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Supervisor

Date: Jul 9, 2019

Location: Villa Rica, GA, US, 30180

Company: Southwire Company LLC

A leader in technology and innovation, Southwire Company, LLC is one of North America’s largest wire and cable producers. Southwire and its subsidiaries manufacture building wire and cable, metal-clad cable, portable and electronic cord products, OEM wire products and engineered products. In addition, Southwire supplies assembled products, contractor equipment and hand tools. We are proud to offer competitive compensation, employee benefits, tuition reimbursement, and unlimited growth opportunities. Our nearly seven decades of progressive growth can be attributed to our determination to developing innovative systems and solutions, exercising environmental stewardship and enhancing the wellbeing of our communities. How will you power what’s possible? 

 

Title: Supervisor

Location: West GA CSC

Reports to: Operations Manager

 

 

Provides leadership and direction to warehouse personnel for continuous improvement in areas of quality, service and cost through Operational Perfection at Southwire culture.  Through personal leadership, ensure that a positive and productive working environment is created and maintained.

 

Description of Duties and Responsibilities

 

  • Management:  Provide daily supervision of warehouse specialists to ensure the safe, clean and efficient operation of the warehouse.  Develop and implement shipping and receiving schedules and assignments to ensure efficient operation.  Apply sound communication and motivational techniques in leading, supervising, coaching and disciplining employees.
  • Operations:  Direct and supervise checking and unloading of inbound shipments, orderly stacking/storage of product, picking, cutting and staging of outbound shipments in accordance with high level of productivity.  Tour the warehouse regularly to answer questions, evaluate operations and solve problems.  Make recommendations on programs to improve warehouse operations.
  • Quality:  Ensure inbound and outbound shipments are complete and free of damage. Ensure all ISO procedures, Wire & Cable Quality System Procedures and Work Instructions are properly followed.
  • Documentation/Records:  Ensure that all records and reports regarding warehouse activity are prepared on a timely basis and efficiently maintained.  Review operating goals and standards and monitor achievement of those goals.
  • Inventory:  Assist in conducting physical inventories and cycle counts as required. Maintain product locator system.  Ensure the optimal utilization of space.  Rotate product as appropriate.  
  • Equipment:  Ensure the efficient and safe operation of material handling equipment.
  • Safety, Housekeeping, Security:  Review warehouse operations daily to ensure the warehouse is neat and well organized and that damage to product, equipment, and the facility is prevented.  Conduct operations in a manner that promotes safety and in accordance with Occupational Health & Safety Act and other appropriate standards.  Support activities for OSHA VPP Star Site achievement.
  • Communication:  Attend warehouse planning meetings.  Act as liaison between warehouse specialists and management.  Communicate industry and brand knowledge to employees.

 

Qualifications and Experience Requirements

 

  • Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • 3+ years directly related experience in distribution management or related field preferred.
  • Requires demonstrated skills in leadership, organization and communication
  • Familiarity with personal computers, material handling equipment and computerized scanning equipment is essential
  • Strong decision-making, interpersonal and coaching skills required
  • Able to drive results
  • Must be capable of sitting, standing and walking for extended periods
  • Must be able to twist, stoop, squat, reach above shoulder level and crouch on a frequent basis
  • Emphasis on safety is extremely important
  • Must be able to handle stress caused in meeting deadlines with tight scheduling requirements
  • Must be able to shift priorities easily
  • Must have responsible work habits.

 

 

Provides leadership and direction to warehouse personnel for continuous improvement in areas of quality, service and cost through Operational Perfection at Southwire culture.  Through personal leadership, ensure that a positive and productive working environment is created and maintained.

 

Description of Duties and Responsibilities

 

  • Management:  Provide daily supervision of warehouse specialists to ensure the safe, clean and efficient operation of the warehouse.  Develop and implement shipping and receiving schedules and assignments to ensure efficient operation.  Apply sound communication and motivational techniques in leading, supervising, coaching and disciplining employees.
  • Operations:  Direct and supervise checking and unloading of inbound shipments, orderly stacking/storage of product, picking, cutting and staging of outbound shipments in accordance with high level of productivity.  Tour the warehouse regularly to answer questions, evaluate operations and solve problems.  Make recommendations on programs to improve warehouse operations.
  • Quality:  Ensure inbound and outbound shipments are complete and free of damage. Ensure all ISO procedures, Wire & Cable Quality System Procedures and Work Instructions are properly followed.
  • Documentation/Records:  Ensure that all records and reports regarding warehouse activity are prepared on a timely basis and efficiently maintained.  Review operating goals and standards and monitor achievement of those goals.
  • Inventory:  Assist in conducting physical inventories and cycle counts as required. Maintain product locator system.  Ensure the optimal utilization of space.  Rotate product as appropriate.  
  • Equipment:  Ensure the efficient and safe operation of material handling equipment.
  • Safety, Housekeeping, Security:  Review warehouse operations daily to ensure the warehouse is neat and well organized and that damage to product, equipment, and the facility is prevented.  Conduct operations in a manner that promotes safety and in accordance with Occupational Health & Safety Act and other appropriate standards.  Support activities for OSHA VPP Star Site achievement.
  • Communication:  Attend warehouse planning meetings.  Act as liaison between warehouse specialists and management.  Communicate industry and brand knowledge to employees.

 

Qualifications and Experience Requirements

 

  • Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • 3+ years directly related experience in distribution management or related field preferred.
  • Requires demonstrated skills in leadership, organization and communication
  • Familiarity with personal computers, material handling equipment and computerized scanning equipment is essential
  • Strong decision-making, interpersonal and coaching skills required
  • Able to drive results
  • Must be capable of sitting, standing and walking for extended periods
  • Must be able to twist, stoop, squat, reach above shoulder level and crouch on a frequent basis
  • Emphasis on safety is extremely important
  • Must be able to handle stress caused in meeting deadlines with tight scheduling requirements
  • Must be able to shift priorities easily
  • Must have responsible work habits.

 

Southwire is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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