SpartanNash Warehouse Supervisor - 2nd Shift in Grand Rapids, Michigan
At SpartanNash, relationships matter and working on the Supply Chain/Distribution team isn’t just about how we serve our customers, it’s about how we treat our associates. We want you to feel valued as an individual and as part of our team. Our culture is vibrant and associates want to stay here because we have good people. It’s not unusual to see longevity of 25+ years at our facilities. We share a sense of pride and are excited to contribute to the company’s prosperity.
Responsible to supervise the day to day warehouse department activities within assigned area(s) such as shipping, receiving, selection, loading, storage, etc. Assigns work to distribution associates and ensures productivity, accuracy, excellent customer service, safe work environment and efficient operations; and trains associates as necessary,
HS Graduate or Equivalent(GED)
Three (3) years Warehouse distribution experience
ONE (1) YEAR
Responsibilities and Essential Duties
Supervise the day to day warehouse department activities within assigned area(s) such as shipping, receiving, selection, loading, storage, etc. Work with cross-functional departments as it relates to the distribution center operations and ensure prompt and timely resolution of any issues.
Schedule and assign work to warehouse associates to complete workload in a timely and efficient manager while maintaining productivity, accuracy, excellent customer service and safe work environment; plan and schedule activities to control costs on labor and supplies. Maintain warehouse related reporting on related KPI's.
Ensure the health, safety, cleanliness and security of the work environment. This may include, but is not limited to: - Ensure compliance with distribution procedures and governmental regulations (i.e., safety, sanitation, etc.) and promote and reinforce safety and security awareness; - Oversee and ensure the cleanliness of the work environment; - Ensure proper maintenance of and report any issues related to equipment; and - Report and/or address any issues or work-related injuries, and participate in any investigations as required.
Work with warehouse leads to coordinate day-to-day scheduling of associates based on resources, volume, etc.. Ensure team lead is properly training associates; assist with training team on changes in processes and procedures.
Coordinate and lead pre-shift meetings and ensure timely communication with associates on various topics (i.e., distribution procedures, safety, human resources programs, etc.)
Responsible for department management including staffing, training, performance management and career development of associates, and developing and monitoring department goals.
May be responsible to assist with labor agreement administration, as necessary.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and levels of work being performed as assigned for this job. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and requirements; additional responsibilities may be assigned as needed.
Knowledge, Skills Abilities
Good written and verbal communication skills. Good organization, prioritization, problem-solving and decision-making skills. Must be able to multi-task and have good follow through to meet deadlines. Must have good leadership and training skills; ability to work with all levels of management and line associates. Ability to work flexible hours based on business needs. Proficient in MS Office (Excel and Word). Knowledge of Warehouse Management Systems.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. May be required to lift and/or move up to 20 pounds; may occasionally need to lift over 20 pounds (with or without assistance). The associate is frequently required to sit/stand/walk. May be required to travel. While performing the duties of this position, the associate is subject to an office environment and/or distribution setting and is rarely exposed to outside weather conditions; temperatures may vary within distribution center. The noise level in the work environment varies; office setting may be low to moderate; distribution center setting may be moderate to high.
General office equipment (i.e., computer, telephone, copy/facsimile machine, etc.)