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Warehouse Supervisor OR 

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Warehouse Supervisor OR

Business Unit Description:

8th Avenue Food & Provisions is a growing organization made up of businesses that produce and sell quality products including pasta, peanut butter, granola, and fruit and nut trail mixes to retail, foodservice and ingredient customers. The company was formed in October 2018 through a combination of Post Holdings’ private brands businesses and is owned by Post Holdings and funds affiliated with Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P. (“THL”), a private equity firm.


Position Summary:

The Warehouse Supervisor is responsible for the materials receiving, inventory management, work-order kitting, and distribution replenishment processes within the Warehouse department. Through the leadership and guidance of the Warehouse shift lead team, they coordinate and direct shift warehouse operations and personnel to ensure that quality work is performed in a safe, productive, and efficient manner.


Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsible for scheduling daily and weekly assignments for the shift leads and front-line warehouse team; leverages and administers policies, programs, and procedures to maximize output while minimizing labor costs

Responsible for training warehouse personnel on safe and efficient warehouse operations

Proactively monitors and measures warehouse department throughput and quality metrics; responsible for coaching, counseling, and managing employees via timely feedback and development.

Establishes and executes processes to ensure accuracy of all department functions

Maintains communication with the department manager and shift leads on warehouse operational priorities and resource needs

Assists Warehouse Manager in the annual development of department operating budget

Partners with the Inventory Coordinator to improve inventory integrity, troubleshoot areas of concern and leads the team through established cycle counting processes

Partners with the Health & Safety department to advance warehouse department safety programs and improve employee safety in the workplace. Responsible for investigating and reporting safety incidents to identify corrective actions and address safety findings

Leverages 5S and lean methodologies to drive continuous improvement processes, positively impacting the areas of quality, productivity, and sanitation

Responsible for taking necessary action on all food safety and quality problems reported or observed.

Other duties, as assigned

 Education and Experience Required:

HS Diploma or GED Equivalent from an accredited institution

1+ years team or project leadership experience

3+ years manufacturing experience

Previous experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)

Must be able to work weekends, holidays, and extra hours, as needed

Preferred Education, Experience, and Skills:

Bachelor’s degree in supply chain, maintenance, manufacturing, or related field

3+ years supervisory experience

Previous experience with implementing behavior-based safety programs

Previous knowledge of warehouse equipment and forklift training programs

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Strong organizational skills

Strategic planning skills

Strong collaboration skills

High level of accuracy and attention to detail

Physical Requirements: Qualified applicants must be able to perform the following physical job requirements, with or without reasonable accommodation:

Must be able to lift up-to 50 pounds

Must be able to work in hot, humid, and cold manufacturing environment

Must be able to work in crowded spaces for 4+ hours per shift

Must be able to bend and crawl for 4+ hours per shift

Much be able to crouch, kneel and stoop for 4+ hours per shift

Must be able to climb ladders for 4+ hours per shift

Must be able to sit, stand and walk for 6+ hours per shift

Must be able to perform simple grasping, push, pull, perform fine manipulation, and feel for 6+ hours per shift

Must be able to operate foot pedals for 4+ hours per shift

Must be able to make fine distinctions in sound, express and exchange written or spoken word, and distinguish objects and equipment visually