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Supervisor, Warehouse

Company: AmeriCold Logistics
Location: Newark
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

Primary Responsibility :Responsible for coordinating and supervising all warehouse activities of an assigned work team on a shift basis by directing assigned Associates in the receiving, warehousing, and shipping of customer product in a manner consistent with service and cost objectives.What You'll Do :o
Supervise and coordinate the most efficient unloading of inbound shipments, orderly stacking of product, and the picking and staging of outbound shipments in accordance with the highest possible levels of quality.o
Ensure inbound and outbound shipments are accurate and free of damage, proper food safety practices are maintained, and the efficient and safe operation of all materials handling equipment. Follow all policies and procedures.o
Ensure Associates follow all safety policies and procedures. Thoroughly investigate and report all safety accidents and violations in a timely manner. Conduct operations in accordance with OSHA and MSDS Standards.o
Responsible for the cross communication between shifts. Direct the operations of the assigned work team to achieve prescribed objectives. Collaborate with workers and managers to solve work-related problemso
Plan work schedules and assign duties to maintain adequate staff for effective performance of activities and response to fluctuating workloads. Prepare and maintain work records and reports of information such as employee time and wages, daily receipts, or inspection results. Maintain a clean; neat, and orderly work area; ensure all security policies and procedures are followed.o
Conduct staff meetings to relay general information or to address specific topics, such as safety. Counsel employees in work-related activities, personal growth, or career development.o
Evaluate employee performance and prepare performance appraisals. Recommend or initiate personnel actions, such as promotions, transfers, or disciplinary measures. Assess training needs of staff and arrange for or provide appropriate instruction.o
Resolve personnel problems, complaints, or formal grievances when possible, or refer them to higher-level supervisors for resolution. Other duties as requested.What Experience and Education You Need :o
HS Diploma, Associates Degree Preferredo
3+ years supervisory or warehouse experience; or successful completion of Americold's internship program; or a bachelor's degree.o
Maintain forklift certification.What Could Set You Apart :o
Ability to perform the same work duties as those supervised or performs more difficult or skilled tasks or assist in their performance. Proven ability to juggle multiple tasks simultaneously.o
Ability to supervise employees, to work in fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment, to communicate effectively with variety of individuals. Strong interpersonal skills and judgment in communicating with staff.o
Must be able to relate to others beyond giving and receiving instructions: they must get along with co-workers without exhibiting behavioral extremes; perform work activities requiring reasoning, negotiating, instructing, persuading, or speaking with others; and respond appropriately to criticism from a manager.o
Willingness to develop a mentoring relationship in order to contribute experience, skills, and wisdom to subordinate employees for their development.o
Receptive to management development suggestions and willing to seek additional knowledge to facilitate job growth. Must have very strong customer service orientation with high sense of urgency in meeting objectives and deadlines.o
Experience working in a union environment.o
Tools and Technology Required: Microsoft Office Suite, Calculators, Desktop computers and PhotocopiersPhysical Requirements :To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential functions for this position and meet the physical requirements needed to perform them. Reasonable accommodations may be made for qualified individuals with disabilities.o
Requires the ability to sit for long periods of time, with frequent interruptionso
Requires several hours per day of sitting, getting up and down from chairs, and reaching, bending, or carrying light loadso
Requires manual dexterity with normal hand and finger movements for typical office worko
Talking, hearing, and seeing are important elements of completing assigned taskso
Occasionally lifts, carries, positions, or moves objects weighing up to 50 poundso
Working environment is usually in a frozen food and office setting, with occasional need to leave the premiseso
Occasionally works overtime, evenings, or weekends in order to complete work or to attend meetingso
Travel may be requiredWork Environment :The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.What We Offer :Our associates know the answer to the question What's in it for me We offer best-in-class benefit programs and continuously work with our associates to ensure that our offerings meet the needs of their health and financial well-being. When you join Americold you join a values-oriented company with a clear mission. We help our customers feed the world.Americold is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and complies with applicable employment laws.EOE/AA M/F/D/V DFW.

Keywords: AmeriCold Logistics, Newark , Supervisor, Warehouse, Professions , Newark, New Jersey

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