Kauffman Tire

  • Warehouse Supervisor/Manager

    Job Locations US-FL-Orlando
  • Overview


    Since 1936, Kauffman Tire has grown from a single Texaco service station location in Wooster, Ohio, to one of the nation's largest independent tire dealers. Recently celebrating our 81st year in business, Kauffman Tire is looking for individuals with a strong work ethic, positive attitude and entrepreneurial spirit to join us in our continued growth and success.




    Whether it is in Retail, Wholesale, E-commerce or at our Corporate office, individuals with high energy, great work ethic and a people-oriented mindset are sure to enjoy rewarding career development and growth within our company.       






    We offer extensive benefits and privileges to include medical, dental, vision, 401K, paid vacation, and much more.




    We are an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.



    • Provide leadership and direction of the Warehouse in support of the Wholesale Center’s overall business plan.
    • Support the Wholesale Center Manager in achieving monthly and annual budget/plan.
    • Plan and direct the center’s warehouse and delivery departments to achieve stated/agreed targets and standards for financial performance and quality.
    • Manage personnel based in the Warehouse for the warehouse, delivery, and assist with including recruitment, selection, disciplinary procedures, grievances, counseling, pay and conditions, training and development, succession planning, morale and motivation, culture and attitudinal development, and performance evaluations.
    • Support the implementation of a proactive business strategy, including setting and/or implementing productivity and route profitability goals for the center.
    • Coordinate and oversee all inventory procedures and systems including Bin Location System, inventory receiving, shipping, transfers and physical count comparisons.
    • Serve as the on-site inventory control expert.  Conduct daily reviews of all vendor-stock levels to ensure replenishment is on order to meet both regular demand and promotional demands. Assist the Wholesale Center Manager in the identification and strategic procurement of appropriate inventory to take advantage of sales opportunities in the local market.
    • Communicate with IT to resolve local IT issues.
    • Initiate the adjustment process.  Determine whether tires and wheels should be forwarded to the Adjustment Center for processing.
    • Support profit plan strategy for efficient use of equipment, facilities, supplies and maintenance.  Use the most cost effective method for deliveries to the distribution center.
    • Implement and comply with Company directives concerning health and safety programs (DOT, ADA and OSHA, etc.)
    • Lead and develop corporate image and reputation, and protect the Kauffman Tire brand.
    • Maintain a professional image, including appearance and dress.
    • Lead with unquestioned integrity.




    • Education:  Preferred Bachelors degree from 4-year college or university.  Combination of some college and 3-5 years of management/supervisory experience.
    • Experience:  Minimum 3-5 years distribution and transportation experience; preferred 5 years or greater. 3+ years management experience



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