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Warehouse Supervisor

 JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Title: Warehouse Supervisor            

Reports to: Supply Chain Manager

Dotted Line to:  No   Yes:      

Number of Direct Reports: 8

Key Internal Partners: Operations, Quality, Logistics, Supply Chain, Distribution

Key External Partners: 3PL Carriers

Project Management:  Yes

Location: Nampa, ID      

Job Summary:

The Warehouse Supervisor for packaging/finished goods supervises a team in providing materials, equipment, and supplies by directing receiving, warehousing, and distribution services.

 Job Responsibilities & Tasks:

  • Leads the efforts of a team of material handlers across 3 shifts in meeting operational goals in the areas of safety, quality, cost, delivery, motivation and environmental.
    • Coordinates employee scheduling and follows up on work results.
    • Maintains warehouse staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees to meet business needs and to contribute positively to the company culture
    • Maintains warehouse staff job performance by coaching, counseling, planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.  Collaborates with Human Resources to administer discipline when needed.
  • Maintains receiving, warehousing, and shipping operations by initiating, coordinating, and enforcing program, operational, and personnel policies and procedures.
    • Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local warehousing, material handling, and shipping requirements by studying existing and new legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.
    • Safeguards warehouse operations and contents by establishing and monitoring security procedures and protocols.
    • Works closely with the Supply Chain Specialist regarding all aspects of inventory management, including cycle counting and physical inventory processes.
    • Maintains physical condition of warehouse, including adherence to 6”S” principles and inspecting of equipment. Issues work orders for repair and requisitions for replacement.
    • Consults and collaborates cross-functionally to resolve issues such as damages, shortages and nonconformance to specifications
  • Coordinates with the Shipping/Receiving Clerk to ensure effective scheduling of all inbound and outbound loads for th finished goods/packaging area.
  • Assist and act as back-up to the Raw Material Supervisor.
  • All other duties as assigned

Key Performance Indicator (KPI):

Loads Received/Shippped; Safety Incident Rate; Property and Product Damage Incidents; Inventory Accuracy; On-Time Shipments

Position Requirements:

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor’s degree is required.  Emphasis in Supply Chain Management or equivalent is highly preferred.

EXPERIENCE

  • 3-5 years’ experience as a Warehouse supervisor with direct reports
  • Experience driving a forklift is strongly preferred

SKILLS

  • Demonstrated ability to lead, motivate, inspire and ensure successful performance of team members.
  • Ability to develop work standards and processes that ensure employee, product, and equipment safety.
  • Demonstrated ability to implement best practices in inventory control, equipment maintenance and reporting.
  • Strong ability to execute sound judgment in making decisions to meet business needs and meet customer requirements. 
  • Ability to work well cross-functionally in order to deliver exceptional results.
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office applications and inventory management systems.

PHYSICAL & TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS

  • Able to work a minimum of 8 hours per day and be on his/her feet for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to get on and off a forklift occasionally
  • Able to wear PPE
  • Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds

 

 

 

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