Outbound Warehouse Supervisor

Sysco Des Plaines , IL 60019

Posted 2 months ago

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Company: Sysco Chicago

Location: US-IL-Des Plaines

Zip Code: 60016

Minimum Level of Education: High School or Equivalent

Minimum Years of Experience: 1

Position Type: Exempt

Travel Percentage: 0

More information about this job:


At Sysco, we offer our associates the opportunity to grow personally and professionally, to contribute to the success of a dynamic organization, and to serve others in a manner that exceeds their expectations. We are looking for talented, hard-working individuals to join our team. Come grow with us and let us show you why good things really do come from Sysco.

POSITION SUMMARY: This is an Operations position responsible for supervising the activities associated with night warehouse operations.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the supervision of order selection, product replenishment, order loading, ensuring safety and security of the warehouse and providing management and direction to assigned warehouse staff. RESPONSIBILITIES: Supervises the daily work and safety of employees engaged in order selection, product replenishment, order loading, including all warehouse functions, selectors, loaders and night forklift operators. Supervises labor hours and consumable supplies within budget.

Prepares work schedules including extra work days and shifts as needed. Supervises the proper utilization of Company assets in support of the warehouse. Coordinates required repairs with proper departments as necessary.

Review night warehouse functions and various warehouse productivity reporting. Suggests efficiency ideas, cost reduction measures and assists with implementation of changes within night warehouse. Conducts shipping and loading audits daily ensuring all required documentation is accurately completed (including HAACP, food safety and catch-weight documentation) and that material is handled and stored correctly with a minimum potential for loss.

Assist with monitoring sanitation and facility/racking damage to ensure a safe and clean warehouse. Assist with the training of new associates, including cross training of existing associates. Maintains associate relations through regular department or pre- shift meetings; maintains on-going interaction; keeps open communication channels with associates by answering questions and explaining policies and procedures; monitors associate morale; and submit and respond to ideas to improve associate engagement and enablement.

Interprets trains and consistently enforces Company policies and procedures. Coordinates efforts with Safety department to aid in training, conducting associate observations, up-dating preferred work methods, conducting accident investigations to determine root causes, and routine safety inspections. Makes recommendations for disciplinary action and/or behavior modification where required.

Performs management functions of staff selection, development, discipline, performance reviews and/or terminations. Performs the duties of employees supervised and other related duties as needed. Complies with local, state and federal regulatory agencies (i.e.


Preferred Qualifications:
Two or Four year college degree in Business Management, Supply Chain Management or similar major preferred.

Education and / or Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and related experience. Professional


Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Ability to add, subtracts, multiply, and divides in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Demonstrate knowledge of Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software, and ability to learn Sysco technology software and programs. Ability to successfully engage and lead individual and team discussions and meetings. Ability to apply all relevant policies in a consistent, timely and objective manner.

Capable of working with peers and associates from other departments and shifts in a proactive and constructive manner. Ability to work in a disciplined manner and capable of following established procedures, practices and comply with local, state and federal regulations. Reports to work promptly and regularly; works well with others; demonstrates the ability to consistently meet deadlines.

Certificates, Licenses and Registrations: Obtain a Powered Industrial Equipment Certification from Sysco within 3 months. Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this Job, the associate is regularly required to talk or hear. The associate is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and climb or balance.

The associate is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The associate must frequently lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Working Conditions: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet, hot, extreme cold and/or humid conditions; and moving mechanical parts. The employee works non-traditional business hours including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays.

The employee may occasionally be required to travel to other Operating Companies or the corporate office as business needs dictate (i.e. training, business continuation, etc.). The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by associates within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of associates assigned to this job. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

The requirements listed above are representative of knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

Sysco is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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