Warehouse Supervisor

Vernon Hills, IL 60061

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Warehouse / Logistics Job Number: Hd119554111 Compensation: $75000-80000 / year

Job Description

Title:  Warehouse Supervisor

Location:  Vernon Hills, IL

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Hire Type: Direct Hire

Job Summary:
The Warehouse Supervisor is responsible for overseeing all warehouse operations and supervising staff within a manufacturing warehouse environment.

Job Duties:
  • Will work closely with the management team onsite.
  • Provides technical input, solutions, and options on improving productivity/efficiencies and product quality relating to shipping and receiving activities.
  • Directly supervises and trains the warehouse coordinators, shift leads, and shift forklift operators to ensure a skilled workforce.
  • Administers all plant rules, programs, and procedures that apply to hourly employees.
  • Maintains standards of quality to meet customer and internal specifications.
  • Strives for continuous improvement in quality performance through proper training, good communication, effective leadership/supervision, and follow-up with all members of the shift.
  • Maintains safe working conditions throughout the plant by taking corrective action on unsafe conditions or acts.
  • Implements all approved safety recommendations, and ensures compliance with established safety standards, including forklift certification, hearing conservation, and other programs required by law and/or management.
  • Responsible for overseeing forklift lease and repair maintenance program.
  • Conducts monthly safety meetings with shift.
  • Effectively handles employee complaints, suggestions, questions, and conflicts in accordance with the guidelines established in the
  • Employee Handbook and in accordance with company policies/procedures.
  • Assists in the review of labor and materials costs as they relate to operations.
  • Analyzes, pursues, and recommends methods for reducing these costs.
  • Coordinates the implementation of any approved material or method changes.
  • Schedules delivery of supplies for the production area to include preforms, tier sheets, top frames, pallets, boxes, and labels as necessary through Forklift Drivers.
  • Maintains inventory of these supplies based on projected usage and informs Materials Manager of what is necessary to order.\
  • Maintains accurate reports of all daily shipments of finished goods to customers and freight bills of lading.
  • Communicates with vendors and negotiates maintenance cost to ensure equipment is safe and in working order at the most cost-effective rates.
  • Performs other related duties as requested by the Production Manager, Operations Manager, and/or Plant Manager.

  • Minimum of two years of college (Associate’s or Trade School degree).  Bachelor's Degree is preferred.
  • 10+ years of experience in Warehouse operations.
  • 3+ years of experience in a supervisory warehouse position, preferably in manufacturing.
  • Must be able to communicate quickly and effectively with all members of the shift as well as with management, customers, and vendors.
  • Must be capable of managing and training all members of the shift on an on-going basis.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.

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