Jan 15, 2020

Warehouse Production Supervisor II

  • Republic National Distributing Company
  • Tampa, FL, USA
Food Services Logistics Marketing Retail Sales Supply Chain Transportation Warehouse

Job Description

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

  • Plan night shift work assignments and equipment allocation to meet production goals.
  • Schedule associates across case pick, bottle pick, truck loading, and replenishment responsibilities for optimum workload balance.
  • Release and monitor waves as products are picked and loaded, responding quickly to any issues in case or bottle pick areas.
  • As staffing needs require, step in quickly and effectively to cover warehouse worker responsibilities.
  • Where applicable, oversee the daily use of warehouse technology (WMS) as well as picking technology (voice picking) to ensure proper use and compliance with picking standards.
  • Ensure warehouse safety and housekeeping procedures are followed.
  • Plan and execute ongoing cross-training program to ensure workforce is flexible, and able to respond to unexpected shortages during the shift.
  • Continuously improve knowledge and skills. Stay current with developments within the manufacturing and distribution field and share expertise with others.
  • Assist in the setting of process improvement goals for warehouse employees to improve accuracy and efficiency.
  • Provide safety tips and recognize associates for working safely.
  • Oversee inspections of material handling equipment; ensure equipment is properly maintained.  Promptly escalate any mechanical issues in order to minimize downtime.

Supervisory Responsibilities  
Manages subordinate supervisors and associates in warehouse. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. 

Competencies: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the competencies of the RNDC Manager - Operations Leadership Competency Model. 

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Education and/or Experience 
Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  5-7 years previous Warehouse Management experience.  Experience with Manhattan Labor Management and Warehouse Management, as well as experience leading and implementing changes in processes and systems are a plus. 

Language Skills 

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.  Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.  Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format.  Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors. 

Mathematical Skills  
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry. 

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

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

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations 

  • Forklift Certification
  • Ability to be bonded
  • ABC License, applicable to the state requirements

Other Qualifications

  • Spanish bilingual abilities preferred.
  • Current state driver’s license.
  • Able to meet company’s auto insurance requirements
Physical Requirements 
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; 
sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift 
and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. 



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