expertise. Our extensive portfolio of opportunities span from traditional inventory, fulfillment and delivery to specialized strategy, automation, engineering, analytics, leadership, and logistics. Our diverse network paired with a continued commitment to and investment in our people, process, platforms and the communities in which we live and serve are the foundation on which we build our bright future.

If you are interested in leveraging your talents to drive innovation, customer satisfaction, market growth, personal development and industry change in a dynamic team work environment---please explore the opportunities within our world class Supply Chain team! Position Summary:

Function as first-line management in the performance of a Staples Delivery Operation (SDO) location. Collaborate with the SDO Manager and Director of Delivery Operations in preparing and planning strategies to meet the SDO’s daily, weekly and monthly customer service and financial goals. Ensure all deliveries to Staples North American Delivery (NAD) customers are performed according to time, safety, efficiency, and accuracy standards.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Direct daily delivery operations, staffing and resources to accomplish delivery schedule within the assigned delivery area

  • Control administrative processes so they are performed in an accurate and timely manner

  • Develop individual associate’s skills, standards and morale through training and coaching

  • Direct, support and delegate tasks as appropriate to an individual associate’s skill level

  • Coach and manage associates to high performance standards and recognize individual and team success

  • Give consistent and thorough feedback to associates, conduct timely Performance Appraisals and deliver disciplinary action if necessary

  • Read, understand and analyze daily, weekly, and monthly operational reports and use these reports to evaluate department’s performance

  • Compute figures to accurately plan/adjust headcount to meet department’s objectives

  • Develop and execute daily and weekly action plans to meet department SDO performance expectations

  • Monitor and evaluate safe work practices and maintain a safe work environment

  • Ensure the SDO operates according to budgeted guidelines

  • Work in concert with the senior management team in the pursuit of operational excellence and the SDO’s all around success

Qualifications Basic Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED

  • 3 – 5 years transportation experience

  • Ability to become DOT certified and meet Staples driving requirements

  • Strong team based leadership, motivational, and development skills essential

  • Functional knowledge of coaching drivers through check rides

  • Experience managing in a high growth, multi-division, multi-million dollar company

  • Computation/mathematical ability and reading comprehension of technical/financial materials and reports

  • Knowledge of PC applications

  • Eagerness and ability to learn and absorb new information quickly

  • Initiative to work with minimal instruction and direction

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Experience and working knowledge of transportation systems and processes, productivity standards, and technology

  • Demonstrated responsibility, maturity, and leadership ability

  • Demonstrated analytical thinking and problem solving ability

  • Possess a sense of urgency required to work in a deadline driven environment

  • Strong organizational and motivational skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Customer service oriented


  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred

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Staples is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.