Data Center Logistics Supervisor

Maiden, North Carolina, United States
Software and Services


Posted: Jan 2, 2019
Weekly Hours: 42
Role Number: 200022567
Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming extraordinary products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. The Logistics Supervisor will be responsible for oversight and management of designated Data Center logistics operations and related systems information. This position requires warehousing and inventory control experience and necessitates a highly motivated individual with good communication and leadership skills. You will develop and implement logistics plans, budgets, and procedures to maximize compliance with customer needs within budget constraints. This position will interact with vendors and collaborate between peers in Deployments, Break Fix, Ops Planning, and other necessary functions to optimize systems and procedures. You will select, develop, and evaluate personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the logistics function and make tactical decisions that align to the department, site, and enterprise strategic objectives.

Key Qualifications

  • Demonstrated leadership ability and understanding of team fundamentals to effectively lead and develop others
  • Highly motivated self-starter that is able to work independently, meet assigned deadlines and handle multiple tasks at one time
  • The candidate must demonstrate solid communication and coordination skills
  • Must be a strong team player and have experience working extensively with cross functional teams
  • Candidate should be a strong visual storyteller and comfortable presenting to management
  • Extensive experience in warehousing, inventory control, shipping/receiving and general logistics operations
  • Ability to develop productive relationships and partner with Apple Business Groups & other Apple Data Center teams
  • Ability to pull together many sources of information to help prioritize and lead operations
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and decision making skills
  • Exceptional ability to adapt guidance to meet Data Center objectives
  • Ability to react quickly to new information, opinion and direction
  • Minimum of 3-5+ years of operations experience in logistics


As a Logistics Supervisor you'll be working in a fast-paced, and often ambiguous environment with multiple cross functional teams. Key responsibilities include, but, not limited to: Exercise judgement & provide direction to employees according to established company/data center policies & procedures Develop and mentor employees to continuously improve skills and team performance Manage of employee time and attendance details Plan resources to match highly variable workload Lead daily and weekly operations meetings with internal and external stakeholders Proactively identify and mitigate risks to weekly production schedules Escalate issues to appropriate channels for resolution; keep management informed of status, schedule, priorities and problems Identify issues and perform Root Cause Analysis to prevent future operational impact Work with peers to drive best practices by recommending changes to enterprise/site policies & procedures Promote healthy and safe working environment through communication and monitoring of safety rules and regulations and handling ongoing safety training Provide financial reporting and reconciliation of inventories as required

Education & Experience

Bachelor's degree preferred or equivalent work experience

Additional Requirements