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A.W. Chesterton Company Warehouse / Logistics Supervisor in Groveland, Massachusetts

For over 130 years, A.W. Chesterton has been an innovator and a knowledge provider for our industrial partners around the globe. From our ground-breaking split seal technologies, to our cutting-edge packing and lubricant solutions, we are continually focused on new ways to bring solutions to our customers, while also celebrating our own rich history and our unique place in the sealing industry.

Our Operations professionals manage and support the creation of our world-class flow control products in a low-volume, high mix manufacturing environment. These folks are our manufacturing leaders - shop managers, purchasing professionals, production and demand planners, engineers, and quality professionals who value working with other top manufacturing professionals and helping solve complex production problems. In addition to a work environment that promotes learning and promote-from-within opportunities, we understand what matters to our production workers: competitive, market-drive pay, outstanding benefits, and a stable and dependable job place supported by over 130 years of being in business. If you are looking for a place to call home in your next manufacturing role, come and explore all that Chesterton has to offer!

  • BCBS Medical Coverage

  • Delta Dental

  • 401(k) savings plan with a Chesterton contribution

  • PTO including vacation, sick time, 12 paid holidays, and paid to time off to volunteer for causes

  • Extra vacation day purchase program

  • Vision insurance

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Short term disability and long-term disability insurance

  • HSA & FSA options to cover additional medical costs

  • Parental leave for moms and dads to be

  • A host of other fringe benefits including legal services, pet insurance, Chesterton relief fund for employees in need, and more!

Check out our formal job description below:

Job Summary:

At Chesterton, we have a laser focus on our customers. This job impacts the customer by ensuring the Logistics team accomplishes all daily processes to keep our Global Supply Chain operating smoothly. The Logistics Supervisor is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the site warehouse, shipping, receiving and/or documentation functions, as assigned. This includes directing the activities associated with finished goods, semi-finished goods, and raw materials. Outbound shipments are made to both international and national locations to customers, distributors, and Chesterton direct operations. Assists in annual budget development and monitors/controls spending against budget. Manages personnel issues, employee performance assessment, and discipline issues. Interprets, executes, and remains current on all company policies and procedures that effect the shipping, receiving, documentation, and warehouse areas and personnel.

Job Model: On-Site

All fully remote positions will require you to travel on site 2-4 times per month depending upon business needs at your own expense.

Hybrid positions will require employees to work both on-site and remote each week under a schedule that has been determined and agreed upon by you and your manager.

On-Site positions will require employees to work on-site for each of their scheduled shifts.


  • Direct the activities of shipping, receiving, documentation and/or warehouse personnel, as assigned.

  • Manage the shipment of all consolidated orders.

  • Oversee documentation for domestic and international shipments.

  • Coordinate the effective utilization of manpower, equipment, and materials.

  • May approve specified documents in manager’s absence.

  • Ensure proper inventory transaction control over all receipts, issues, and adjustments.

  • Coordinate priority shipping requirements with CST.

  • Maintains safe working environment and provides for proper housekeeping.

  • Ensures all safety practices and procedures are followed.

  • Ensures equipment is handled and maintained properly.

  • Documents and maintains records on employee performance, training, absenteeism, and disciplinary issues.

  • Completes evaluations and recommends salary modifications and training plans.

  • Identifies training requirements and coordinates proper training.

  • Maintains warehouse storage of finished goods and packaging consistent with inventory accuracy, optimum space utilization, and cost containment.

  • New assignments, as identified or developed, may be added.

Complexity of Duties:

  • Work independently under general direction.

  • May oversee work teams or be a member of a cross-functional team.

  • Provide direction to subordinates guided by established policies and procedures.

  • Accomplishes tasks through predominately nonexempt and entry level exempt employees.

  • Monitors work operations on a daily basis and actively provides direction to subordinates.

  • Requires a thorough understanding of shipping, warehouse, documentation, and/or receiving practices.

  • Requires advanced interpersonal skills, strong problem solving skills, and strong decision making skills.

  • Interacts with multiple groups throughout the organization.

  • Works closely with other supervisors and managers to make decisions that impact Manufacturing; Quality; Materials; Customer Service; and Environmental, Health, and Safety. May make recommendations to management on a regular basis.

  • Ability to work in an industrial environment and operate most equipment, including a fork truck.

  • Participate in Logistics staff meetings to help guide departmental activities.

Other Skills and Abilities:

  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of shipping, receiving, documentation, and warehouse practices, and inventory control techniques

  • Basic understanding of business concepts and budgetary processes

  • Strong decision making skills

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Advanced interpersonal skills

  • Strong problem solving skills

  • Ability to supervise others and objectively and effectively manage employee performance

  • Possess developed planning skills

  • Knowledge of various transportation regulations

  • Computer skills

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, lift, talk or hear, reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision. Moderate noise (i.e.: computer printers, traffic) exists daily in the work environment.



The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

All of A.W. Chesterton Company employment is contingent upon successfully passing a background check and the respective medical surveillance requirements.

Chesterton is an equal opportunity employer M/F/V/D


ID: 2023-3584

Shift: 1st Shift

External Company URL:

Street: 860 Salem Street