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Warehouse Supervisor - 2nd shift at Distribution

Warehouse Supervisor - 2nd shift

Distribution Harvard, IL Full Time
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True Value Company, one of the world's largest hardlines wholesalers with more than 4,400 independent retailers in over 60 countries, is looking for Warehouse Supervisor - 2nd shift for our Harvard, IL Distribution Center.

Scheduled Days:  Sunday through Thursday                        Starting Time:  5:30pm 
Directs and leads RDC associates while maintaining a safe work environment. Oversees and meets daily operations expectations assuring efficient product flow, daily performance of associates, quality, and continuous improvement. Performance management, coaching and creating a positive associate relations environment.  Effective communication and leads by example.  Is responsible for following company policy and procedures and ensuring each associate is aware of the policies.

Position Description

1. Oversee operations for a warehouse department directing the day-to-day activities of the function. Ensures quality, accuracy and timeliness of work completion while maintaining a safe work environment. Responsible for warehouse safety programs to provide a safe and clean workplace for associates and within the regulations of all OSHA local and state regulations.

2. Leads and directs the work of associates and is responsible for hiring decisions, time & attendance, training, work guidance, direction and delegation of duties; ensures that all standard operating procedures are followed; responsible for progressive disciplinary process in the area of counseling, oral and written warnings; makes recommendations for merit increases and promotions; ensures positive associate relations.

3. Leads effective team meetings, and communicates expectations, goals, and identifies areas of opportunities and creates plans to address gaps.

4. Responsible for department reports and metrics (KPI’s) regarding safety, quality and productivity. Metrics specific to staffing levels, staffing plan, cross-training with I/O Manager.

5. Utilizes lean methodology to improve process and drive Distribution Center optimization projects to help control/reduce costs. Explores and implements changes in area of responsibility to continuously improve/enhance efficiency and/or performance.

6. Develops and fosters an atmosphere of high employee morale through an active, fair and consistent implementation of policies and procedures.

Position Qualifications

• Excellent communication skills both written and oral. 

• Proven leadership in a comparable environment required

• Decision-making, problem-solving and analytical skills are a must! 

• PC skills including proficiency in use of MS Outlook, Word & Excel. Experience with WMS system a plus.
Educational Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree preferred, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience in the logistics industry. 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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Harvard, IL

Job Type

Management, Warehouse


3 to 5 years

Date Posted

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