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Duke Energy Supervisor Supply Chain Logistics in Wildwood, Florida

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The Supervisor Supply Chain Logistics is responsible for providing support to the Logistics Manager, in supervising outbound logistics activities, related to the delivery of goods and backhauls throughout Duke Energy's service territories. The Suervisor Supply Chain Logistics is responsible for leading a team of Tractor Trailer Operators, Material handlers and Transportation Coordinators. This incumbent will own tactical operational plans to achieve ambitious goals outlined in the strategic plan. Direct reports will include individual contributors located in multiple geographies. Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to, ensuring safe operations and adherences to all company policies, as well as applicable federal and state regulations, managing sectional budget, defining and improving processes, managing relationships with Supply Chain leadership, dedicated contract carriers and business unit partners.


Supervises Tractor Trailer Operators, Material Handlers, and Transportation Coordinators in multiple jurisdictions to meet individual, sectional and departmental goals

  • Performs management functions of staff selection, development, discipline, and performance reviews

  • Maintains a productive and motivated staff through strong leadership skills

  • Maintains positive relations through regular pre-shift meetings

  • Maintains employee morale, along with submitting and responding to ideas to improve engagement and enablement

  • Manages efficient delivery scheduling and effective routing plans to ensure optimal reliability

  • Responsible for continuous improvement, training and license/certifications in the work group

  • Develops staffing plans to determine supplemental workforce needs and most economical manner to address peaking demands

  • Makes recommendations for corrective action and/or behavior modification where required

Builds and maintains effective working relationships with multiple business partners and suppliers. Maintains close collaboration with business partner leaders to ensure requirements are met.

  • Manages contracted dedicated carriers that provide daily routes and deliveries to various sites throughout service territories

  • Responsible for business partner satisfaction of the assigned business area (i.e. fossil-hydro, transmission, distribution, nuclear, telecom, gas, etc.

  • Interfaces with Supply Chain Operations, and Business Unit leaders to determine optimal delivery service levels

  • Monthly meeting with Contracted Company’s leadership to review Safety and Performance metrics

  • Provides project management expertise for supply chain related tasks of projects involving changes to trucking and logistics network

  • Keeps open communication channels by answering questions and explaining policies and procedures

Ensures excellent support on planning and execution of outage restoration

  • Visits business locations and meets with partners to address issues and assess delivery difficulty

  • Attends outage management and project specific meetings on regular basis to ensure any trucking or logistics impacts are discussed and resolved

  • Organizes the team around specific storm restoration plans, including staffing, delivery, staging, etc.

Implements logistics optimization across jurisdictions and Business Unit segments, leverages analytical tools and data to implement new strategies

  • Effectively directs trucking and logistics of equipment, routes, cubing out trailers, and material handling techniques, reviews routing history, idle times, speeding, harsh movements and other changes to make appropriate recommendations

  • Reviews delivery functions and delivery reporting; suggests efficiency ideas, cost reduction measures and assist with implementation of delivery changes

  • Looks for opportunities to leverage empty backhauls across the region(s)

  • Sets individual and sectional goals to accomplish business objectives aligned with strategy

Ensures compliance with policies, training, standards and state and federal regulatory requirements (OSHA, SOX, DOT, financial asset accounting, etc. Understands union contracts and effectively addresses union issues as required.

Develops and manages budget

  • Develops and manages employee expenses and labor budget

  • Develops and manages contractor spend

Basic/Required Qualifications

  • Associates Degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Administration or related degree and 3 years related work experience

  • OR High School/GED Degree and 5 years related work experience

Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Administration or related degree

  • 5 years related work experience

  • Associate for Supply Chain Management - APICS Certification (CLTD, CPIM, CSCP)

  • Previous experience leading craft and professional employees

  • Thorough knowledge of Logistics Operations and Supply Chain processes

  • Thorough understanding of Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration - DOT Regulations, EPA SmartWay Program, OSHA and other local, state and federal regulatory agencies

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Thorough knowledge of computer applications including; Excel, Word, Powerpoint Outlook and Power BI

  • Previous role in storm/outage support

  • Previous experience with Telematics Applications and/or Transportation Management Systems

  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills

  • Demonstrated analytical skills

  • Effective organization/time management skills

  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain good customer relations throughout the enterprise

  • Knowledge of customer operational processes and all material delivery equipment

  • Excellent knowledge of hazardous materials shipping regulations and DOT procedures/regulations

  • Previous experience in the Transportation/Trucking Operations field

  • Ability to lead and motivate team members

  • Demonstrated computer skills

  • Self-directed, with decision-making abilities



Working Conditions

  • Hybrid Mobility Classification – Work will be performed from both remote and onsite locations after the onboarding period. However, hybrid employees should live within a reasonable daily commute to a Duke Energy facility.

  • General Office environment with occasional driving of light vehicles, site visits, meeting attendance. Performing observations (walking) of warehouses loading docks and equipment yards.

Travel Requirements


Relocation Assistance Provided (as applicable) Yes

Represented/Union Position No

Visa Sponsored Position No

Posting Expiration Date

Friday, March 31, 2023

All job postings expire at 12:01 AM on the posting expiration date.

Please note that in order to be considered for this position, you must possess all of the basic/required qualifications.

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