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Production Supervisor

3PL Company Aurora, CO

  • Posted: 22 days ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: 401k, dental, life insurance, medical, vision
Job Description

Position Purpose: Under the direction of the Plant Manager, the Shift Supervisor is responsible for the efficient day-to-day operation of the refurbishing of damaged pallets while ensuring employees meet company standards for safety, security, and productivity while adhering to customers quality criteria. The Shift Supervisor works in a fast-paced production environment that requires meeting and exceeding production quotas on a daily basis.


Job Duties:

  • Provide direct daily supervision of warehouse personnel to achieve prescribed objectives and ensure the safe, clean, and efficient operation of the warehouse.
  • Interview, select and train employees .
  • Train and motivate personnel for increased effectiveness in performing their job duties.
  • Manage shipping and receiving work schedules and assignments to ensure effective and efficient operation on a daily basis.
  • Make recommendation to the Plant Manager on programs to improve warehouse operations.
  • Supervise the checking of outgoing and incoming freight for proper counts and codes.
  • Assist the Plant Manager in planning space utilization to meet prescribed cost standards.
  • Assist in conducting physical inventories as required.
  • Apply sound communication and motivational techniques in supervising, counseling, and discipline subordinates.
  • Supervise all inbound and outbound shipments to ensure they are correct and carried out in a timely fashion.
  • Conduct quality audits and maintain production records to ensure employees are meeting standards. Take necessary disciplinary action as needed.
  • Supervise all repair and inspection activities to ensure quality and efficiency.
  • Develop and implement a daily plan for allocating equipment to jobs. Ensure that equipment is utilized in the most efficient manner.
  • Coordinate with the Maintenance Mechanic to ensure that a sound maintenance program is being implemented.
  • Ensure that all records and reports regarding warehouse activity are prepared on a timely basis and effectively maintained.
  • Evaluate housekeeping, security, and sanitation levels on a daily basis.
  • Review warehouse operations daily to ensure the warehouse is neat, secure and well organized; and that damage to product, equipment, and the facility is prevented.
  • Ensure that all safety procedures, policies are followed and operate in compliance with OSHA and MSDS Standards.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Key Competencies/Abilities:

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Effective time management and the ability to prioritize.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Bilingual; English/Spanish strongly preferred

Education and/or Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
  • 2 - 3 years experience in a similar position.
  • 1 - 2 years management experience with particular emphasis on leadership, supervision, communication and planning.

Physical Demands:

  • Frequent lifting, pulling, and manipulating product weighing up to 75 lbs. 
  • Ability of standing and walk for extended periods of time (at least 2 hours straight, four times in an 8 hour day).
  • Able to twist, stoop, squat, reach above shoulder level and crouch on a frequent basis.
  • Able to use hands and feet simultaneously and perform repetitive movements.
  • Ability to lift up to 100 pounds as needed.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.


Work Environment:

  • The work environment consists of occasional extreme temperature shifts ranging from very cold to very hot.
  • Exposure to dust and loud noise (hearing protection is provided)
  • Regular exposure to moving mechanical parts and moving forklifts
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Key Competencies/Abilities

  • Minimum 2-3 years’ experience in a similar position., with management experience with emphasis on leadership/coaching, supervision, communication and planning.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Bilingual; English/Spanish strongly preferred
  • 4 Year Degree or Higher


  • Competitive Salary
  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance Package
  • Paid time off
  • Professional Development
  • Upward Mobility opportunities

Production; Inventory Control; Manufacturing; Quality Control, Management

3PL Company


Aurora, CO



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