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Alpha Baking Company Depot Supervisor in Lawrence, Kansas


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Job description:


  • A depot manager is the central position at any given depot. Their primary responsibilities are to oversee the execution of daily operations and route sales, manage depot manpower according to the directives of the logistics manager, and continuously engage in efforts to reduce the cost of operations and maintain a healthy, safe, and clean work environment for depot employees. In order to accomplish this, their daily duties will include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Cash balances and collections

  • Depot floor stock (at minimal levels)

  • Overall stale (particularly fast food and retail)

  • Forecasting accuracy by account

  • Depot expenses

  • Fleet management (maintenance, rental cost, routine damage checks, etc)

  • Tray tracking (are empty trays being physically counted?)

  • Are all returned products (fresh or stale) being verified by management?

  • End-day driver check-out (is paperwork being signed, verified, etc)

  • Begin day adjustments verification (shortage reporting, route adds/cuts, etc)

  • Overall depot maintenance/appearance and truck cleanliness

  • Driver appearance (clean uniforms, professional attire, etc)

  • Helping secure retail displays

  • Quality of service in retail (routine audits, evaluating service days, etc)

  • Manpower (hiring, head counts, etc)


Depot Supervisor





About us:

Alpha Baking Company, Inc., a national distributor of bread, rolls, and buns, as well as sweet goods, was founded in 1979. Headquartered in Chicago, Alpha Baking has three production plants in Illinois and others in Indiana, Michigan, and Wisconsin. Alpha Baking’s retail brands include S. Rosen’s, MaryAnn, Natural Ovens Bakery, Kreamo, and Golden Hearth, with the additional product sold under private label agreements and the Alpha Baking foodservice brand. Our broad array of products can be found in national restaurant chains, quick service restaurants, schools, institutions, major league sports franchises, national grocery chains, and independent grocery stores.

Required qualifications, skills and experience:

Required qualifications, skills, and experience:

An ideal candidate would possess a minimum of (2) years of experience in a management position or display leadership qualities that fit company expectations.

Able to use Outlook and Excel.

EEO statement:

We are an equal opportunity employer with policies prohibiting unlawful discrimination on the basis of any protected classification under applicable local, state and/or federal laws which include race, color religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or veteran status, Alpha Baking Company, Inc. is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.


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