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Operations Supervisor - Warehouse 2nd Shift (Supply Chain/Logistics)

Company: Penske
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Are you an energetic and team-oriented leader focused on commitment to customers, dedication to excellence and innovation?
Do you have a proven ability to supervise processes as well as activities and tasks?
Do have a demonstrated ability and desire to succeed, grow, learn, and apply new skills?
Do you a have proven record to motivate, engage, coach, and communicate with team members?
Do you have a demonstrated ability to drive process improvement and lead change?
Penske Logistics is seeking a proven leader with relevant experience and skills to join our team of logistics professionals. We are seeking a candidate to provide leadership at one of our warehousing operations.

Compensation and Benefits:
• Medical, dental, vision
• Pension Plan
• Opportunity for travel

About the Role:
• Responsible for directing the daily activities of the warehouse, including labor scheduling, training of personnel, supervision, and proper utilization of space, equipment and manpower.
• Key responsibilities include: staffing, warehouse operations, maintenance of the facility and equipment, implementation of safety/security/housekeeping and sanitation programs.
• Reviews bills of lading/purchase orders for incoming merchandise and customer order to plan work activities.
• Assigns workers to specific duties, such as verifying amounts of a storing incoming products and getting customer order ready for delivers.
• Establishes operational procedures for verification of incoming and outgoing shipments, handling and disposition of products, and keeping of warehouse inventory.
• Directs reclamation of damaged merchandise.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
• Leads 30-40 employees in the Dry, Chilled and Frozen Pick Process.
• Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these processes.
• Carries about supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
• Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work, safety training; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Prioritizes and plans work activates; Uses time efficiently; Sets goals and objective; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks.

Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance.
Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Addresses potentially unsafe conditions.

Customer Service
Manages difficult customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; drives metric objectives and goals.

Interpersonal Skills
Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Keeps emotions under control; Listens to others, remains open to other ideas and tries new things.

Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organization values.

Problem Solving
Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner.

Oral Communication
Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.

Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit.

Change Management
Communicates changes effectively; Builds commitment and overcomes resistance; Monitors transition and evaluates results.

Delegates work assignments; Give authority to work indecently; Sets expectations and monitors delegated activates; Provides recognition for results.

Inspires and motivates other to perform well; effectively influences action and opinions of others; Accepts feedback from others; Gives appropriate recognition to others.

Managing People
Includes staff in planning, decision-making, facilitating and process improvement; Takes responsibility for subordinates' actives; Makes self-available to staff; Provides regular performance feedback; Develops subordinates' Skills and encourages growth; improves processes, products and services; continually works to improve supervisory skills.

Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Includes appropriate people in dictions making process.

Reasoning Ability
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variable in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instruction furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer Skills
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Contact Management systems; Internet software; Order processing systems; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.

• 2 - 4 years related functional experience
-• High School Diploma or equivalent required
-• Bachelor's Degree preferred
-• Strong written/oral communication skills and the ability to actively listen are required
-• Advanced computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint required
-• Must demonstrate ownership & responsibility to run the operation with a sense of urgency
-• Must have ability to connect and build rapport/relationships with associates and external customers at all levels
-• Must have ability to work efficiently with time management and organizational skills
-• Ability to manage through a problem and think and make decisions independently
-• Ability to drive process improvement and lead change
-• Experience with inventory management system preferred
• Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job
-• Willingness to travel as necessary, work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education, and criminal history) and drug screening required.

Physical Requirements:
-- The physical and mental 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.
-- The associate will be required to: read; communicate verbally and/or in written form; remember and analyze certain information; and remember and understand certain instructions or guidelines.
-- While performing the duties of this job, the associate may be required to stand, walk, and sit. The associate is frequently required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with hands and arms. The associate must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25lbs/12kg.
-- Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Penske is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About Penske Logistics
Penske Logistics is a wholly owned subsidiary of Penske Truck Leasing. With operations in North America, South America, Europe and Asia, Penske Logistics provides supply chain management and logistics services to leading companies around the world. Penske Logistics delivers value through its design, planning and execution in transportation, warehousing and freight management. Visit to learn more.

Keywords: Penske, Sacramento , Operations Supervisor - Warehouse 2nd Shift (Supply Chain/Logistics), Professions , Sacramento, California

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