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Distribution Supervisor - Oakland

Company: Peet's Coffee & Tea
Location: Oakland
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Job Description:

Who We Are:This is an Operations position responsible for supervising the activities associated with warehouse operations. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the supervision of product receiving, product replenishment, product shipments, ensuring safety and of the warehouse and providing management and direction to warehouse staff.
What You Will Do:

  • Supervises the daily work and safety of employees engaged in Shipping, receiving, replenishing, and storing inbound product, including all warehouse functions, receivers and day forklift operators.
  • Supervises the daily functions of Will Call, including but not limited to, replenishment, selection and loading of product while maintaining proper Quality Assurance guidelines.
  • Supervises labor hours and consumable supplies within budget. Prepares work schedules including extra workdays and shifts as needed.
  • Supervises the proper utilization of Company assets in support of the warehouse. Coordinates required repairs with proper departments, as necessary.
  • Review's day warehouse functions and various warehouse productivity reporting. Suggests efficiency ideas, cost reduction measures and assists with implementation of changes within warehouse.
  • Conducts receiving and location audits daily ensuring all required receiving documentation is accurately completed (including HAACP, food safety and inventory documentation) and that material is checked in and stored correctly with a minimum potential for loss.
  • Coordinates communication between third party unloading service, inbound scheduling and warehouse management to ensure efficient inbound operations.
  • Assists with monitoring sanitation and facility/racking damage to ensure a safe and clean warehouse.
  • Assists with the training of new associates, including cross training of existing associates.
  • Sets up the warehouse in support of night operation and communicates any warehouse shift issues.
  • Maintains associate relations through regular department or pre- shift meetings; maintains on-going interaction; keeps open communication channels with associates by answering questions and explaining policies and procedures; monitors associate morale; and submits ideas and reacts to ideas to increase survey rating.
  • Interprets trains and consistently enforces Company policies and procedures.
  • Coordinates efforts with Safety department to aid in training, conducting associate observations, up-dating preferred work methods, conducting accident investigations to determine root causes, and routine safety inspections. Makes recommendations for disciplinary action and/or behavior modification where required.
  • Performs management functions of staff selection, development, discipline, performance reviews and/or terminations.
  • Performs the duties of employees supervised and other related duties as needed.
  • Complies with local, state and federal regulatory agencies (i.e. OSHA, AIB, FDA, USDA, etc.)Who You Are:
    • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or three to 5 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and related experience.
    • Two- or Four-year college degree in Business Management, Supply Chain Management or similar major preferred.
    • Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
    • Ability to add, subtracts, multiply, and divides in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
    • 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.
    • Demonstrate knowledge of Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software, and ability to learn Peets Coffee ERP software and programs.
    • Ability to successfully engage and lead individual and team discussions and meetings.
    • Ability to apply all relevant policies in a consistent, timely and objective manner.
    • Capable of working with peers and associates from other departments and shifts in a proactive and constructive manner.
    • Ability to work in a disciplined manner and capable of following established procedures, practices and comply with local, state and federal regulations

Keywords: Peet's Coffee & Tea, Oakland , Distribution Supervisor - Oakland, Professions , Oakland, California

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