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Vista Outdoor Transportation Supervisor-1st Shift-Bushnell-Olathe, KS in Olathe, Kansas

Join our talented team. Employees at Vista Outdoor are passionate and committed to delivering quality products to our customers. Our culture centers on an engaged and accountable workforce. Our goal is to attract and retain a diverse workforce: rich in talent, background, ideas and experience.

Responsibilities and Qualifications

In this role, you will monitor the transportation/Logistics budget to assist in ensuring funds are properly utilized and assist with implement organizational objectives as dictated by management. Daily tasks include supervising employee performance, ensuring compliance with safety standards, and ensuring all shipments depart and arrive on time. You will manage databases and provide reporting that details transport activities, financial accountings, employee schedules and personnel records. Management also relies on you to manage departmental employee performance issues, hiring recommendations, training staff in department policies and procedures, and sharing information about new laws or technological advances. In addition, you must often serve as a point of contact for carriers, building relationships, managing problems, and optimizing processes to ensure company goals for OT performance are met.

This position works in a fast-paced environment, requiring an individual to be an effective team player, the ability to handle multiple tasks with changing priorities and possess both interpersonal and technical skills. Must be able to remain calm under pressure and must be able to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization. Required to follow all company procedures and policies.


  • Arrange the delivery products to domestic customers oversee the time delivery of goods.

  • Ensure delivery schedules are met and track deliveries, update and provide tracking information

  • Ensure the TMS is used to review and select cost effective transportation solutions

  • Work with outside transportation companies, to investigate customer complaints, and investigate delivery issues including damaged products and late or lost deliveries

  • Perform Log Pro TMS system inquires

  • Responsible for Amazon routing and to research and open Vendor Central tickets as needed

  • Ensure proper execution of transportation routing submissions for collect specified customers

  • Execute small parcel shipment processing using such as FEDEX and UPS

  • Ensure annual RFP process for Full Truck Load (FTL) and less than Truckload (LTL) completed

  • Confirm the compliant shipping of Hazardous goods, including processing of required paperwork

  • Execute Return Authorization Shipment Requisition Requests

  • Research Chargeback requests from Vendor Compliance respond to customer service emails

  • Ensure RTV shipments are processed according to established process

  • Coordinate with shipping dock to ensure all domestic orders are shipped and delivered on time

  • Oversee all domestic shipments within the US including Alaska/Puerto Rico/Hawaii

  • Communicate overages, shortages and errors on receipts to the appropriate business partners

  • Communicate with Accounting and Inventory teams on receiving purchase order (RPO) errors

  • Communicate with Marketing Dept. to receive inbound marketing items into inventory

  • Work with accounting department to review, revise and setup missing receiving purchase orders

  • Maintain arrival and delivery status of inbound shipments within the AS400 ERP system

  • Ensure the completion and reporting of nightly invoicing using the AS400 ERP system

  • Complete all other duties and tasks as assigned

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • 4-year degree in either Business, Logistics/ Supply Chain Management, or equivalent + 3 years applicable work experience

  • Experience with AS400 preferred

  • Experience with Microsoft Office; special emphasis on Microsoft Excel

  • Experience presenting data through KPI’s to measure performance

  • Ecommerce shipping experience a plus

Mental Requirements:

  • Basic understanding of warehouse operations and automated warehouse management systems; good reading and comprehensive skills; effective interpersonal skills; good understanding of sound safety practices and good housekeeping requirements; effective communication skills; proven record of good internal and external customer service skills; detail oriented

Working Environment:

  • Must be able to work extended hours and weekends from time to time

  • We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including, medical and dental, 401k, PTO, tuition reimbursement, and much more.

  • As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are committed to a diverse workforce.

  • Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D

We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including: medical and dental, vision, disability and life insurance, 401K, PTO, tuition reimbursement, and the ability to add value to an exciting mission!

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Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veteran/Disabled

Vista Outdoor is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants are considered for employment without regard race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and any other characteristics protected by law. The EEO Law poster is available here:

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