Warehouse Operations Supervisor
NFI Industries 152 reviews - Cedar Rapids, IA

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Under the direction of the General Manager, the Operations/Warehouse Supervisor is responsible for the efficient day-to-day operation of the warehouse with particular emphasis on the management of the warehouse personnel and the implementation of warehouse action plans. The tracking and recording of equipment hours, assurance that equipment maintenance schedules are followed and employee meetings are conducted.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Provides direct supervision to warehouse personnel

Ensures the safe, clean and efficient operation of the warehouse to meet service standards

Assists in developing a program to train and motivate personnel for increased effectiveness

Develops and implements shipping and receiving work schedules and assignments to assure effective and efficient operations

Makes recommendations to the General Manager on programs to improve warehouse operations

Directs the operations of the warehouse personnel to achieve prescribed objectives. Develops and maintains a productive staff by creating programs for hiring, training and professional development

Matches the skill and background of personnel to work required

Implement an appropriate performance evaluation system for recommending promotions, wage increases and termination

Develops and implements daily plan for allocating equipment to jobs

Ensures that equipment is utilized in the most efficient manner

Coordinate the maintenance of equipment with Maintenance Manager

Maintains a professional and courteous relationship with customers and ensure that all personnel do the same

Supervises all inbound and outbound shipments to ensure they are correct and carried out in a timely fashion


At least 3-5 years of supervisory experience in a warehouse or distribution environment

Pick/pack --piece, case and pallet experience

Cycle count Inventory knowledge

Forklift/reach truck certified

UPS, LTL, Pallet and truck load processing

Computer applications using MS office

Computer applications experience using T-Logic or warehouse operating system desired

Working knowledge of warehouse / mechanical equipment

Working knowledge of OSHA, DOT, HAZMAT, FDA regulations and the willingness to become certified in one or more of these areas as necessary

Excellent supervisory skills

Excellent customer service skills

Excellent analytical and mathematical skills

Must be able to work in varying facility conditions.

Ability and availability to work irregular or extended hours including nights, weekends and holidays as needed by the customer

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