Warehouse Supervisor (1st shift – OPS hours 6-2:30pm)

US, IL, Bolingbrook

Position Summary:

The Warehouse supervisor will be responsible for the Bolingbrook warehouse and all incoming materials. He/She will work with in house buyers/planners to ensure adequate stocking levels are maintained, implement systems/processes to maintain accuracy, and deliver materials to manufacturing when they are needed.  This role will include direct supervision of the G&W Bolingbrook material handlers.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Create and deploy a holistic inventory plan within the Bolingbrook factory which includes inventory accuracy and implementation of cross functional processes to maintain correct inventory levels and mitigate/eliminate obsolete / slow moving inventory.  
  • Goal setting, training and daily supervision of the Bolingbrook receiving and material handling teams.
  • Create a visual management system and metrics that align within the G&W World Class Metrics for inventory management. 
  • Develop processes to efficiently deliver materials to manufacturing.
  • Introduce new technology to improve transactional accuracy.  Continually refine.
  • Monitor changes in the business to ensure adequate warehouse infrastructure is in place at all times.
  • Implement cycle counting to ensure accuracy of on hand material versus JDE at all times.
  • Drive an organized, well trained receiving and material handler team within the following criteria:
    • Define and create standard work processes for inventory management and material delivery.
    • Document JDE training plan to ensure individual compliance to standard work processes. 
    • Deliver materials to manufacturing in a timely manner.
    • Ensure the physical layout of the warehouse and receiving environment is safe, organized and ergonomically efficient. 
    • Communicate incoming quantity inaccuracies, packaging, or damaged goods issues directly to supply chain for long term solution. 
  • Work Cross functionally with supply chain, IT and continuous improvement to successfully plan and implement a supplier bar coding system. 
  • Develop and maintain relevant KPIs for scope of responsibility.
  • Key measurements include:
    • Weekly/monthly transactional accuracy
    • Cycle count accuracy (warehouse location and count)
    • Overall monthly inventory value level
    • Analysis of slow moving / obsolete stock
    • Days on dock – goal of same day receipt
    • Safety (incidents, hazard mapping, etc.)
  • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties and other projects as assigned by the Warehouse Manager
  • Other various tasks as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years inventory / warehouse management experience
  • Bachelors degree, preferably in operations or business management; or equivalent experience
  • Demonstrated understanding of ERP system
  • Outstanding leadership qualities and previous supervisory experience
  • Stellar organizational, motivation and communication skills
  • Strong analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Self-starter with high degree of motivation who can operate with minimal supervision.
  • Open personality natural curiosity to learn while very focused on essential activities as agreed with management.
  • Follows through with commitments and ensures completion of tasks.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with JDE ERP system.
  • Lean background
  • CPIM certification or other certification for warehouse management.

G&W Electric is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All employees and applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

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