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Warehouse Supervisor

West Logistics Joliet ,IL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Responsible for supervising the daily activities of the facility/warehouse. Responsibilities include labor scheduling, supervision, and proper utilization of space and equipment.

Responsibilities:

Operations

  • Capture data daily; maintain content and format weekly
  • Ensure current and accurate inventory control for specific customer accounts
  • Ensure that specific customer orders are picked and shipped efficiently, accurately, and within deadline
  • Ensure effective and efficient utilization of storage space

Labor Management

  • Oversee job assignments by employee name
  • Direct warehouse personnel to achieve prescribed objectives
  • Match skill and background of employee to workload
  • Apply sound communication and motivational techniques
  • Maintain appropriate performance evaluation system; recommend promotions, wage increases, and terminations

Administrative

  • Ensure accurate and timely preparation, processing, distribution, and retention of all necessary reports and records regarding warehouse operations

Equipment/Safety

  • Monitor cleanliness and working condition of all equipment
  • Oversee adjustments and repairs
  • Provide safety instruction to personnel as needed
  • Load, unload, stack, and otherwise move product and materials using a fork truck, clamp truck, or other material handling equipment as needed

Housekeeping and Security

  • Manage programs to ensure tools and equipment are stored in designated areas
  • Store product in nice, neat rows within prescribed (painted) inventory locations
  • Maintain strict pest and rodent control
  • Ensure compliance with appropriate local, states, and federal regulations
  • Responsible for maintenance and upkeep of the facility
  • Assist manager – ensuring facility, employees, and product are secure
    • Conduct regular instruction in good security practices

Relationships

  • Continuously maintain a courteous and professional relationship with all customers
  • Audit operations to ensure service and performance standards are met
  • Work with all other internal departments to ensure overall effectiveness of the operation

Required skills:

Education

  • High school degree required
  • Associate or college degree desired
  • Prefer business, supply chain, materials, or logistics curriculum

Experience

  • Five to ten years of relevant experience

Knowledge and Skills

  • General office knowledge, including telephone techniques and computer skills, in a customer service environment
  • Effective communication and listening skills
  • Bi-lingual communication skills preferred
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, including MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, and MS PowerPoint
  • Must demonstrate responsible work habits and satisfy pre-employment requirements, including background check and drug screen.

Environmental and physical requirements:

· Duties include administrative functions involving use of telephone and computer

· Communication with people

· Must be able to sit a minimum of eight (8) hours per day, perform keyboard operations a minimum of six (6) hours per day, and must be able to stand/climb stairs as required

· Must be able to twist, stoop, squat, crouch, and reach above shoulder level on regular basis

· Must be able to lift 35 pounds on regular basis

· Position may be exposed to heavy duty tractors and trailers, gas and diesel engines, maintenance areas, shipping and receiving docks, material handling equipment, warehouse personnel, and OTR drivers

· Minimal travel time

Company Description
For 65 years, West Logistics has been a leader in providing unique warehousing services and solutions at our contract, dedicated and public warehousing facilities. Our company currently owns or manages over 2,500,000 square feet of space in 17 locations across nine states - North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Wisconsin, Nevada, and Pennsylvania.

West Logistics

Why Work Here?

West Logistics has been a leader in providing warehousing services and solutions for 65 years. We offer competitive wages and benefits.

For 65 years, West Logistics has been a leader in providing unique warehousing services and solutions at our contract, dedicated and public warehousing facilities. Our company currently owns or manages over 2,500,000 square feet of space in 17 locations across nine states - North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Wisconsin, Nevada, and Pennsylvania.