Guest Supply Carol Stream , IL 60116
The Warehouse Supervisor is responsible for managing and monitoring warehouse activities including but not limited to: receiving, putaway consolidation, replenishment, picking, load checking, loading and shipping while ensuring continuity, productivity, efficiency and superior service to customers, suppliers and distributors.
Direct, coordinate and monitor the daily activities & performance of warehouse workers to assure compliance of standard procedures, quality and safety.
Assure quality performance through proper staffing, effective communication and training. Manage employee performance through motivation, delegation, development, mentoring and resolving conflict. Take corrective action as necessary on a timely basis and in accordance with company policy. Consult with Human Resources Department as appropriate. Conduct regular department or pre-shift meetings to foster employee engagement, communicate any changes to company policies and procedures, address employee concerns, foster idea sharing and suggestions for improvement. Participate in staff selection, performance and compensation evaluations, corrective action and terminations, as necessary.
Continuously review warehouse procedures and recommend and/or modify operational structure to create a more efficient and productive operation.
Monitor departmental expenses. Provide necessary resources to support daily activities. Suggest and implement process improvements that will increase efficiency, productivity, safety and quality while reducing costs (i.e. overtime hours, building and machine maintenance cost).
Enforce all policy and procedures, including safety and housekeeping, in an effective and appropriate manner (i.e., pre-shift meetings, daily safety walk through, etc.).
Maintain reports and logs including:
Productivity Operations Report
Daily Supervisor End of Shift Walk-Through
Battery Watering Log
Weekly Safety Toolbox Talks
Provide & maintain a clean and safe working environment. Promote a safe working environment through safety tool box talks, monthly safety training and inspections. Coordinate efforts with Safety Department to aid in training, conducting associate observations, updating preferred work methods, conducting accident investigations to determine root causes and perform routine safety inspections.
Assure compliance of all company and local, state and federal regulatory agencies' (i.e., OSHA) policies and regulations.
3-5 years of warehouse supervisory experience with a Re-Distribution/Distribution Center
Experience with hand held RF unit.
Voice Recognition preferred but not required.
Knowledge of Powered Industrial trucks. Powered Industrial truck certification is required upon completion of internal training & testing within the first 2 weeks of being hired.
Must be familiar with OSHA regulation.
Bachelor's Degree preferred or 3-5 years equivalent education/work experience in a distribution center.
Guest Supply is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and is committed to hiring a diverse workforce (M/F/Disabled/Veteran)