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Supervisor, Import Operations (Logistics / Warehouse)




DSV - Global transport and logistics


In 1976, ten independent hauliers joined forces and founded DSV in Denmark. Since then, DSV has evolved to become the world's 3rd largest supplier of global solutions within transport and logistics. Today, we add value to our customers' entire supply chain by transporting, storing, packaging, re-packaging, processing and clearing all types of goods. We work every day from our many offices in more than 90 countries to ensure a steady supply of goods to production lines, outlets, stores and consumers all over the world. Our reach is global yet our presence is local and close to our customers.  Read more at 


Location: USA - Port Reading, 1005 W Middlesex Ave 

Division: Air & Sea 
Job Posting Title: Supervisor, Import Operations (Logistics / Warehouse) 
Time Type: Full Time

The Operations Supervisor will:


Manage, supervise, mentor, and coordinate the operations and staffing teams, guiding their daily activities of materials movement of the handling, receiving, loading, unloading, stacking, order filling, shipping, and maintaining stock in a fast-paced warehouse environment.
Provide oversight reviewing shipping or receiving orders, requests for movement of materials and products, posting work schedules and work assignments utilizing the Management, Supervisory and team leads teams from the local warehouse and branch teams.
Other job functions include, but are not limited to:
Managing and supporting compliance, security, safety, training and process improvements, systems enhancements, new customer on-boarding and service design. KPI monitoring, workload adjustments, priorities, manpower, coaching and counseling.
Collaborating with the K9 teams to ensure scheduling supports peak volumes to meet shipping deadlines. Managing the OS&D salvage of damaged or used material program.
Ensuring accurate and timely follow-up with all customers to promote quick resolution. Managing the physical condition of warehouse and equipment, ensuring work orders for repairs, and requisitions for replacement of equipment are managed timely by the team.
Assisting with the design and implementation of work methods and operational procedures for activities, such as verifying incoming and outgoing shipments, ensuring quality controls supporting container buildups for export cargo, and keeping warehouse inventory current.
Reviewing work processes, recommending measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product or service, and suggesting changes in working conditions to increase efficiency.



Education and/or Experience
Must have a High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
3 years experience working in a logistics/distribution/relevant environment.
1 year experience in a supervisory role
Able to operate MHE
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Professional Designations
Satisfactory completion of a forklift training program

Computer Skills
Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Work, and Power Point)
RF Scanners
WMS functions
Language Skills
English (reading, writing, verbal)
Business communication
Mathematical Skills
Basic to intermediate level to verify quantities of product, count inventory, or perform other duties associated with handling, storing and distributing client products.
Strong attention to detail accuracy and accomplish job task in a timely manner
Good organizational and personnel skills
Good communication skills, written and oral
Good leadership, supervision, and planning skills
Able to work flexible schedules, including nights and weekends, as required by the operation
Participate in established cross training metrics activities with the opportunity to improve their knowledge in multiple areas/departments and be able to assist as a back-up when the need may arise.
Must be able to effectively adapt to change and thrive in a stimulating, fast-pace work environment.
Some college
2-4 years experience in a supervisory role
2-4 years forklift experience.
Current or prior MHE certification

DSV is an equal employment opportunity employer.  Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, gender identify, sexual orientation, national origin, liability for military service, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.  If you require special assistance or accommodation while seeking employment with DSV, please contact Human Resources at If you are interested in learning the status of your application, please note you will be contacted directly by the appropriate human resources contact person if you are selected for further consideration.  DSV reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time. 

DSV – Global transport and logistics

DSV is one of the very best performing companies in the transport and logistics industry. 75,000 employees in more than 90 countries work passionately to deliver great customer experiences and high-quality services – as part of the operation or in a variety of supporting roles. If you have drive and talent and enjoy responsibility, we’ll give you the support you need to explore your potential and forward your career.




Nearest Major Market: New York City
Nearest Secondary Market: Newark

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