Controls, plans, manages and coordinates the daily activities for the Warehouse for a particular shift/sector. Utilizes effective planning to forecast volume, staffing, and supply needs in order to meet projected productivity and expense budgets.Job Responsibilities and Accountabilities
Supervises warehouse activities for a particular shift/sector to ensure that both incoming and outgoing product are handled properly using proper training, accuracy systems and programs. Controls production standards as well as, meet projections for labor expenses.
Coordinates functions between shifts, to effectively complete the workload, while providing excellent customer service to the stores serviced.
Walks all areas of the warehouse with Supervisors; to ensure building conditions are maintained and comply with Company standards, associates are working safely, potential safety hazards are identified and addressed, potential damage is identified and corrected, and gather information concerning product issues pertinent to transportation.
Manages daily inventory by monitoring the timeliness and accuracy of inventory adjustments made by supervisors and enforcing consistent warehouse practices in accordance with Company policies and procedures.
Ensures that all inbound merchandise is inspected and correct as ordered.
Plans and assign work for most efficient use of personnel and equipment.
Supervises and assist in decisions regarding space allocation, slotting and inventory control.
Develops and maintains good working relationship with retail division and store personnel. Works with customers, in person when necessary, to resolve complaints such as bad loads, damage, mispicks, out-of-stock, and delivery schedules.
Assists in the preparation and administration of department budget.
Enforces safety standards to reduce accidents and related expenses resulting from unsafe work practices. Attends monthly safety committee meeting.Direct
5 - 10 Supervisors
1 - 5 Sr. Supervisors (where applicable)Indirect
All other Warehouse Operations associatesJob Requirements
Previous extensive experience and/or formal training or education in warehouse operations, preferably with the Company or in the grocery industry.
Possess thorough knowledge of material handling equipment, traffic management to include truck and rail deliveries and transportation.
Must have working knowledge of government regulations pertaining to warehouse operations.
Possess good leadership skills and the ability to supervise the work of others. Must be able to motivate and work with and through others to achieve desired results.
Possess good communication skills, both verbal and written. Deal effectively with a wide variety of people both in person and over the telephone.
Basic computer skills required and personal computer experience helpful, with word processing and spreadsheet applications preferred.
Requires the analytical ability to handle administrative duties and mental alertness to ensure accurate, safe, and thorough completion of work activities. Possess ability to concentrate and deal with frequent interruptionsPhysical Environment
During part of the workday the incumbent will be moving about the Distribution Center warehouse floor and potential hazards exist in regard to machinery such as forklifts, pallet jacks, mechanized systems, movement of tractors and trailers, etc.
Temperatures in the warehouse may vary between -20 to 70 degrees. Noise levels in all areas are within acceptable tolerance ranges for those specific work areas.
Incumbent may sit for long periods of time at a desk or computer terminal
Position responsibilities requires little travel (up to 2%) during the work week and occasional weekend travel
Incumbent will use calculators, keyboards, telephone, and other office equipment in the course of the workday.