C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Warehouse Supervisor in Houston, Texas

Company Overview

Grocers Supply , based in Houston, is the largest wholesale grocery supplier in Texas, supplying over 900 independent grocery stores. Grocers Supply serves customers of all sizes, from single store independent retailers to chains, such as: Fiesta, FoodTown, Market Basket, Cox Foodarama / La Fiesta, Sellers Brothers, Minyard Food Stores, G. E. Foodland, and El Rio Grande.

Working Safely is a Condition for Employment with GSC Wholesale, LLC. GSC Wholesale, LLC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

Position Overview

As Warehouse Supervisor , you will operate in a safe, yet an extremely high paced, fluid environment. At the core, you must have the ability to safely optimize people and technology while ensuring quality in everything we do. You are responsible for the daily oversight of operations of the warehouse employees and to ensure compliance with all company policies.

Our very best Warehouse Supervisors understand the critical metrics of our operation two levels down; no detail goes unmanaged. You understand our technology the way a car mechanic understands an engine. Our highest quality standard is our employees’ safety. It’s not easy, but it is exciting and rewarding.

Responsibilities

What Your Day Looks Like

To thrive in this gritty, low-margin business, you must have a natural drive to succeed against all challenges; think like MacGyver with his creative –duct tape and paperclip, “get it done attitude.” You need to fundamentally see challenges as opportunities for continuous improvement. You need to be a “player-coach” because everything that happens in the facility gets done by others. You need strong planning and management process skills, but above all, your teaching and coaching effectiveness will determine your success. You will win if your team wins for you. You must have a genuine interest in your people and their safety.

You will:

  • Effectively supervise the day-to-day shift SAFE operations of one or more warehouse areas of responsibility (AOR). Warehouse functions may include: selecting, loading, shipping, receiving, safety, sanitation, replenishment and product storage processes in a Grocery, Perishables or Freezer Warehouse environment.

  • Manage and supervise the daily activities of Warehouse Associates in the fulfillment of customer orders and general warehouse operations

  • Instruct and provide oversight to Warehouse Associates in the proper execution of all established quality, safety and sanitation practices of warehouse operations

  • Collaborate with Shift Manager in the development of employee performance development plans (PDPs); Coach, mentor and guide Associates in the execution of PDPs; Utilize progressive coaching and counseling concepts according to established policies and procedures to provide continuous feedback on performance, increase employee retention and improve employee relations.

  • Manage to set KPI’s: Safety, Retention, Productivity, Budget and Quality (Shrink)

  • Use discretion and judgment to conduct a variety of Safety, Quality, Shrink and Operational audits and encourage a sense of responsibility and ownership in the results of these audits in Associates

  • Conduct accident investigation per company guidelines, and use judgment and discretion to make findings and document them

  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED or equivalent required; 2-4 year degree preferred

  • Two to five years of related warehouse experience

  • Demonstrated Leadership abilities required

  • Team Lead or Supervisory experience managing 15+ associates is highly desired

  • Knowledge of Warehouse safety regulatory standards

  • Basic proficiency with personal computer operations; Microsoft Office applications preferred

  • Exposure to Warehouse Management Systems; voice recognition, inventory control, labor management is a plus

  • Food Safety, Fork Lift Operator and HACCP certifications preferred

  • Strong analytic, planning, facilitation, and problem solving skills

  • Bilingual in Spanish a plus

  • Demonstrated Human Relations skills sufficient to communicate performance expectations and motivate and retain staff members

Requisition ID 6655

Job Locations US-TX-Houston

Company Grocers Supply

Category Warehouse Operations

Posted Date 5/26/2017

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