Basic Purpose-Responsible for the safe, accurate and timely receiving, storage, selection and loading of all products. Ensure security of the entire facility. Strive to make the warehouse operate in a profitable and safe manner. Drive continues improvement through “hands on” approach.
-Responsible for development of Warehouse Supervisors through training on policy & procedures, education by assisting in problem resolution when required and leading by example. Create a cohesive organization by keeping lines of communication open and directs workforce to insure efficient workflow. Responsible for interview, hiring, review, discipline and termination process for warehouse personnel. Develop production flow processes and identify process improvement and cost reduction strategies. Establish and maintain operational procedures for activities such as verifying incoming shipments, handling and disposition of product and warehouse inventory accuracy. Develop operation plan for daily loads, communicate plan to supervisors and lead personnel and ensure that trucks are completed within timelines. Create load plans for individual trucks to ensure weight restrictions are met and special customer requests are accommodated. Monitor a variety of operational data, including inventory losses, production goals and safety reports, identify problems, determine causes and recommend changes to the Director/VP of Operations to produce zero-error benchmark on accuracy and customer satisfaction. Monitors and ensures integrity of our products and ensures that food safety standards are met. Ensure the facility and equipment is in constant compliance with all Federal and State OSHA and HACCP regulations and requirements In Union facilities, assists in interpreting the provisions of the collective bargaining agreement.
-Education/Training: High school diploma or equivalent required; college degree preferred. Related Experience: A minimum of eight years experience in warehouse supervision required. Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Able to interpret financial and operational data; Basic computer skills; Familiarity with inventory control, OSHA, HACCP and other regulatory requirements; Strong leadership, communication and people development skills; broad knowledge of warehouse operations, methods and procedures. Must be flexible to work modified shifts to support the division's needs.