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Date: Jan 12, 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 and Code Blue. 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  As a member of the EBSCO family of companies, PRADCO team members participate in a selection of outstanding benefits, including: EBSCO Profit Sharing Trust, Excellent Medical/Dental/Drug/Vision benefits, and many other benefits.

Position Summary:

Motivates, coaches and communicates with team to exceed day-to-day productivity, quality and safety objectives to ensure delivery of finished goods to customers and consumers. Responsible for monitoring daily quality and performance metrics and executing day-to-day work assignments consistent with team needs and daily schedules. Complies data and trends for through put analysis.  Conducts Associate training when needed. This position will work diligently with other functional leaders to ensure product is at the right place at the right time with a focus on speed to shelf, quality, and value. Execute a systemic and sustainable process to deliver a best in class customer and consumer experience. Additional responsibilities include various inventory maintenance tasks as established in the PRADCO DC Standard Operating Procedures, Flow-To-Work Procedures and Standard Work.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Executes and supervises using a lean philosophy while monitoring compliance of departmental metrics.
  • Works with leadership to process daily orders based on priorities. Relays information and instruction to team regarding daily assignments and tasks.
  • Monitors the effectiveness of systems, policies and procedures and makes appropriate suggestions to ensure daily operations are efficient.
  • Responsible for on boarding new associates including Package Labeling, Quality Control/Manifest, RF Picking, LEAN, Receiving and Lift Driving and Safety Training.
  • Responsible for expediting orders to meet customer ship dates/request.
  • Responsible for accurately pulling and verifying products from proper bin location using automated equipment.  
  • Complies data and presents to management for trending and root cause analysis.
  • Keep managers informed as to employee and product needs to maximize efficiency.
  • Examines outgoing product to ensure customer specifications are met.
  • Ensures workload is completed on time.
  • Responsible for reporting any discrepancies such as shortages, overages, damages and incorrect items shipped.
  • Perform and/or assist with quality inspections for audits.
  • Follow Standard Work and Standard Operating Procedures and guidelines for quality initiatives.
  • Provide shipping quotes and processes freight claims
  • Supports efforts to deliver a culture where people work together as knowledgeable, productive and motivated team members.
  • Maintain a clean work environment.
  • Observe all safety rules.
  • Wear proper protective equipment as required.
  • May inventory materials on work floor and supply workers with materials as needed.
  • May weigh materials or products and record weight on tags, labels, or production schedules.
  • May load or unload materials onto or off of pallets, skids, platforms, lifting devices, or other transport vehicles and stacks material by raising and lowering lifting device.
  • Ensures timely activity, integration, productivity and efficient use of resources.
  • Meet project deliverables by meeting production rates and deadlines.
  • Be guided by EBSCO’s 8 core values and POB’s values and behaviors.
  • Carry out other duties, responsibilities and projects as assigned, in an effective and efficient manner.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED.
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in leading high performance teams in a Distribution Center, Inventory Management, Transportation or logistics, work environment.  
  • Must be able to work overtime as required.

Other Skills Needed:

  • A background in the consumer packaged goods/sporting goods industries.
  • Knowledge and usage of ERP systems. Experience with Infor/Lawson M3 and/or Forte preferred.
  • Previous logistics experience.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Birmingham

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