Warehouse Supervisor

Warehouse Supervisor

St Louis MO
Posted 9 months ago

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct reports with leadership, direction and coaching to achieve work objectives and improve performance and skills.
  • Responsible for achieving productivity, efficiency, cost, quality and safety objectives and line performance.
  • Responsible for maintaining shipping and receiving schedules, break times, unloading and loading times, rework, attainment to standard, housekeeping, and uptime Support continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Maintain presence in department to ensure proper operation and established goals are met such as Lines Per Hour and Inventory Accuracy.
  • Actively participate as a member of the safety team and continually monitor and recommend changes as needed to keep the plant a safe place to work and meet established safety goals.
  • Provide direction to Warehouse department employees and train when necessary.
  • Communicate with Maintenance on concerns with equipment and preventive maintenance that supports production.  Able to enter and track status on Work Request Systems.
  • Participate in daily exchange of operational information with shift counterpart.
  • Evaluate processes and procedures for efficiency and profitability on a continual basis.
  • Responsible for time and attendance tracking for their work team.


  • Stand-up deep reach forklift.

Physical Requirements: (with or without reasonable accommodation)

  • Regularly required to sit, stand, bend, reach and move about facility.

Work Environment: 

  • Temperature: Freezer areas are zero degrees or colder. The production floor is maintained at approximately 4O F.; in other areas, the temperature level is moderate.
  • Noise: When the incumbent goes on to the production floor, ear protection is required; in other areas, noise level is moderate.

Work Hours:

  • Second shift hours are 3:30PM- 12:00PM.
  • Hours and days may fluctuate depending on need.
  • Must be available to work flexible hours Monday through Sunday including overtime.

Qualifications /Other Requirements:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of Food Manufacturing Process preferred (Grind operations).
  • Knowledge of SSOP, SOP, GMP, HACCP, SQF.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Organizational and leadership skills.
  • Excellent analytical, trouble shooting, conflict management and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize work assignments.
  • Able to deal firmly and fairly with a diverse workforce.
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office.
  • ERP, MWS, TMS system experience preferred.
  • Must be flexible and available to work varied schedule and supervise other areas of the production floor as needed.
  • Managing within a union environment helpful but not required.
  • Forklift Operator Certification preferred.


  • 3+ years Supervisory experience in a warehouse environment or equivalent is a plus.
  • 5+ years working in a warehouse environment or equivalent

Job Features

Job CategorySecond Shift, Warehouse
LocationSt. Louis
Job TitleWarehouse Supervisor

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