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Warehouse Supervisor

WESCO Distribution Lynchburg, VA
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Job Title:
Warehouse Supervisor

Lynchburg, VA, US

Organization Name:

Company Overview:
WESCO is known for the best service and the best people, always going above and beyond to provide top-notch service to our customers. As a leading global provider of supply chain solutions, WESCO's goal is to ensure that our customers have the products they need, when and where they need them - whether that is on a construction site or in a manufacturing plant. We back up those products with proven expert services that help companies increase efficiency and productivity, reduce costs, create safer workplaces, and achieve sustainability goals. If this is a culture you want to be a part of, we invite you to join WESCO, a place where inclusion and diversity is valued and continuous improvement is a way of life.

Brief Description:
Supervises warehouse employees to optimize service, productivity and quality and minimize expenses; direct, organize, check work and assist manager in scheduling, directing and controlling job assignments; ensure warehouse processes are clearly documented, the workplace is safe, employees receive appropriate training, and performance management issues are addressed promptly. Does not have authority to hire, fire, discipline, promote, reassign, determine pay increases, or conduct performance management of employees, however, may provide input on these Human Resources activities.

Detailed Description:
• Coordinates employee work assignments to achieve inbound and outbound service requirements.
• Directs achievement of performance objectives related to productivity, quality, service and safety.
• Monitors workflow, work completed, error rates and related metrics and takes corrective action.
• Ensures procedures are observed, implemented and enforced.
• Ensures quality and inspection process is accurate and excess costs are eliminated.
• Ensures safe working environment and follows safety regulations.
• Ensures warehouse employees receive training.
• Ensures accurate time, attendance, and performance management records are maintained.
• Maintains positive employee relations and morale.
• Recommends performance management actions.
• Assists in developing and documenting warehouse processes.
• Establishes and monitors performance standards for warehouse functions, including pick, pack, and ship.
• Processes returned merchandise.
• Establishes and monitors performance standards for equipment, assembly, housekeeping, etc.
• Develops and implements training certification programs.

Job Requirements:
Forklift operation - 1 to 3 years required; 5 years preferred.
Warehouse - 1 year required; 3 years preferred.
Supervision in warehouse environment (distribution preferred) - 1 year preferred.

High School Diploma or equivalent required.

Strong knowledge of inventory control processes.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Strong time management skills.
Basic computer skills.
Attention to detail.
Ability to learn and use business planning systems.
Ability to understand and follow verbal and/or written instructions.
Ability to remain calm and resolve problems in a timely manner under stressful situations.
Ability to work in a team environment.
Ability to operate hand and power tools and equipment.
Knowledge of electrical, construction or mechanical products preferred.
Ability to adapt to changing situations and to perform multiple tasks simultaneously preferred.
Ability to anticipate and prepare for customer needs preferred.

Working Environment:
Warehouse - Work is generally performed in a warehouse environment. The noise level is moderately quiet. Generally well ventilated and well lighted. Warehouse employees may be exposed to all kinds of weather and may be required to wear protective clothing. Operates heavy equipment. Strict safety regulations may be required.

physical requirements:
• Work is physically strenuous and workers are required to lift heavy packages up to 50 pounds.
• Work may require excessive bending or stooping.
• Employee required to walk long distances repeatedly throughout the day.
• Employee required to climb ladders.
• Employee required to use hand tools.
• Employee uses heavy machinery (e.g., forklift, etc.).

mental requirements:
• Employee required to organize and coordinate schedules.
• Employee required to problem-solve.
• Employee required to manage other employees.

Additional Details:
At WESCO, we offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, paid time off (PTO), 401k, tuition reimbursement, STD/LTD, Legal assistance and more.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER WESCO International, Inc., including its subsidiaries and affiliates ("WESCO"), is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of WESCO to not discriminate against any job applicant or employee based on age, race, religion, color, handicap, sex, physical condition, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status or any other protected status. This policy includes but is not limited to the following: recruitment and employment, promotion, demotion, transfer, compensation, selection for training including apprenticeship, layoff, or termination."

WESCO Distribution


Lynchburg, VA