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Receiving Warehouse Supervisor

Johnstone Supply LLC
Lancaster, TX
  • Posted: January 27, 2023
  • Full-Time

Johnstone Supply, Inc., the nation's largest HVACR distribution Cooperative, has a great opportunity for a Receiving Supervisor to join our team. Johnstone has been in business for over 60 years and has grown into an industry leader with over 450 store locations and over $3 billion in annual sales. We work with some of the largest companies in the world, including Daikin/Goodman, Honeywell, Emerson, Johnson Controls, and Fujitsu, to provide our customers with world class products, technical expertise, and quality service.

We're a national company but operate like a family business - you're not just a number at Johnstone, you're an important part of our team! Johnstone offers benefits that includes medical, dental, vision, life, LTD, 401(k) with company match, 3 weeks of PTO within the first year, and a safety shoe allowance.

Position responsibilities:

  • Ensures products are accurately received into the warehouse system, labeled, and prepared for stocking by: monitoring the daily processing workload and directing labor needs; maintaining three day receiving product rule; and ensuring Distribution standard operating procedures are followed.
  • Ensures a safe work environment by: observing and coaching employees; removing potential safety hazards; maintaining a clean work area; monitoring condition of all equipment and making necessary repairs; and participating as a permanent member of the Safety Committee.
  • Resolves problems with shipments received by: determining the cause or source of the problem; communicating problems and possible solutions to vendors and truck lines; filing freight claims with truck lines; persisting with claims until paid; and communicating relevant information to the Merchandising and Accounts Payable departments.
  • Maintains department staff by: conducting interviews in the hiring process and making recommendations; overseeing the training of new employees and cross training of existing employees; coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees as necessary; conducting annual performance reviews; and assigning daily errors for job performance.
  • Ensures established performance standards and budgets are met by reviewing weekly, monthly, and quarterly reports and taking necessary actions.
  • Ensures that all receiving documentation is accurate by: completing or gathering necessary paperwork; maintaining files; and forwarding paperwork to appropriate individuals.
  • Maintains communication between employees and supervisors by conducting bi-weekly department meetings.
  • Attends daily warehouse staff meetings and makes recommendations for handling volume of work.
  • Acts as backup for Shipping and Inventory Supervisors.
  • Ensures year-end inventory runs smoothly by: ensuring products in warehouse are kept neat and orderly; assisting the coordination of the inventory process; and counting bulk reserve stock.
  • Ensures year-end inventory runs smoothly by: ensuring products in warehouse are kept neat and orderly; assisting the coordination of the inventory process; and counting bulk reserve stock.

Position requirements:
  • High school diploma or general education degree (G.E.D.), with preference given to those who hold a college degree; 3-5 years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Problem-solving skills: listening to, interpreting, and meeting the needs of others; diagnosing and rectifying problems.
  • Knowledge of aspects related to the shipping of products in distribution industry.
  • Ability to plan, organize, and direct the activities of subordinates.
  • Ability to develop efficient work procedures.
  • Ability to attend to details.
  • Ability to complete paperwork and necessary documentation.
  • Ability to listen to others to identify concerns and needs.
  • Ability to communicate with others in order to influence attitudes and actions.
  • Skill in facilitating open lines of communication.
  • Ability to communicate information across different individuals, departments, and external parties.
  • Knowledge of human resource management principles, including hiring, training and orienting, coaching, and evaluating employees.

Johnstone Supply is strongly interested in hiring a great candidate that exhibits work behaviors & values that are conducive to building and maintaining a strong and effective company culture. These behaviors include:
  • Safety: Always prioritizes safety, both at work and at home, while ensuring those who work for you work safely.
  • Customer Focused: Take the perspective of those we serve, anticipate their needs, and responding quickly.
  • One Team: We win together by collaborating with each other, focusing on the common goal, and leveraging the strengths of the team.
  • Own It: Take the initiative, act with a sense of urgency and pride, do things right the first time, and always act with integrity.
  • Innovate: Embrace and create change that drives continuous improvement and customer-valued solutions.

Johnstone offers a competitive wage and benefits that include medical, dental, vision, life, LTD, 401(k) with company match, and PTO after 90 days. Our commitment to continuous improvement & investment in our people is only matched by our commitment to superior customer experience. If you are ready to take the next step in your career, apply now.

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Johnstone Supply LLC


Lancaster, TX
75134 USA


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