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Warehouse Supervisor

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Location: Massillon, OH, United States
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Shearer's is a leading contract manufacturer and private label supplier in the snack industry in North America. Headquartered in Massillon, Ohio, Shearer's has 17 state-of-the-art, geographically diverse manufacturing facilities in Ohio, Texas, Arkansas, Arizona, Minnesota, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Iowa, Ontario and Alberta, Canada, including one of the industry's first Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design platinum LEED certified facilities in Massillon, Ohio. The Company is known for producing the highest quality snacks in assorted flavors and sizes, including kettle cooked potato chips, traditional potato chips, tortilla chips, cheese curls and other extruded snacks, and corn chips, as well as cookies, crackers, and wafers.



The Warehouse Supervisor position is responsible for planning, directing, or coordinating the storage or distribution operations within the facility. Oversees the efficiency of receiving, storing, testing, and shipping products in a continuous improvement-based environment and maintains a safe work environment. Responsible for hiring, training, supervising, and mentoring department personnel for the branch. Supervises personnel and serves as a team leader.

Your seat at the table

Plans, directs, and coordinates the storage and distribution operations.

  • Uses metrics/data to evaluate and improve receiving, storing, and distributing processes.
  • Inspects receiving, storing, and distribution to detect defects or malfunctions.
  • Uses standard work processes to ensure repeatable performance.
  • Monitors receiving, storing, and distributing goals and levels to make sure they are consistent with performance standards.
  • Collaborates with other managers and supervisors to coordinate operations and activities within or between departments.
  • Oversees the review of invoices, work orders, consumption reports, or demand forecasts to estimate peak delivery periods and to issue work assignments.
  • Oversees the inspection of physical conditions of warehouses, vehicle fleets, or equipment and order testing, maintenance, repairs, or replacements.
  • Plans and establishes work schedules, assignments, and production sequences to meet performance standards.
  • Develop and execute standard operating procedures, including full utilization of a warehouse management system.
  • Ensure products, parts or supplies are shipped, distributed or received in an efficient manner.
  • Lead warehouse personnel on proper storage and distribution activities.
  • Manage inventory of materials, parts and finished goods to maintain required supply.
  • Maintain records, replenishes stock and plans for future requirements based on orders, production schedules and forecast.
  • Evaluate daily inventory on hand, counts items received or shipped and checks against packing lists recording any discrepancies.
  • Prepare and review distribution documents.
  • Oversee the loading, unloading, movement or storage items according to delivery or routing documents.
  • Ability to operate a Forklift or Reach Truck.
  • Communicate with drivers in transit or customers about status of freight.
  • Evaluate daily performance of Warehouse Team and provide fair and consistent feedback.
  • Experience with implementation and execution of Lean Principles (TPM/5S/Standard Work)

Maintains a safe work environment

  • Plans, develops, and implements warehouse safety and security programs and activities.
  • Prepares or directs preparation of safety manuals.
  • Ensures that behaviors, practices and the work environment support a safe workplace by enforcing safety and sanitation rules and principles.

Leads and develops team members

  • Leads the team through an emphasis on both process and people.
  • Communicates effectively with employees through both oral and written means.
  • Directs employees involved in the receiving, storing, and distributing process.
  • Interviews and selects warehouse and supervisory personnel.
  • Coaches team members in the principles of effective receiving, storing, and distribution processes.
  • Conducts employee training to improve employees' expertise and knowledge in equipment operations, work safety procedures, and teamwork, or assigns employee training to experienced workers.
  • Provides feedback to employees on individual performance standards in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Tracks employees' work performance and attendance to ensure performance metrics are met.
  • Work cross-functionally with leaders of other functional areas to make best in class decisions to daily and long-term objectives.

What you bring to the table

  • Bachelor's degree OR equivalent experience
  • 3+ years' experience in a warehouse management or leadership, supervisory role - preferably in food processing industry

We Offer a Feast of Benefits

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Flexible Spending Account, Retirement Savings Plan with Match, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Group Critical Accident Insurance, Group Critical Illness Insurance, Employee Assistance Plan and numerous opportunities to volunteer in the communities in which we operate.

You will be considered for employment in our inclusive workplace

Because at Shearer's, we are committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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