Under the direction of the General Manager, the Warehouse Operations Supervisor is responsible for the efficient day-to-day operation of the warehouse with particular emphasis on the management of the warehouse personnel and the implementation of warehouse action plans. The tracking and recording of equipment hours, assurance that equipment maintenance schedules are followed and employee meetings are conducted.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Provides direct supervision to warehouse personnel
Ensures the safe, clean and efficient operation of the warehouse to meet service standards
Assists in developing a program to train and motivate personnel for increased effectiveness
Develops and implements shipping and receiving work schedules and assignments to assure effective and efficient operations
Makes recommendations to the General Manager on programs to improve warehouse operations
Directs the operations of the warehouse personnel to achieve prescribed objectives. Develops and maintains a productive staff by creating programs for hiring, training and professional development
Matches the skill and background of personnel to work required
Implement an appropriate performance evaluation system for recommending promotions, wage increases and termination
Develops and implements daily plan for allocating equipment to jobs
Ensures that equipment is utilized in the most efficient manner
Coordinate the maintenance of equipment with Maintenance Manager
Maintains a professional and courteous relationship with customers and ensure that all personnel do the same
Supervises all inbound and outbound shipments to ensure they are correct and carried out in a timely fashion
At least 3-5 years of supervisory experience in a warehouse or distribution environment
Computer applications using MS office and Excel
Computer applications experience using T-Logic or warehouse operating system desired, experience with (Manhattan) Warehouse Management System preferred
Kronos and labor management experience
Working knowledge of warehouse / mechanical equipment
Working knowledge of OSHA, DOT, HAZMAT, FDA regulations and the willingness to become certified in one or more of these areas as necessary
Excellent supervisory skills
Excellent customer service skills
Excellent analytical and mathematical skills
Bilingual English/Spanish required (in some locations)
Ability and availability to work irregular or extended hours including nights, weekends and holidays as needed by the customer.
Must be able to stand/walk for up to 10-12 hours.
Lift and move totes up to 50 pounds.
Regular bending, lifting, stretching and reaching both below the waist and above the head.
Walking in the warehouse and around area with great frequency; facilities are over a quarter mile in length.
Should be able to work in environments with variable noise levels, lighting conditions and temperature variation and able to access all areas of building without limitations.
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