Safeway Warehouse Supervisor in Gresham, Oregon
Job Title: Warehouse Supervisor Job Code: Functional Area: Supply Chain Department: Warehouse Division: Distribution Center Reports To: Warehouse Manager Date: October 14th 2016POSITION PURPOSE: Supervisor of warehouse personnel on one shift to ensure that all functions are performed within the Company, Distribution Center guidelines as outlined in Distribution Center Operations Manual. Functions are but are not limited to shipping, receiving, loading, put away and accuracy checking KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:• Control production standards and accuracy of shipments. • Maintain daily production and accuracy records. • Ensure most economical and efficient use of equipment and personnel to accomplish assigned work. • Demonstrate ability to train and motivate employees in process improvements and standard work. • Conduct performance and safety observations. • Build and maintain good working relationships with Company personnel, Transportation and Procurement departments. • Assign associates to jobs and coach towards performance. • Ensure adherence to policies by all employees. • Maintain a safe work environment.PEOPLE RESPONSIBILITIES:Direct:• 10-25 Warehouse Workers KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:Education Level: • GED or High School DiplomaExperience Level:• 2+ Years of warehouse operations experience with increasing responsibility.Skills and Experiences:• Must possess a positive and enthusiastic attitude.• Possess strong general knowledge of all warehousing and logistics.• Prior experience as a lead worker or supervisor is preferred. • Ability to constantly stand, bend, twist, squat, kneel with or without reasonable accommodation required. • Willing to work very early morning, evening and weekend hours required. • Ability to supervise and work with and through others to achieve desired results. • Professional and respectful of self and others including cross functional departments. • Enthusiasm combined with a hands on management style. • Proven ability to multitask and meet deadlines.• Advanced computer skills to navigate warehouse management & Access data input. Ability to read and interpret computerized reports. • Understanding of safety programs in order to provide a safe and clean workplace for employees and within the regulations of all OSHA and state requirements.• Ability to create relations with internal customers through effective communications, proficiency with computerized systems and overall efficiency of warehouse operations.• Promptly takes progressive corrective actions with personnel ensuring a productive and effective warehouse operation.• Most work is performed under typical warehouse conditions. Potential hazards exist regarding equipment and machinery. • Possibility of relocation. TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS: <10%PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT: • Most work is performed in a temperature controlled office environment. During part of the workday the incumbent will be moving about the Distribution Center warehouse floor and potential hazards exist in regard to machinery such as forklifts, pallet jacks, mechanized systems, movement of tractors and trailers, etc. • Temperatures in the warehouse may vary between –20 to 70 degrees. • Noise levels in all areas are within acceptable tolerance ranges for those specific work areas. • Incumbent may sit for long periods of time at a desk or computer terminal. • Position responsibilities requires some travel (up to 5%) during the work week and occasional weekend travel • Incumbent will use calculators, keyboards, telephone, and other office equipment in the course of the workday.Disclaimer:The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and skills required of personnel so classified. In order to facilitate the selection of the most qualified candidates for open positions in the new company, information regarding the candidate’s work performance and conduct will be shared with the hiring manager. This is a common practice for internal postings or interviews. If you post or are interviewed for roles in the new company you understand that your work performance and conduct may be shared with the hiring manager, even if that hiring manager is a Safeway employee. If you have any objection to your information being shared, please contact your Human Resources Representative.