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Date: Jan 1, 2019

Location: Calera, AL, US, 35040

Company: EBSCO Industries Inc

PRADCO Outdoor Brands (POB), a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., is the largest company in the world that manufactures and markets major hunting and fishing brands and products under one parent organization. We are a leader in producing game calls, scents, attractants, game feeders, game cameras, tree stands and fishing lures.  PRADCO Hunting owns the brands Moultrie, Summit, Knight & Hale, Code Blue and Texas Hunter Products. PRADCO Fishing owns more than 20 brands including Rebel, YUM, Booyah, Lindy and Bomber Saltwater Grade.  For more information on PRADCO products, please visit our website at

Job Summary

Works with the DC Leadership team to plan and supervise all distribution related functions as well as light assembly functions that may include multiple facilities.  Using a lean philosophy as the guiding principles, oversees the delivery of finished goods to customers and consumers taking into consideration speed to shelf, quality, and value with a brand centric focus.  Supervises, and develops a team of co-workers engaged in providing distribution and light assembly to customers and consumers.  The Distribution Supervisor works with other functional leaders to insure product is at the right place at the right time with a focus on speed to shelf, quality, and value.  Leads and coaches others in maintaining excellence, quality control, teamwork and safety.

The Supervisor must be a leader, strategic thinker and problem solver.  He/she must combine technical knowledge with an understanding of tactical capacity to meet customer expectations.  He/she should be well organized, disciplined and self-motivated, with the capability to balance multiple priorities related to operations and organization.  He/she must be able to communicate with internal company personnel, as well as customers, with equal effectiveness and professionalism.

Job Responsibilities

  • Supervises the ongoing effectiveness and efficiencies of the order cycle operations and GTM activities.  Makes changes, with approval, to deliver scale and sustainable service to customers and consumers.
  • Delivers a best in class customer and consumer experience by executing a systemic, scalable and sustainable process that delivers speed to shelf, quality, and value.
  • Executes and supervises a lean philosophy throughout the organization.
  • Supports a brand centric focus within the order cycle operations organization and helps to support this focus throughout the organization.
  • Supervises the creation and execution of operational policies, procedures and metrics, including compliance with security and safety programs to ensure the highest standards are maintained.
  • Monitors compliance of departmental budgets.
  • Ensures appropriate staffing levels to ensure that workload is completed on time.
  • Supervises the effectiveness of systems, policies and procedures and makes appropriate suggestions to ensure daily operations are efficient.
  • Participates in the coaching and training of the operational organization.
  • Has direct input on the performance evaluations, salary adjustments and disciplinary action as necessary.
  • Helps to execute the assimilation plans when acquisitions occur.
  • Supports efforts to deliver a culture where people work together as knowledgeable, productive and motivated team members to make a difference.
  • Constantly seeks, tests, and implements improvements to methods, practices, procedures and systems to bring about greater efficiency and productivity.
  • Be guided by EBSCO’s 8 core values and POB’s values and behaviors.
  • Carry out other duties, responsibilities, and projects as may be assigned, in an effective manner.


Job Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • A minimum of 4 years in progressively responsible leadership positions of Distribution, Inventory Mgt., Transportation, or light assembly. 

Essential Job Functions

  • Ability to provide strong focus on operational efficiency while delivering best in class service organizations.
  • Ability to speak clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Participates in meetings.
  • Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively.
  • Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization's goals and values.
  • Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment.
  • Ability to set and achieve challenging goals.
  • Ability to provide excellent leadership and supervisory skills.
  • Ability to provide excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.


Preferred Skills

  • A background in the consumer-packaged goods/sporting goods industries.


EBSCO Industries, an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws.  EBSCO strictly prohibits and does not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered persons because of race, color, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment.

EBSCO complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended by the ADA Amendments Act, and all applicable state or local law.


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