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Warehouse Supervisor

Company: Elior North America
Location: Scranton
Posted on: August 3, 2020

Job Description:

The Warehouse Supervisor is responsible for the leading, directing, and assisting in the overall management and performance of the facility including office, warehouse operations, distribution operations, customer relations, information technology, quality and security. In addition, the Supervisor is accountable for supporting as well as facilitating lean initiatives and implementation, company objectives, productivity standards and cost control goals. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Operations: Assist in the development and direction of activities to ensure the lean, efficient and lowest landed cost-effective operation and utilization of the facility. Direct all warehousing and distribution services including receiving, storing, shipping, handling returned/damaged goods, inventory control, warehouse/truck maintenance and administrative activities to ensure plant and customer requirements are met. Oversee job assignments and labor schedules. Assist in planning long-range labor needs based on sales forecasts and input from senior management. Focus on Lean Six Sigma improvement initiatives and make recommendations to senior management on programs to continue Lean Six Sigma operations. Develop a space utilization plan to meet prescribed cost and service standards. Monitor the space layout plan to ensure it continues to meet company standards. Develop and implement an effective product locator system and update as necessary.Labor Management: Assist in the direction the operations of warehousing and distribution activities to achieve prescribed objectives in a Lean environment. Develop and maintain a productive work team by creating Lean Six Sigma initiatives for, training, implementation and professional development. Match the skill and background of personnel to the work required. Apply sound communication and motivational techniques, create programs to supervise, counsel and discipline associates. Implement an appropriate performance evaluation system for recommending promotions, wage increases and terminations.Equipment/Safety: Ensure that procedures are in place for the efficient operation and utilization of all warehouse/distribution equipment. Direct programs to ensure the safety of all personnel, equipment and property. Provide safety instruction to personnel as needed. Report all work-related injuries immediately. Provide immediate medical attention to injured employees as necessary. Ensure compliance with appropriate government regulations.Relationships: Continually maintain a professional and courteous relationship with all customers. Audit operations to ensure service standards are being met. Meet with customers to discuss performance against KPIs. Establish customer relations training programs for all front-line personnel.Inventory Control: Ensure current and accurate inventory control for all products. Ensure company's cycle count program is followed and all instances resolved.Information Technology: Ensure the creation of the necessary warehouse/distribution information systems to meet company/plant objectives and facilitate the efficient operations of the warehouse and distribution services. Remain knowledgeable regarding changes in hardware and software technology. Serve as the plant's liaison for Warehousing and Distribution knowledge base.Security: Ensure the security of the facility, its environs, employees and contents. Conduct regular instruction in good security practices. COMPETENCIES:A comprehensive knowledge of warehouse and distribution operations is necessary. A working knowledge of warehouse and transportation management systems is a plus.A broad range of management skills is required with particular emphasis on leadership, supervision, motivation, communication, and planning.Must be able to give and receive innovative, creative and helpful feedback for team growth and productivity. Must be able to interface and communicate effectively within the organization, with business units throughout the company, and with partners across the supply chain.Must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.Must be a strong team player with a firm, personal commitment toward the business and its customers.Must value diversity and exhibit a leadership style that empowers, coaches, mentors, and fosters a cohesive team environment.Must also be successful in managing effective deployment of resources, systems and personnel to enable achievement of organizational objectives.Must be PC literate and have a working knowledge of Microsoft software.Ability to transform current business model to a best-in-class operation; demonstrated experience in creating/upgrading a supply chain function.Strong analytical skills required to succeed.Ability to scale an operation, without sacrificing efficiency and reliability, during periods of rapid growth.Lean Six Sigma green belt a plus (Demonstrated ability to lead LSS projects to completion). EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:Bachelors Degree in a relevant technical or business field or equivalent experience.Three (3) to five (5) or more years of Logistics, Materials, Distribution, Supply Chain experienceLSS certification a plusAPICS certification (CPIM/CIRM/SCMP) a plusBe a Part of Something Meaningful!Is there anything more rewarding than contributing to the health and well-being of others? At Prepared Meals, we are making a daily impact in the lives of students, seniors, and travelers through highly nutritious meals that meet and exceed USDA guidelines. Through a high quality component meal system, we provide schools, airlines, health care providers and more with a well-balanced menu of fresh and frozen foods, while helping them minimize waste and maximize their dollars. We reward our team members for their valuable contributions through competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits that include medical/dental/vision/life insurance, 401(k), flex spending accounts, and an Employee Assistance Program-all in an environment that encourages personal and professional growth and rewards innovative thought. As part of the Elior North America family of companies we are small enough to care, big enough to make a difference! To be a part of something meaningful at Prepared Meals, submit your resume.INTERESTED EMPLOYEES SHOULD COMPLETE AN "INTERNAL POSTING APPLICATION FORM" (copies may be obtained from manager). FORMS SHOULD INCLUDE A COPY OF A CURRENT RESUME OUTLINING COMPLETE WORK HISTORY.COMPLETED FORMS SHOULD BE RETURNED TO YOUR MANAGER. Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Minorities/Women/Individual with Disabilities/Protected Veteran Employer

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