Warehouse Supervisor
SUPERVALU - Pharmacy - Melrose Park, IL

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Warehouse Supervisor

BASIC PURPOSE AND FUNCTION : Supervise warehouse shipping, receiving, and/or

replenishment activities and personnel on one shift to ensure that all functions are performed within Company, Distribution Center, and Department guidelines as outlined in Distribution Center Policies and Procedures Manual and Contract.

Supervise the work force in the accomplishment of the day-to-day assignments

Conducts daily pre-shift and post-shift inspection of the work area to identify and remove any work flow impediments

Oversees pallet assembly to ensure stores receive the cases they ordered, on well-built pallets, and securely wrapped before being loaded onto trailers

Manages inventory to maintain in-stock positions and strong service levels

Resolves inventory discrepancies and issues credits to stores when appropriate

Ensures steady work flow through the warehouse via routine spot checks on progress of associates and adjusts manpower to increase efficiency

Keeps abreast of the volume of work, issues work assignments and follows through to assure completion within schedules, and acceptable standards

Works with Superintendent to ensure that safety, security, sanitation and pest control codes, laws, and policies are maintained

Ensures associates have equipment needed to perform their work and assists them in securing the necessary equipment if a mechanical breakdown occurs

Maintains daily production and accuracy records

Maintains company policies and contractual agreements

Develops productive associates through training, coaching and disciplining when necessary, in order to achieve company goals and objectives

Develops and maintain good working relationship with all departments within supply chain

Performs other duties as assigned, to include special projects

Possess strong general knowledge of all warehousing operations, with prior work experience to include lead person or supervisory duties, preferably with the Parent

Possess good supervisory skills and the ability to work with and through others to achieve desired results.

Possess good communications skills, both oral and written. Ability to read and interpret computerized reports.

Solid computer skills required (Word/Excel)

Requires the analytical ability to handle administrative duties and mental alertness to ensure accurate, safe and thorough completion of work activities. Possess ability to
concentrate and deal with frequent interruptions.

Work is performed under typical warehouse conditions. Potential hazards exist with regard to machinery such as forklifts, pallet jacks, mechanized systems, movement of tractors and trailers, etc. Work environment is hectic and fast paced. Possible exposure to common household cleaning products (i.e. cleaning materials, ammonia, bleach…) and also facility pest control fumes.