Warehouse Supervisor

Position Title: Warehouse Supervisor

Exempt Status: Exempt

Reports To: Director of Operations

We are seeking an organized, reliable, detail and service-oriented warehouse supervisor to join our team. In this position, you will monitor warehouse inventory as well as manage warehouse staff to ensure that products are received, stored, and shipped out in an accurate and efficient manner. Previous warehouse experience is required.

Warehouse Supervisor Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and oversee all distribution center operations
  • Ensures safety procedures and policies are followed by all employees
  • Supervise and direct warehouse staff; put worker safety as a top priority
  • Track and account for all incoming and outgoing products
  • Confirm proper and timely delivery of products
  • Determine staffing levels and assign workload
  • Perform various inventory counts; order supplies and goods as needed
  • Effectively communicate expectations with employees
  • Maintain warehouse and machinery, ensuring equipment is serviced when needed
  • Ensure warehouse sanitation standards are maintained throughout the facility
  • Maintain receiving/shipping documentation, manifests, and receipts; enter relevant data in warehouse management system as needed
  • Ensure all outbound routes are picked and loaded accurately
  • Assist in the hiring and training process of new warehouse staff
  • Ensure proper transport, packaging, and placement of products
  • Motivate and lead warehouse staff to effectively carry out responsibilities
  • Abide by and enforce facility policies and procedures
  • Meets warehouse operational standards by contributing warehouse information to strategic plans and reviews; implementing production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; resolving problems; identifying warehouse system improvements.
  • Maintains storage area by organizing floor space; adhering to storage design principles; recommending improvements. Coach and train employees to do their job effectively and safely
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading technical publications
  • Confer and coordinate activities with other departments
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned by leadership

Warehouse Supervisor Requirements and Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent required; bachelor’s degree in business management, supply chain management or related field preferred
  • Previous management experience in a warehouse position
  • Knowledge of inventory and supply chain management
  • This position is in a cooler/freezer distribution center so ability to work in these conditions is a must
  • Forklift certification and/or ability to successfully complete forklift training and operate machinery safely according to company protocol
  • Proficiency in computer systems, including Microsoft Suite and data entry systems
  • Physical stamina, able to work long hours on one’s feet and lift 50+ pounds
  • Excellent organization and efficient time-management skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work well under pressure