Operations Supervisor - Warehouse (Supply Chain/Logistics)
Posted on: September 23, 2022
-Are you an energetic and team-oriented leader focused on
commitment to customers, dedication to excellence and
-Do you have a proven ability to supervise processes as well as
activities and tasks?
-Do have a demonstrated ability and desire to succeed, grow, learn,
and apply new skills?
-Do you a have proven record to motivate, engage, coach, and
communicate with team members?
-Do you have a demonstrated ability to drive process improvement
and lead change?
Penske Logistics is seeking a proven leader with relevant
experience and skills to join our team of logistics professionals.
We are seeking an Operations Supervisor to provide leadership at a
warehousing operation in Lockbourne, OH. Provide leadership to
individual contributors and hourly workforce to ensure the
execution of daily tasks and activities including,
loading/unloading of trailers, cross-docking, and customer service
operations in a manner consistent with company services and cost
objectives. Supervise most processes directly including workforce
and equipment scheduling. Responsible for making corrective action
and disciplinary decisions up to written warning level. Involved in
the hiring process and customer meetings as necessary.
The schedule for this position is Monday - Friday rotating shifts
between first and second every three months. This position may
require some Saturdays and traveling to other facilites to support
another facility. The salary range is $67,000 with a $1,500 sign on
bonus. This position is bonus eligible based on individual
performance and location performance, earnings up to 12% of base
salary for max performance.
-Establish and sustain that all associates are trained and
competent and understand how their work relates to the customers'
-Establish and sustain that performance standards are communicated
that are specific and measurable
-Interview hourly associates and provide recommendations for
-Monitor attendance, productivity, and other performance standards
and provide coaching and counseling to associates
-Motivate and engage associates by focusing on team accomplishments
-Supervise logistics operations including customer service, freight
loading and unloading, and proper documentation and procedure
-Conduct team meetings
-Evaluate and recommend changes in preferred work methods to
increase productivity of warehouse operations. Assist in new
-Provide relief coverage for operational duties when associates
utilize time-off or are absent from the shift
-Have a thorough working knowledge of the site's operating systems
in order to ensure operational compliance and correct exception
-Complete all necessary records and reports in a timely and
-Ensure compliance with financial policies and procedures such as,
inventory accuracy and control, returns, damages, etc.
-Understand the relationship between decision-making and
-Closely manage associates' working hours and activities to
minimize overtime and to meet or exceed productivity targets
-Ensure day-to-day management and associate activities are in
alignment with the location safety strategy
-Provide associates with communication, training, feedback, and
direction to ensure safe performance
-Ensure compliance with all applicable regulatory agencies and
company policies and procedures
-Conduct safety observations
-Understand the location-specific customer goals & objectives and
work to meet and exceed these expectations daily
-Ensure the customer knows that we are committed to helping them
meet their objectives
-Determine areas that could benefit from Continuous Improvement
-Properly plan work assignments to ensure effective use of
-Work with hourly associates to ensure they understand safe and
efficient operation of equipment
-Work with vendors to ensure equipment is maintained
Other projects and tasks as assigned by the manager
-2-4 years related functional experience
-High School Diploma or equivalent required
-Bachelor's Degree preferred
-Strong written/oral communication skills and the ability to
actively listen are required
-Advanced computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook
and PowerPoint required
-Must demonstrate ownership & responsibility to run the operation
with a sense of urgency
--Must have ability to connect and build rapport/relationships with
associates and external customers at all levels
--Must have ability to work efficiently with time management and
--Ability to manage through a problem and think and make decisions
-Ability to drive process improvement and lead change
--Experience with inventory management system preferred
-Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of
--Willingness to travel as necessary, work the required schedule,
work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment
application, submit to a background investigation (to include past
employment, education, and criminal history) and drug screening
--The physical and mental demands described here are representative
of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform
the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may
be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
--The associate will be required to: read; communicate verbally
and/or in written form; remember and analyze certain information;
and remember and understand certain instructions or guidelines.
-While performing the duties of this job, the associate may be
required to stand, walk, and sit. The associate is frequently
required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with
hands and arms. The associate must be able to occasionally lift
and/or move up to 25lbs/12kg.
-Specific vision abilities required by this job include close
vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and
the ability to adjust focus.
Penske is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
About Penske Logistics:
Penske Logistics is a wholly owned subsidiary of Penske Truck
Leasing. With operations in North America, South America, Europe
and Asia, Penske Logistics provides supply chain management and
logistics services to leading companies around the world. Penske
Logistics delivers value through its design, planning and execution
in transportation, warehousing and freight management. Visit
www.PenskeLogistics.com to learn more.
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