Warehouse Supervisor - Cooler

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POST DATE 8/26/2016
END DATE 10/25/2016

DEAN FOODS COMPANY HOMEWOOD, AL

Company
DEAN FOODS COMPANY
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
5385
AJE Ref #
575982026
Location
HOMEWOOD, AL
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Description:
The Warehouse/Shipping Supervisor directly supervises
and coordinates all activities in the warehouse /
shipping department to maximize productivity on assigned
shifts and areas. This includes planning, assigning and
directing work, coordinating weekly CI Meetings,
addressing product and employee complaints, and
resolving problems. This person carries out supervisory
responsibilities in accordance with the company s
policies, OSHA regulations and applicable laws while
following all CI Processes and the Management Operating
Structure (MOS). Barber s is looking for someone that
can cross train to supervise our production area in a
backup capacity. Although the primary focus will be on
the cooler, this individual will need to be willing to
serve as one of our first supervisors to work in this
capacity.
* Supervises all phases of shipping and/or warehouse
operations including shipping schedules, loading
operations and material handling activities.
* Maintains inventory and product loss control,
coordinates timely and accurate shipping and
receiving, and ensures safety/operational guidelines
are met.
* Ensures proper procedures are in place and being
followed for, production efficiency, quality of
product, employee safety, state and federal
guidelines.
* Works with Plant Management and other Supervisory
Staff to assign, direct, review and monitor work of
supervised staff to maximize productivity warehouse
and shipping department.
* Ensures proper procedures are in place and being
followed for efficient warehouse and shipping
activities, employee safety, state and federal
guidelines.
* Establishes and monitors employee s work schedules
to meet needs of business.
* Recommends improvements to reduce cost and drive
productivity within the department while achieving
the targeted Sales to Service Goals.
* Analyzes and resolves work problems, or assists
workers in solving work problems.
* Maintains time and shipping records as required.
Prepares reports for management review.
* Ensures the cooler work area is clean and organized
at all times.
* Collaborates with other supervisors to coordinate
activities of individual departments.
* Provides for the supervision of assigned employees
in scheduling and daily activities, ensuring
effective selection, retention, feedback,
disciplinary action and performance management. If a
collective bargaining agreement exists, may
participate grievances or other contract related
activities and discussions.
* Trains and instructs employees in regard to work
performed in shipping and warehouse. Oversees
instruction, implementation and enforcement of
policies as they relate to employees.
* Works with Plant Management and other Supervisory
Staff to assign, direct, review and monitor work of
supervised staff to maximize productivity in the
plant.
* Ensures proper procedures are in place and being
followed for, production efficiency, quality of
product, employee safety, state and federal
guidelines.
* Inspects products to verify conformance to
specifications and directs setup and adjustments to
machines.
* Coordinates production schedules and estimates
worker hour requirements for completion of job
assignments.
* Leads by example with the Dean Foods Code of Ethics.
This includes following company policies, standards
and specifications.
* Engages in the typical responsibilities of a manager
requiring planning, evaluating, organizing,
integrating, and delegating.
* Performs other duties as assigned.
Job Requirements:
* Bachelor s degree preferred, or a minimum of 2 years
plant experience.
* Familiarity with Good Manufacturing Practices.
* Experience leading and following Safety/Security
Policies and Procedures.
* Ability to follow all Sanitation and Quality
Policies and Procedures, and report and follow
through on any deficiencies.
* Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and computer
based applications.
* Excellent verbal/written communication skills.
* Ability to adapt to changing organizational and
operational needs; ability to lead others through
change.
* Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
* Skill in organization, prioritization, and attention
to detail.
* Strong team player and leader with the ability to
work across multiple functions and disciplines.
* Ability to select, coach, develop, engage, and
retain a team of employees.
Requirements:
Bachelor s degree preferred, or a minimum of 2 years
plant supervisory experience
Ability to select, coach, develop, engage, and retain a
team of employees
Familiarity with Good Manufacturing Practices
Experience leading and following Safety/Security
Policies and Procedures
Ability to follow all Sanitation and Quality Policies
and Procedures, and report and follow through on any
deficiencies
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and computer based
applications
Excellent verbal/written communication skills
Ability to adapt to changing organizational and
operational needs; ability to lead others through change
Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
Strong team player and leader with the ability to work
across multiple functions and disciplines
Must be able to pass all pre-employment screens
(including drug, background and criminal checks)
Dean Foods Company is an Equal Opportunity employer
M/F/Veteran/Disability
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex,
age, national origin, disability, protected veteran
status, or any other category protected under federal,
state, or local laws.