DC Bike Assembly Supervisor


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Distribution Center
REI City
REI State
REI Location
Distribution Center TN
Remote Eligible
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What's cool about this job
This Supervisory role supports the Central Bike Assembly Department.

Base pay range is $64,376-$83,616.

Our new DC is opening in Fall 2023 in Lebanon, TN! 

REI is committed to becoming a fully inclusive, antiracist, multicultural organization. To fulfill our brand promise of enabling a life well-lived outside for everyone, we are seeking candidates who demonstrate mutual values of diversity, equity, inclusion, and antiracism.

REI has been on the 'Forbes Top 100 Places to Work' for 23 years and one of the Best Employers for Women! REI believes in the value of respect, integrity and a job well-done. Your contributions allow the Co-op to find uncommon ways forward. Being Full-Time at REI gives you access to paid time off, sick-time, bonus', 401K, discounts, and more!

This job is the supervisor for the Central Bike Assembly (Bike Shop) in the Distribution Center (DC). Operations include completion of bike production, quality and safety goals. Partners with DC departments coordinating product movement between production, storage and shipping locations. Maintains successful relationships internal and external partners. Models and acts by REI’s guiding values and mission. 

  • Supervises the Bike Shop (CBA) and drives results. Provides input to the annual department business plan.
  • Identifies and communicates key responsibilities and practices. 
  • Supports the implementation of company programs, procedures, methods and practices.
  • Oversees training and development of employees and makes effective staffing outcomes. Challenges and inspires employees to achieve business results. Provides coaching, direction and leadership support to employees . Conducts and ensures the completion of performance reviews.
  • Establishes and maintains visibility within the department.
  • Monitors operational statistics, reports trends, variances and issues, and takes appropriate action.
  • Develops, monitors, and operates within departmental annual payroll, capital and expense budgets.
  • Supervises daily processes to ensure production meets volume and quality standards. Provides regular status/volume reports. Examines and develops changes for systems, procedures, policies and practices, including maintaining the Procedures Manual.
  • Supervises labor to meet Company needs. Communicates company policies and procedures. Hires, trains and evaluates department employees. Forecasts for future staffing and training needs.
  • Ensures safe employee operation and maintenance of equipment (tools required to assemble and inspect bike builds, and radio equipment including, Radio Frequency (RF) scanners). 
  • Requests service and/or replenishment of supplies as appropriate. Maintains supply inventory to support volume fluctuation. Operates and trains according to OSHA and WISHA requirements. 
  • Minimizes risk by identifying and responding to quality and safety issues.  
  • Ensures assets are protected from loss, misappropriation or misuse.
Bring your passion and expertise
  • 3+ years experience in a warehouse/ production/ manufacturing environment or equivalent. 
  • Experience with leading production assembly lines with safety in mind. 
  • Personal Computer skills,  MS Office, including Word and Excel, and Warehouse Management Systems (WMS). 
  • Ability to measure and develop department performance. 
  • Ability to manage department-level budget accounts. 
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule. 
  • Develops team members and through effective employee development. Creates a supportive work spirit and culture where people can do their best.
  • Makes effective organization and people outcomes in a way consistent with REI's values and ethics. Delivers on commitments and holds others to same.
  • Champions REI and supports efforts in the organization's best interest.  Helps change in company direction.
  • Uses business knowledge, innovative thinking, and judgment in all areas. Plans and executes changes.
  • Consolidates information from various sources including feedback from others.
  • Focuses on internal and external customers. 

REI hires, trains, and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law. We remain deeply pledged to making the Co-op a place where everyone can feel safe and be themselves. Join us.

At REI we offer an enviable work environment that Fortune Magazine has recognized on the "100 Best Places to Work" list since the award's inception – 23 years in a row! Sure, we work hard, but it’s balanced with time off to play—a strategy that works for us as we continue to grow and thrive. Want to enjoy a workplace where you can be yourself, be heard and be respected while having a job that challenges you? This is the place.

With more than 160 retail locations (and growing), REI offers unique competitive benefits to its more than 15,000 employees, including healthcare, gear and apparel discounts, free equipment rentals and challenge grants to help employees reach personal outdoor goals, generous retirement plan contributions, public transit subsidy, adoptions assistance, paid sabbaticals, and more.

REI is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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1. In making a determination pursuant to section seven hundred fifty-two of this chapter, the public agency or private employer shall consider the following factors:

(a) The public policy of this state, as expressed in this act, to encourage the licensure and employment of persons previously convicted of one or more criminal offenses.

(b) The specific duties and responsibilities necessarily related to the license or employment sought or held by the person.

(c) The bearing, if any, the criminal offense or offenses for which the person was previously convicted will have on his fitness or ability to perform one or more such duties or responsibilities.

(d) The time which has elapsed since the occurrence of the criminal offense or offenses.

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(f) The seriousness of the offense or offenses.

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(h) The legitimate interest of the public agency or private employer in protecting property, and the safety and welfare of specific individuals or the general public.

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