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The Distribution Supervisor is responsible for maintaining a ‘Safety First’ culture on all activities performed by distribution staff and ensure that all company safety polices and practices are followed. This individual must be a proactive leader and exceed industry standards in the delivery of Customer Service and be adept at solving scheduling and logistical conflicts, as they arise. Position will include supervision of Distribution CDL A/B drivers, Load Crew and Magazine Keeper, and have responsibility for processing explosive and material orders within established customer and vendor time frames. This position relies on the PSG Operations Manager to provide guidance and assistance on complex issues and in determining optimal solutions.


  • Promote safe work practices and lead by example.
  • Supervise and schedule driver delivery assignments.

      -coordinate truck and driver assignments

      -establish trip directions and confirm arrival times to and from the job site

      -package driver directions, manifest and pick ticket

                 -use Global Positioning System (GPS) to validate time and location of bulk vehicles, as needed.

  • Supervise and schedule the Load Crew.

            -coordinate loading assignments and priorities with Load Crew Foreman

            -monitor daily production levels and emulsion needs

            -ensure training requirements are completed and audit for compliance

  • Enter explosive orders within Inventory Pro and schedule to meet customer expectations.
  • Review for accuracy and or approve as required: Driver and Loader time sheets, Driver logbooks, trip manifests, bin and trailer locations, delivery truck time tracking and schedules, mileage and fuel usage.
  • Set daily work activities and priorities for the Load Crew and monitor emulsion balances for ordering purposes
  • Expedite product delivery to assist with changing field demand.
  • Ensure efficient routes are selected and maintain required travel records incompliance with all appropriate DOT & ATF standards
  • Enter and maintain purchase orders for material needs as well as vendor confirmations, all within the Timberline system.
  • Manage, maintain and distribute the company’s two week truck schedule for explosive deliveries.
  • Resolve customer requests, questions and complaints, frequently conducting analysis to determine the best use of available resources. Will be guided by the Explosive Operating Policy (EOP).
  • Serve as liaison between the customer and various departments.
  • Positively influence customer satisfaction by resolving issues in a timely and competent manner.
  • Compile monthly performance metrics for Distribution and Load Crew
  • Ensure routine maintenance of equipment / trucks and a clean and safe work environment.
  • Hire, train and issue disciplinary action, with guidance from the Operations Manager.
  • Other duties as assigned





  • Associates degree in business or equivalent experience desired.
  • 2-3 years of prior Customer Service experience or supervisory experience.
  • General industry knowledge preferred, not required.
  • Excellent time management skills that result in optimal productivity.
  • Good problem solving skills, written and oral communications skills.
  • Solid PC skills with thorough understanding of database and spreadsheet applications
  • Self-starter with solid organizational skills.
  • The ability to interact and work successfully with a wide variety of groups and individuals, always presenting a professional demeanor, and positively representing MD&B. This includes the ability to manage conflict, to achieve win-win solutions, and to assure that all problem resolutions represent the best interests of both the customer and the company as a whole.

Job Requirements

  • Ability to perform essential functions of the position.
  • Ability to lift 25 - 50 lbs.
  • Office work environment.
  • Out of town/state travel may be required, but limited
  • Ability to supervise and evaluate performance of direct reports.