Logistics Supervisor
Chiquita 3.312 reviews - Franklin Park, IL

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Job Description:
The Logistics Supervisor (Inventory) will directly support business success by managing accurate and timely inventory of raw ingredients, packaging and finished goods on a daily basis. Duties include, but are not limited to: setting work schedules, assigning tasks to associates, investigating issues, and communicating with internal departments. Responsibilities include analyzing shift performance measurements such as inventory accuracy, packaging shrink (MUV), PECO Pallets, overhead expenditures and daily punch detail in KRONOS for hourly associates. Must constantly look for ways to improve a process in order to reduce lead-time and eliminate non-value-added activities. Must have a thorough understanding of all policies and procedures relative to inventory control and assure employee compliance of Department and Company policies and procedures. Responsible for coaching, developing and mentoring direct reports. Maintain safe work environment by assuring employees are trained on all safety issues, completing safety accident and/or incident reports in a timely manner and recognizing/correcting unsafe conditions or behaviors.

SARBANES OXLEY RELATED CONTROLS: verify that the reconciliation processes for Inventory and Gatekeeping in all plants are in compliance.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications/Skills:
2-3 years experience in a Supervisory or management role in Warehouse/Inventory.

Strong organizational and communication skills.

Highly-motivated person who is able to thrive within a multi-tasking, fast-changing environment.

Must be detail-oriented and understand which issues to prioritize and which details to monitor.

Computer proficiency: MS Office, WMS (AS400, SAP, etc.)

Capable of working in a cold (34 degrees F) and wet environment and be willing to work weekends.

Must demonstrate the ability to effectively function within diversified teams.

Coaching, developing and mentoring skills.

Other Desired Qualifications/Skills:
Experience with Process Improvement methodology.

Bilingual (English/Spanish or English/Polish).

Bachelor's Degree or equivalent

About this company
3.312 reviews
Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (CBII), along with its subsidiaries, is a marketer and distributor of bananas and other fresh produce,...