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2nd Shift Warehouse Supervisor

Company: Kuehne Nagel
Location: Whitestown
Posted on: October 12, 2021

Job Description:

The role of the Warehouse Supervisor is to coach, mentor, and develop your team in a high volume and fast paced startup environment. The Supervisor has general responsibility for coordinating and supervising the returns department.

Your Role

The role of the Warehouse Supervisor is to coach, mentor, and develop your team in a high volume and fast paced startup environment. The Supervisor has general responsibility for coordinating and supervising the returns department.

Your Responsibilities

• Will oversee Inbound or Outbound Department to ensure all Key Performance Indicators are met or exceeded. May be required to assist other operations within the distribution center. 
• Achieve high levels of customer satisfaction through excellence in receiving, picking, shipping and assuring quality of goods.
• Plan, coordinate and monitor the receipt, storage and shipping of goods.  
• Ensure orders are processed efficiently and that the delivery of materials meets customers timescales/requirements.
• Research, update or document necessary information and utilize reports to project warehouse and/or order status. Report and analyze data and present results to senior managers when necessary
• Define staffing needs and allocate workload. Provide assistance and direction to colleagues and subordinates as required.
• Consult and organize activities with other teams and departments
• Interface with customers to answer questions or solve problems. Will foster effective and cordial relationships with onsite clients.
• Assist in the tracking of productivity to support the company business plan. 
• Identify areas of improvement and establish innovative or adjust existing work procedures and practices. Assist in developing departmental and organizational policies and procedures to maximize overall accuracy. 
• Establish, lead and manage an operations team including but not limited to recruitment and placement of staff, delegating tasks and accountabilities, monitoring and evaluating performance, training and development of assigned staff. Will be required to handle investigations in order to resolve employee issues or concerns. Will be responsible for issuing progressive discipline.
• Ensure that all relevant procedures and processes are followed and adhered to in line with the Company’s procedures and requirements 
• Provide a safe working environment. Ensure compliance of the distribution centers operations with company policies as well as federal, state and location laws. 
• Spend at least 90% of time on the production floor. 
• Will perform other job tasks, as assigned. 

Your Skills and Experiences

• High school diploma or GED required. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
• Must have at least 3 years of supervisor experience. Will consider a combination of other leadership position(s) held.
• Ideal candidate will have prior experience working in a logistics environment. Prefer experience in automated warehouse environment.
• Must have WMS experience. Manhattan and SAP experience preferred.
• Advanced computer skills, including proficiency with MS Office Suite (advanced Excel).
• Knowledge and experience in Supervisory principles and practices.
• Strong knowledge of occupational health and safety and employment standards legislation, and of common workplace hazards and associated controls.
• Knowledge of various production and quality systems (ISO, Lean, Six Sigma, etc.) 
• Proven ability to direct and coordinate operations. 
• Knowledge of human resource principles and practices. 
• Ability to deal sensitively with confidential information.
• Strong interpersonal (verbal and written) communication skills.
• Ability to communicate with various levels of the organization, including internal and external customers.
• Strong organizational and time management skills. 
• Planning, decision-making, problem-solving, and analytical skills.
• Ability to work in a fast pace environment, lead and motivate team members.
• Ability to work various shifts when required in a 24/7 environment. 

Good Reasons to Join

We offer competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package including 23+ days off, employee discounts, tuition reimbursement, excellent training programs, promotional opportunities, and a temperature controlled environment!

Keywords: Kuehne Nagel, Fishers , 2nd Shift Warehouse Supervisor, Other , Whitestown, Indiana

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