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Materials Management 1
Ref No.: 18-10458
Location: Buffalo Grove, Illinois
Start Date / End Date: 08/07/2018 to 12/28/2018
2nd Shift Warehouse Supervisor

This is a salaried exempt position. No overtime is paid.

Client Building Technologies is seeking an experienced warehouse supervisor to oversee the 2nd shift warehousing and distribution activities of its Buffalo Grove facility. The warehouse supervisor will be responsible for management of 2nd shift warehouse employees working within the areas of goods receiving, putaway, picking, packing, and shipping. The supervisor will be responsible for a team of approximately 15-25 employees including 2-3 leads. This position reports to the Warehouse Manager for Client BT Buffalo Grove.

• Ensure compliance with health, safety, and environmental regulations
• Ensure compliance with inventory cycle count and control processes
• Maintains warehouse staff job results by training, measuring, monitoring, coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees
• Ensure good condition of facility/equipment through regular audit and implementation of preventative maintenance protocols
• Respond timely and professionally to customer complaints and inquiries
• Conducts short and mid-term capacity planning to ensure labor and equipment resources balanced with demand
• Ensures warehouse staffing needs through recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees.
• Monitor warehouse workflow indicators and respond to exceptions
• Troubleshooting complex inventory location, putaway, picking, packing, and shipping errors. Conduct root cause analysis and implement corrective actions
• Guide and manage adjustments and configuration to WMS system including storage, receiving, putaway, picking, replenishment, packing, and shipping processes.
• Collaborate across departments to ensure efficient workflow and positive working relationships among teams
• Conduct training for employees on all aspects of job performance including safety, quality, business processes, and HR policies

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
• Experience in areas such as Engineering, Logistics, Supply Chain Management or other related manufacturing functions
• 3-5 years of leadership experience in a high volume pick/pack operation
• Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
• Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal
• Experience with warehouse management systems
• Proficiency in MS Office applications including Outlook, Word, Power Point, and Excel
• Experience with operating and maintaining a variety of warehouse material handling equipment

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
• Experience with SAP WM module
• Experience with warehouse scanning equipment and applications
• Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Logistics, Supply Chain Management or related discipline