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Operations Supervisor- 3rd Shift - Warehouse (Supply Chain/Logistics)

Penske Livonia, MI

  • Expired: March 23, 2021. Applications are no longer accepted.

Are you an energetic and team-oriented leader focused on commitment to customers, dedication to excellence and innovation?  

*Must have previous Warehouse experience in a Leadership role

*Direct reports (previous management/supervisory exprience required) 

*Midnight Shift (11:30 pm- 5:30 am)

*Previous Automotive experience is a plus

 

Do you have a proven ability to supervise processes as well as activities and tasks?

 

Do have a demonstrated ability and desire to succeed, grow, learn, and apply new skills?

 

Do you a have proven record to motivate, engage, coach, and communicate with team members?

 

Do you have a demonstrated ability to drive process improvement and lead change?

 

Penske Logistics is seeking a proven leader with relevant experience and skills to join our team of logistics professionals. We are seeking a candidate to provide leadership at one of our warehousing operations.

 

The Operations Supervisor provides direction at a single location, leading staff to ensure customer requirements are achieved while meeting our Penske goals and objectives.

 

 

Position Summary: 

Provide operational leadership to individual contributors and hourly workforce to ensure the execution of daily tasks and activities including, loading/unloading of trailers, cross-docking, and customer service operations in a manner consistent with company services and cost objectives.  Supervise most processes directly including workforce and equipment scheduling. Responsible for making corrective action and disciplinary decisions up to written warning level. Involved in the hiring process and customer meetings as necessary.

 

 

Major Responsibilities:

 

People

 Establish and sustain that all supervisors and associates are trained and competent and  understand how their work relates to the customers' business objectives

 Establish and sustain that performance standards are communicated that are specific and measurable

 Interview hourly associates and provide recommendations for hire

 Monitor attendance, productivity, and other performance standards and provide coaching and counseling to associates 

 Motivate and engage associates by focusing on team accomplishments and recognition

 

Operations

 Supervise logistics operations including customer service, freight loading and unloading, dispatch and proper documentation and procedure control

 Conduct team meetings

 Evaluate and recommend changes in preferred work methods to increase productivity of warehouse operations. Assist in new associate training

 Provide relief coverage for operational duties when associates utilize time-off or are absent from the shift 

 Have a thorough working knowledge of the site's operating systems in order to ensure operational compliance and correct exception resolution

 Complete all necessary records and reports in a timely and accurate fashion

 

 

Finance

 Ensure compliance with financial policies and procedures such as, inventory accuracy and control, returns, damages, etc.

 Understand the relationship between decision-making and profitability

 Closely manage associates' working hours and activities to minimize overtime and to meet or exceed productivity targets

 

 

Safety

 Ensure day-to-day management and associate activities are in alignment with the location safety strategy

 Provide associates with communication, training, feedback, and direction to ensure safe performance

 Ensure compliance with all applicable regulatory agencies and company policies and procedures

 Conduct safety observations

 

Growth/Customer Experience

 Understand the location-specific customer goals & objectives and work to meet and exceed these expectations daily

 Ensure the customer knows that we are committed to helping them meet their objectives

 Determine areas that could benefit from Continuous Improvement efforts

 

Fleet/Assets

 Properly plan work assignments to ensure effective use of warehouse equipment

 Work with hourly associates to ensure they understand safe and efficient operation of equipment 

 Work with vendors to ensure equipment is maintained 

 Other projects and tasks as assigned by the manager

Qualifications: 2 - 4 years related functional experience
 High School Diploma or equivalent required
 Bachelor's Degree preferred
 Strong written/oral communication skills and the ability to actively listen are required
 Advanced computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint required
 Must demonstrate ownership & responsibility to run the operation with a sense of urgency
 Must have ability to connect and build rapport/relationships with associates and external customers at all levels
 Must have ability to work efficiently with time management and organizational skills
 Ability to manage through a problem and think and make decisions independently
 Ability to drive process improvement and lead change
 Experience with inventory management system preferred
 Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job
 Willingness to travel as necessary, work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education, and criminal history) and drug screening required.
 
Physical Requirements:
- The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- The associate will be required to: read; communicate verbally and/or in written form; remember and analyze certain information; and remember and understand certain instructions or guidelines.
- While performing the duties of this job, the associate may be required to stand, walk, and sit.  The associate is frequently required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with hands and arms.  The associate must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25lbs/12kg.
- Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
 
Penske is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  About Penske Logistics
Penske Logistics is a wholly owned subsidiary of Penske Truck Leasing. With operations in North America, South America, Europe and Asia, Penske Logistics provides supply chain management and logistics services to leading companies around the world. Penske Logistics delivers value through its design, planning and execution in transportation, warehousing and freight management. Visit www.PenskeLogistics.com to learn more.

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