Warehouse Logistics Supervisor

Location: Newport News, VA
Date Posted: 11-09-2017
Position Title: Warehouse Logistics Supervisor
Location: Newport News, VA
Position Status: Direct Hire
Job Summary:
The Warehouse Logistics Supervisor is responsible for leading a team of non-exempt employees in the warehouse facility. This includes planning, organizing, directing, controlling, and supervising the daily activities of an assigned shift and functional area to achieve performance goals and metrics within the warehouse. Additionally the Logistics Supervisor will be responsible for receiving, inventory control, put-away, picking and shipping of orders. The Logistics Supervisor is also responsible for maintaining a high level of productivity and quality.
Skills Required:
  • Must have prior Supervision experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Must have Associate’s Degree
  • Must have experience performing essential job duties
Essential Job Duties:
  • Analyze and manage daily schedules. Organize resources to ensure accuracy, completeness, on time delivery, product protection , of receipts and shipments
  • Develops, recommends, and implements measures to improve warehouse process and quality of product.
  • Schedules maintenance and repairs to equipment in order to maintain safety and efficiency objectives.
  • Maintain and report KPIs
  • Maintain involvement in problem-solving and team building opportunities with employees.
  • Perform root cause analysis and implement corrective actions when results are substandard.
  • Conduct routine audits; take corrective and preventive actions as necessary.
  • Maintains OSHA regulatory compliance within federal, state, and local laws.
  • Ensure that all employees are adequately trained in all departmental functions.
  • Continuously coach and follow up with employees to ensure performance meets company standards.
  • Builds positive relationships with peers, other departments, customers, carriers and suppliers.
  • Participates in special projects and in other areas of the Warehouse
 Supervisory Duties:
  • Directly supervises employees in the respective areas. 
  • Responsible for the overall direction, coordination and evaluation of their team. Maintain attendance, performance and training records.
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. 
  • Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work, appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Position Specific Competencies:
  • Strong interpersonal skills and written and verbal communication skills
  • Sound understanding of warehousing and logistics processes
  • Hands-on experience with barcoding technology.
  • Knowledge of Internet software; Microsoft Office suite; Enterprise Resource Planning and Warehouse Management System.
  • Ability to read, write and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to speak and present information to customers, clients and other members of the organization.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
Education and Experience:
  • Associates degree and five years experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience
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