Job Overview:

Controls, plans, manages and coordinates the daily activities for the Warehouse for a particular shift/sector. Utilizes effective planning to forecast volume, staffing, and supply needs in order to meet projected productivity and expense budgets.

Job Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

* Supervises warehouse activities for a particular shift/sector to ensure that both incoming and outgoing product are handled properly using proper training, accuracy systems and programs.

* Controls production standards as well as, meet projections for labor expenses.

* Coordinates functions between shifts, to effectively complete the workload, while providing excellent customer service to the stores serviced.

* Walks all areas of the warehouse with Supervisors; to ensure building conditions are maintained and comply with Company standards, associates are working safely, potential safety hazards are identified and addressed, potential damage is identified and corrected, and gather information concerning product issues pertinent to transportation.

* Manages daily inventory by monitoring the timeliness and accuracy of inventory adjustments made by supervisors and enforcing consistent warehouse practices in accordance with Company policies and procedures.

* Supervises and assist in decisions regarding space allocation, slotting and inventory control.

* Develops and maintains good working relationship with retail division and store personnel. Works with customers, in person when necessary, to resolve complaints such as bad loads, damage, mispicks, out-of-stock, and delivery schedules.

* Enforces safety standards to reduce accidents and related expenses resulting from unsafe work practices. Attends monthly safety committee meeting.

Job Requirements:

* Previous extensive experience and/or formal training or education in warehouse operations, preferably with the Company or in the grocery industry.

* Possess thorough knowledge of material handling equipment, traffic management to include truck and rail deliveries and transportation.

* Must have working knowledge of government regulations pertaining to warehouse operations.

* Possess good leadership skills and the ability to supervise the work of others. Must be able to motivate and work with and through others to achieve desired results.

* Possess good communication skills, both verbal and written. Deal effectively with a wide variety of people both in person and over the telephone.

* Basic computer skills required and personal computer experience helpful, with word processing and spreadsheet applications preferred.

* Requires the analytical ability to handle administrative duties and mental alertness to ensure accurate, safe, and thorough completion of work activities. Possess ability to concentrate and deal with frequent interruptions.

Why Work for SUPERVALU?

As one of the largest grocery wholesalers and retailers in the United States, SUPERVALU is dedicated to feeding our communities by providing innovative, customer-centric solutions. We deliver on that promise every day through a strong network of 30,000 talented employees who supply the best national brands and our own high-quality and affordable private label products to thousands of customers, and millions of consumers, nationwide. With a wide variety of services and industry leading expertise, SUPERVALU offers you the opportunity to shape the food industry through every stage of your career.


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