The Cooler Supervisor directly supervises and coordinates all activities in the warehouse / shipping department to maximize productivity on assigned shifts and areas. This includes planning, assigning and directing work, coordinating weekly CI Meetings, addressing product and employee complaints, and resolving problems. This person carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the company's policies, OSHA regulations and applicable laws while following all CI Processes and the Management Operating Structure (MOS).
Supervises all phases of shipping and/or warehouse operations including shipping schedules, loading operations and material handling activities
Maintains inventory and product loss control, coordinates timely and accurate shipping and receiving, and ensures safety/operational guidelines are met
Ensures proper procedures are in place and being followed for, production efficiency, quality of product, employee safety, state and federal guidelines
Works with Plant Management and other Supervisory Staff to assign, direct, review and monitor work of supervised staff to maximize productivity warehouse and shipping department
Ensures proper procedures are in place and being followed for efficient warehouse and shipping activities, employee safety, state and federal guidelines.
Establishes and monitors employee's work schedules to meet needs of business.
Recommends improvements to reduce cost and drive productivity within the department while achieving the targeted Sales to Service Goals
Analyzes and resolves work problems, or assists workers in solving work problems
Maintains time and shipping records as required. Prepares reports for management review.
Ensures the cooler work area is clean and organized at all times
Collaborates with other supervisors to coordinate activities of individual departments
Provides for the supervision of assigned employees in scheduling and daily activities, ensuring effective selection, retention, feedback, disciplinary action and performance management. If a collective bargaining agreement exists, may participate grievances or other contract related activities and discussions
Trains and instructs employees in regard to work performed in shipping and warehouse. Oversees instruction, implementation and enforcement of policies as they relate to employees
Leads by example with the Company's Code of Ethics. This includes following company policies, standards and specifications
Engages in the typical responsibilities of a manager requiring planning, evaluating, organizing, integrating, and delegating
Performs other duties as assigned.
Paid vacation and holidays
Career growth opportunities - we promote from within!
Comprehensive healthcare benefits
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High school graduate or equivalent required
Bachelor's degree preferred in business, or related field
3 years of experience
Familiarity with Good Manufacturing Practices
Experience leading and following Safety/Security Policies and Procedures
Ability to follow all Sanitation and Quality Policies and Procedures, and report and follow through on any deficiencies
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and computer based applications
Excellent verbal/written communication skills
Ability to adapt to changing organizational and operational needs; ability to lead others through change
Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
Skill in organization, prioritization, and attention to detail
Strong team player and leader with the ability to work across multiple functions and disciplines
Ability to select, coach, develop, engage, and retain a team of employees
Must be able to pass all pre-employment screens (including drug, background and criminal checks)
An Equal Opportunity Employer
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According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), Employment in production occupations is projected to decline 4 percent, with a loss of about 423,200 jobs from 2019 to 2029. Technological advancements are expected to continue to replace many of the manufacturing workers that make up a large share of the production occupations. Fewer workers are expected to be needed in the manufacturing sector as many processes have become computer-controlled.
According to BLS, the median annual wage for production occupations was $37,440 in May 2020, which was lower than the median annual wage for all occupations of $41,950.
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