Warehouse Supervisor

at SunOpta Companies, Inc. in Edwardsville, Kansas, United States

Job Description

Warehouse Supervisor

Edwardsville Facility, 1103 Blake Street, Edwardsville, Kansas, United States of America

 Req #183

Tuesday, May 4, 2021





Warehouse Supervisor


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

* Supervise and assist in daily warehouse and shipping areas including: Filling and shipping customer orders, satisfying internal shipping requirements (technical service, vendors, etc.), ensuring accuracy of shipments and supporting documentation, receiving incoming material and routing to appropriate area or personnel, filling work orders from production, packaging assemblies and receiving into finished goods, ensuring inventory transactions are accurately logged and overseeing cycle counts and reconciliation activities.

* Measuring and reporting the effectiveness of the department activities.

* Developing and maintaining departmental work instructions for all tasks.

* Establishing or adjusting work procedures to meet warehouse demands as dictated by production schedules and work flow.

* Interpreting company policies to workers and enforcing safety regulations.

* Recommending measures to improve quality of service, increasing efficiency of department and work crew and equipment performance.

* Continuously improve warehouse operations through the use of lean enterprise practices.

* Conferring with other supervisors to coordinate activities of individual departments and serving internal customers.

* Controls inventory levels by conducting physical counts; reconciling with data storage system.

* Maintains physical condition of warehouse by planning and implementing new design layouts; inspecting equipment; issuing work orders for repair and requisitions for replacement.

* Ensures effective safety procedures, tools and record keeping are managed through site leadership.

* Adheres to company GMP's (good manufacturing practices), safety procedures and all other quality processes.

* Wear PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) when required.

* All other duties as assigned.


Supervisory Responsibilities:


Directly manages employees in the Warehouse department and is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of staff.



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.



Associate's degree in Business or related field.



Three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Manufacturing environment experience preferred.

Knowledge and Skills:


Candidate must possess the following knowledge:

* Previous experience in Cycle counting and Inventory a plus

* Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

* Ability to make calculations such as discounts, freight estimates, dimensional weight, invoices, and percentages.

* Knowledge of general business computer software and aptitude to learn new software applications.

* Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook).

* Oracle Experience, a plus.

Travel Requirements:



Work Environment/Physical Demands:


Approximately; 50% of work is performed in an office environment. 50% of work may involve being in the agricultural or manufacturing environment.





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Required Education

 High School

Job Start Date

 Monday, July 5, 2021



Edwardsville Facility, 1103 Blake Street, Edwardsville, Kansas, United States of America




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The Employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Employer does not discriminate in employment and no question on this application is used for the purpose of limiting or excusing any applicant's consideration for employment on a basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Job Details


SunOpta Companies, Inc.


1103 Blake Street
Edwardsville, Kansas 66111
United States

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Job Order: 11482079

Posted On: May 04, 2021

Updated On: May 04, 2021