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Warehouse Supervisor
Ref No.: 17-00001
Location: Jersey City, New Jersey
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 01/03/2017
Responsible for the daily activities of Receiving forklift drivers as well as their safety. Monitors and ensures the condition of the various warehouses, ensuring an orderly and safe workplace. Makes sure that orders received at the Plant are accurate and are distributed in a timely manner. To ensure the safety and quality of the products that the line produces.

Key Responsibilities and Activities
  • Provide overall leadership and direction for the department including the training and development of the employees.
  • Work proactively and collaboratively with other department employees to ensure daily production demands are met, achieve KPI's and correct issues as they arise.
  • Shall implement continuous improvement actions to close gaps of KPI's or increase productivity as needed. Lead and/or participate in Root Cause Problem Solving (RCPS) to solve problems by attempting to identify and correct the root causes of events, as opposed to simply addressing their symptoms.
  • Provide information for and adhere to annual departmental operating budget.
  • Communicate and address any deficiencies that affect Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)
  • Maintain compliance with all GMP, ISO and food safety standards related to the warehouse department.
  • Work with appropriate internal stakeholders to drive continuous improvement and/or to resolve risks when identified.
  • Supervise a team of hourly employees in a way that complies with Union contract ways of working while engaging the team in department accountabilities and a continuous improvement mindset.
  • Provide coaching, feedback and training as appropriate to develop team capabilities, improve performance and/or onboard new employees.
  • Drive the development of an empowered and self-directed department.
  • Ensure compliance with OSHA and all other regulatory requirements.
  • In coordination with the site EH&S Manager, ensure all operations comply with GMP practices, food safety and site safety rules.
  • Ensure all employees are following prescribed PPE safety requirements for their assigned work area.
  • Consistently promote a safe working environment. This includes keeping all materials, supplies, tools and any other production related items in their place. Implement and sustain 5S (Sort, Set in Order, Shine, Standardize, and Sustain).
  • Immediately report and properly document any safety items related to you or any departmental employees. Safety items to be reported include but are not limited to bodily injury, near misses, potential dangers, spills and/or any other accidents.
  • This position shall be required to address all safety related items in their department and lead any discussions surrounding safety.