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Warehouse Supervisor

PURPOSE OF THE JOB:

The Warehouse Supervisor will be responsible for assisting the Warehouse Manager in overseeing and directing the operation of the Distribution Center to ensure a smooth flow of order filling, stocking and shipping. The Warehouse Supervisor will also be responsible maintaining inventory accuracy at the Distribution Center.

 

DESCRIPTION OF PRIMARY DUTIES

 

Management/Supervisory:

  • Assist Distribution Manager in managing and directing the work flow and personnel to accomplish company goals and objectives.
  • Train & provide support to personnel to perform job duties safely, accurately and efficiently.
  • Suggest revisions to job descriptions and department staffing.
  • Conduct operations in a fair, non-discriminatory manner, free of any form of harassment.
  • Monitor employee safety and GMP practices and recommend discipline.
  • Maintain confidentiality in daily operations & Confirm that all records are maintained in an accurate, complete and legible manner.
  • Provides employee coaching and development in a manner that supports the company values of Integrity and Goodwill
  • Resolves employee issues through problem resolution.
  • Keep the Warehouse Manager and Human Resources informed of personnel issues
  • Ability to jump in and support all roles within the warehouse and receiving
  • Work closely with manager, lead, and warehouse administrator.

 

 

Order Picking:

  • Provide direct supervision of personnel to facilitate productive error free customer orders.
  • Be knowledgeable of all raw and finished products.
  • Ensure that all stock is rotated so the oldest product ships first (FIFO)(FEFO)
  • Utilize staging space efficiently to facilitate the shipping process.
  • Ensure that expedient return and accuracy of pick slips to customer service for generation of invoices.
  • Monitor orders closely to identify and report any unusual quantities, instructions, shortages, double orders or any abnormalities.
  • Communicate with production on all needed products for shipment to verify shortages or production schedule.

 

Shipping:

  • Directly oversee all shipping procedures on all types of carriers.
  • Coordinate all documents and labels for cross-dock shipments
  • Ensure that all pallets built by order fillers are secure and stable before shipping.
  • Monitor loading of shipments on carriers for count accuracy, correct carrier and efficiency of loading personnel.

 

Safety:  

  • Personally oversee and direct the work force to maintain a safe work environment.
  • Instruct and train personnel on proper safety practices and procedures to ensure compliance and recommend discipline as needed.
  • Conduct warehouse safety inspections, as assigned, suggest improvements and communicate deficiencies.
  • Ensure cleanliness good housekeeping throughout the department to promote a safe work environment.
  • Observe on regular basis employee safety practices giving feedback as necessary.
  • Report all accidents to Distribution Manager immediately and process accident reports in a timely fashion.
  • Oversee employees to assure daily stretching is performed.
  • Provide an aisle and office cleaning schedule and assure that it is followed.

 

Miscellaneous/Other:

  • Perform all duties of Distribution Manager in his/her absence.
  • Fill in where needed when absences occur.
  • Follow Waymouth security policies to maintain facility security.
  • Follow and enforce all Waymouth Farms, Inc. policies and procedures.
  • Complete all job related paperwork and documents.
  • Write Procedures / Policies for department functions as needed.
  • Conduct training of employees in safety, quality and work instructions.
  • Deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events.
  • Prioritizes and plans work activities for the department
  • Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner.
  • Recognize and support all external and internal customers.
  • Works in a fast paced, high stress environment
  • All other duties assigned by department Manager

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

***Essential

    • Fit within our culture of Integrity, Goodwill and Results
    • Previous management/supervisory experience in a warehouse setting
    • Sense of teamwork and urgency
    • Attention to detail and accuracy
    • Ability to Multi task
    • Must read, Write, and Speak English fluently.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office especially Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Proficient in operating Powered Industrial Trucks

 

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***Desirable

  • Bilingual English – Spanish a plus

 

 

*** Education and/or Experience

  • 2+ years’ Supervisory experience preferably in a shipping/receiving/Warehousing environment.
  • Degree in Logistics, Supply Chain Management or related field preferred
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PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Sit for extended periods of time
  • Ability to type, talk and communicate visual ability to use a computer,
  • Ability to move around facility with occasional lifting of 50 – 100 lbs.
  • Walking and standing for up to eight hours per shift.
  • Ability to operate all types of material handling equipment
  • Ability to pull or push a hand jack with a load of up to 2000 lbs.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Shared office space, typical warehouse environment, inside, climate controlled, potential exposure to noise and moving vehicles.

 

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